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: Gratuitous sunburst photo eddy b., Aug 9, 2020 at 8:11 AM
    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 Marn99, Aug 8, 2020 at 11:01 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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      Latest: Thinking about this CS Nocaster Tumbling Dice, Aug 7, 2020 at 3:56 PM
    5. Squier Tele Forum

      Fender's Squier brand makes tons of interesting Telecasters. Talk about them all here.
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      Latest: NGD, Six months pasted. ping-ping-clicka, Aug 9, 2020 at 7:10 AM
    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: Show your Tele pickguard jvin248, Aug 9, 2020 at 7:58 AM
    7. Tele-Technical

      Telecaster nuts and bolts talk ONLY
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      Latest: Set up result 8barlouie, Aug 9, 2020 at 8:10 AM
    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: One Word Song Name Game koen, Aug 9, 2020 at 8:22 AM
    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: Baked Beans - Mother Goose ping-ping-clicka, Aug 9, 2020 at 8:09 AM
    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: One Word Song Title Transference Game brookdalebill, Aug 9, 2020 at 8:15 AM
    1. Amp Central Station

      Amps, tubes, speakers & everything AMP related.
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    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: Tube transformation radiocaster, Aug 9, 2020 at 8:13 AM
    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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    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: Strip paint Greg9564, Aug 8, 2020 at 11:18 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: Apparently, there's a hierarchy... raito, Aug 9, 2020 at 12:20 AM
    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: Help With SE Distortion andrewRneumann, Aug 9, 2020 at 8:19 AM
    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: Jazzmaster owners club 6String69, Aug 8, 2020 at 11:15 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 8, 2020 at 9:56 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: 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 6, 2020 at 6:57 PM
    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: 3 Humbucker Fans? JJLC, Aug 9, 2020 at 8:19 AM
    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 - 260 Slow Pop udoering, Aug 9, 2020 at 4:45 AM
    4. Just Pickups

      Forum for discussing guitar pickups.
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      Latest: Pickup wire colors and names Tuxedo Poly, Aug 9, 2020 at 7:06 AM
    5. The Stomp Box

      Effects pedals and their effect on your playing.
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      Latest: Affordaboard greenhornet, Aug 9, 2020 at 7:35 AM
    6. The BASS Place

      Talk about Bass guitars and the low end of the scale.
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      Latest: Should I change my strings? burntfrijoles, Aug 6, 2020 at 8:17 PM
    7. Acoustic Heaven

      Unplugged forum for acoustic players.
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    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: Talk About Your Last Gig Here brookdalebill, Aug 9, 2020 at 7:20 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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      Latest: Backing track sources for practice Junkyard Dog, Aug 9, 2020 at 12:36 AM
    11. Recording In Progress

      Studio and Home Studio recording forum for discussion of tips, techniques, gear and setup.
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    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: New rhyming game teletimetx, Aug 7, 2020 at 11:22 AM
    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: What're you watching? PastorJay, Aug 8, 2020 at 8:40 PM
  1. Classifieds

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

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      Latest: New Winfield Cyclone in Black Cherry Tolex zook, Aug 7, 2020 at 8:28 PM
    2. Accessories Classifieds

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

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      Latest: Joyo JF-37 Analog Chorus nasonm, Aug 8, 2020 at 5:32 PM
    4. Published Materials

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    5. 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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