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If there were no Fender...........

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Sybo, Aug 31, 2020.

  1. Sybo

    Sybo Tele-Meister

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    Alright, got one for you guys. Here is the scenario. In the blink of an eye, there were no more Fender Telecasters. What would you choose to take the place of this most identifiable, historic guitar.

    WHAT WOULD YOU OWN AND PLAY? Such a thought huh......
     
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  2. dlew919

    dlew919 Doctor of Teleocity

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    Probably a casino, or a 335. Maybe a strat.
     
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  3. Fretting out

    Fretting out Poster Extraordinaire

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    If no fender at all a gibson Les Paul if fender is possible but no tele then a strat those are the iconic ones

    I’d probably play an SG or a Firebird

    A strat if fenders other than teles are allowed
     
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    nicknklv Tele-Meister

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    Ibanez.
     
  5. DrBGood

    DrBGood Tele-Holic

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    A Squier Tele ? :lol:
     
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  6. Nick Fanis

    Nick Fanis Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

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    25 1/2 SCALE, Lots of twang ,super versatile and the most beautiful guitar EVER built.
     
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  7. TwoBear

    TwoBear Tele-Meister

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    I'd call it a bumper and sneak it in
     
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  8. dougstrum

    dougstrum Tele-Afflicted

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    Something with two pickups and 25 1/2" scale.
     
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  9. trev333

    trev333 Telefied Ad Free Member

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    I'd make my own, like I do now...:D
     
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  10. Fretting out

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    Sneaky sneaky....
     
  11. Fretting out

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    What does the switch behind the bridge do?

    I’ve seen gretsch guitars with two switches on each side behind the bridge in odd places and have no clue what they do/are
     
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  12. wacolo

    wacolo Tele-Holic

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    Did Leo still move on to G&L? I'll take an ASAT.
     
  13. smoothrecluse

    smoothrecluse Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    Probably a Gretsch.
     
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  14. WalthamMoosical

    WalthamMoosical Tele-Holic Ad Free Member

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    How do we know something like this has not already happened? It was a great guitar, but in the blink of an eye it was gone, and now we play Telecasters instead.
     
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  15. mkdaws32

    mkdaws32 Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

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    An Ibanez Artist, or SZ series:
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  17. AndrewG

    AndrewG Friend of Leo's

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    I favour the mighty Theorbo. Stick a couple of Duncans in it, somewhere, and rock...



    She also said it was a 'country instrument'!
     
  18. rangercaster

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    20200831_041408.jpg Gretsch worked for George Harrison ...

    Works for me, too ...
     
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  19. Nick Fanis

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    Mutes the guitar.
     
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    Man, I'd have just stuck to acoustic.
     
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