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Would you pay 3k for this Telecaster?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Fred Rogers, Apr 18, 2020.

  1. johnnycnote

    johnnycnote TDPRI Member

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  2. stormsedge

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    No.

    Edit: $3k?...not for any Telecaster, and likely not for any guitar.
     
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  3. dickey

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    Nope.
     
  4. 3-Chord-Genius

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    Yeah, I didn't think about that.
     
  5. 39martind18

    39martind18 Friend of Leo's

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    Well, they've reduced the price, and the body, by 15%! :confused::rolleyes:
     
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    39martind18 Friend of Leo's

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    Why? Shipping's free!
     
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  7. Crobbins

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    Hell no!

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  8. Recce

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    With all that great relicking it looks to be a bargain at $3,000. I would go for it but I am currently relicking one of my own with a 12 gauge. I call it the buck shot special. It already has a sound hole blown clean through it.
     
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  9. EllenGtrGrl

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    That "sort of a Les Tele" made by what looks like a quick and dirty cut job with a band saw done in somebody's basement workshop? Ummmmm.... NO.
     
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  10. GGardner

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    I know nothing about finishing wood. But I drunk bought a pine tele body off ebay for $40.

    How would I go about putting on that same dark, uneven finish? Looks cool and easy to me.
     
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  11. dented

    dented Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    I can't even look straight at the photo.
     
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    Nope

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  13. Deeve

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    beat me to it, smart guy
     
  14. Piggy Stu

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    I would pay 50, even though the neck has a 'slight backbow' and date too faint to read

    I wonder how many years this was used for in a horse stable to shovel manure before they decided to sell it
     
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    stantheman Doctor of Teleocity

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    There is/was a place I believe called “Wooden Guitars” that was known for working miracles. That’s who it should be sent to. I saw a ‘61 Strat that was maybe even worse than that - that was restored to a beautiful Lake Placid Blue.

    Attempting to sell it like THAT is an errand for fools.
     
  16. Mick Sullivan

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    Just having a Bigsby on a Telecaster feels like butchery to me. So you can imagine how I feel about this massacre.
     
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  17. Torz Johnson

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    Years ago I saw a comedian doing a bit on the Jaws franchise. He said by the time they got to Jaws 4 the producers were like "Here's a shark; you're an idiot".

    Well, here's a 50 year old chunk of wood; you're an idiot.
     
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    I think this came up once before. That neck needs a new body.
     
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    Thankee!
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  20. mugen74

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    I wouldn’t pay more than $800 for ANY Telecaster.

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