Saturday morning guitar porn...my Adorama special.

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by tygr55, Jul 31, 2021.

  1. tygr55

    tygr55 TDPRI Member

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    So, last week I ordered the $519.00 Adorama Ltd Ed Tele in Lake Placid Blue.

    I really like this guitar quite a bit. 'Been working on it all morning...the nut was cut wide and deep...too wide and deep. Had to fix that for the wound strings in order to get the action where I wanted it without buzz. And you know, while I had the strings off, I just happened to have this new black Tele pickguard and what do you know...I liked it so much I made it permanent.

    Anyway, here is my new favorite Fender guitar:


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  2. Andy B

    Andy B Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Nice! I had no idea Adorama was selling guitars. I know them from camera gear.
     
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  3. Happy Enchilada

    Happy Enchilada Tele-Holic

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    As Borat would say, "Very nice!" Makes me lust after a blue Tele ...
     
  4. Old Plank

    Old Plank Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Sweeeeet, congrats!
     
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    Crobbins Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Congrats.
     
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    orangeblossom Friend of Leo's

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    Congrats on a beauty for sure. Love the colour combination. This is my Squier affinity with pv 52 pickups. 49745E40-3C24-4B53-BBF5-FB75EE74FC37.jpeg
     
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    Fendereedo Poster Extraordinaire

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    Porntastic! Congrats on the new Tele!
     
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  8. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Tele-Afflicted

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    Congrats on the great looking Tele. Great price also, enjoy.
     
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  9. AtlanticCity83

    AtlanticCity83 TDPRI Member

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    Outstandig! The LPB 50s style Teles are absolutely awesome.
     
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  10. Deeve

    Deeve Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    HNAD -

    Happy
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  11. mexicanyella

    mexicanyella Friend of Leo's

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    Makes me think of Chrissy Hynde. Nice Tele!
     
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    blue metalflake Doctor of Teleocity

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    Black guard looks well - quite stunning
     
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    Love the color. Think I’m going to order one. What did you do to the nut? Replace or fill?
     
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  14. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Friend of Leo's

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    It’s blue. It’s maple. Combined!!!
     
  15. tygr55

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    I just filled the wound string slots a little and That did the trick with just a bit of filing.

    I also have a Player Strat. The nut on that guitar was fine. Go figure.
     
  16. Archtops

    Archtops Tele-Meister

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    That’s a beauty of a guitar. Congrats!
     
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  17. Rockinvet

    Rockinvet Tele-Afflicted

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    ooh, aah, nice!
     
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  18. bls82261

    bls82261 Tele-Meister

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    That is a thing of beauty. That black guard is perfect.
     
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  19. WingedWords

    WingedWords Friend of Leo's

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    I guess my avatar guitar is basically the same as the player series - it's a LPB MiM Standard from 2017 that I bought shop damaged for around £300. I've changed the pickups to McNelly A2, added a vintage bridge with Gotoh compensated brass saddles, changed the pickguard and it's become my favourite electric ever so I thought I'd be forgiven if I just added a pic or two to this thread.

    As bought

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    Body routed for humbuckers, and a vintage bridge fits straight on

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    As it is now

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  20. OmegaWoods

    OmegaWoods Tele-Holic

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    Looks like a twin to my Vintera. Congrats!
     
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