Telecaster Thinline models

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Jackson753, Jul 31, 2019.

  1. LOSTVENTURE

    LOSTVENTURE Tele-Afflicted

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    A couple of years ago I stumbled onto an AVRI 68, natural ash with nocaster pickups. It's easily the most unique Tele that I own. Weighs about 4 pounds.
     
  2. Skydog1010

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    It's also NOT considered a trademark/ copyright protected body from Fender's corporate viewpoint. Don't know the origin of the term, that could possibly be an FMIC " thing."

    Great photo.
     
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    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

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    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

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    DHart Friend of Leo's

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    My other Fender Tele Thinline is a Cabronita, Shoreline Gold finish.

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    maggieo Tele-Holic

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    I recently just completed a thinline tele project that is a cross between a La Cabrionita, and a 72 model. The TV Jones pickups really make it happen. It will do it all!
     
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  8. Jackson753

    Jackson753 Tele-Meister

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    There are more variations than I could have imagined. I keep coming back to read and look at the pictures. It's a fascinating topic. The natural finishes in all their shades, bodies that are bound, metallic finishes, matt finishes, shiny humbuckers, TV Jones, Charlie Christian style neck pick ups, matching headstocks, the pearl pick guards this is all feast for the eyes. A Thinline Telecaster compliments a traditional Telecaster. Fender made a smart move commissioning the Thinline design.

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    Natural binding is what I also like!
     
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    BluesGuitarMart Tele-Meister

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    OK, it's not a Fender but it's my number one and has been since the day I bought it!
     
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    Kebmel Tele-Afflicted

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    I have the Squier Classic Vibe with humbuckers,
    It’s a keeper.
     
  12. rocking rooster

    rocking rooster Tele-Holic

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    Thinline Deluxe - MIM factory special run. Not a reissue in any sense as it's a mixture of vintage and modern features; i.e. vintage bridge but modern tuners and 9.5 ins neck radius.
    It's become my no.1 choice for gigs despite also owning a '52 AVRI

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  13. stantheman

    stantheman Doctor of Teleocity

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    Reason Numero Uno why the Sales & Marketing People @ Fender/Squier deservedly need to be called on the carpet for a righteous caning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I've been saying for months - actually two years that
    Squier Indonesia would outsell EVERY OTHER INSTRUMENT FMIC has on the current Market by offering this OUTSTANDING Guitar. If Guitars were Women what we're looking at here is a young Lena Horne in Her PRIME. If You have no idea who Lena Horne is/was...you're funked. Go Home it's past Your bedtime...
     
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    Wife ordered it for my birthday. Arrives today. And I’m headed to the lake. Gonna be hard to enjoy myself out there.
     
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    DHart Friend of Leo's

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    Yes, this all-mahogany body came from a Squier CV 69 Thinline Tele. I bought it as body-only from Stratosphere, then added the Fender neck, bridge, pickguard, and premium parts. The quality of the body (fit, finish, specs) is impeccable!
     
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    Beautiful photo.
     
  17. Hound Dog

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    Like that pickguard idea
     
  18. Hound Dog

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    The first Thinline that I put my hands on. I had to do it myself. Worth it.
    I think it’s not a negligible point that a Thinline line plays decently without amplification. Great late at night guitar.
     
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    1st Thinline of mine.
     
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  20. ricardo1912

    ricardo1912 Tele-Afflicted

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    My only thinline is the white Cabronita in my avatar pic. Totally standard, great to play and one of the very few guitars I've ever bought new. Primarily because I went to try it out of curiosity and after an hour or so of playing simply refused to let it go.
     
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