Post your Telecaster with Bigsby

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by rze99, Apr 2, 2019.

  1. Utah Joe

    Utah Joe TDPRI Member

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    My brother built this a few months ago. He’s pretty modest but does excellent work.
     

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  2. Deeve

    Deeve Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    As the icon shows, it's trans red nitro on the body, a Warmoth boat neck, Broadcaster lead pup and Van Zandt mid/neck pups.
    Currently fooling around w/ compensated bridge barrels (not sure it's been worth the hassle).
    Yes, there IS a nickle under the spring.

    Peace - Deeve
     
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  3. horseman308

    horseman308 Tele-Holic

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    This is the current incarnation, but I'll be moving the Bigsby to the walnut topped one soon and returning the mahogany one to hardtail. [​IMG]

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  4. whoanelly15

    whoanelly15 Tele-Holic

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    That’s cool. Jaguar bridge?

    Edit: How does that behave with the Bigsby?
     
  5. beyer160

    beyer160 Friend of Leo's

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    Yep, Jag/Jazzmaster bridge. I like Bigsbys- once you get the nut cut properly and realize it's not a locking trem, they're great. I do find the stock springs are always too short/stiff for my liking, so I invest in the $10 Reverend "soft touch" spring- it makes a lot of difference.
     
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  6. davenumber2

    davenumber2 Friend of Leo's

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    I've got one of them Chigsbys too. Works great and I think it was about $25.

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  7. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    I'm currently negotiating the purchase of this blue ice custom build baby from my finisher in chief...

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    stefanhotrod Tele-Meister

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    My TVcaster. The best guitar I‘ve ever played.
     
  9. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Great to have something truly unique!
     
  10. Itchyfeet1000

    Itchyfeet1000 Tele-Meister

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    Beautiful. Looks a lot like mine but I suddenly find myself wishing for a rosewood fretboard.
     
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  11. Cheshiergrin

    Cheshiergrin Tele-Holic

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    Man this is causing gas, I love Bigsbys and need to get one on a Tele stat!:D
     
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    Kreepy Tele-Meister

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  13. MilwMark

    MilwMark Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

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    ‘69. Factory Bigsby. Under 8lb. Came to me modded for vintage Wide Ranges and vintage jumbo refret. My desert island guitar.

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  14. Fenderslinger

    Fenderslinger Tele-Meister

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    My two!

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  15. IronSchef

    IronSchef Tele-Holic Platinum Supporter

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  16. Random1643

    Random1643 Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    Thanks to all posters. Great thread. The idea of a thinline with a Bigsby just makes me happy.
     
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    CV Jee Beez Tele-Holic

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  19. dreamingtele

    dreamingtele Tele-Afflicted

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    If you were in OZ, I wouldve bought that instantly.. Ive been gassing for those FSR,
     
  20. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Not a Bigsby, but a Figsby...
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