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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:06 pm    Post subject: NGD: Tele thinline Reply with quote



Picked this up today. Haven't plugged it in yet cause hungover but sounds cool unplugged. Very jangly and resonant.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

very nice indeed
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Get your Richey Manic on
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice Noirie! Love the thinline, but I’d slap a black guard on it personally. Still looks great!
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Get your Richey Manic on


Definitely him and Rachel Goswell made me always want one.

It's feels so much better than the VM I tried a couple years back. Looks better too.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bastard! I've wanted a Thinline for years.

Do an review.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice, always fancied one of these
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think the pickups are lower output than my Jaguars Laughing

But it's still really fucking nice. Has the newer narrow frets as well. Thought I'd hate them but so far so good.

Kinda pissed the shop charged me for strings and a gig bag though. Normally get them chucked in for free without much hassle.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice.
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Kinda pissed the shop charged me for strings and a gig bag though. Normally get them chucked in for free without much hassle.

When I bought my Flying V back in 2000 it didn't come with anything. They tried to sell me a second-hand case that it would fit in but it wasn't a V case. I said I'd just walk it back to the office and the guy said "you can't do that! Hang on, I'm sure I can find you a gig bag" and dug out a second-hand gig bag for me.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same thing happened with me when I bought a Hagstrom. Was literally walking out the door and the manager stopped me and gave us a padded Fender one. IIRC that was Wunjos.

Was PMT I bought the Tele from. Whilst I was waiting for them to bring it out for me, some guy asked one of the sales assistants for help about something and I just heard "Sorry bro I know literally nothing about guitars". Pretty fucking yikes.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice guitar.
I had one in the 90's, a Fender Japan which I bought from a mail order guitar company called Flyingpig!
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I remember FlyingPig! I 'memberrrrr

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Whilst I was waiting for them to bring it out for me, some guy asked one of the sales assistants for help about something and I just heard "Sorry bro I know literally nothing about guitars". Pretty fucking yikes.


PMT sells pianos, synths, drums and PA stuff too tho, it's not just a guitar shop

Nice geetbox, sonny
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bridge pup died lol
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Make sure the problem doesn't lie with the toggly, much cheaper fix than another WRHB. I swapped a pickup in an SG before finding it was a dirty contact on the switch causing the problem, and sorted it with just a bit of contact cleaner too rather than a whole new Switchcraft SG/335 switch (fuckers expensive).
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The wide rangers in these have the Squier branding on them though. If I have to replace it with a Fender branded one, imma flip and go full rainman.

The switch does feel like a bag of shit so I reckon you're right.

Irony I choose this over a Mustang cause I didn't want no problems Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If it's new it will still be under warranty so shouldn't cost you anything to fix. Still a PITA though.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shit, I never noticed this was a Squier until now.
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