NOD: Fender Toronado

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New offset day - picked up this Toronado GT at cash converters.
This is from 2005, Fender were making a few guitars in Korea at that time and I think they're pretty good bang for buck. Mahogany body, rosewood fretboard, Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates and '59 pickups. Pretty much a Les Paul :wink:
Photos make the finish look quite yellow, it's a bit greener in reality. Gave it a much needed clean and a setup, plays really well and sounds decent, need to get the pickup height right still I think.
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Re: NOD: Fender Toronado

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Jake wrote: Wed May 11, 2022 8:02 pm New offset day - picked up this Toronado GT at cash converters.
This is from 2005, Fender were making a few guitars in Korea at that time and I think they're pretty good bang for buck. Mahogany body, rosewood fretboard, Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates and '59 pickups. Pretty much a Les Paul :wink:
Photos make the finish look quite yellow, it's a bit greener in reality. Gave it a much needed clean and a setup, plays really well and sounds decent, need to get the pickup height right still I think.
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Slowy wrote: Wed May 11, 2022 8:11 pm Very cool. Happy NGD!
If you see one with P90s, let me know?
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Looks cool. Is that intonation OK?

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That looks cool, I’m not into the whole offset thing but I do like this one. Nice score
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Hot!

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I'm not the world's biggest offset fan, but I really like this
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