Who else wants one of these?

Discussion in 'Fender Custom Shop Tele Forum' started by tonedreamer, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. tonedreamer

    tonedreamer Tele-Holic

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    Nashville B-bender tele



    Just wanted to be the first one to post in here :twisted:
    Actually do really want one of these...
     
  2. teleup

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    is that a custom shop B Bender?
     
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    I don`t mind being 2nd. or 3rd.
    may as well celebrate with a purdy Custon shop pic. too :)

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    Yes
     
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    Looks just like a regular American B-bender to me. Not a Custom shop.
     
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    Absolutely nothing in that picture suggests it's a CS.
    In fact, It's not even a good example of an American Standard B-Bender (I'm sure the lighting is what makes that neck horribly washed out though)
    Can I ask what your source for the pic is?
     
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    oops.. you guys are right, sorry, it's not custom shop.... but it was on the custom shop website..:confused:
     
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    Oh silly country players, when will you learn that no matter what fancy chunks of metal you throw on them, you just aren't cool enough for teles

    joking, joking, i swear :D:D
     
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    I prefer the hipshot bender to the one Fender uses. I had one of these and it must have weighed 11lbs. Worked and sounded great though.

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    Holy Mackeral that's a lot of metal!
     
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    yeah, I have a `96 B bender in vintage white/ maple neck.. love the guitar but it`s a heavy weight
     
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    This is interesting. A friend of mine has a Nashville tele. He had a B Bender put on it. He's had it for 10 years or so. It didn't seem to be too heavy. He had the folks at Music One install it. It had a plexiglas plate so could you see all the inner workings. I only played it once, but I'd love to have a B Bender.

    The Nashville with a Bender seems like a great idea.

    Dan R
     
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    Yes, that's a standard American B-Bender and no, that isn't a trick of the light, the neck really is that washed out whitish color, though they tint a little bit with age and sunlight exposure. It has the same neck that the American Delux series had until a few years ago. I have had my B-bender since 2004 and besides being heavy and having an unsightly white neck, it's a great guitar and b bending has both stretched and improved both my playing and songwriting so I heartily recommend one.
    The Custom Shop has on rare occasion made b-bending guitars, including a couple one offs of the Clarence White Telecaster that was the worlds first b-bender, which was invented by Gene Parsons who was the drummer of the Byrds. Hence the Parsons/White B Bender and now the Parsons/Green B Bender which is the version that Fender makes which are similar in their design.
     
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