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What color is this? It's not a trick, I promise!

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by guildguy516, Jan 6, 2020.

  1. David Barnett

    David Barnett Doctor of Teleocity

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    Original, with that pickguard fit?
     
  2. Jupiter

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    +1 for IBM
     
  3. KeepItSimpleTele

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    Sure looks like Agave Blue to me. I have a MIM one from the early 2000s that is Agave. It has the same looking slight metallic sheen in the paint that makes it do neat things in different lights.

    I’m not sure on which years the Agave colour was available...but I believe it’s fairly rare.
     
  4. unixfish

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    That looks a bit like Fender's Sonic Grey. I have noticed on-line it is hard to photograph consistently.

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  5. Ronkirn

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    This is why sending photos across the internet as a color reference can be a problem... ya send an olympic white.. and ya receive a powder blue adn whiter of the builder is whacko.. its just what can happen to color as ya send it across the planet, in a collection scrambled does and zeros..

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  6. jackal

    jackal Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    Whatever color it is, I really like it.
     
  7. Bob Womack

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    Reminds me of the Sterling LK100D in "Luke Blue."

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    It's highly responsive to the overall color temperature of the lighting. You can go on Reverb and see several of these, none apparently the exact same shade.

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    Same guitar, two different photos.

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  8. mschafft

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    Agave blue.
     
  9. Telecentric

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    Looks like Pewter to me.
     
  10. GGardner

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    Like the Squier Standard Telecaster, which is listed as "vintage blonde." In some photos, it looks okay. But in others, it looks too dark (almost green) or an odd shade of yellow that doesn't (for me at least) resemble vintage blonde.
     
  11. Texsunburst59

    Texsunburst59 Friend of Leo's

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    Mistic Ice Blue or Ice Blue Metallic according to the Fender color chart.

    That's the closest colors to that guitar.

    In the first pic it looks like the colors mentioned above.

    In the second pic it looks Pearl White .

    It all depends on the lighting as to what color the guitar looks like.
     
  12. Dukex

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    Which one of these is surf green with a mint green pickguard and steel saddles?

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    I'm thinking the 1st pic is more accurate? A metallic blue can look silver but I dont think a silver can ever look very blue. So I'd call it metallic teal.
     
  14. DonM

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    Blizzard Pearl outdoors.

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    That is what I thought as well
     
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  16. T is for Tele

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    Agave.
     
  17. Telecentric

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    Yes.

    Mine is the same, greenish under incandescent light, blue under LED, somewhere between in sunlight.
     
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    I'm surprised no one jumped in with Firemist Silver.
     
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    Does anyone know what colors were available during this time? That would certainly narrow the choices.
     
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