- From: "raymo" <asif@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 19:14:28 +1000
This thing (Fender no less) gives you normal, Drop D, Open G, and DADGAD
tunings at the drop of a hat.
12-String, Strat, Tele, Humbucker and Acoustic sounds with the mere flick of
I wonder if the money they make from this thing will equal the lost revenue
they get from folk being happy with a 'one guitar fits all' solution?
Because unless this thing has built in obsolescence, I can imagine some folk
being content with this and this alone.
But then again, folk who buy gadgets will always buy more
gadgets...Obviously Fender have done their math.
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- Re: Is there a current Telecaster model that can get close to the Ed Bickert sound?
... Most Fender-made Teles with humbuckers in the neck position have Fender made humbuckers which, in my experience, aren't very good for jazz. ... Not sure the pot values used on humbucker equipped use Teles either, but they may use 25k post for the bridge pickup which is usually a single coil pickup. ... I my experience the following components are what's needed to come close to Ed's tone from a Tele: ...
- Re: Telecaster Neck Humbucker
... > have a single coil at the bridge and the Fender .Humbucker at the neck, ... > If yours has a five way tele-style switch and a humbucker, ... > humbucker isn't a Fender re-issue... ... The MIM Tele he has uses a common Gibson-like humbucker, ...
- Re: Tele for jazz - what do you think?
... You can probably get the same sound for much less ... from Fender. ... through the humbucker in the neck position, the smooth, jazzy ... There's somebody on eBay selling a MIJ Keith Richard Micawber Tele for ...
- Re: very cheap guitars
... I was pretty enthusiastic about the idea...I bought two tele clones (mostly because I wanted to modify the bodies and didn't want to chop up an expensive guitar). ... you can change the pickups and put real Fender stuff in there...I paid $25 for one set of MIM tele pickups plus electronics. ... factory" would you say that the tele clones would be about the same as, say, a Squier Standard Tele, or does the Squier have some extra effort put into it since it carries the Fender name? ...
- Re: Strat-ified.
... I did have to get the strap JUST in the right place...slightly higher that what I'm "used to", which was the opposite of what happened with my Tele. ... sound so great with a Strat or Tele unless the Strat or Tele is played ... Fender cleans and slight OD with TS9/TS808 etc and etc). ...