Telecaster Guitar Forum

    1. Welcome Wagon

      New to the TDPRI? Start here and post your introduction. Get your feet wet. Tell us about yourself and your guitars and gear.
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      Latest: First Post/Telecaster/NGD Controller, Aug 6, 2020 at 9:12 AM
    2. Telecaster Discussion Forum

      The world's largest Fender Telecaster Discussion Forum. Please keep discussion limited to Telecaster topics here.
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    3. Vintage Tele Discussion Forum (pre-1974)

      If you've got a 1973 or earlier Telecaster this forum is for you to discuss your vintage Telecaster.
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      Latest: 1965/66 Tele restoration questions 6tzguy, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:09 PM
    4. Fender Custom Shop Tele Forum

      Forum for Fender Custom Shop Teles owners and anyone else that loves a CS Tele.
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    5. Squier Tele Forum

      Fender's Squier brand makes tons of interesting Telecasters. Talk about them all here.
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    6. Other T-Types and Partscasters

      Non-Fender T-Type guitars from makers big and small, including the one you built.
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      Latest: Fender pups in a G&L ASAT MickM, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:02 PM
    7. Tele-Technical

      Telecaster nuts and bolts talk ONLY
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      Latest: Tele Project / pine body Uncle Freddy, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:04 PM
    8. Teles on Ebay

      Auto generated list of Teles (and or parts) for sale on Ebay updated every 30 mins (priced between $295 and $4,500). NOTE: YOU CANNOT POST HERE.
    1. Bad Dog Cafe

      Hershey's Bad Dog Cafe is our Off Topic forum -- see our rules for off-limit topics - NO POLITICS and NO FIGHTING.
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      Latest: Single best concert you've attended... cyclopean, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:15 PM
    2. Music to Your Ears

      General discussion of Music, albums, live performances, favorite tunes/performances and other music (non-theory) related discussion - including YouTube postings. (Not your music - see our Twanger Central forum for that)
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      Latest: Yes - Shoot High, Aim Low Nubs, Aug 6, 2020 at 1:37 PM
    3. Epic Threads

      We have a few "epic" threads containing thousands of posts. Known as Green Light threads because of the Green "Amp Jewel Light" indicating threads with more than 500 posts.
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    1. Amp Central Station

      Amps, tubes, speakers & everything AMP related.
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      Latest: Fender Bassbreaker 45 crackling Wally, Aug 6, 2020 at 1:21 PM
    2. Glowing Bottle Tube Amp Forum

      A special place for special amps - the forum for tube amp lovers and you.
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      Latest: Sovtek 5881 max plate dissipation? schmee, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:14 PM
    3. Modeling Amps, Plugins and Apps

      It's a digital world and we're just guitar players in it. Visit. Learn. Discuss.
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      Latest: Seeking opinions on captor 8 load box Stevenk734, Aug 6, 2020 at 12:45 PM
    4. Amp Tech Center

      A more focused discussion of Amplifier Mods, Tubes, Speakers, Cabs and such.
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      Latest: Another Wierd PRRI Thing corliss1, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:12 PM
    1. Vendor Forum

      Special Forum for Vendors to discuss and post about their products and services. Only registered Vendors can start threads here, but everyone can post in these threads.
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    1. Finely Finished

      Discussion of painting, finishing and yes, even relicing your guitar. Remember relicing is a finish option not an affront to your emotions.
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      Latest: Removing “Shadow” Of Old Decal CCK1, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:08 PM
    2. The DIY Tool Shed

      Discussion of the tools, jigs and rigs you use in your build projects. Show off your work bench or work room, too.
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      Latest: Extreme Makeover - Shop Edition jkingma, Aug 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    3. Shock Brother's DIY Amps

      Building or modding your amp? Then use this forum to discuss the process and show your pride and joy.
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    4. Burnt Fingers DIY Effects

      Building or modding your own Effects and Stompboxes? Then use this forum to discuss the process and show your pride and joy.
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      Latest: Small Bear Wild Mouse - anybody build one? Deaf Eddie, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:03 PM
    1. Guitar Owners Clubs

      Here you'll find owners club threads for many different custom guitars and special models from larger manufacturers, too.
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      Latest: Most Positively Surprising Cheap Guitar Platefire, Aug 5, 2020 at 9:39 PM
    2. Amp Owners Clubs

      Here you'll find owners club threads for many different custom amps and special model amps from larger manufacturers, too.
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      Latest: Fender Vaporizer maloburro, Aug 6, 2020 at 12:40 PM
    3. Pedal/Effects Owners Clubs

      Here you'll find owners club threads for many different effects, pedals and stompboxes.
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      Latest: Favorite analog delay Arafel, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:40 PM
    1. US Member Clubs

