Telecaster AV 52 post 2012 why?

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  1. Rockbreaker

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    Cool, I lived in Mendoza and in the neighborhood of Ciudadela, next to Liniers (sorry for the hijack)
     
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    I have a 2012 AVRI I got brand new and I love it, been thinking about trying out one of the OV's but I'm not that much of a purist. I've actually been wanting to get an '82 or '83 AVRI but they're getting really expensive.
     
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    Great!
    Do you speak spanish?
     
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    I agree that the later ones look, sound and play better than the earlier RIs.
    The early ones looked too orange, and the neck shape was wrong, too small.
    New ones are wired more user friendly, too.
    Much better, IMO.
     
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    The new 52 American vintage Teles are amazing guitars. I just bought a used one. I had one that I let go for a Custom shop, and I really think the 52 AV was the better sounding guitar. The CS plays easier, but tonally, the 52s AV guitars are as good as it gets imo.
     
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    According to the COA my 1993 turns 25 years old next month. It is mint (sat under a bed for 23 years). Original wiring (just notch for both pickups like old style strat for quack). I am sure the new ones are fine but nothing wrong for making music with the neck, pickups, finish of the old '52s. I love mine, I hope you enjoy yours. The 52s any year are greatguitars. Happy New Year.
     
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    My 2011 is phenomenal. Love the finish. Nice chunky neck, just the right amount of flame to it. Plays like a dream. Just a touch over 6 pounds in weight. I haven’t played a newer one that is as resonate or soulful as this one. I got lucky I guess.
     
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    I have an 82 Fullerton #1418 and a 2012..They are 2 very different guitars but I love them both..The 2012 baseball bat neck threw me at first as the 82 is pretty thin, but again both great.
     
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