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Schecter Pete Townshend Telecaster 198x Black

$850
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David's Guitars
Fremont, CA, United States
14
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Joined Reverb
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About This Listing

Up for sale is a heavily used Van Nuys era Pete Townshend Telecaster. These are pretty rare guys and date back to when Schecter was just a parts shop in California. Tom Anderson (of Anderson Guitars) ended up building a telecaster for Pete Townshend and after that a few people special ordered them. 

I've had this for several years, but the man I bought it from bought it from one of the Black Crowe's guitar techs and they used this guitar on tour and it shows   I don't really have any way of proving this, but I trust the man that sold it to me and he's always finding and collecting that type of used gear.

Features:

  • - Maple neck with walnut skunk stripe
  • - Schecter Anderon wound pickups
  • - Coil split push-pull knobs that when both engaged with the selector in the middle position give a nice out of phase or in-series sound, not sure which.


Issues:

  • - It's obvious this guitar has been through a lot and I'm not quite sure what it's worth, but feel free to make offers. 
  • - It looks like the top may have been refinished and there's a line underneath the paint below the bridge that I tried to catch in one of the up close photos. 
  • - The nut is broken, but the intonation is good and it stays in tune perfect. I've played out with it and had no tuning issues. 
  • - There's a mark exposing the wood on the bottom that I got a close up of. 
  • - Some occasional binding chips. See photos. 
  • - The back has plenty of buckle rash and chips etc.


SOUND:

  • - It honestly is one of my most versatile guitars. 
  • - The neck pickup can get a nice rock kick, do a nice throaty blues sound, roll off for a nice muted jazz tone, and coil-split for a pretty convincing strat vibe. 
  • - The bridge pickup can kick really hard and also has a pretty good coil split sound.
  • - Both pickups split with the middle toggle in the middle yields a great funk sound.


When I played in top 40 bands this was my main guitar even though I had much more expensive and "theoretically better", I could just cover so much ground with this one and it has a great tone. 

If you have any questions let me know and don't be afraid to offer!

This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

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Listed8 years ago
ConditionFair (Used)
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