      Start a "Club" thread for your state here. Find other TDPers in your area for gigs and jamming, too.
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      Latest: Colorado Mile High Tele Club. fenderfan, Aug 4, 2020 at 10:39 AM
    2. International Member Clubs

      Start a "Club" thread for your country here. Find other TDPers in your area for gigs and jamming, too.
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      Latest: Australian Members Club trev333, Aug 5, 2020 at 7:08 AM
    1. Stratocaster Discussion Forum

      Fender's "other" great guitar the Stratocaster.
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      Latest: Strange dots on 1976 Strat body EsquireOK, Aug 6, 2020 at 5:36 AM
    2. Other Guitars, other instruments

      Use this forum to discuss all guitars and other instruments that are not Teles or Strats -- Fender, Gibson, PRS, you name it. If it's a Tele or a Strat see the appropriate Tele and Strat Forums here.
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      Latest: LP Specials Maguchi, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:37 PM
    3. Twanger Central

      This Forum is for posting links to music that you have performed and recorded. No other posting please! No posting other people's music.
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      Latest: Midweek Backing Track - Funk Squier by Squier, Aug 6, 2020 at 1:28 PM
    4. Just Pickups

      Forum for discussing guitar pickups.
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    5. The Stomp Box

      Effects pedals and their effect on your playing.
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      Latest: Solo Singer/Performer with Electric Guitar Old Smokey, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:36 PM
    6. The BASS Place

      Talk about Bass guitars and the low end of the scale.
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      Latest: Deal alert... UPDATE! NBD! RhythmFender, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:03 AM
    7. Acoustic Heaven

      Unplugged forum for acoustic players.
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      Latest: PB vs 80/20 Dreadnut, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:35 PM
    8. B-Bender Forum

      Bend your mind around the TDPRI's B-Bender Forum.
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      Latest: Clarence Tutorial Videos - post here! T Prior, Aug 3, 2020 at 6:10 AM
    9. Band Wagon

      Band discussion such as starting a band, playing in a band, and the like. However keep this limited to your band. Don't post about the Rolling Stones -- unless you are in the Rolling Stones.
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      Latest: Zoom Livetrack L20 Ron R, Aug 6, 2020 at 9:48 AM
    10. Tab, Tips, Theory and Technique

      Formerly "Suger Free Tab & Music 101." Look for and post TAB, talk about playing technique or music theory. Nuts and bolts of playing music... not gear.
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    11. Recording In Progress

      Studio and Home Studio recording forum for discussion of tips, techniques, gear and setup.
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      Latest: The Truth about Expensive Studio Gear teletail, Aug 6, 2020 at 1:34 PM
    12. The Writers' Block

      Discussions about writing music, theory, styles, tab vs. staff approaches, how to, when to, where to publish, and everything in-between.
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      Latest: Writers' Block Lyric Contest ? Dreadnut, Aug 5, 2020 at 4:41 PM
    13. Worship Service Players

      Religious service players discussion forum. Open to all religions. [b]No religious theology discussion, just guitar & playing performance discussion.[/b]
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  1. Classifieds

    Buy, Sell, Trade and hunt for wanted gear in the TDPRI Classifieds.
    1. Latest: GE Smith Tele $1450 Lgibjones, Aug 5, 2020 at 2:34 PM
    2. Amp Classifieds

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      Latest: Kalamazoo Reverb 12 Tube Amp Jensen C10R Speaker Jlwctn, Aug 6, 2020 at 11:38 AM
    3. Accessories Classifieds

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      Latest: Wireless System lstdukestking, Jun 25, 2020
    4. Effects Classifieds

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      Latest: Fender style tube preamp pedal virge0110, Aug 6, 2020 at 11:41 AM
    5. Published Materials

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    6. Recording Gear Classifieds

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    1. US Gig Alerts

      Got an upcoming gig in the USA? Post it here for other TDPers to come out to see you and your group.
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    2. International Gig Alerts

      Got an upcoming gig somewhere other than the US? Post it here for other TDPers to come out to see you and your group.
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      Latest: Gigs in Canada eh !! rand z, Jul 9, 2020
    1. Admin Announcements

      Announcements from the TDPRI website administrator.
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    2. Forum Problems & Issues

      Not for general discussion. Post only problems & questions concerning the website for the administrator. NO GEAR POSTS HERE.
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      Latest: Pop-ups and Ads MagicTwanger, Jul 30, 2020
    3. Forum Help Threads

      Check here for basic help issues relating to the operation of the website. NOT for help on guitars and such.
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    1. Testing Please Ignore

      Want to test a feature without getting in the way? Do all testing here. This is moderated however -- stick with the forum rules.
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