have you seen this? John 5 's tele collection

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  1. TGF

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    Nice collection. Normally, I dislike the shreddy/heavy metal guitarists, but this guy has an appreciation for history I think is not normally found in that type of guitarists. Generalising as hell? Yes ;)
    But anyway, very nice collection!
     
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    5....never heard that last name before. sweedish, perhaps?
     
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    Incredible, that 68' thinline looked like a re-issue it was so clean.
     
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    Dude's got some expendable income, huh?
    Good to see he's keeping with tradition and the Tele. I think he has his own model out with Fender now, doesn't he? I've never heard him play.
     
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    "And I think I have a white one around here, too..."

    He'd fit right in around here...seems like a nice guy, and he certainly knows his Telecasters.
     
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    I think I can say that was a bit suprising
     
  8. All Hallows

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    ...He probably is already a member. lol

    He does seem like a nice guy. Pretty humble too- always trying to improve and learn new things. I wish he was my guitar teacher.
     
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    I'm gassing very hard for a tele right now (for the first time, in almost 30 years of playing) and i need to see this?
     
  10. Jahn

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    His own Tele is a bit stagey for me to swallow, but his heart's in the right place!

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    That's a pretty radical collection. He's a great player, clean and fast. I'm not sure that I dig his music that much but he is awesome - no doubt about it.
     
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    Wearing a t-shirt with your own name and picture on it doesn't come across as too terribly humble to me...
     
  13. All Hallows

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    It's funny. I am sure it's a joke to him. I think it would be hilarious to walk around with your face plastered on a shirt with a stupid slogan. lol
     
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    Man those were the cleanest tele's I've ever seen, even the broadcaster looked almost new! Must not be a relic fan :p
     
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    I think I read an interview of his where he said his goal was to own a Tele from every year. I'm pretty sure that before he played with Rob Halford, David Lee Roth, Marilyn Manson, and Rob Zombie, he had a country gig. Could be mistaken though.
     
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    He def has some country chops.
    He is articulate and thoughtful and I bet would be an interesting cat to hang with.
    I appreciate that he is such a passionate steward of such fine instruments.

    Emee
     
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    I'm not at all familiar with his music, as metal, etc. really does nothing for me.

    However, after watching that I'm not only impressed with his collection but also with him as a person. He's very articulate, intelligent and obviously cares a great deal about the instrument and Tele's in particular.

    Thanks for the thread.
     
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    He does some awesome country playing as well as the Manson thing.

    That was very enjoyable, thanks!
     
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    His stuff with KD Lang is fantastic too.
     

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