NGD - A Tele Player's Strat

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  1. Pancho Villa

    Pancho Villa TDPRI Member

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    I actually got this a few weeks ago but have been busy, along with playing it, asking myself the million dollar question - does this belong in a post on a Tele page???

    I'll let you guys decide.
     

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  2. GLee94

    GLee94 Tele-Meister

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    I guess it could be classified as a different take on a Nashville tele! Minus the plate on the bridge pickup + a strat guard. I didn't understand why these things got so much flak when the PU was launched. Looks good to me!
     
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    Heck yeah. Is that a custom shop model? I built my own version...
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  4. Pancho Villa

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    Thanks! It's essentially a strat inside a tele body but the 2-tone tobacco burst & lightly orange hue to the maple neck was too much of a callback to Brownie (I'm a big Clapton fan) for me to pass up, especially for the price I got it at.

    I don't understand the hate either - I like seeing what Fender comes up with then they think outside of the box & have a little fun with things.
     
  5. Pancho Villa

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    It's part of Fender's Parallel Universe line but it does have Custom Shop 69's in it.

    That's a beautiful build you have there - I'm digging that fat headstock.
     
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    Very nice congratulations.
     
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    Congrats. :cool:
     
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  8. Danb541

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    Everything about those looks wrong to me, I am not a fan at all.
     
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    Congrats! I like it a lot. Enjoy.
     
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    Congrats!
     
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    Nice!!
     
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    I like it. Congrats!
     
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  13. AAT65

    AAT65 Friend of Leo's

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    Hmmm... a Tele player’s Strat or a Strat player’s Tele?? I’m sure it’s a bundle of fun either way. Enjoy!!
     
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    These are so funky and cool. Congrats!
     
  15. VintageRocker

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    Kinda the opposite of the Pawnshop ‘51. I like it!
     
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    Congratulations ;)
     
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    That is one nice-looking Princeton. Cool guitars too. The older I get the more I like sunbursts. And the more I REALLY like fiesta/tort.

    I want to see one of these in shell pink with a mint guard.
     
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    Everything?

    Obscure the top horn and you could hardly tell it wasn't a Strat.

    Maybe everything about a Strat is wrong? :)
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  19. Danb541

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    There are some mashups that just don't look good to me. That's one of them. There are some others I think look okay. Just my personal taste I guess.
    Maybe everything is wrong with a strat you ask? No, a strat is a strat. If I wanted a strat, I would buy a strat, I definitely wouldn't buy a telecaster that is trying to be a strat.
     
  20. Telecentric

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    Just no.
     
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