" Thinking " about a NGD - wudda ya guyz think

Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by thunder58, Oct 6, 2019.

  1. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    And you came here to ask, do you see where you made your mistake?
    There is no think only do!
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  2. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    I’ve read somewhere production of CVs has moved from China to Indonesia?
    So this beckons the question. Are the CVs still punching above their weight?
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  3. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    Two simple words: Do it.
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  4. Flouswa

    Flouswa Country Gent

    I love mine, it's my go-to guitar and has been to many open mics. However--I'm not sure that the new ones are exactly the same as mine, you might want to do some research. When I bought mine, they were $399.99 and then they were gone all of a sudden in that color combo. Not sure if they still have any of that one in the white, but something has been changed.
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  5. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013

    That’s what I was gonna say. Luckily, you can see the weights on Sweetwater.

    The early CV’s were SUPER light and really resonant.......totally wonderful guitars, but you gotta like thin necks. Cause they are thin.

    But yeah, these are great Tele’s period. Regardless of price.
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  6. emitex

    emitex Synchromatic

    Aug 21, 2014
    Absolutely Rich! You won't be disappointed. I love mine. Warning, they can be addicting! :- )
    PS: Ebay has inexpensive hard shell cases that fit mine perfectly. Glarry brand. Do a search for "Straight Flange Electric Guitar Hard Shell Case" and see the results.
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2019
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  7. latetotheparty

    latetotheparty Electromatic

    Mar 18, 2018
    Classic Vibes are great guitars for the money ... and very good guitars regardless of the price.
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  8. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    The ones i've tried were boat anchors,and those skinny necks are not for me,i'd go with a used Baja myself.
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  9. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013

    That’s a good point. I’ve admittedly never played one of the Indonesian examples. The early Chinese CV’s were incredible though. I had 5 or 6 of them.
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  10. MikeyUK

    MikeyUK Synchromatic

    Dec 15, 2016
    Rochdale, GB
    To think I suggested you only needed two. I really am something of an amateur on this form
  11. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013

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    GOOBALL JEFF Electromatic

    Oct 1, 2019
    go for it! it's a classic!
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    GOOBALL JEFF Electromatic

    Oct 1, 2019
    I want that...
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  14. CousinWarsh

    CousinWarsh Synchromatic

    Jun 24, 2018
    Western NY
    So did you buy it yet?
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  15. blueruins

    blueruins Country Gent

    May 28, 2013
    Savannah, GA
    Yes! Yes! Yes!

    I am deeply in love with mine...

    There she is right now....

    She looks good...

    Feels good...

    Sounds so good when I touch her neck...
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  16. I will be the stick in the mud. I have tried a few squires, classic vibe and all. Yes they are affordable, but they never felt just right to me. I say save and get a decent one, that you actually play first, and comes with a case.
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  17. dreamingGretsch

    dreamingGretsch Gretschie

    Oct 12, 2010
    Melbourne, Australia
    While the Squier CV's are really good, Im waiting to check them out myself especially that they moved manufacturing to Indonesia.. the China made ones were absolutely shocking in quality and tone.. given that "I think" the pickups were toneriders and those were being manufactured in the other room...

    If you can chase an older model, the ones made in china, you can buy these sight unseen and have a gig worthy telecaster..
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  18. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Funny you mention the Baja . @TSims1 actually recommended one to me many years ago and said it was the best bang for the buck Tele
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  19. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Yea , I have Bigsbyitis ( can't play a guitar without one )
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  20. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    .... oh boy , never thought about that
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