Nash Tele help!

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  1. theanalogdream

    theanalogdream Supporting Member

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    I have a G&L ASAT semi hollow bluesboy. The feel of the guitar and build is really solid and nice to play, however because it is semi hollow and has a humbucker, it is not exactly what I'm looking for. I just want flat out tele-tone. I've been looking around alot and Nash seems to be putting out some great guitars.
    My problem is do I go for the 50's or 60's model? I really like the sounds of both but was wondering if anyone could maybe share a little about their own nash guitars?
    Also, do I go with Lollar's or Fralin's?
    help!?
     
  2. Arc Angel

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    Is the choice really one of Ash/Maple vs. Alder/Rosewood for the 50's vs. 60's?

    From what I've seen, the T-52s usually are in the greatest demand compared to any 60's models.

    A Rosewood board will mean a no visible relicing on the fretboard .... and that's one point of contention for Nash detractors ...
     
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    Rosewood board Nash guitars still have relicing on the, just not nearly as visible, especially in pictures.

    Truly, comes down tot he wood prefence tonewise.
     
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    So the rosewood would be a little darker and have less sustain? I'm not sure what the tonal difference would be between alder and ash....can anyone help me out with that one?
     
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    The early 60's Tele's with rosewood boards were ash...not sure when or if they changed to alder..I'm pretty sure about a few alder Tele's with rosewood boards being built though...
     

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