What's your favorite Fender Telecaster?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by acranford9, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. chabby

    chabby Friend of Leo's

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    Of the Teles i've owned they would be in order of best to least loved:

    1. GE Smith
    2. 50's MIM Esquire
    3. CV50 (Esquired)
    4. 90's top loader MIM Std.
    5. Suhr Vintage T
    6. 2002 52RI with Burstbucker Pro in neck.
    7. G&L Tribute
    8. 60's Classic Tele
    9.80's MIM std
    10.88 American Std.

    Hope to add either a Baja or American Special soon - can't decide as I love them both.
     
  2. Saiko

    Saiko TDPRI Member

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    Never had the pleasure to play a pre-CBS vintage Tele so from my limited experience...

    1. Fender '52 RI Tele
    2. Fender MIJ E-Series Tele
     
  3. Ragtime Dan

    Ragtime Dan Tele-Holic

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    that dude is missing his dang sixth string, whats wrong with him!
     
  4. Rusty Rivers

    Rusty Rivers Tele-Meister

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    From best to worst:

    1) 2011 American Standard Tele
    2) 70's Antigua Tele
    3) 2002 American Tele
    4) 2006 MIM Tele
    5) 2005 Highway One Tele
    6) Squier Tele Custom
     
  5. KBCL

    KBCL Tele-Meister

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    Already posted this in the welcome forum but here's my fav, it's also the only one I've ever had.
     

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  6. oldmark

    oldmark Tele-Holic

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    2 of them...My late '60's purple Tele with factory Bigsby, and my current made from parts rosewood board top loader.
    Sadly, the purple Tele is long gone, and I cannot afford to replace it.


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  7. Gazzacaster

    Gazzacaster Tele-Meister

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    Mine!
     

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  8. ajileguitar

    ajileguitar TDPRI Member

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    Telecaster Plus Deluxe
    The Telecaster Plus Deluxe has 3 Fender Lace Sensor pickups, a humbucking red "dually" at the bridge position and a blue single-coil at the neck. A whammy bar, Schaller locking machine heads and a Wilkinson roller nut (changed to LSR in 1993).

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  9. coldwar1977

    coldwar1977 Tele-Meister

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    I love all Tele's, as long as they have two singlecoils, three brass saddles and a maple neck! :cool:
     
  10. Televised

    Televised Friend of Leo's

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    Add/Change - Black Go-Toh Tuners, Black Matte Pickguard, two and only two open faced Keystone Pups, 4-way switch, Armadillo Hardware "extra Knurl" stainless steel knobs......and you'd have mine. But this looks a lot like it......and I like mine.
     
  11. Cymro14

    Cymro14 Tele-Afflicted

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    I like my Baja anyway. Great tele.
     
  12. mickmac

    mickmac Tele-Holic

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    A 52ri tele...and of course mine...'78 antigua tele!
     
  13. solly

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    I have owned 2 MIM Standard teles, a Highway One and a Baja.

    The Baja has been my favorite by far.
     
  14. Spider

    Spider Tele-Meister

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    My two favorites sport a neck humbucker. A 51 CS Nocaster and a 52 Thin Skin Tele. The best guitars ever made for the blues!
     
  15. pondcaster

    pondcaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    Of the Teles i've owned they would be in order of best to least loved:

    1. CV50 BSB
    2. CVC (incredibly close 2nd)
    3. American Std (w/ Gibson '57 Classic in neck)
    4. Squier Std (w/ VNs)
    5. MIM Std
     
  16. acoustic rob

    acoustic rob Tele-Holic

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    Mine!

    My favorite look on a Tele, though, is a black double-bound body with a white (or *very* light mint) pickguard and rosewood board. Like this one. I'd probably go with compensated brass saddles, though....

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  17. peterhopqk

    peterhopqk TDPRI Member

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    Me too.

    I have a red Telecaster, which is fine, but if I would change it , I would choose sunburst. :)
     
  18. vanguard

    vanguard Friend of Leo's

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    I believe the custom shop Nocaster to be the best tele fender has EVER made.
     
  19. savofenno

    savofenno Tele-Afflicted

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    Of those i currently own, or have owned

    1. Fender Old Growth Redwood 60th Anniversary Tele-bration
    2. Fender MIM Baja BSB
    3. Squier CV 50 VB
    4. Squier VM Custom II P90
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    5. Fender Standard 1972 VB, sold

    I think these can be good, and worth of purchasing soon. All Fenders.

    6. MIJ Custom `62
    7. MIM Thinline `69
    8. MIJ Custom DeLuxe ´72
     
  20. indiobravo

    indiobravo Tele-Afflicted

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    CS '62 double bound black
     
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