Fender Japan Korina Offset Telecaster

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Fender Japan Korina Offset Telecaster

Post by trustee » Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:34 pm

I am thinking of picking one up to go alongside my mahogany LTD. What do you guys think of this one?

https://www.musiciansbuy.com/fender-lim ... Q3EALw_wcB

Andertons UK also has a veedeeoo on these.

My current MIJ Mahogany offset:

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Re: Fender Japan Korina Offset Telecaster

Post by Tehz_ » Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:41 pm

Oh god, I wish I hadn’t seen that. Just gorgeous

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Re: Fender Japan Korina Offset Telecaster

Post by Tweedledee » Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:56 pm

Of all the offset Tele variants, that’s one of the prettiest I’ve seen. Go for it!

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Re: Fender Japan Korina Offset Telecaster

Post by monsterdonkey » Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:34 pm

I don’t love the alternate reality series or whatever they are called but I do like this.

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Re: Fender Japan Korina Offset Telecaster

Post by wproffitt » Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:05 pm

This isn’t normally my thing, but this particular example is VERY well executed. That looks like a lot of fun!

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Re: Fender Japan Korina Offset Telecaster

Post by trustee » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:22 pm

First night in the house and absolutely a tone rocket. I can't believe how good this thing sounds and plays.

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