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: Good day from Connecticut Greggorios, May 11, 2021 at 7:45 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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      Latest: Anyone have the Jim Root Telecaster? Sybo, May 11, 2021 at 7:23 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: '71 Tele Opinions Needed blue metalflake, May 11, 2021 at 2:10 AM
    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: What Have We Got Here? Vintage Tele burntfrijoles, May 10, 2021 at 8:04 AM
    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: Anyone here own a Harley Benton Tele? Shantytownbrown, May 11, 2021 at 5:53 AM
    7. Tele-Technical

      Telecaster nuts and bolts talk ONLY
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      Latest: Where do you set your action? Jaguar Blue 62, May 11, 2021 at 7:44 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: Your Delivery's Been Scheduled Asmith, May 11, 2021 at 7:42 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: Nick Lowe sloppychops, May 11, 2021 at 7:28 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 Kirchensfan, May 11, 2021 at 7:31 AM
    1. Amp Central Station

      Amps, tubes, speakers & everything AMP related.
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      Latest: Princeton in da house RPtele64, May 11, 2021 at 7:43 AM
    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: Gremlin incoming DrPepper, May 11, 2021 at 4:48 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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      Latest: Blank Amps and Software ricardotores, May 11, 2021 at 6:55 AM
    4. Amp Tech Center

      A more focused discussion of Amplifier Mods, Tubes, Speakers, Cabs and such.
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      Latest: My first speaker cab build - D style! Urshurak776, May 11, 2021 at 7:45 AM
    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: KT66 Goodness in a Head Amp silktone, May 7, 2021 at 9:16 PM
    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: Dartfords nitro crazing experiences? KelvinS1965, May 11, 2021 at 7:31 AM
    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: Go bar deck alternatives? old wrench, May 11, 2021 at 12:07 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: Jef Brown 5e3 Grid Mod. Tele Slacker, May 11, 2021 at 7:22 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: help. Od-2r problems nathan5782, May 10, 2021 at 11:46 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: Hagstrom Guitar Owners jwguitar, May 11, 2021 at 7:44 AM
    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: Vox Pathfinder Owners MyLittleEye, May 9, 2021 at 7:19 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: Unlikely Fuzz Comparison OleDiz, May 10, 2021 at 5:31 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: 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: Britain / UK UKStratopastor, May 10, 2021 at 11:20 AM
    1. Stratocaster Discussion Forum

      Fender's "other" great guitar the Stratocaster.
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      Latest: Stripped pickguard screws? Jbnaxx, May 11, 2021 at 7:16 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: Battle-Axe: '87 Rickenbacker 350 EllenGtrGrl, May 11, 2021 at 6:36 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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    4. Just Pickups

      Forum for discussing guitar pickups.
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      Latest: Recommend me a neck pickup please. Commodore 64, May 11, 2021 at 7:09 AM
    5. The Stomp Box

      Effects pedals and their effect on your playing.
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      Latest: Tips for looping. Lies&Distortion, May 11, 2021 at 7:42 AM
    6. The BASS Place

      Talk about Bass guitars and the low end of the scale.
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    7. Acoustic Heaven

      Unplugged forum for acoustic players.
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      Latest: I wasn’t planning to buy a guitar. I swear. tele12, May 11, 2021 at 6:41 AM
    8. B-Bender Forum

      Bend your mind around the TDPRI's B-Bender Forum.
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      Latest: Pull String #3! asatfan, May 8, 2021 at 9:08 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: I prefer the trio format for guitar RollingBender, May 11, 2021 at 1:44 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: Looking for practice warm up ideas WingedWords, May 11, 2021 at 4:36 AM
    11. Recording In Progress

      Studio and Home Studio recording forum for discussion of tips, techniques, gear and setup.
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      Latest: Recommend a tape delay plugin for dub 24 track, May 11, 2021 at 2:09 AM
    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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    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: Lets bring this back to church worship! ravindave_3600, May 10, 2021 at 9:19 PM
  1. Classifieds

    Buy, Sell, Trade and hunt for wanted gear in the TDPRI Classifieds.
    1. Latest: 1992 Strat Plus Deluxe Marc Morfei, May 10, 2021 at 3:05 PM
    2. Amp Classifieds

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      Latest: Vox Pathfinder 15R V9168R asatbender, May 9, 2021 at 9:42 PM
    3. Accessories Classifieds

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    4. Effects Classifieds

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    5. Published Materials

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      Latest: Fretboard Journal Bundle Texicaster, Apr 14, 2021
    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: 05/22: Captain Twang online Show eddiewagner, May 8, 2021 at 7:30 AM
    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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    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 Dismalhead, Apr 27, 2021