Why won't they make a Roadworn Jeff Beck Esquire

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  1. quackzilla

    quackzilla TDPRI Member

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    ....where the forearm wear Fender loves will make sense? :D
     
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    Didn’t they make a Custom Shop version?

    (I assume your question is tongue-in-cheek, maybe...but I seem to remember a re-creation of Jeff’s Esquire...based on the original, owned by Seymour Duncan, if I remember correctly)...
     
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    Beck played a guitar with no whammy bar? :eek:
     
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    Tele pauls rule!!
     
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    No they made a high cost version. There are pictures of Seymour , who owns it now , measuring everything for Fender.
     
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    viking Friend of Leo's

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    Jeff called it : " That old piece of........fine equipment " LOL.....
     
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    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    If I remember correctly, Jeff's Esquire wasn't forearm wear....he had it sanded down.
    Telecasters and Les Pauls, long before Strats.
    Or are you making a joke? My bad! ;)
     
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    That Cal Webway Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    All you would have to do on a Road Worn Telecaster
    is take the neck pickup out and redo the wiring etc.

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    scelestus Tele-Holic

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    The Custom Shop ones sold for $20k IIRC, so they probably have made years' worth of MIM profit off of many fewer builds.

    And the arm wear is a forearm cut that was sanded out on the original.
     
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    I saved money and just got the coffee mug instead.

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    Yes, a Jeff Beck Esquire:D
     
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    His guitar was in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a while. Or maybe it was a duplicate. Beat to heck, but really cool.
     
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    I played one at the Music123 HQ in South Bend ID about 13 years ago. It was just sitting there on a stand, not expecting that for a $15K guitar. Best feeling Tele I've ever played.
     
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    Why won't they make a Road worn Squier Esquire
     
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    Jeff is too brainy for the unwashed masses to buy copies of a guitar he played back when he was still just a dumb kid.
     
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