lp, fender what next?

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  1. neastguy

    neastguy Supporting Member

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    well I have a lp custom and a fender strat....and bout' $900 to spend, what guitar should I get next? I'm thinking either a Tele or a HSS style guitar...what are your thoughts...?
     
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    my vote would be for something with P90 or filtertrons
     
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    Buy a used '52RI Tele, should run around $800.
     
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    Check out the Reverend Slingshot Custom:)
     
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    Depending on what kind of music you play,
    and assuming you want to stick to the classic designs,
    I would vote for a semi-hollow ES335 style
    or Tele-style guitar.
     
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    tele, tele tele! Neastguy, are you the cat w/ the Zep medley? You NEED a tele, rosewoodboard, alder body, dragon pic optional LOL
     
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    +1

    Gretsch has a flavor you cant get from your Paul or Strat.
     
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    Spend it on tattoos, or course...
     
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    Toss up between a Tele or a LP Junior/Special. The twang of a Tele and the fiesty roar of P90s will round out your tone pallette. I've got the first three myself, so soon I will complete the set with a Tele of my own.
     
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    i am in that situaion,i have a lespaul(beefy humbucker guitar) and i have a strat(single coil tones)...
    if i am to buy another guitar i think it would have to be a tone i cant get out of either....
    maybe something w/ P90's would be a good investment......
    though i did play a friends gibson victory the other day and that is a lespaul and a strat in one deal(awsome guitar)
     
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    tele...may have single coils but it's an utterly different guitars.
     
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    i think Ive decided to try either a bound telecaster deluxe or a custom slingshot.......the slingshot is tempting me, but I've always wanted a telecaster....
     
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    That's what I did and I haven't looked back to this day. Must agree with Unburst.
     
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    the only thing I dont like about the 52RI (although I havent played one yet) and I know this is petty but are they all just plain wood finish....I kinda wanted to get a burst if its gonna be a tele...
     
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    You can talk an american standard tele down to around $800 probably. Not sure if you could do it with a sunburst though. I think that my vintage white tele 52 is just as sweet looking as my 3 color sunburst american standard strat. To each his own though.
     
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    If you are looking to be as diverse as possible I'd recommend a Gretsch or Rickenbacker. You can't go wrong with a Tele or Junior as well. If I had to limit myself to a diverse set of 6 electrics this would be my list (in no particular order)-

    -Strat
    -Tele
    -Les Paul
    -Gretsch 6120
    -Rickenbacker 360 (maybe even a 12 string)
    -LP Junior
     
  19. neastguy

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    no love for the custom slingshot?
     

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