I'm starting to shop around for a new electric and am decidedly in the market for a Tele of some sort. I remember reading some praise for ASATs on I Make Music before. I want to go back and read it, but who knows how long it will be unavailable via search
Does anyone have any comments or input? Are there other tele copies or similar guitars that you'd recommend?
― sandbox vagina (rusty flathead screwdriver), Wednesday, 30 November 2011 13:00 (nine years ago) link
Just remembered about google cache, so here's the original thread I was thinking of:
― sandbox vagina (rusty flathead screwdriver), Wednesday, 30 November 2011 13:01 (nine years ago) link
asats are amazing, both the tribute and the american versions. i think that $ for quality they pretty much stomp on the current fenders in pretty much every way.
― PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Wednesday, 30 November 2011 16:45 (nine years ago) link
btw if you need any info on any of the G&L stuff i can do that because hey i am technically at work so
i am also really digging the reverend buckshot, but thats sort of a semitele hybrid (gretschy mini-humbucker in the neck). worth looking at though.
― PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Wednesday, 30 November 2011 16:48 (nine years ago) link
we had a guitar listening in lecture on monday and in the lot was a Z-3 i thought was pretty sleek. the sound wasn't very near tele territory imo but seemed like you could cover a whole lotta ground w/ the coil-tap and all. liked it quite a bit.
― arb ys, Friday, 9 December 2011 15:47 (nine years ago) link
yeah those pickups are really cool, we sell tons of the tribute comanches because those are in there and they arent stupid expensive. also arb ys did u get my message?
― PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 17:01 (nine years ago) link
yeah like ten minutes ago actually cuz my phone is stupid. i'll either be up tmr or um... actually prob more like tuesday idk. i'll call ya abt pricing or w/e when i figure out what's going on.
i think it was a USA Z-3 the dude was playing--do the tribute comanches do all the coil tap business or are they more straightforward?
― arb ys, Thursday, 15 December 2011 18:35 (nine years ago) link
unless it was really weird, i think instead of coil tapping it must have been an on/off switch for the neck pickup prob (so you can get the bridge/neck and all on combos without fucking up the standard 5 way switching. thx to the z coil design, if you coil tapped you would basically turn off half of the strings.
― PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 18:41 (nine years ago) link
I did end up buying myself a Tribute Classic Semi-Hollow. It's my first new guitar in over a decade and I'm so fucking thrilled.
― another suggestbanite (rusty flathead screwdriver), Thursday, 15 December 2011 18:42 (nine years ago) link
oh and yeah the tribute comanches have the on/off on a push/pull on the center pot
xpost awesome man, thats a great great guitar
― PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 18:43 (nine years ago) link
xp: Which is to say, big thanks to you, Proven By Booze Science for hammering on about these guitars that I might have overlooked.
― another suggestbanite (rusty flathead screwdriver), Thursday, 15 December 2011 18:46 (nine years ago) link
the guy was tapping all three pickups, i'm positive. i think each coil in each of the Z was tapped halfway through the winds? like on the tux deluxe?
also xpost congrats on the guit!
― arb ys, Thursday, 15 December 2011 18:49 (nine years ago) link
oh ok, thats some serious hardcore custom shit right there then!
― PROVEN BY BOOZE SCIENCE, Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:05 (nine years ago) link