Played a Fender Professional Tele-blew me away unplugged

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by fred4321, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. Revelation

    Revelation Tele-Meister

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    I just love my Professional Telecaster with its maple neck. I play it ued it alot more than ny Strat or Les Paul. The neck feels great, easy to pkay lead on and it has a nice spank. Quality control is also good. For me its the best Telecaster ever made.
     
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  2. Aaron1061

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    i had a American Pro in butterscotch that was outstanding.. however, i came across a "lifer" of an acoustic i couldnt let get past me so i traded the american pro towards it. its been 3 weeks now and i miss that tele, a whole lot.
     
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  3. boris bubbanov

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    But he hadn't even turned an amp on.

    A guitar this expensive has to make beautiful sounds. I wouldn't do anything until I get to hear electric sounds out of it. Sometimes, and I hate to say it, it is just about feeling good and having an optimistic feeling that afternoon. That's not enough IMO.
     
  4. fred4321

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    Hi all,
    Here is a post script.
    I thought they re advertised the Butterscotch Pro and I went to check it out but it was an error on their web page (i.e. sold but forgotten to take it down).
    While there I tried the Sea Foam version of the Pro...beautiful guitar, hardware etc top notch, but the neck, although nice, just wasn't the same feel as the first one I tried out etc, but it did look very desirable.
    Just shows that every guitar has its own personality.
    Still looking.
    Lesson learnt-if it talks to you, grab it!
     
  5. gwjensen

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    Maybe the bridge has something to do with it... Boris Bubbanov pointed out in another post how the location of the base plate screws and string holes are reversed, creating a steeper angle on the Am Pro (he didn't like that).

    If you look at all the Teles in the current line up in the Fender Website, only the Am Pro has this configuration. You can see what I mean per the pics below. The first one is the Am Pro with the screws behind the string holes. The second one is a random Tele with the screws in front of the string holes.

    Anyway, interesting observation by Boris and not something I would have ever picked up on.

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