Thanks for the info. I already have a GFS unfinished tele body, palauwana(sic) wood. I'd like to finish in Amber or butterscotch on the cheap. I can't really afford a new body, gotta work with the parts I already have. It's my first partscaster build
This is my 1rst. partscaster build as well as my 1rst. post. Over the past few years I've assembled the parts for my build. It's going to be a 50's vanhalen style Esquire
Parts so far
GFS tell body and black pickguapic
Squire 51 neck w Grover tuners
B Lawrence dimebucker(P90 size)
I tried a set of Rev Willy's 7s on my Melody Maker. Easy to play lightly, but that's not how I play. I'm now using Ernie Ball 8s and I personally like those. I have a kit tell that I want to set up as a slide guitar and I hear I need 11s for that.
I'm also a Melody Maker fan. I've got a 2007 double pup sunburst. It's been modified a little. It sports a genuine Leo Quan Badass bridge, Carvin T-60 bridge pup, and amber knobs. I also replaced the tuners with some from Planet Waves. Most definitely a keeper. I also scored an Epi Special 1 in...