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Would you buy a Tele if it only came with one fret size (a size you don't like) and adapt to it?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Digiplay, Sep 12, 2020.

  1. Digiplay

    Digiplay Tele-Afflicted

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    Cha-ching, you are 100% correct Wound_Up :)

    Jerry

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    Are you staying safe with Long Tall Sally hitting Shreveport?
     
  2. Lance Morgan

    Lance Morgan TDPRI Member

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    I’ll play whatever I am holding, and tele necks are among the easiest to play.
     
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  3. Jimmy Dean

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    I never think about fret size, ever.
     
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  4. KATT

    KATT Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    I have one Tele and it only has one size of frets on it.

    I wouldn't buy any guitar with different size frets on it. That's asking for intonation issues, uneven wear, string buzzes etc!
     
  5. kristen

    kristen TDPRI Member

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    Absolutely not. If it had a fretsize I didn't like, I would be in misery.
    Its hard enough for me to play the 25 1/2 inch scale length. (I prefer 24 3/4), so adding in a undesirable fretsize would make me very sad..
    But 25 1/2 inch is the proper scale length to make it twang-o-licious, so I have to live with it.
     
  6. Digiplay

    Digiplay Tele-Afflicted

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    The story goes:

    Guitar Player 1 asks: "Why do you keep playing a guitar you don't like, and that makes you sad?"

    Guitar Player 2 answers: "Because it feels so good when I stop playing it!"
     
  7. Digiplay

    Digiplay Tele-Afflicted

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    Last questions on this subject :)

    What year did Fender stop using the 6230's as the standard/only fret size?

    I'm simply asking that if it was after the 60's, how did all out guitar heroes play their guitars so amazingly with that now seemingly unpopular (as far as the masses now go) size?
     
  8. USian Pie

    USian Pie Tele-Meister

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    No
     
  9. Digiplay

    Digiplay Tele-Afflicted

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    No as far as what USian Pie? :)
     
  10. Digiplay

    Digiplay Tele-Afflicted

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    EDIT:

    You're answering No as your reply to my Thread question.

    My bad :)
     
  11. Crobbins

    Crobbins Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    Back in the good ol days you bought a Tele, and you had no choice. You just played it. :D
     
  12. Digiplay

    Digiplay Tele-Afflicted

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    How ignorant, ill-informed and unenlightened those poor players were back then Crobbins :)
     
  13. USian Pie

    USian Pie Tele-Meister

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    :)

    "Would you buy a Tele if it only came with one fret size (a size you don't like) and adapt to it?"

    My answer is No.

    I should add the list of fret sizes I don't like is really, really short.
     
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