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Old June 8th, 2008, 09:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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eric clapton mid boost kit in tele????

is it possible to put an eric clapton mid boost kit in a telecaster or would it have to be a nashville tele?

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Old June 8th, 2008, 09:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You could put one in any Tele but you'd have to route out a rectangular section to drop in the circuit board.
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Old June 8th, 2008, 09:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You could put one in any Tele but you'd have to route out a rectangular section to drop in the circuit board.
thanks man im not real good at tryin to figure out wirin but if i know its possible i can do it.im getting a dremel soon and ill route above the control plate
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Just rember on a Tele you only have 2 knobs...on a Strat with the EC setup you have Volume, TBX Tone, and the Boost Blender pot. If you stick with 2 knobs, I would get rid of the TBX Tone pot and just use the Vol and Boost Blend. You could add a third knob between the other 2 on the control plate though. Before you cut into anything on your guitar ...make sure you plan teh whole thing out and know what your doing ahead of time...mechanically and electrically.

A while ago I put a new body on my EC Strat. I was tired of looking at the old Pewter body and changed it to an Allparts 2 color sunburst. Here's a pic of the 2 bodies before I routed the the new Allparts body. I made a paper tracing of the rout on the original body and used that as a template to transfer to the new body. Then routed the new body exactly like the old one. Also had to route a section on the back of the guitar where the battery fits on teh EC Strat. In a Tele the battery will most likely fit in the control cavity.

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thanks man im not real good at tryin to figure out wirin but if i know its possible i can do it.im getting a dremel soon and ill route above the control plate
What Tele do you have? You might not need to do any routing if the pickup cavity is big enough. But then, I've never seen the mid boost circuit board...
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Old June 8th, 2008, 10:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
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alright il probaly cut another hole in the control plate
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Old June 8th, 2008, 10:11 PM   #7 (permalink)
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What Tele do you have? You might not need to do any routing if the pickup cavity is big enough. But then, I've never seen the mid boost circuit board...
See my EC body pic above...the board is about 1.6 by 2.6 inches
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Old June 8th, 2008, 10:19 PM   #8 (permalink)
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What Tele do you have? You might not need to do any routing if the pickup cavity is big enough. But then, I've never seen the mid boost circuit board...
ive got a cheap squire afinity series special tele that im tryin to figure out what i want to do to it
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Old June 9th, 2008, 02:17 PM   #9 (permalink)
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You can get a preamp from GFS that fits. http://store.guitarfetish.com/teac25bomida.html

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Old June 9th, 2008, 03:27 PM   #10 (permalink)
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im might buy that instead of the eric clapton kit
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Old June 9th, 2008, 10:45 PM   #11 (permalink)
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im might buy that instead of the eric clapton kit

That looks like a great choice...
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