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

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

  1. El Marin

    El Marin Friend of Leo's

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    SG or LP with P90s

    Gretsch
     
  2. rarebreed

    rarebreed Tele-Afflicted

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    The only other electric guitar I own, my '67 Epiphone Casino that I've had since I was 14 years old.
     
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  3. Greggorios

    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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  4. rangercaster

    rangercaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    Anything but a Gibson, unless it has P90s ...
     
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  5. tery

    tery Doctor of Teleocity

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    No Telecaster ? ... Give me a Stratocaster please .
     
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  6. 2HBStrat

    2HBStrat Tele-Afflicted

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    If Fender wasn't around to copy what would you make?
     
  7. balston11

    balston11 Tele-Meister

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    These
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  8. trev333

    trev333 Telefied Ad Free Member

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    perhaps that's a question for all the companies making F shaped guitars...:D
     
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  9. bftfender

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    I use a Gibson Nighthawk when anything fender tele or strat is required. If i must use Fender..Duo Sonic gets the nod
     
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  10. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Jazzmaster and Duo/Sparkle Jet with Dynas.
     
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    golfnut Friend of Leo's

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    Crook T, Ron Kirn T, Danocaster...
     
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    stantheman Doctor of Teleocity

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    I love everything so I’d be alright.
    BUT - they’d be an emptiness in me that I wouldn’t be able to explain.
     
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  13. Twang Deluxe

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  14. JL_LI

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    I’d look for a PRS with a modern coil tap. I like the “split” tones, especially where the bridge and neck pickups can be tapped independently. The tap gives you a full coil with just a bit of the opposing coil. The tones from tapped and untapped pickups together works for me.
     
  15. teleaddicted

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    Those two are not switches, but levers that raise the two string dampers between bridge and bridge pickup:
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  16. 50ShadesofOrange

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    If there were no Telecaster, would there have been a Strat?

    Would Gibson have moved into solid bodies without being forced?

    Our options might‘ve been limited to hollow bodies and acoustics.
     
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  17. tfarny

    tfarny Friend of Leo's

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    Well I play a hollowbody 1/2 the time already, so that...and a modded strat, maybe I guess. Or a Jmaster, which I have little experience of. Or an LP Jr. There are lots of good guitars.
    I would survive it.
     
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    Probably some Ibanez Artist series guitar. Never played or owned one, but I like the looks, structure and price range fits for me.
     
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  20. Old Plank

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    I'd be fine with ...

    later 60's SG w/ P90's
    Strat or Jazzmaster
    Sparkle Jet
    and would just keep on playing my Rev Slingshot.

    but, a world without Teles?! I hope the OP has woken up from his nightmare! :eek:
     
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