What does it feel like...POST YOUR Custom Shop Teles!

Discussion in 'Fender Custom Shop Tele Forum' started by Jackobeam, Mar 23, 2020.

  1. Kloun

    Kloun Tele-Meister

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    Yeah, that is one gorgeous guitar. But, what exactly is it? Model? I haven't seen one like it before.
     
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  2. csapo

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    2017 Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition "Founders Design" Herringbone Telecaster by Fred Stuart...


     
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  3. Joe M

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    Very cool; got any idea how many of those were made, or, for that matter, any of the 'Founder's Design' models, were produced??

    EDIT: Never mind, just checked Fender's site; said there were 30 made by each guy. Or rather designed by each guy. Apparently they were team built.
     
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  4. Kloun

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    One of only 30 guitars like that (which is damn sexy) is even cooler.
     
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    I've picked up and played more than a dozen CS guitars and of them all there was only one that I liked the feel of the neck. The CS definitely has a thing for massive chunky necks. I also found some with very sticky feeling finishes. I guess for the price point I've yet to see attraction for the off the shelf models.
     
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    There's a good reason for the fat necks.
    CS are not for Ibanez fans or hair metal players.
    And most customers want the nitro finish, even if it's infereor to modern finishes.
     
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    CS Artisan Birdseye and Burl The neck and headstock are sick.
     

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    Hands down one of the most gorgeous teles I have ever seen. I am blown away. Congrats, enjoy and play in good health!!!

    PS. I would love to see a video of how it sounds...
     
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    Amazing! What model is the blue/green sparkle one, the second from the left?
     
  10. csapo

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    Thank you! Fender Custom Shop Marty Stuart Tribute Telecaster...

    "The Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition Marty Stuart Tribute Telecaster incorporates features of four of Marty Stuart's favorite historical Telecasters. The neck profile was taken from a '55 Esquire once owned by Mick Ronson. The checkerboard binding and sparkle finish were inspired by Buck Owens' original '63 gold sparkle Tele and Don Rich's '67 silver sparkle Tele. The pickups and electronics were based on Clarence White's '54 Telecaster with original B-bender system.

    These classic player features, combined with an intricate inlay, a unique Brilliant Stratosphere Sparkle finish and a custom strap -- made especially for Fender by the Edward H. Bohlin Company, saddle-makers -- exemplify Marty's personal appreciation for tradition. originality and style.

    Specifications include a two-piece swamp ash body and one-piece maple neck based on a '55 Esquire. All hardware is nickel-plated, with brass saddles, and a moto pickguard as used on mid-'60s Fender guitars. The pickups are Fender "Broadcaster" pickups wound to exacting specs with a mid-'60s wiring configuration."

    http://www.martystuart.com/ZArt-MiscFender-7-99.htm
     
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