Parallel Universe Strat-Tele Hybrid

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Mike_LA, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. Mike_LA

    Mike_LA Tele-Afflicted

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    In my inbox today . . . .
    Ummmm

    New from Fender

    Parallel Universe Strat-Tele Hybrid
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  2. horax

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    I actually like it.
    I've held off on commenting on this one in particular because I wasn't sure.

    However, it's like a nashville tele with strat controls and trem. Pretty cool. Might be the answer for somebody like
    me who like strat tones but hates the body design.

    I prefer tele designs, so who knows?
     
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    My local guitar shop got that guitar two weeks ago. The owner and staff always tease me with new guitars that come in! Hmmmmph :oops:
     
  4. dinomike77

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    Not a fan of this one, but I like the one that’s a Tele on a Strat body.
     
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    At first I thought no, then a bit later I thought ye-es.
    Actually looks OK.
    Wonder how they'll sell.
     
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  7. Mike_LA

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    I think that they got it wrong.
    Should be a tele body AND Neck
     
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    Not my bag...
     
  9. Zepfan

    Zepfan Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    I like the Troublemaker and Thinline Tele Super Deluxe. Jag-Strat and the Meteora are interesting.
     
  10. AAT65

    AAT65 Friend of Leo's

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    The one I want is the Jazz-Tele:[​IMG]
    (My wife said “ugh!” so... that might have made me want one even more!)
     
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  11. AxemanVR

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    Although I think it's aesthetically pleasing, for $2000 I would never consider getting one - in this or any other parallel universe!

    If it was more like $400 I might consider it...

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  12. Sconnie

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    Yeah sorry but that's just a strat... the shape of the body is pretty much irrelevant but nice try Fender.
     
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    Yeah, if this was a Squier series they'd be selling in spades.
     
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    I got my tele with strat shapes a year ago. I liked the idea then, and I still do.
     
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    I see the attraction and the Parallel Universe concept is interesting. That said, I would also like to see Fender innovate with some completely new designs like they did with the Dimension bass lineup.
     
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    It's like they are trying to reinvent the wheel. :eek:
     
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    Was this released on April 1st by any chance?
     
  18. RoyBGood

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    I like the one that's Les Paul style pickups + electronics with the bound Tele body. Yum.

    Parallel Universe Tele.jpg
     
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    I'm betting it plays and sounds exactly like a Strat.
     
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    Cool with me!
     
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