So where is your guitar from?

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  1. Stubee

    Stubee Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    Two Gibson flattops from Kalamazoo, one from Bozeman.
    One Fender Stratocaster from Fullerton.
    One Fender Telecaster from Corona, two Squier Telecasters from mainland China.
     
  2. Paul G.

    Paul G. Friend of Leo's

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    3 from Memphis, TN
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    1 from Boseman, MT
    1 from Qingdao, China
    1 from Beijing, China
    1 from Indonesia
    1 Homebrew with parts from China, US, Japan & probably a few other places
     
  3. Jim622

    Jim622 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    1 the living room, 1 the sun room, a couple- my locker at work, the rest the basement.
     
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  4. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Telefied Ad Free Member

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    None were really made in a place, my main guitars were assembled by me from a range of used & new parts, and some of the parts I fabricated myself because I needed parts nobody makes.
    Pretty much most parts are made in USA, some Japan, and a very few from other countries like the new Fender split shaft 2 pin tuners that are probably made by Ping but packaged as Fender.
    One of my setup Esquires has a "USA" neck from the USA/MIM collaboration, but it says USA on it.
    Other Fender necks are old time USA.
    Warmoth necks are played daily, because they will put actual jumbo frets on necks.
    Got a couple of Allparts MIJ necks in the queue.
    Pickups are all USA except for some Guitar Madness Firebirds that I gave USA nickel silver covers.

    My Washburn acoustics I'm not sure, not USA though.
    One acoustic is a Saga kit based USA hobby build, not made by me.
     
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  5. rdjones

    rdjones Tele-Meister

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    Two from Sweden
    Three from Kalamazoo, one from Nashville
    Two from Ensenada
    One real oddball from Japan
    Several more plus a pile of parts from USA
     
  6. Mur

    Mur Friend of Leo's

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  7. Weaselcoon

    Weaselcoon Tele-Meister

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    Mostly California, Baja California, and Nashville. But there’s a couple of guitars from Korea somewhere and one from the epiphone factory in China.
     
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    8trackmind Tele-Afflicted

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  9. Zoso420

    Zoso420 Tele-Meister

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    My tele was made in Mexico and so was my wife
     
  10. tfarny

    tfarny Poster Extraordinaire

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    The two tele partscasters are mostly US parts, there are some Gotoh pieces though (Japan). The hollowbody is from China, the bass Korea, the Resonator from the Czech Republic (so I'm told) and all three acoustics are Chinese. Country of origin doesn't concern me too much.
     
  11. CV Jee Beez

    CV Jee Beez Tele-Afflicted

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    Corona,CA - Fenders
    Nashville, TN - Gibsons
    Duarte, CA - my partscaster
    Korea - My acoustic (Mainly sits on a desk untouched).
     
  12. BramptonRob1958

    BramptonRob1958 Tele-Meister

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    Fender CS Tele, Esquire and EJ Virginia Strat, USA
    Gibson Gold Top R7, USA
    Fender Tele, Strat Mexico
    Acoustic Ovation 6 and 12 USA
    RainSong Parlour USA

    Man with more guitars than skill......... made in Canada
     
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  13. Recce

    Recce Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Memphis or Nashville, California, Alabama with parts from multiple places ( I know the Pickups from Europe, Nazareth, Pennsylvania with wood from Belize.
     
  14. Skydog1010

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    I have no clue as to all the assemblies, I would imagine mostly from China like so much stuff these days. I am not gonna obsess over this.

    WTS I like my cars 100% made in Japan.

    My watches with Swiss components assembled in Germany, America or Switzerland.

    I like my firearms made in Germany or America.

    I like my knives made in the USA, Germany or Japan.

    Optics Germany, Japan or America.

    Furniture-MIA, appliances-MIA, MIJ, MIK.

    Housing and components, USA or Canada.

    Food - USA, Canada or Mexico ONLY!

    Now you know. My 2 cents worth.
     
  15. Willie Johnson

    Willie Johnson Tele-Afflicted

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    One USA, one Korea, I think two China, and the rest made in Indonesia. I've only bought one guitar sight unseen online and it was made in Indonesia (Squier Bullet Tele), and it was probably the best setup guitar out of the box I've ever gotten.
     
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