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Tony F

Long Island, NY

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Dec 12th, 2015 06:30 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Mine is Fiesta Red followed by blonde and olympic white.

TheProfessor
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MI

Dec 12th, 2015 06:33 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

White blonde parchment guard.

(W/maple neck, if you're asking.)

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Not quite my tempo
Dec 12th, 2015 07:04 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Butterscotch and blonde over ash. Olympic white with rosewood and black with maple for opaque colors.

Fiesta Red would be cool in my book.



Scotty D

USA

Put on your red shoes & dance the blues
Dec 13th, 2015 08:34 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Black guard

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Sunshine State

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Dec 13th, 2015 09:07 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Blond on maple, Red on maple go together nicely

shoreline or firemist gold go well with maple or rosewood


I would have to say those are my favorites...I have all those combinations except for the red body on maple....

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Dec 13th, 2015 09:31 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

My current Tele stable includes a 3 tone sunburst and a double bound thinline in seafoam green. Both maple (I have no use for rosewood on a Tele). IF I were to lose both of these guitars I think I'd build a butterscotch/blackguard with a ginormous neck. I love fiesta red on Strats but for some reason it seems misplaced on a Tele to me.

edit to add: I would also love a copper Tele.

(This message was last edited by littleuch at 11:33 AM, Dec 13th, 2015)

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Santee CA

Poser extraordinaire
Dec 13th, 2015 10:15 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Blonde on rosewood followed closely by Fiesta Red on rosewood. Both with a parchment pickguard.

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Dec 13th, 2015 11:13 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I guess it's up to me to defend the honor of

Lake Placid blue with a mint pickguard.

Riff Twang

Tasmania Australia

torn between country and the blues..
Dec 13th, 2015 12:16 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I have a midnight wine tele with maple board, but my favorite is butterscotch with tort guard and maple board.

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long island, ny

all partscasters, all the time...
Dec 13th, 2015 02:16 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I think that 52RI Coppercasters are the coolest Telecaster 'look' of all - and I'm pretty sure that puts me squarely in the minority.

I don't have one (yet).



Malcolm

Edmond, OK

Dec 13th, 2015 02:34 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

+1 on Tony's with rosewood.

Superduper

Scilly Isles

Dec 14th, 2015 12:44 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Ash body unpainted

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It's not just good..

...it's good enough.
Dec 14th, 2015 06:52 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Silver sparkle, black binding, white pickguard, and maple neck.
Essentially, just like Don Rich's Telecaster.

And maybe someday I'll own one.

I'm also quite partial to White Blonde - I have both a Thinline Cabronita and a Jazzmaster in that color.


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USA

Dec 14th, 2015 07:17 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Maple neck: butterscotch or blonde on ash body.

Rosewood neck: Sherwood Green. Mmmmmm. Always wanted one, could never find one.

Sherlooks purty

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Dec 14th, 2015 08:38 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Right now I'm building a double bound burgundy mist metallic tele body... my last build was tahitian coral pink! (esquire) my only other tele is butterscotch. Heck, I like em all!

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American Patriot

I'm on guard these days.
Dec 14th, 2015 09:13 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Any that look old.

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Wichita, KS USA

It's all gravy from here on...
Dec 14th, 2015 09:38 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

White Blonde
Crimson Red Transparent
Lake Placid Blue


I have the 1st two. Why don't I have a LPB!

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Austin, Texas

Yeeeehaaaa!
Dec 14th, 2015 03:32 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

3-tone sunburst-white pickguard-maple fretboard;

Honorable mention for the old blonde or bright red with white pickguard and maple fretboard.

Texican

Cypress, TX

I Dare To Be Different
Dec 18th, 2015 02:53 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

My only Tele is ...

Firemist Gold

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Sunshine State

Just a pawn in someone else's game
Dec 18th, 2015 06:24 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

ah..HA!!!..so your the guy that inspired...

...this

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