NGD: Nash T-52

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Cazualwhiteguy, Jun 10, 2018.

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    Just grabbed this 2010 Nash T-52 for a nice price. Sold a Highway One strat and a Baja tele and still made a little after picking this up. It's very light, haven't thrown it in a scale but somewhere around 7lb I'd guess. Has Seymour Duncan stacked single coils and push pull pots but I think I'll end up throwing something more vintage sounding in eventually. What's the consensus on the Seymour Duncan Antiquity pickups? I know most of the current Nash's come with Lollars so if anyone has those I'm open to suggestions too.

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    Wicked. Congrats!
     
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    One of the most sublime, "it", guitars I have ever had the fortune to play was a Nash T-52 with a Lollar Tele Vintage neck p/u and a Lollar Tele Special bridge p/u. It was just incredible. Everything was pure Telecaster goodness.

    If I ever do a build, that is the p/u set I will use. They are deserving of a good look for yours.

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    Wow nice looking guitar, I just purchased a Antiquities for tele bridge and it
    the nicest sounding pickup I've had in my Tele. I just find a lot of pickups I tried
    so far sound pretty much the same here and there (Alnico 5's maybe), but this
    one sounds clear and bell like with no ice pick.
     
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    I just got a tele with SD antiquities as well and I'd highly recommend them. They produced that tele sound I had in my head.
     
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    Thanks for the input guys!
     
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    I am a big fan of the Antiquities, in all their form factors.
     
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    Well, just played it for about an hour getting to know the available tones and it's actually quite nice having so many options. It rips through a cranked champ, loved it. No rush on replacing anything except maybe turning it into a white guard at some point.
     
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    Well done! If it aint broke.
     
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    Check out Zhangbucker Tele Pick-ups. He makes some cool-sounding gear at a reasonable price.
     
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    Very nice, I love it.
     
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    I know a number of local players who’re thrilled with their Nash’s...we have a local dealer, typically with a handful on the wall
     
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    Very nice. I'd keep it stock for a long time and get to know every possible sound before I took out Lollars.
     
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    It's got Seymour Duncan stacked single coils in it, not the typical Lollars, I probably wouldn't swap those.
     
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    Wow, thanks! I like it!
     
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    I have a Nash T-63 with those particular Lollars. I'm not a pro player, but I've owned a bunch of Teles, and these are unquestionably the best sounding Tele pickups that I've ever played. Some here are aware that I am just crazy about Bill Nash's instruments. I have two and am saving for a third.
     
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    Lovely! There is Nash TC-63 for sale near me that I am in love with. Wish I could make it work... Congrats!
     
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    Congratulations!
    That's a sweet looking guitar--undoubtedly you'll be happy with it!

    I've played a few Nash instruments over the years, and every time I'm impressed by their feel and tone.

    The first I ever played was at Tarpley Music in Waco, Texas...it was the style of a '72 Thinline, with Lollar WRHB-style pickups. It was dang near perfect in every way--great neck, amazing rich, fat-yet-spanky tone, lightweight body, tasteful relic-ing...the only reason(s) I didn't get it was (1) I'm poor (which I could have overcome by selling some lesser-used gear), (2) it was my least favorite custom color--Sonic Blue. That color just grates on me...


    But if I ever decided to go a little pricier on my herd, their instruments are high on the GAS List
     
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