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Offline B-more Mag

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« Reply #600 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 12:20:47 AM »
I wish I had gotten one of the Charvel Surfcasters when they came out in the early '90s. The Eastwood copies look nice, though.


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« Reply #601 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 12:26:54 AM »
Oh, or one of those Jerry Jones Danelectro copies from around that time. f***, I wish I had gotten one of those longhorn baritone.

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« Reply #602 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 12:35:00 AM »
 :lol: And the Chandler 555 I never pulled the trigger on. Played like a dream.


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« Reply #603 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 07:31:06 AM »


I’ve been dreaming of one of these recently
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« Reply #604 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 09:23:27 AM »


I’ve been dreaming of one of these recently
I like this...

Offline kingkerouac

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« Reply #605 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 09:25:36 AM »
Got an unexpected cash windfall.
So many guitars, so much choice...
Can't decide between a Telecaster Baja - which look magnificent - or a Strat, which I don't currently have and have never played.
Suggestions?

Classic series Fenders selling cheap atm with the vintera series coming out, might be worth a look at.

Went into my local Guitar Guitar yesterday to get a bit of inspiration, but those sales guys just won't stop...
'Hello, are you alright?'
'Yeah, just browsing'
'Oh, what are you browsing for?'
'Ffffuuuuuuuu...'

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« Reply #606 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 10:50:29 AM »
[img width=562 height=1000]http://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a1e20a7268b96d901d1ce2b/5a1f458aec212d3c97f25078/5b6791e5562fa7f5d56e05b5/1533528444936/Mondata1_1024x1024.jpg[/img

I’ve been dreaming of one of these recently
I like this...

https://www.peachguitars.com/search.php?q=Rivolta&search-submit=%C2%A0 Might be only UK dealer and that mode isn’t available, I like the HB amber gold one for £850 though
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« Reply #607 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 11:51:17 AM »
I've been reading up, watching and listening to a lot of videos of the Fender Tele Baja.
It looks amazing - 50s brass saddles etc - Master Customer Shop builder design.
4-way switch including S1 switching.
For around £650 -£800.
The guy in GG yesterday told me they're no longer being made, so it's final stock in stores and 2nd-hand market only.
They sound great...

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« Reply #608 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 12:04:35 PM »
Yeah isn’t it like custom shop pick ups but built in Mexico?

https://www.andertons.co.uk/fender-classic-player-baja-60s-tele-pau-ferro-fb-faded-sonic-blue-0141513372?lgw_code=16284-0141513372&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI84HdoNSi4wIVDJ3tCh02kgvWEAUYASABEgJHW_D_BwE

PF board though dunno if that bothers you or not, I just got a MIJ 60s tele off eBay for £515.
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Offline Shadow Puppets

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« Reply #609 on: Sunday 7 July 2019, 05:33:17 PM »
I've been reading up, watching and listening to a lot of videos of the Fender Tele Baja.
It looks amazing - 50s brass saddles etc - Master Customer Shop builder design.
4-way switch including S1 switching.
For around £650 -£800.
The guy in GG yesterday told me they're no longer being made, so it's final stock in stores and 2nd-hand market only.
They sound great...

But you already have a tele?

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« Reply #610 on: Monday 8 July 2019, 02:06:06 PM »
I've been reading up, watching and listening to a lot of videos of the Fender Tele Baja.
It looks amazing - 50s brass saddles etc - Master Customer Shop builder design.
4-way switch including S1 switching.
For around £650 -£800.
The guy in GG yesterday told me they're no longer being made, so it's final stock in stores and 2nd-hand market only.
They sound great...

But you already have a tele?

I know, but I love Teles.
This won't be the last either...

Offline Shadow Puppets

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« Reply #611 on: Monday 8 July 2019, 04:43:26 PM »
Hey man...go for it. I’m the same with strats... currently have 6!!! :)

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« Reply #612 on: Monday 8 July 2019, 09:46:54 PM »
Have you seen the shell pink Baja tele?
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Offline kingkerouac

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« Reply #613 on: Tuesday 9 July 2019, 08:17:35 AM »
Have you seen the shell pink Baja tele?

Yes. I like it, but will it go with the rest of my wardrobe?
I love the Desert Sand colour for it's Bakersfield/Classic look.

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« Reply #614 on: Tuesday 9 July 2019, 08:48:26 PM »
Like the “blonde” one?

Tbf I understand the aesthetic, I’m of the white/natural/burst flavour.
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Offline kingkerouac

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« Reply #615 on: Wednesday 10 July 2019, 01:49:16 PM »
Picked up that Tele yesterday.
It's a real beauty.
I'm gonna change the strings do the intonation and give it a clean up tonight.
I'll try and post some pics of the guitar.

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« Reply #616 on: Wednesday 10 July 2019, 08:49:23 PM »
How much you end up paying?
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Offline kingkerouac

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« Reply #617 on: Thursday 11 July 2019, 07:38:19 AM »
£550.
They're retailing new at £799-£899, but it was in excellent condition.
The kid who sold it to me, told me there was a dent in the bottom of the body. I didn't have my glasses with me so couldn't tell.
But when I got home, I searched the whole body. Nothing. No scratches, no dents, no scrapes, hardly any fretwear, which considering it's 11 years old is pretty good.
The jack socket has been replaced once, and despite the fact the strings haven't been changed for a while, sounds amazing.
The neck is fantastic - v-profile, honey satin maple, my hands move easily up and down the neck.

I'm keeping my eyes open for any further 2nd hand bargains - pending another tax rebate or a win...