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1968 Fender Telecaster Bass

  • 1968 Fender Telecaster Bass

    Posted by Pure on March 21, 2022 at 10:02 pm

    I'm a fanatic for the original Fender Telecaster Basses, Their first reissue (1951 Precision Bass). Awesome vintage guitar from a very cool period for Fender. I've owned 3 and none of them have disapponted. All 3 had the rare paddle tuners, original single coil pickup, bridge cover, pickup cover and OHSC. The pickguard? That's a different story. All 3 had very early replacements due to the original material that self-destructed. If you didn't replace them quickly, They could make a even bigger mess. These were on the heavy side but extremely resonate even unplugged. Here are some photos of #3 that now resides in Australia owned by a working musician. Anyone else? Share your pictures…

    dtester replied 6 months, 1 week ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Pure

    Organizer
    March 21, 2022 at 10:11 pm

    Here is a picture of an original pickguard that sel-destructed and did some real damage!

  • dtester

    Member
    March 22, 2022 at 3:12 pm

    What makes these guitars so great? Is it the wood, the pickup….or something else?

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