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Road Worn ESQUIRE is here!~ just got one!

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by DonM, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. DonM

    DonM Member

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    This Road Worn Tele, I just got in a trade - it had a dead neck pickup and a few dents in the frets from a drop? - or maybe the original relic tool?

    So It gave me the idea to make it a "Esquire" out of it - so I had a old looking Blackgaurd Relic Esquire Pickgaurd handy - and wolla! --
    Now it reminds me of Seymour Duncans signature Esquire - and that reminded me I really wanted one of those when they were first announced - but then we found out that they were $3,000.00 ~~forget it!
    Sorry but I don't spend more the 1000.00 on any guitar here on new ones I'll ever own -
    to me its just wood and steel & so I never can see the value after about $1,200.00 in any Fender guitar~~
    -- so this pretty much gave me that Seymour Duncan artist model Esquire That I always wanted -

    so for now..all I need to do is add a tapped Esquire pickup and I'm good to go. just got it a hour or two ago..

    so this is like my wannbee $3000.00 Esquire that only cost $900.00 street?
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  2. trisonic

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    Looks pretty cool to me, Don.
    Give us a tone report in due course, willya?

    Best, Pete.
     
  3. skeeterbuck

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    Yea Don, but where are you going to get a good tapped Esquire pickup from? :rotflmao

    Congrats on the "New" Road Worn SD Special. :BEER
     
  4. benjammin420

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    i want one so bad, but i cant be happy with a guitar that has a 7.25" radius anymore
     
  5. mojocaster.com

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    I was wondering the same thing :D
     
  6. Polynitro

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    Cool man! Give Lollar a call he'll hook you up with a sweet PUP.
     
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    Don Mare has one that looks nice..
     
  8. Celticdave

    Celticdave Seeker Gold Supporting Member

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    This looks cool! Did you give up on the Jeff Beck strat search? I still think you should try to find a Strat Plus!
     
  9. Boris Bubbanov

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    Tapped Esquire pup without the $ 3,000.00 price tag.

    Sounds like a tempting proposition, Don!
     
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    Now.. if only there was someone making tapped Esquire pickups.... :D
     
  13. Gas-man

    Gas-man Unrepentant Massaganist

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    Not feeling that black guard.

    I say trow a white on there and see what it looks like.
     
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    You realize that DonM is Don Mare who's one of the best pickup makers out there right? lol I bet he can make a good pickup for his guitar. :)
     
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    That's a great idea- score a Roadworn tele and do the Esquire conversion and save a few grand. I wish they made the Roadworn teles in sonic, seafoam, or daphne. I'd be all over that.
     
  16. rogwerks

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    Sweeeeeeeeetttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  17. RickC

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    my guess is that this is coming

    /rick
     
  18. teleking36

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    looks great, but what's the deal with the pickguard? those lines seem a little funny to me. alas, it's a great looking esquire!
     
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    Ver nice!

    For me it needs binding and a rosewood neck. When they come out with that one, I'm there.
     
  20. todd richman

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    Add a neck Strat pickup and make it a Gilmour About Face Esquire.
     

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