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    The Esquire files





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    Re: The Esquire files

    For me, one of the most cool looking and sounding guitars ever whose versatility is a little overrated because of its “specialist” tone, especially in stock esquire wiring format. Just based on handling a number of reissued and replicas and one particular early 50s original.

    I also realize however, that I am in the minority.

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    Quote Originally Posted by P.Walker View Post
    For me, one of the most cool looking and sounding guitars ever whose versatility is a little overrated because of its “specialist” tone, especially in stock esquire wiring format. Just based on handling a number of reissued and replicas and one particular early 50s original. I also realize however, that I am in the minority.
    Not at all.

    Thanks to the Gristle King, everyone knows that a single pickup guitar produces superior sound, because two (or more) pickups suck up the tone juice.

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    Re: The Esquire files

    I just saw a picture of Joe B holding the black Esquire from the
    First catalogue. I didn’t know it was still around. Maybe Joe can tell us more?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JJ Jones View Post
    I just saw a picture of Joe B holding the black Esquire from the First catalogue. I didn’t know it was still around. Maybe Joe can tell us more?
    David Davidson is a member here (WeBuyGuitars). You could ask him if you don't hear from JBLPlayer.

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    Re: The Esquire files

    This is probably the nicest Esquire I ever had, a late 1954 white guard:





    I have heard lately that it is in the hands of a touring pro who uses it.
    Pauls to the walls!

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    Re: The Esquire files

    ^^^^
    Color on that looks good enough to eat!

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    Seymour Duncan on Jeff Beck's esquire...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9E4ACHhD8tk
    back where it all begins...

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    Re: The Esquire files

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Wittrock View Post
    This is probably the nicest Esquire I ever had, a late 1954 white guard:





    I have heard lately that it is in the hands of a touring pro who uses it.



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    Oops, I did it again







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    Re: The Esquire files

    Hers mine , surf green single top bound esquire







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    Re: The Esquire files

    Quote Originally Posted by NL128 View Post
    Hers mine , surf green single top bound esquire






    Eff'n gorgeous. Love everything about it.
    - 2006 Les Paul Historic R4 Oxblood
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    - 1995 Les Paul Studio Ebony with B7 Bigsby

    There is NO substitute for Loudness.

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    Re: The Esquire files

    Great looking guitars. I like the idea of a single pickup tele. But why the selector switch?

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    Re: The Esquire files

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff Gress View Post
    Great looking guitars. I like the idea of a single pickup tele. But why the selector switch?
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fender_Esquire

    https://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Fender_Esquire_Basics


    https://www.premierguitar.com/articl...Esquire_Wiring


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    Re: The Esquire files

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff Gress View Post
    Great looking guitars. I like the idea of a single pickup tele. But why the selector switch?
    Tonal variations at the flip of a switch.
    Pauls to the walls!

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    Re: The Esquire files

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Wittrock View Post
    Tonal variations at the flip of a switch.
    I call it heaven.

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    Re: The Esquire files

    thx

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    Re: The Esquire files

    I got this pine body at a Dallas show years ago for $20, so I decided this summer to build an Esquire-y type guitar out of it. Fired up the spray gun and shot it with some black lacquer. I changed the mud capacitor to something more useable. Has more of a cocked wah sound in the mud switch setting.
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