The Double Bound Telecaster Owners Club

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by TeleGeir, May 5, 2003.

  1. TeleGeir

    TeleGeir Tele-Afflicted

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    Ok, so this is an attempt to create the official DBTOC thread. Supposed to be about all things double bound. (Uhm, Telecasters that is.) So there will be a member listing in a post here, DB news, eBay finds (and not so great items). New members, their guitars, binding techniques if you want (boy does that sound like a dry subject.) Anything you guys want to talk about goes here, as long as it is DB related.

    One or two notes:
    This thread will live for as long as there is interest in it. So if you like this, show it by posting, replying, commenting. And keep doing it! Pictures are welcome. I don't want to "take up space" on page 1 if no one reads it, so no response means "no thanks". While I can easily fill it all by myself, the day I am the only one posting for a long time I will shut it down. (Or rather leave it to slide down to those never explored vaults known as page 2 and 3 etc...)

    While this is known as the Double Bound Telecaster Owners Club, you don't have to be a member to post here. If you have yet to buy your first one, or never wanted one, that's cool. (I know you are out there. Nothing to be ashamed of.)

    Also, it does not say Fender. So anyone with a Tele style guitar, G&L, custom builds, MIK or anywhere else copies. Long as they are shaped like Teles and have double binding, you're welcome to join the club. Natural (scraped) wood binding and even painted ones are fine too.

    Geir :)
     
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    TeleGeir Tele-Afflicted

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    DBTOC members listing

    Registered members of the DBTOC:
    001: TeleGeir
    ......Eugen CIN Custom Tuxedo Thinline
    ......Fender MIA Custom Shop Albert Collins
    ......Custom Andy Summers tribute telecaster
    ......Fender MIA Custom Shop Masterbuilt silver sparkle
    ......Fender MIJ Buck Owens
    ......Fender MIA 90s Thinline sunset orange
    ......Fender MIA 90s Thinline sunburst

    002: Mike Flemming
    .......Fender MIJ '62RI
    003: Blaster
    ......Fender MIJ '62RI
    004: TeleMike
    .......Fender MIJ Buck Owens
    005: TeleDogg
    ......Fender MIJ '62RI
    006: Dennis_UK
    ......Fender MIJ Jerry Donahue
    007: Tele295
    ......Fender MIJ '62 RI Esquirzed Tele Custom
    008: Poppatwang
    ......Fender MIJ '62RI CAR
    ......Fender MIJ '62RI Sunburst

    009: Jazzguitar
    ......Fender MIA 66/67 Custom
    010: The Snowman
    ......Fender MIA '62RI
    ......Fender MIJ Buck Owens

    011: tdp46
    ...... Gregg Rogers Custom
    012: Davey265
    ...... Fender MIA Custom Shop Albert Collins
    013: Dave Yeats
    ......Bacchus Custom
    014: LuthierTom
    ......Custom made 3PU fat Tele
    015: maxvintage
    ......Custom made B&W Tele
    016: jkats
    ......MIJ Esquire Custom 1986
    ......MIJ '62 Telecaster Custom 1985

    017: sneakyjapan
    ......Bacchus 3 tone burst
    ......Bacchus mahogany
    ......Fender MIJ Buck Owens

    018: Eric G
    ......Chandler fat tele
    019: gbd
    ......Ishibashi Fender MIJ 62RI
    020: Iain
    ......Fender MIJ Jerry D Tele with Parsons/White B-bender
    021: Jeff Young
    ...... Fender MIA CS Waylon Jennings Tribute Tele
    022: Ron Garson
    ......Fender American Designer Edition 62ri Custom
    023: Geo
    ......MIJ '62 RI sunburst
    ......MIJ '96 (Anniversary) Custom.

