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Let's see some tortoiseshell!

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by Otis Fine, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. robt57

    robt57 Telefied Ad Free Member

    Feb 29, 2004
    Portland, OR
    I had this Texas Special years back, always like the look...

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  2. P Thought

    P Thought Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free + Supporter


  3. BB

    BB Friend of Leo's

    May 17, 2003
    Great Pacific NW

  4. Holmes89

    Holmes89 TDPRI Member

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    Feb 21, 2017
    Portsmouth
    I was bored of the single pickguard so peeled the ****er off and cut myself matching doubles! _20170623_205032.JPG
     

  5. TigerG

    TigerG Tele-Holic

    675
    Aug 14, 2015
    Nashville
    The just-completed Baritone Jazzlemacaster

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  6. mbell75

    mbell75 Tele-Meister

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    Mar 21, 2014
    california
    Never thought Id own a guitar with a tort pick guard but its the only acceptable color for this guy IMO!

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  7. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Tele-Holic

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    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    Awesome robt57....here is Mortimer, started life as a 1993 Korean Fender Squier....has been an ongoing, evolving project, but think it's now done. The only original Fender parts left are the body (stripped of paint and tung oiled) control plate and selector switch, and strap buttons. other old pictures 042.JPG
     
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  8. Hiker

    Hiker Friend of Leo's

    Jul 20, 2008
    Alabama
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    My #1, 2000 MIM Telecaster w/ bone nut/ Tort pickguard.
     

  9. fabricator

    fabricator Tele-Meister

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    Jun 29, 2012
    Texas
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    This is a repurposed short scale Teisco that my son and I turned into an electric baritone ukulele (of sorts). We had to re-cut the headstock for only four strings. It ended up sounding pretty cool, and definitely gets people's attention. The gold foil pickups, tuners, and pickguard are not original.
     

  10. tintag27

    tintag27 Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Jan 18, 2010
    Macclesfield, UK
    H49.jpg You can never have too much tortoiseshell...
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  11. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

    Apr 2, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    "You can never have too much tortoiseshell"---agreed.

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  12. archetype

    archetype More tone than talent Ad Free + Supporter

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    Jun 4, 2005
    Williamsville NY
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  13. superbadj

    superbadj Poster Extraordinaire

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    Mar 26, 2008
    roanoke, va
    Only tort I have. Purrrrty nice I think. This is actually someone else's pic but mine is identical other than having an aged metal cover for the P90. But tort and shell pink are niiiiice.


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  14. ScottJPatrick

    ScottJPatrick Tele-Afflicted

    May 12, 2011
    Stirling, Scotland.

  15. MA6200

    MA6200 Tele-Meister

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    May 12, 2017
    Maryland
    It's guitar dependent for me. On many guitars it looks good, others just awful.
     
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  16. jimbo735

    jimbo735 Tele-Holic

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    Sep 19, 2011
    michigan
    Would you guys happen to know if this is the tortoiseshell thread?:D
     
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  17. tintag27

    tintag27 Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Jan 18, 2010
    Macclesfield, UK
    Cool kat in Valencia - full tortie
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  18. TigerG

    TigerG Tele-Holic

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    Aug 14, 2015
    Nashville

  19. Henfield Tele

    Henfield Tele Tele-Meister

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    Oct 30, 2012
    West Sussex Uk
    More tort and Shell Pink! IMG_1440.JPG
     

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