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Post irrefutable facts about guitar types.

geek-mo

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If you spend 90% or more of your time playing a strat, you kinda adjust to this peculiar design feature. But if you spend a fair amount of time on Tele's or LP's and you go to a strat, the volume knob and pickup selector location seems idiotic. How can anyone pick close to the bridge on a Strat without hitting the volume knob? It takes a pretty unique "style" to pull that off.
Others view that as a feature and not a bug. The knob placement makes it easy to do volume swells.
 

AlienInvader

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I don't doubt that at all. My irrefutable fact is that it is very easy to accidentally move the volume knob and hit the pickup selector switch on a Strat. Another irrefutable fact is that the Strat is probably the easiest guitar to do volume swells with the volume knob.
 

Gas-man

Unrepentant Massaganist
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Here's mine:

If you show up to the gig with a hot-**** flashy guitar like a White Falcon or a Danny Gatton sparkle Tele or something...

Son, you better play the **** outta that thing or you look like a serious poseur.

But, that's just me. LOL
 

Eskimo_Joe

Rocker, roller, way out of controller
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Amateurs should not be relic'ing guitars, leave that to the professionals please.
 

p19978

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No one has made a quality guitar since 1959, and those guitars haven't played a note worth a damn since December 31, 1979.
Dang!

I agree, which I'm sure makes me a close-minded loser Neanderthal of some type.

Now where did I put my Led Zep records...
 
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Leo continued to listen to his customers and refine the designs, just as Fender has done in his absence. The original strat and tele designs are fantastic, but I prefer the bridge and the MFD pickups on my ASAT Special, and the noiseless pickups/5-way toggle/S1 switching on my American Deluxe. Nothing wrong with a little tweaking :)
Amen ... Loves me some MFDs
 




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