New Tele Day!

Discussion in 'Telecaster/Esquire Forum' started by Willmunny, Jul 4, 2020.

  1. Willmunny

    Willmunny Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Been gassing for a vintage style tele for quite some time. I was lucky enough to have a little extra scratch and this "damaged " Tele came up for 300$ off list.
    Long story short, I scored, damage looked so much worse in the pictures, basically a big chip with the wood not hurt. Looks like a relic spot from more than 2 feet away.
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    Clearly a high quality build, the neck is a handful but after a short time I have really started to like it. Set up properly out of the box with very good acoustic resonance while plugged in sounds even better. Absolutely has the twang I was looking for.
    Even my wife who is generally ambivalent about my guitars said Wow!
     
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  2. RL21980

    RL21980 Strat-O-Master

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    Nice score. Love a good tele. couldn't part with mine.
     
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  3. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Most Honored Senior Member

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    Sweet..HNGD
     
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  4. soulman969

    soulman969 Senior Stratmaster

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    Always happy to hear of a Tele finding a new home. No family should be without one.....or several. ;)
     
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  5. Dougeryb

    Dougeryb Strat-O-Master

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    Man... nice score!

    That little chip makes it even more "Tele" imho!
     
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  6. Bladesg

    Bladesg Funk Meister Silver Member

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    Nice! Congrats and enjoy
     
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  7. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Dr. Stratster

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    Congrats and HNGD!
     
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    Stratafied Most Honored Senior Member

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    Really nice .. love the maple gloss neck .
     
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    Gridlock Strat-O-Master Silver Member

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    Love it. Congratulations
    I love red Fenders and the bigger necks the better (for me).

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    Nate D Most Honored Senior Member

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    What a cool guitar. Congrats.