    024: Fuzzy
    ......Lots of them!
    025: Emmit O.
    ......Fender MIA '62 RI Custom
    026: Joe LaSorte
    ......Fender 1970 Telecaster Custom Sunburst
    027: sunkidd
    ......Fender MIJ '62RI Sunburst
    028: CSS
    ......Fender 1996 Custom Shop '62 RI
    029: Lance
    ...... Fender MIJ JD Telecaster
    030: Jim Mitchell
    ......Fernandes MIJ 62 RI, Ocean Turquoise
    031: PhatTele
    ......Bacchus sunburst
    032: showman(tx)
    ......Fender MIA '62 Custom RI, Ice Blue
    033: JohnnyAtomic
    ......Fender MIJ 1988 62 RI
    ......Chandler parts-0-caster w/ allan manship b-bender
    ......Tokai breezysound w/ steelbender b bender

    034: Rick J.
    ......Fender 1966/68 Custom
    035: Johan
    ......Bacchus 67 Custom Tele
    036: Bob Arbogast
    ......Fender CIJ 1999 '62 Custom RI
    037: JeffB
    ......Fender MIA '62 Custom RI
    038: bo
    ......Fender 1994 JD sunburst
    039: KC
    ......Fender CIJ 2003 '62 Custom RI
    040: falar47
    ......Peavey Reactor, bound by member
    041: Lew UK
    ......Custom built Bravewood Esquire
    042: Perkins
    ......MIJ Esquire Custom
    043: Badmonkey
    ......Custom mahogany tele
    044: wpod
    ......Custom built Warmoth quilted top tele
    045: blondeonblonde
    ...... Custom built '63 Custom
    046: TeleTubby
    ......'86 MIJ Sunburst Custom Telecaster w/Bigsby
    ......'86 MIJ CAR Custom Telecaster

    047: stevieboy
    ......Chandler Warmoth Custom tele
    048: Hipbluesman
    ......Custom built, 3 Bill lawrence pickups and fiddleback top
    049: Edgebound
    ......Fender MIJ 62RI
    050: Tony Dziabuda
    ......Fender MIA '62RI, CAR
    051: Kevin
    ......Custom tuxedo tele
    052: Benderking
    ......Custom 62
    053: James W
    ......CIJ '60s reissue, 3-tone sunburst, w/Fender Bigsby
    054: davetcan
    ......'85 MIJ Esquire
    055: frankthomson
    ......ESP tele
    056: JayBee
    ......Tokai ATE-61 Sunburst Telecaster Deluxe
    057: Telerib
    ......1987 MIJ 62RI 3-tone sunburst
    058: VampiressX
    ......MIA '62RI Ocean Torquoise
    059: tomtheguitarguy
    ......MIJ '62RI CAR with 3 Bardens
    060: rebelern
    ......Custom built partscaster tele
    061: Smokin OP
    ......Partscaster Esquire
    062: Rob DiStefano
    ......Custom built tele
    063: BK
    ......CIJ 60's w/ Bigsby in sunburst
    064: Nick Fanis
    ......Sunburst Warmoth Partscaster
    065: Bazineta
    ......CIJ '62RI, sunburst with Fender Bigsby
    066: Blazer
    ......Hohner TE Custom
    067: purpletele
    ......MIJ sunburst with Texas Specials
    068: Telemaniac
    ......MIJ sunburst 1985
    069: hippietim
    ......Fender Custom Shop red
    070: retsacelet
    ......G&L Asat Classic signature model
    071: blueshawk
    ......Tokai/Fender custom tele

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    To become a member of the DBTOC, simply send an email or private message to me with your name, city, country, and details of your double bound Tele. Then post a note here about it, and upload pictures to the members section at http://www.telecastergallery.com. Oh, and membership is free, and you get exactly what you pay for!

    Geir :)
     
  3. TeleGeir

    TeleGeir Tele-Afflicted

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    New DB Telecaster gallery

    Hi all. Thanks to our friend Roel from Holland, there is now a section for double bound Teles at the Telecaster Gallery: http://www.telecastergallery.com. Please visit often.

    Members: Please upload your pictures to the gallery! Remember to fill out name and add the details fo the guitar. (Make, model, year etc.)

    Geir :)
     
  4. TeleGeir

    TeleGeir Tele-Afflicted

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    "Old" DBTOC members please read

    I have never really bothered to keep track of the "members" of the DBTOC. I know who some of you are, but not all. So please, whether you are an existing member or want to become one, please send me an email or private message with your name, city, country, and details of your double bound Tele. Then post a note here about it, and upload pictures to the members section at http://www.telecastergallery.com.

    I don't really want any more details. I will not contact any of you except through this thread, unless private contact is needed or wanted, so no street address, email or any personal information...

