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Ugly Telecasters: Let's See 'Em

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by 8trackmind, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. 8trackmind

    8trackmind Tele-Afflicted

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    Nothing pretty, post your worst Telecasters.

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  2. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    Don't quite understand your request......"UGLY"......."TELECASTER" ?????? Those two words simply can't exist together. ;)
     
  3. viking

    viking Friend of Leo's

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    You won't get many examples , I think.
    They all have at least something going for them , and the owner probably wouldnt own it , if not....
    I' ll mention a few , no , I don't own them , why would I buy what I don't like ?

    Anyway :

    Absolutely no Bigsby,s
    No ropes , no leather , please
    No carved faces into the guitar body , please
    Most colors are ok , apart from Antiqua
    Teles are cool as a simple instrument. I have a few with binding , but prefer the simplest ones....
     
  4. StrangerNY

    StrangerNY Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Ain't no such thing.

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  5. arlum

    arlum Tele-Holic Platinum Supporter

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    Can't happen.
     
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  6. carpenter

    carpenter Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    They call that road worn now.
     
  7. AndyPanda

    AndyPanda Tele-Holic

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    I don't have an ugly tele but I have this bass that was beautiful until I got this ding on the back. I just can't bear to even look at the instrument now:( I circled the ding in yellow in this picture.
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  8. Dan German

    Dan German Doctor of Teleocity

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    The horror... the horror...
     
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  9. Dan German

    Dan German Doctor of Teleocity

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    Next thread: post pics of your ugly children!

    All kidding aside, if I had an ugly Telecaster, I would post a pic. I take pride in ugly things—you should see my wardrobe!
     
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  10. RickLafayette

    RickLafayette TDPRI Member

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    The current ugliest telecasters on the market.
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  11. NewKid

    NewKid Tele-Afflicted

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    Sorry, I only have pretty ones.
     
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  12. That Cal Webway

    That Cal Webway Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    OP

    I like your telecaster oh, what kind is it?
     
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  13. Lobomov

    Lobomov Friend of Leo's

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    The mirror JP is actually great looking provided you leave the mirrors in the case :)
     
  14. 4pickupguy

    4pickupguy Doctor of Teleocity

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    My avatar...
     
  15. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    That ding oughta buff right out. ;)
     
  16. 4pickupguy

    4pickupguy Doctor of Teleocity

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    I can’t believe you bothered to keep it... I can’t look away, what’s the story behind a ding like? Bar fight? Car crash? Angry ex? jealous husband?
    I mean.. My... god!!
     
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  17. Switchy

    Switchy Tele-Afflicted

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    OP. You mean rustic? :)

    Teles don't get ugly, they get roadworn.
     
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    Fendereedo Poster Extraordinaire

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    I own two, both are beauties. Looks like I'm out.
     
  19. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    And.....what happened on March 26, 1960? It's not your birthday......I doubt you lost your virginity then.
     
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  20. Zepfan

    Zepfan Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    I expected to see a bunch of Tele's in Antiqua finish.
     
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