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robroe
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:53 am    Post subject: SQUIER ESQUIER Reply with quote

i thought i made a thread about this guitar I built this year for myself but I cant be assed to find it. anyways over the year it has become my #1 player gutiar. I love it. I beat the living shit out of it.

I found a video of me at a bachelor party out in a cabin with it dumping all the photos and videos off my phone and on to the PC.


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Josh
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love that guitar. So simple yet so nice. Esquires are the best.
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Fran
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Reminds me of the old blue Esquire that got passed around shortscale.

That was the guitar that turned me onto Telecasters. Simplistic yet so good. Only took me 20 years... Laughing

Looks God Rob, video made me lolz as well.
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dezb1 wrote:
Stop fucking about and get an SD-1

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Earl Grey tea is flavoured with bergamot oil, which is extracted by crushing the anal glands of cliff-nesting seabirds in a press.

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Maybe i'll sell my internet. It's lost its fun since i already beat it twice.
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Doog
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Best colour, love iiiiiiiiiit

(needs a neck pickup tho)
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks sweet and like Fran said reminds me of the old one which I had for a bit. Loved playing it through a rat
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's got all the same parts as the last one. Neck is from Aen. Body is double bound too!
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A thing of beauty... I keep repeating in my head with Brittish accent "Squiya Esquiya"
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Fran
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doog wrote:
Best colour, love iiiiiiiiiit

(needs a neck pickup tho)


I ended up putting a neck pickup in my white Esquire, not been impressed with it until recently. I found if I boost the Tiny Terror with a SD-1, on the neck pickup it sings. Sounds awful clean.

I can feel a 'recommend me a good Tele neck pickup' thread coming.
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Earl Grey tea is flavoured with bergamot oil, which is extracted by crushing the anal glands of cliff-nesting seabirds in a press.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fran wrote:


I can feel a 'recommend me a good Tele neck pickup' thread coming.


throw it out. spend 7 dollars on a new pickguard without a hole in it.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

robroe wrote:
Fran wrote:


I can feel a 'recommend me a good Tele neck pickup' thread coming.


throw it out. spend 7 dollars on a new pickguard without a hole in it.

I've still got the old pickguard, but I like the option of a neck pickup, especially joining a covers band.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I likes it.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fran wrote:
robroe wrote:
Fran wrote:


I can feel a 'recommend me a good Tele neck pickup' thread coming.


throw it out. spend 7 dollars on a new pickguard without a hole in it.

I've still got the old pickguard, but I like the option of a neck pickup, especially joining a covers band.


after you throw out the neck pickup, and put the old pickguard back on, quit the cover band, start a real fuckin band, even if its complete shite you are still writing your own shite with a one pickup guitar.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fran, once I put a strat pickup in the neck position of one of my half-dozen Craigslist tele projects, I knew I could never go back.

MARTY STUART WAS RIGHT.


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Noirie.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

51 neck? I miss the old Esquier. I remember had your JS tuners on it, and then one random shitty one Smile
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Fran
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

theshadowofseattle wrote:
Fran, once I put a strat pickup in the neck position of one of my half-dozen Craigslist tele projects, I knew I could never go back.

MARTY STUART WAS RIGHT.


I'm gonna dew it, thanks Shad.
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NickS wrote:
Earl Grey tea is flavoured with bergamot oil, which is extracted by crushing the anal glands of cliff-nesting seabirds in a press.

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Fran
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

robroe wrote:
Fran wrote:
robroe wrote:
Fran wrote:


I can feel a 'recommend me a good Tele neck pickup' thread coming.


throw it out. spend 7 dollars on a new pickguard without a hole in it.

I've still got the old pickguard, but I like the option of a neck pickup, especially joining a covers band.


after you throw out the neck pickup, and put the old pickguard back on, quit the cover band, start a real fuckin band, even if its complete shite you are still writing your own shite with a one pickup guitar.

Laughing

I've got no desire to write Rob, I'm 46 and don't want to be in a real band anymore. I want to have fun playing songs ive liked for years and see an actual audience sing along.
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Earl Grey tea is flavoured with bergamot oil, which is extracted by crushing the anal glands of cliff-nesting seabirds in a press.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Love this guitar. I am so in love my own Esquire. It is absolutely my favorite guitar to play. I now have scratches on the pickguard much like Rob's (after getting a Marshall Guv'nor pedal).



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For the record, bought that Dano pedal used. That was a Dezb1 recommendation. Pretty good pedal, but I've sworn off Chorus again since taking that photo.
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