    Geir :)
     
  5. jazzguitar

    jazzguitar Tele-Afflicted

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    Count me in.

    My double bound was put together in 1966 and still awaits me 6000 miles from where I live....
     
  6. TeleGeir

    TeleGeir Tele-Afflicted

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    Re: Count me in.

    Cool. Keep us posted when you get it. I know how that feels. My latest DB (the orange 90s Thinline) is currently in a UPS van somewhere in the streets of Kennewick, Washington, soon to be delivered to a friend of mine there. (At least of we can trust their tracking system.) And I still don't know when I can get over to pick it up.

    Geir :)
     
  7. telemike

    telemike Tele-Holic

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    Here, here

    I uploaded my Buck Owens tribute model over there. Wonder how many of those we will see?...

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  8. teledogg

    teledogg Tele-Meister

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    I'm in

    I had always admired them. The beautiful Teles and LPs that we've all seen are wonderful examples of the luthiers art. I think it's a really elegant addition to a guitar and when the opportunity came to trade up to one, I was on it. It only took me 2 years to get the deal done. :oops: My MIM went to a coworker and my 3burst/RW MIJ was finally mine. She's more than 10 years old, possibly 80s, but like all beauties she has a flaw, having been brutally desecrated :evil: a long time ago with what is now a very heavy :? toploader bridge. :x With fine tuners. :( Slightly crooked. :cry: However, the beast resonates really well and sounds better than the old one, so she's my baby. There is an ambition for an eventual db thinline. My $ hasn't yet stretched (4 kids) to get a digicam, but I need to get one. (4 kids grandma) Dogg
     
  9. Poppatwang

    Poppatwang Friend of Leo's

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    Bound to Double Bound

    I've got two now (CAR & Sunburst). Hard to imagine buying
    a tele without now. They seem sorta naked.
     
  10. Dennis_UK

    Dennis_UK Tele-Holic

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    I'm here!

    Details soon!
     
  11. Tele295

    Tele295 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Do double bound Esquires count, too?

    MIJ 62RI Esquirzed Tele Custom - pics coming soon.
     
  12. Dennis_UK

    Dennis_UK Tele-Holic

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    My DBTOC membership card is a...

    Fender Artist Jerry Donahue Telecaster, MIJ.

    # A055080, No idea of year, bought second-hand Feb 2003. (Anyone know who could date a recent instrument?)

    Transparent Red, and, natch, two long white bits!
     
  13. TeleGeir

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    They sure do! Look forward to the pics!

    Geir :)
     
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    TeleGeir Tele-Afflicted

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    Re: My DBTOC membership card is a...

    If it is Made in Japan, it is an 85 or 86. If it says Crafted in Japan, it is a 97 or 98. Check the MIJ guitar dater FAQ at http://www.mrgearhead.net/faq/axdaterapx.html

    Geir :)
     
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    Bob Rogers Tele-Afflicted

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    I've cut down, but I'm still in

    I can remember Ol' Fuzzy rootin' me on in the chat room when I was bidding on this baby on ebay. Not a good picture and I have a pair of Bill Lawrence Pups in her now, but she's still in the stable.
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    Love that binding.

    Mike
     
  17. Blaster

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    Count me in

    I have a MIJ 62 reissue double bound and...get this a single bound Tele Deluxe both in sunbrust. Love em both.
     
  18. TeleGeir

    TeleGeir Tele-Afflicted

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    Memberlist updated

    Please check out the list of members, it is the second post in this thread.

    Note: There are several other members that are not listed. You must send me a note, either by email or private message, with your details. Even if you think I should know about you. (Name, city, state, country and the details for your DB guitar(s).

    TIA,
    Geir :)
     
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    The Snowman Tele-Holic

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    count The Snowman in.....

    Geir...count me in ....my Tele's are lonely not being a registered member....
    62 AV reissue in Surf Green w/ Kinman Pups
    Buck Owens Tele......stock

    pics posted at gallery.....

    thanks don :D
     
  20. TeleGeir

    TeleGeir Tele-Afflicted

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    Two new members!

    Welcome, tdp46 and Davey265!

    There are still more our there. Don't hesitate, join us today!

    Geir :)
     
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