what's your "The One"?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Aaron1061, Jul 3, 2018.

  1. tce63

    tce63 Tele-Holic

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  2. El Tele Lobo

    El Tele Lobo Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Have any recordings of the PD set, @nojazzhere?
     
  3. 63telemaster

    63telemaster Tele-Meister

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    My '63 stripped finish which is the best guitar I've ever owned. Unfortunately it rarely gets played out these days as I hate leaving it unattended.

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    My current #1 working guitar is a 2012 MIM Thinline.

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  4. Durtdog

    Durtdog Poster Extraordinaire

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    My #1 Telecaster is a MIM '72 Telecaster Deluxe. Yep, the brown one with the humbuckers that most players don't like. I like them just fine.

    I bought it used off Reverb, and I just happened to get a good one. It's rock solid, plays like a dream and sounds great, especially with a full band.

    I'm shocked that this is my favorite Tele, I'd have never guessed it. But I truly love this guitar.
     
  5. Racer5

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    A partscaster that got away. Sold it when I needed money years ago, now it's probably floating around in Austin somewhere... Everything's just been sort of floating in and out of my rotation since.
     
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    MIA with set of Seymour vintage stacks,and Fender locking tuners
     

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  7. Butch Snyder

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    2006 Fender Classic Player 50's Baja Telecaster. All stock, except the S1 switch was removed.
     
  8. Frank'n'censed

    Frank'n'censed Doctor of Teleocity

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    I hear yah, I love em!!!
     
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    I played a used heavy relicked black Fender Custom Shop Nocaster at Emerald City Guitars that was “The One” last year.

    I only played it for 10 minutes unplugged. It was light, had a fat neck with low action, loud and ringing even unplugged. The relicking was so artistic it practically told the guitar’s life story in a glance.

    I knew it was “The One” but I couldn’t afford it. I have tried almost identical custom shop Nocasters since then and none have had the magic.

    I have tried many other U-shaped Fender necks and not liked them at all so it’s weird that that particular guitar felt like home to me.
     
  10. Wrighty

    Wrighty Friend of Leo's

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    MIM ‘original, pre-runner of the Squires, I think, still have it. 2014 Midnight Wine MIM, sold it with some other gear to get my 2018 Am Pro in Butterscotch. The latter is totally my No. 1, over all my electrics.
     
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    sonny wolf Friend of Leo's

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    I play Strats,Teles.Les Pauls and SGs so I don't really have a main guitar as I like to rotate them.But as far as my Teles go,my 2011 AVRI 52 Tele has seen years of hard gigging and is a guitar I'd never part with.I owned other AVRI 52s before but this one is the perfect one I always desired finding staring at the Fender catalogue in the 1990s...subtle woodgrain hidden under the semi transparent finish,not too heavy and sounds absolutely incredible with that authentic Telecaster voice.I walked into the store and saw her on the wall and within 12 seconds I bought her!!

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  12. MilwMark

    MilwMark Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    ‘69. Modded for two (vintage) Wide Ranges before it got to me.

    Factory Bigsby. Vintage medium jumbo refret. Medium + C neck. 1 11/16 nut. Under 8lbs. Plays and sounds like a dream.

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  13. bravescoob

    bravescoob Tele-Meister

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    My Tele- Fiesta Red custom lacquer body, SS pickups (of course), MIK bird's eye maple neck w/ rosewood board <3 forever instrument. Everything I want in a tele plus the sentimental attachment of being on stage and road w/ it.
     

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  14. Owenmoney

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    My number one is a 2010 Desert Sand Baja tele[​IMG]

    I have been unable to post for a while and didn’t realize I had already posted but at least my number one is still my number one !
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    Interesting speaker cab
     
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    2002 MIM Nashville, 2010 G&L Bluesboy (tribute) & Modern Player. Hard to choose because I use each for different things. But it seems that I play the Nashville more than the others:D 20190418_202738.jpg
     
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  17. chemobrain

    chemobrain Friend of Leo's

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    THE ONE IS CONDITIONAL AND CIRCUMSTANTIAL.
    to be honest I have used or inexpensive guitars. the one guitar that hasn't been modified in any way is the Tokai love rock Double cut Les Paul Special. The rest are modified in some way usually starting with the pickups Dimarzio hum cancelling pickups with the exception of a used Seymour Duncan
    strat sized PAF in the neck, which has a very nice sun-tan color that complements the strat pickups in the bridge and the neck of the modified Mini Strat, Which has the same sale length as a Lap Steel hence a different string tension that has its own particular set of interesting characteristics.
    What colors do I want to paint with today ? that or those are the ONE , now.
     
  18. sardinista

    sardinista Tele-Meister

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    fjblair Tele-Meister

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    Ron Kirn Tele. I do believe it is the best playing electric I have ever owned/played.
     
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  20. Vognell

    Vognell Tele-Meister

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    Just upgraded a fender modern player telecaster with Seymour Duncans: a P-rail in the bridge, Quarter Pounders in the middle and neck. It's taken over the number one spot.
     
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