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What do you guys think of this beauty?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by RavageTheEarth, Nov 9, 2020.

  1. idjster

    idjster VERY grateful member Silver Supporter

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    Beauty! Do it!
     
  2. RavageTheEarth

    RavageTheEarth Tele-Meister

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    It is MINE!!! The only other guitar I have is a Squier Mustang which is about to become 100% Warmoth Mustang when the body arrives this week so I'm proud to have something I will absolutely love until the end of time

    With the Player Telecaster I always had the feeling that I could have gotten something better even though it was a great guitar. Now I don't have to feel that way. This thing will be taken care of and loved forever more.

    I played it for a couple hours at Guitar Center today before making the decision and it just sounds and FEELS so good!!!
     
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  3. fender4life

    fender4life Friend of Leo's

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    To replace your player? All day long, yes ! AO series is IMO the best non CS vintage+ types fender has ever made. Of course theres ubjective reasons but you seem to like it so i'd say go for it w/o a doubt.
     
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  4. Telecentric

    Telecentric Tele-Holic

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    Great score. Beautiful guitar, and double bound Tele's are the best.
     
  5. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Great guitar but that rosewood board is too pale for me.
     
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  6. RavageTheEarth

    RavageTheEarth Tele-Meister

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    It is a bit pale. I believe that is from the guitar hanging up for quite a while. I'm pretty confident a little lemon oil will bring it back to life.
     
  7. charlie chitlin

    charlie chitlin Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Congrats!
    Now go ravage the earth with it!!!
     
  8. Renegade

    Renegade Tele-Meister

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    Sound like you made it all work and got a great Tele for a great price.
    HNGD (on November 30th) :cool:
     
  9. Blue Bill

    Blue Bill Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

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    I love that color!
     
  10. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Indeed lots of possible remedies and conditioning options. I must say I’ve seen some tragic looking condition rosewood boards in shops when I was last shopping in person including at Custom Shop level.
     
  11. Cheap Trills

    Cheap Trills Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    don't live with regret. buy the guitar.
     
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  12. Tele Plucker

    Tele Plucker Tele-Meister

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    Try looking at this pic. Your original pic is 3024 x 4032 pixels which is far to big.

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  13. gitapik

    gitapik Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

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    That's one sweet looking Tele. Congrats!

    I'm always on the lookout for dinged up clearances that play and sound right. It'll get chipped eventually, anyway, and as long as it's still playable...

    Btw:

    I got my first straight job at age 30, after years of working as a full time musician. I was tired of freelance. Doing ok and very committed to the art, but I wanted a steady paycheck.

    So I made a promise to myself that I'd keep playing, writing, and gigging on as serious a level as possible and then retire, at which point I'd go back to full time musician.

    And here I am. I just retired last January. Little dinged up...but my hands are still working very well thanks to keeping it up. Good stuff. Gotta keep playing. Lots easier to maintain than to catch back up again, when you get older. What it is.

    Hold onto that Tele. You'll love it. I'm still playing the '69 LP that I had back then (used for $300...my first great guitar) and it's glorious!
     
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  14. Tich

    Tich TDPRI Member

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  15. Tich

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    I am not sure but I don't think the blue ones sound any better than the brown ones.
     
  16. Festofish

    Festofish Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    At that price I’d be buying and selling left and right!
     
  17. Michael M.

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    Sweet Tele!!!
    Congrats!
     
  18. Chas3rd

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    Nice Strat!
     
  19. markxus25

    markxus25 TDPRI Member

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    That's a beauty, I have never had a Tele with binding. Plus MIA thats a machine that you will pass down to the next generation.
     
  20. Gary135r

    Gary135r Tele-Meister

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    No serial number on that model's headstock?
     
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