What's left for Fender to do?

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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by marqueemoon » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:19 am

Handwired Princeton Reverb?

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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:22 am

mbene085 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:04 pm
Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:57 pm
Lefty models?
Whoah, whoah, whoah. Let's not get crazy here. It's not like there are 770 million lefties in the world. I mean...it just doesn't make sense to go after a market that small.
:D :D :D

Honestly, I wouldn't even care about some of the crazier models. Sure, I'd love to see a lefty XII, but seeing as how righties would also love to see a XII, I don't see that happening. Hell, just to get a Tele that's not black or 3-tone sunburst, would be amazing. I'd love to see one of the decent, less expensive Jazzmasters in lefty...
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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by aliendawg » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:56 am

More colors and matching headstocks for Squier offsets
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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by tammyw » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:09 am

Is it too soon to start re-issuing '80s models? This could be the 35th anniversary of bowling ball finishes.
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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by Squirrel » Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:54 am

Fender should invent a time machine and use it to create a series of 1950s/60s reissue guitars, which were actually built in the Fender factory in the 1950s/60s and then sent forwards in time to be sold in the present. This would spark an intense online debate about whether said guitars are actually originals or reissues, and the vintage section of this forum would be 99% "is this real/fake/refinished" threads, as opposed to the current 98%. Due to the extra monetary income provided by the future version of themselves, Leo Fender would decide not to sell to CBS and the quality of Fender guitars would therefore never go downhill. This would mean the present version of Fender would no longer need to invent the time machine and employ a superior past version of themselves, causing some kind of paradox which would cause the universe to implode.

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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by smjenkins » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:05 am

marqueemoon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:19 am
Handwired Princeton Reverb?
OMG yes. Please do this!

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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by Jaguar018 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:43 am

Squirrel wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:54 am
Fender should invent a time machine and use it to create a series of 1950s/60s reissue guitars, which were actually built in the Fender factory in the 1950s/60s and then sent forwards in time to be sold in the present. This would spark an intense online debate about whether said guitars are actually originals or reissues, and the vintage section of this forum would be 99% "is this real/fake/refinished" threads, as opposed to the current 98%. Due to the extra monetary income provided by the future version of themselves, Leo Fender would decide not to sell to CBS and the quality of Fender guitars would therefore never go downhill. This would mean the present version of Fender would no longer need to invent the time machine and employ a superior past version of themselves, causing some kind of paradox which would cause the universe to implode.
I like this outside-of-the-box thinking. Of course, Fender's wood demand would decimate forests and all that nitro-spray would give the entire town of Fullerton cancer too!

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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by wooderson » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:56 pm

marqueemoon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:19 am
Handwired Princeton Reverb?
Based on the price of the HW Deluxe Reverb, you'd be better off going boutique, I'd think.

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Re: What's left for Fender to do?

Post by marqueemoon » Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:01 pm

wooderson wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:56 pm
marqueemoon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:19 am
Handwired Princeton Reverb?
Based on the price of the HW Deluxe Reverb, you'd be better off going boutique, I'd think.
I agree, but that didn’t stop them with the Deluxe.

I assume it would be $2Kish and there are a lot if good small amp options at that price point.

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