Classic Vibe Custom w/ Filtertron / TV Classic / Fidelitron in the neck

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  1. spiral

    spiral TDPRI Member

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    Has anyone put a Filtertron-style pickup in the neck of your Classic Vibe? I have one on the way. I am loving the Fidelitron pickup (tried it in a Coronado and swapped one into my 6120DC) and want to put it in the neck of the CVC. I know it is routed for a humbucker so my questions are:
    • What Filtertron style pickup did you use and how do you like it?
    • Do you have clips?
    • Where did you get your pickguard?
    • Does the Warmoth pickguard w/ Filtertron option line up with the existing neck route?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jackson753

    Jackson753 Tele-Meister

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    Hi,
    Did you do this mod?
    If so how did it turn out?
    Was it a success?
     
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    ● 'Fender' type 'tron
    ● no ears
    ● made one
    ● don't know
     
  4. rze99

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    There's a guy on here somewhere with a CVC Fsr in Gold Bronze who has a TV Jones in the neck... can't recall the details .
     
  5. Jackson753

    Jackson753 Tele-Meister

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    Many thanks.
    I'll do a search.
     
  6. bigtuna61

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    Hehe ya go, still trying to kick myself in the balls for trading it for a pos epi. LP. Junk. 20180610_205618.jpg 20180610_095138.jpg
     
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  7. mimmo

    mimmo Friend of Leo's

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    Yes, if I recall correctly he is @soulman969 - apologies if I am wrong :)
     
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  8. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Hi would you kindly provide details of that bridge please?
     
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  9. Chunkocaster

    Chunkocaster Friend of Leo's

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    Interesting, so one could fit a pair of p90s or mini hums in a classic vibe tele with no funky business standing out around the bridge? I had thought of possibly doing that with a tele body but presumed there would be visible signs of the mod around the bridge pickup.
     
  10. bigtuna61

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    Hand cut by previous owner, I believe someone now makes one. I'll have to get back with ya.
     
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  11. bigtuna61

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    Ok you can buy a modern tele bridge from tv jones for $60.00 w/ 3 brass saddles.i believe I'm getting ready to do this for another tele
     
  12. bigtuna61

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    Ok my apologies the modern only has 3 mounting screws , but they have an original bridge plate w/ 4 mounting screws and it comes w 6 saddles.isaddles.im out!!
     
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  13. soulman969

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    Not a TV Jones Filter-Tron mimmo it's a Kent Armstrong Rag Top P90 but I'm also thinking a Rail Hammer might work well in there as well. :)
     
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  14. mimmo

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    In any case it is a great looking guitar, always dug it - you know! ;)
     
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  15. TheDTrain

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    Anyone know what pickups are stock in the CVC? Curious
     
  16. soulman969

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    Thank you mimmo.
     
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    Baiscally they are toneriders with a just slightly hotter then vintage output and A5 magnets. These would be the ones, (in the link below) tho the models that are made for the CV series are slightly different in some cases and the CVC i believe are a bit lower. At least mine was. Instead of 6.5 for the bridge i think it was about 6k if i recall but i may be mistaken as it's been a while. http://www.tonerider.com/vintage-plus
     
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  18. Shuster

    Shuster Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Thanks for that, I never knew what they were, but I know they are staying in the guitar. They just have that flavor I like.
     
  19. TheDTrain

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    Yeah I like them too. Thank you. I just bought a 7.25' radius rosewood on maple neck for my CVC because I really don't like the modern radius.
     
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