Tele History

Discussion in 'Tech-Talk' started by Papa Joe, Sep 13, 2019.

  1. Papa Joe

    Papa Joe Squier-Axpert

    Age:
    90
    Dec 12, 2009
    Swanton Ohio
    This might be of interest for many..
     
  2. mofojar

    mofojar Squier-Nut

    Age:
    37
    684
    May 9, 2019
    Calgary, Alberta
    I love hearing about the history of guitars, great video PJ!
     
  3. jjudas

    jjudas Squier-holic

    Mar 23, 2016
    Metro New Orleans
    Thanks for posting Papa Joe. Very informative.
     
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  4. IronSchef

    IronSchef Dr. Squier

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    56
    Jun 18, 2012
    Flew here on my Dragonfly
    that was way cool - thx Papa! :)
     
  5. Great video @Papa Joe . Thanks for posting that one. Cheers, Barrie.
     
  6. Papa Joe

    Papa Joe Squier-Axpert

    Age:
    90
    Dec 12, 2009
    Swanton Ohio
    I already had basic knowledge of the Tele history but I learned a lot more from that video..I knew of the different wiring in the early models but not when they were changed about..I had worked on a few of them..
    Here's a story about one of them that'll make ya scream..Gotta keep in mind that this happened in about 1972 before they were considered highly collectable..
    Dude brought me one, (think a 53 or 54, don't remember)..
    Needed a little neck work but he wanted it PAINTED and RE_WIRED..I tried to talk him out of that but he was determined to get it done..So I did it..
    He's dead now and in hell..Probable where I'm headed also for doing it..
     
  7. fadetoz

    fadetoz Squier-holic

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    Jun 29, 2011
    IA
  8. wickedtools

    wickedtools Squier-holic

    May 16, 2010
    west texas
  9. RetiredNSquired

    RetiredNSquired Squier-holic

    Age:
    64
    Jun 20, 2018
    Canton, Ga
    I love their videos! Really some nice, consice history lessons on iconic gear.
     
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  10. LutherBurger

    LutherBurger Squier-holic

    Sep 2, 2015
    NYC
    Nice video. Kudos to the host for crediting his sources at the end. Too few youtoob people do that.

    Incidentally, I finally walked down to the Met last week to see the Play It Loud exhibit, and got to see the snakehead prototype -- and many other cool/historic instruments -- in person. I recommend it to anyone who will be in New York before it leaves town.
     
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