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: Not a New Member But... Stringbanger, Apr 9, 2021 at 6:10 PM
    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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    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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      Latest: Are there Best/good years for the CS? burntfrijoles, Apr 10, 2021 at 2:22 PM
    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: Custom Manship Tele 39martind18, Apr 10, 2021 at 1:14 PM
    7. Tele-Technical

      Telecaster nuts and bolts talk ONLY
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    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: A "Week Or So" Fendereedo, Apr 10, 2021 at 4:16 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: Julian Lage and a sweet Collings loopfinding, Apr 10, 2021 at 4:12 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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      Latest: *THE* Random Picture Thread blue metalflake, Apr 10, 2021 at 1:42 PM
    1. Amp Central Station

      Amps, tubes, speakers & everything AMP related.
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      Latest: Speaker cab advise PhredE, Apr 10, 2021 at 4:16 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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      Latest: Help with midi assignment. Astrovanallen, Apr 10, 2021 at 4:17 PM
    4. Amp Tech Center

      A more focused discussion of Amplifier Mods, Tubes, Speakers, Cabs and such.
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      Latest: Biasing 6G2 Princeton AlbertaGriff, Apr 10, 2021 at 4:05 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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    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: Butterscotch Blonde nitro spray can stratisfied, Apr 10, 2021 at 2:35 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: NBD Collin D Plonker, Apr 9, 2021 at 10:31 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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      Latest: Gold plating (not literally) amps... Nickfl, Apr 10, 2021 at 3:47 PM
    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: Bypass Loop Pedal JuneauMike, Apr 9, 2021 at 1:04 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: Fender Bullet Owners Club bluespenny, Apr 10, 2021 at 2:33 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: Supro Delta King club (Blues King) BobHolland, Apr 10, 2021 at 3:25 PM
    3. Pedal/Effects Owners Clubs

      Here you'll find owners club threads for many different effects, pedals and stompboxes.
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    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: Michigan -- The Big Mitten Festofish, Mar 13, 2021
    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, Apr 8, 2021 at 5:52 AM
    1. Stratocaster Discussion Forum

      Fender's "other" great guitar the Stratocaster.
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    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: Rickenbacker copies. Danterry, Apr 10, 2021 at 3:28 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: Backing Track Challenge - 296 2 Classic Covers Raimonds, Apr 10, 2021 at 2:22 PM
    4. Just Pickups

      Forum for discussing guitar pickups.
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      Latest: Fender N3 or N4 Noiseless pickups Jay Jernigan, Apr 10, 2021 at 3:50 PM
    5. The Stomp Box

      Effects pedals and their effect on your playing.
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      Latest: deluxe reverb booster schmee, Apr 10, 2021 at 3:32 PM
    6. The BASS Place

      Talk about Bass guitars and the low end of the scale.
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      Latest: Precision or Jazz? BobHolland, Apr 10, 2021 at 3:28 PM
    7. Acoustic Heaven

      Unplugged forum for acoustic players.
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      Latest: Martin 000-15M 985plowboy, Apr 10, 2021 at 4:13 PM
    8. B-Bender Forum

      Bend your mind around the TDPRI's B-Bender Forum.
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      Latest: I hear a call for Pedal steel guitar... EsquireBoy, Apr 8, 2021 at 2:26 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: Ok, so whats your next gig and gear... dougstrum, Apr 9, 2021 at 6:42 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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    11. Recording In Progress

      Studio and Home Studio recording forum for discussion of tips, techniques, gear and setup.
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      Latest: Proximity effect? thesamhill, Apr 10, 2021 at 4:16 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: Who's into swapping? Harry Styron, Apr 10, 2021 at 12:28 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: Thoughts on the Silent Stage? GoldieLocks, Apr 10, 2021 at 3:04 PM
  1. Classifieds

    Buy, Sell, Trade and hunt for wanted gear in the TDPRI Classifieds.
    1. Amp Classifieds

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      Latest: NOS vintage resistors capacitors and other parts Ringo, Apr 9, 2021 at 11:22 PM
    2. Accessories Classifieds

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      Latest: Positive Grid Bias FX 2 LE XrelishX, Mar 27, 2021
    3. Effects Classifieds

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      Latest: Whirlwind Gold Box Rich_S, Mar 31, 2021
    4. 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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    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: CBS era sub forum? Fiesta Red, Mar 24, 2021
    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: test 88 asat, Mar 28, 2021