It's here!! 82 52ri!

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  1. ecsong187

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    I got it today! It sounds more twangy than my 08 that I had. The neck is thinner, but I like it alot. It also has some beautiful finish checking on the body and the fretboard. Also came with a sweet vintage strap. Anyways here are the pics!
    Thanks
    Edwin
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  2. ecsong187

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    The thinner neck makes steel bends so much easier! I'm digging this thinner neck and oh man this things screams mojo! The pictures don't do it justice
     
  5. Mark Davis

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    Looks awesome!
     
  6. FredDairy

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    Beautiful. I want a '82 because that's my birth year.
     
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    Funny...that Guitar is 27 years old.
    A 1952 Tele was 27 years old in 1979, and they were just starting to be called "Vintage" instead of "Old" at that time.

    I remember Sam Ash having stacks of these on the selling floor at $400.
    If I only had $2000 to invest at the time...
     
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    Some great wear/checking, and the color is beautiful! :cool:
     
  9. fredcaster

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    Awesome guitar,
    I want a '66 telecaster, even a July
    66, better a 07/07/66, that's my birthdate!!lol:lol:
     
  10. FredDairy

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    Ha! I wonder if they were even making '52 RIs the month of my birth in January?
     
  11. Cam

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    That is a fighty mine gooking luitar (just felt rather spooneristic). The colour looks nicer than the 2002 colour.
     
  12. ecsong187

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    Yea it's a much more true blonde than the butterscotch.
     
  13. PaisleyRocks

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    That color is PERFECT. Beautiful checking too. Nice work!
     
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    Born January of '82? How come your stats show you're 28? Just wonderin. I'm an '83 model I'd like to have one from that year too. So far just a Gibson SG from '83...
     
  15. smokerjoe34

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    Nice looking guitar !! I have a bridge pickup from 1 of these early 52RI's and it's a good 1 !!
     
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    very cool
     
  17. Jefemaximo

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    Schweet! I love the color and I bet it sound great. Enjoy.
     
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    That looks awesome!
     
  19. Muddybuchfan

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    Congratulations and glad your enjoying it! Mind if I ask the price? I did not know that the strap in your great photos was vintage; I have the same strap in my drawer and no matching guitar so I think I will sell it so someone else can have the matching strap for their guitar. Enjoy the new baby!
     
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    Very cool, youtube it pleasee! That would be awsome, so we can hear the beauty sing!
     
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