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    Default A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Don't care who you are or what you do, a Tele is simply the only tool you need to do it.

    I'm sayin' if you can't do it with this



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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    For me that is Totally True!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Okay, I can buy that.
    But thank goodness there are many others to choose from!

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Nope. If that was my only choice, I'd be playing cello for sure.
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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Definitely a very flexible guitar. Another contender for flexibility is the 335.

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    You could say that about any electric guitar ever made.

    Not overly profound really........despite how much I love a great Tele.

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    You absolutely right.

    But stratocaster still was huge improvement.
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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    I completely agree with this.
    Also you can survive on water and bread...




    Luckily there's also a nice filet mignon wrapped in a nice, thick, slice of bacon, a couple jumbo prawns with mashed potatoes and roasted asparagus.





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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    A flexible and reliable old thing for many styles of music.
    However, the one in the cowboy hat doesnt share this concept for 1 guitar.


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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Same statement is true for pretty much any up-to-standard, non-broken guitar tbh

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    What if your whole style is based on the tremolo bar though

    Or like what if you're Mattias ei eklundh

    Or Mick Gordon


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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Well then, all you need is a superstrat.

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Needs a tremolo , then maybe it might be true depending on what style of music you play .

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    I don't like the upper fret access with a telecaster. The little cutaway sucks, and I bang my wrist on the horn. I also find myself much preferring to play a guitar with a trem these days. The neck pickup is inferior to a strat neck pickup (bridge pickup is great though - and the tele sounds great with both pickups in parallel). The telecaster is also (bar none) the ugliest guitar shape ever designed. Something that is only enhanced by the prevalence of posers smashing their brand new guitars up with goofy looking 'relicing' to pretend that they're old and well-loved instruments.

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Quote Originally Posted by GuitarStv View Post
    The neck pickup is inferior to a strat neck pickup
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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Quote Originally Posted by GuitarStv View Post
    The neck pickup is inferior to a strat neck pickup
    Actually, it is inferior to any other pickup ever made.
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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Quote Originally Posted by Mincer View Post
    Actually, it is inferior to any other pickup ever made.
    I kind of like how a tele neck pickup sounds.

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    Quote Originally Posted by Xeromus View Post
    I kind of like how a tele neck pickup sounds.
    Same here a lot to Jazz guys use the tele neck

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    Default Re: A Telecaster is the ONLY electric guitar you need

    That is true, they do. But I think it pales compared to something like an old PAF or Antiquity for jazz. I always saw jazz players who use a Tele did it for other ergonomic or economic reasons. All of their tones would have sounded better with an ES-175's neck pickup. But then it depends on how you like your jazz tone.
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