Which Telecaster would you put the B-Bender on?

Discussion in 'B-Bender Forum' started by Digiplay, Jul 13, 2019.

Which Telecaster would you put the B-Bender on?

  1. 2017 Nashville Deluxe Telecaster.

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    33.3%
  2. 2013 Road Worn 50's Telecaster.

    6 vote(s)
    66.7%
  1. Digiplay

    Digiplay Tele-Meister

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    I asked the following question on the Telecaster Discussion Forum, but I now realize I should have asked it on the B-Bender Forum, so here it is :)


    I'm tired of all my questions (just as I'm sure a LOT of you are as well :) ), so I'm going to buy (2) Telecasters now, and I need your input on which one, if either, would you have a B-Bender installed on.


    1) 2017 Nashville Deluxe Telecaster.
    2) 2013 Road Worn 50's Telecaster.


    Please note that the B-Bender I'm going with will not add any weight to either guitar.


    I hope it doesn't cloud your judgement, but I will tell you how much each guitars weighs, and I will also mention that the guitar is for studio work, should that be relevant :)


    1) 2017 Nashville Deluxe Telecaster: 7 pounds 8 ounces.
    2) 2013 Road Worn 50's Telecaster: 6 pounds.


    I will also mention that I like the way each one plays and feels, and a reply saying "BOTH OF THEM" will not be accepted :) :) :) :) :) :)


    Thanks in advance,

    Jerry
     
  2. T Prior

    T Prior Poster Extraordinaire

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    well, obviously you should add it to the guitar that YOU think is more comfortable for you to play. Does one stand out in your mind as maybe a tad better than the other ?

    Which system are you selecting for installation ?

    "Which one" is near impossible to answer if not totally impossible.
     
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  3. Rick Towne

    Rick Towne Tele-Afflicted

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    If the Nashville has a middle pickup and is otherwise equally good sounding and playable that is the one I would choose.
     
  4. asatfan

    asatfan Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Play them both for a while after you get them and have the bender installed in the one you like the best.
     
  5. brookdalebill

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    I think every Tele should have a B bender!
    Though I love my EJ Strat, I don’t like sound of benders on Strat-sounding guitars, like Nashville Teles.
    I’d choose the Road-Worn.
     
  6. Digiplay

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    Hi brookdalebill!

    I forgot to mention that the Nashville has a Mojotone Quiet Coil '52 Tele Set, and a Mojotone Quiet Coil '67 Strat Pickup on it.

    IMHO, it sounds more like a Tele than a Strat :)
     
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  7. tfarny

    tfarny Friend of Leo's

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    How could I even give advice on this question? How could anyone? I can't think of a single reason to tell you to put it on one over the other. You know how they sound - which one do you want to add the bender magic to?

    I have enjoyed my hipshot benders on all three of the guitars I have tried them on. In the long run I will probably end up with benders on both of my teles.
     
  8. Teleguy61

    Teleguy61 Friend of Leo's

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    The one I wanted a B-Bender on.
     
  9. PigBoy

    PigBoy Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    If you can’t decide PM me, I have a Matney bender in a loaded body that I’m going to be getting rid of soon.
     
  10. Digiplay

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    Hi tfarny!

    Members who make sense and are logical only confuse me more :)
     
  11. T Prior

    T Prior Poster Extraordinaire

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    I forgot to add, once you become BENDER acclimated you will add one to each of your guitars . Bringing a guitar to a gig without a Bender will be like a keyboard player bringing a Keyboard to a gig that has NO BLACK KEYS .

    Benders are not a "now and then kool novelty" they are part of your daily execution. They enhance your style.
     
  12. Mur

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    If I couldn't try 'em out .. probably the road worn.
     
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