BobArsecake said: My mate had a Telecaster Pro-Tone, while I wasn't a fan of the gold hardware and that, it was an amazing guitar, do it! perhaps go $175ish though, you don't want to *totally *rip him off.
Pounds, Bob, and yeah he's a good mate, so I don't want to rip him off. Fact is he doesn't play it, and wants to get rid of it, and I want to make sure someone else doesn't get their filthy mits on it.
Thanks for the link, DW. My mate's version is the red strat shown lower down on the page.