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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    2. Telecaster Discussion Forum

      The world's largest Fender Telecaster Discussion Forum. Please keep discussion limited to Telecaster topics here.
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      Latest: My Telecaster Tale...what's yours? Swampash&Tweed, Jul 5, 2020 at 11:32 PM
    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: vintera 70s deluxe vs 72s deluxe ? Tonefinder, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:41 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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      Latest: E series Tele MIJ 1986 diagram FortyEight, Jul 5, 2020 at 6:22 PM
    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: Opinion on non-tele teles? adamsappel, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:56 PM
    7. Tele-Technical

      Telecaster nuts and bolts talk ONLY
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      Latest: Grounding the bridge? moosie, Jul 5, 2020 at 11:11 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: Eagles Concert from 2018 tonight on ESPN hotraman, Jul 5, 2020 at 11:36 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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    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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      Latest: What are you listening to right *now*? brookdalebill, Jul 5, 2020 at 11:34 PM
    1. Amp Central Station

      Amps, tubes, speakers & everything AMP related.
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      Latest: How many amps do you own ? Crobbins, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:00 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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    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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    4. Amp Tech Center

      A more focused discussion of Amplifier Mods, Tubes, Speakers, Cabs and such.
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      Latest: 450V+ on EL84s? timfred, Jul 5, 2020 at 8:05 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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      Latest: GuitarStorage.com Sale Ends Tonight Guitar Storage, Jul 5, 2020 at 8:33 AM
    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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    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: Building a 112 pine cab. Strato50, Jul 5, 2020 at 4:32 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: PedalPCB Simulcast zippofan, Jul 5, 2020 at 9:29 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: SX Owners club! Powwerzombie, Jul 5, 2020 at 9:20 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: Super Champ X2 Club--Tubes with Benefits!! archetype, Jul 5, 2020 at 7:06 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: Dazatronyx Tsuchi Fuzz Torren61, Jul 5, 2020 at 6:56 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: NoDak Twang Pack schnadz, Apr 8, 2020
    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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    1. Stratocaster Discussion Forum

      Fender's "other" great guitar the Stratocaster.
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      Latest: Squier Strat upgrades, where do I begin? DougM, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:46 PM
    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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    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: Backing Track Challenge - 255 Funk fendrguitplayr, Jul 5, 2020 at 7:06 PM
    4. Just Pickups

      Forum for discussing guitar pickups.
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      Latest: pickup recommendation please DHart, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:18 PM
    5. The Stomp Box

      Effects pedals and their effect on your playing.
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      Latest: Surf's Up in Sweden knockeduptele, Jul 5, 2020 at 8:51 PM
    6. The BASS Place

      Talk about Bass guitars and the low end of the scale.
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      Latest: SD quarter pound in the bridge erratick, Jul 5, 2020 at 1:51 PM
    7. Acoustic Heaven

      Unplugged forum for acoustic players.
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      Latest: Ebony pins zombywoof, Jul 5, 2020 at 8:59 PM
    8. B-Bender Forum

      Bend your mind around the TDPRI's B-Bender Forum.
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      Latest: Question: Bender players Catatafish, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:20 PM
    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: New Album - Recording starts on Saturday teletimetx, Jul 3, 2020 at 1:54 PM
    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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      Latest: Practicing to a metronome is... trxx, Jul 5, 2020 at 11:15 PM
    11. Recording In Progress

      Studio and Home Studio recording forum for discussion of tips, techniques, gear and setup.
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      Latest: First Try using MIDI fendrguitplayr, Jul 5, 2020 at 8:47 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: How do you build off an idea? kbold, Jul 4, 2020 at 6:36 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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      Latest: First Rehearsal hotraman, Jul 5, 2020 at 11:29 PM
  1. Classifieds

    Buy, Sell, Trade and hunt for wanted gear in the TDPRI Classifieds.
    1. Latest: “Hayseed” Partscaster Telecaster T-bone53, Jul 5, 2020 at 9:22 PM
    2. Amp Classifieds

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      Latest: Celestion Greenback PeteGalaxie, Jul 5, 2020 at 5:41 PM
    3. Accessories Classifieds

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

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      Latest: Fulltone Supa-Trem burtf51, Jun 28, 2020
    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: Friday Night in Berlin Velorex, Apr 25, 2019
    1. Admin Announcements

      Announcements from the TDPRI website administrator.
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      Latest: New forum sections ! brogh, Jan 25, 2019
    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: Ad-free status not working HoodieMcFoodie, Jul 5, 2020 at 3:44 AM
    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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      Latest: work? staxman, Jun 19, 2020