New Fender Japan "Kimono" Tele

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Buckocaster51, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. 20texas20

    20texas20 Tele-Meister

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    Man.. that's a looker... I likes it!
     
  2. chipbutty24

    chipbutty24 Friend of Leo's

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    This is a real hot button with me too. The bridge on my MIA was a ragged, jagged POS.

    This is the one on my CV...I just don't get it.

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    Beautiful Tele Buck. Its the only flowered guit I've ever seen that gives me gas.
     
  3. e-merlin

    e-merlin Doctor of Teleocity

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    beauty!
     
  4. cmatthes

    cmatthes Tele-Meister

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    I like 'er, Steve!
     
  5. MrAstro

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    I don't like it much - looks like covering a guitar in wallpaper or wrapping paper. Also who wants a guitar with 'pretty flowers'. Some people need to 'man up' :)
     
  6. Torz Johnson

    Torz Johnson Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    :idea: You could always duct tape various icons of masculinity and toughness to it, such as a cordless drill, boxing glove, or even a live wolverine. Only a real man would play such a guitar. :lol:
     
  7. PeteMac

    PeteMac Friend of Leo's

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    Yer right, Bucko. The un-tinted neck is a perfect fit, I reckon , , ,

    Like the pale skin of a lovely Geisha protruding from beneath her kimono . . .



    mmmmmmm . . .
     
  8. Jupiter

    Jupiter Telefied Silver Supporter

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    But seriously, Bucko, why not just make one? It wouldn't be any trickier than a paisley, and cloth or paper with a pattern very similar to that wouldn't be hard to come by. Plus the exchange rate is brutal these days....
     
  9. kinkstah

    kinkstah Tele-Afflicted

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    It's back to "Made In Japan" since around 2008-09.
     
  10. caliban335

    caliban335 Tele-Afflicted

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    That looks great. Congratulations.

    I know it's from a different album, but having seen the Kimono My House cover I can't get "Propaganda" out of my head. :neutral:
     
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  11. Buckocaster51

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    Thanks kids.

    I would love to tell you how it sounds, but I haven't plugged it in yet.

    Not once.

    I am just a strange guy leading a strange life.

    :)
     
  12. tightbidness

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    Buckocaster, how are you getting on with your Kimono Tele? I have a friend who is interested in this guitar, but he's concerned about the Japanese pickups and the basswood body.
     
  13. Wileyone

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    Cool Guitar. Reminds me of a Paisley in reverse.
     
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