NGD - Squier Affinity Telecaster

Discussion in 'Squier Telecasters' started by Eddie, May 26, 2019.

  1. duggerh

    duggerh Squier-Meister

    Jun 1, 2018
    Pacific Northwest
    i got it for free using an app called verydice believe or not!
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  2. LittleGiant

    LittleGiant Squier-Meister

    Apr 4, 2019
    Great information write up. I'm looking for a Tele myself.
  3. raysquier

    raysquier Squier Talker

    Aug 30, 2019
    Squier Affinity Telecasters are great guitars, even more so the Butterscotch Blonde! :D

    If you weren't already planning to do so, consider shielding the neck, bridge, and controls cavities with copper tape when you do the replace the pickups.
  4. 5ofeight

    5ofeight Squier-holic

    Nov 14, 2016
    Glasgow, Scotland
    My Afinity sports a parchment coloured guard,( shows like it's more white in the pic), Only thing I don't like about my Afinity is the bulbous toggle switch, one day I will get round to changing it, possibly ..
  5. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-Axpert

    A barrel tip should be easy to find ? Come on over I have black or white !
  6. drewcp

    drewcp Squier-holic

    Dec 14, 2018
    Saint Paul, MN
    I might be mistaken, but I don't think @Eddie even has this guitar anymore.
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  7. 5ofeight

    5ofeight Squier-holic

    Nov 14, 2016
    Glasgow, Scotland
    That's a nice long flight for a switch, I've done many road trips to buy guitars, pedal or bits but I've never done a sky trip..hahaha
  8. nicod98

    nicod98 Squier-Nut

    Jul 9, 2014
    My bullet has the same pickups as the pack affinity used to have. In fact, apart from the body colour, 21 fret and different fretboard(I have a green bullet) they as are identical.
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  9. jefffam

    jefffam Dr. Squier

    Jan 26, 2015
    Portland, TN
    Really love the Butterscotch color. Maple fretboard, no so much or at all. I have a Bullet FSR I bought here on ST, fantastic and a Affinity in name only YN7 . And an Austin I need a decent fretboard for, so it mostly sits.
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  10. Old Crow

    Old Crow Squier Talker

    Mar 7, 2019
    West Midlands UK
    These are fantastic guitars and incredible value for money. I have two (one white) and I've used them extensively in live situations. I have been impressed by how well they can be set up. I did do a little work on fret ends and the nut but that was it. I decided to upgrade the pickups on one but put them back - they do the job and sound fine and it's a very quiet guitar. Frankly I can't honestly say that through body stringing makes all that much difference - it's just tradition; Affinities are fine guitars.
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  11. artis_xe

    artis_xe Squier Talker

    Mar 6, 2018
    NE Pennsylvania
    Love the Butterscotch look . can't get over the light colored neck . I would have to replace it with a tinted one
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  12. DrBeGood

    DrBeGood Squier-holic

    Dec 9, 2014
    Sutton QC, CANADA
    You guys are starting to make me regret selling this one.

    New black pickguard.jpg
  13. Eddie

    Eddie Squier-Axpert

    Nov 5, 2016
    New York
    That's a beauty !!!
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  14. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Squier-holic

    Nov 29, 2017
    Newnan ,Ga.

    It really is !

    The cool body color combined with the grain in that neck :eek::eek::eek::eek:
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  15. DrBeGood

    DrBeGood Squier-holic

    Dec 9, 2014
    Sutton QC, CANADA
    Thanks, it was, but it unfortunatly didn't stick. Too much tone, it was leaking out of the strap button ! ! !

    Oozing tone.jpg
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