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  1. Swampash&Tweed

    John Grammattico sent me some recent tele porn............

    Dannys Tele , through Fords bottom .......sick.
  2. Swampash&Tweed

    Did not think I was going to buy a new guitar today..................

    I'm actually listing some stuff to sell. I have more then I'll ever need and then some. But......................I took a walk through guitar center and heard some cool tele tones. This guy was rocking a Schecter Diamond series tele. Identical to this one: I go about my business and I was...
  3. Swampash&Tweed

    St Blues Bluesmaster III Memphis 1985' strings and things.......

    https://reverb.com/item/135385-st-blues-bluesking-iii-1985-memphis-cherryburst-extremely-rare-all-original-incredible-tone Anyone here have any history with these? I have just traded for one by built by Tom Keckler out of strings and things in 85' just like this one one the way. Mine has...
  4. Swampash&Tweed

    My Ron Ellis 60T set finally arrived.......

    Going to be replacing the Linday fralin Blues set I've had in my favorite Danny Hines Tele for yrs. Just wanted to try these pick ups so bad and I this is my most worthy guitar IMO. Hopefully I can get a few hours this weekend.......going to be Interesting to see the difference. Especially in...
  5. Swampash&Tweed

    Little Walter amps.......

    Just got a killer LW 44 and recently acquired a matching 1x15 cab for it. Killer combo. One of the best plug and play blues amps ever. Especially fantastic for a tele. Anyone else have one?
  6. Swampash&Tweed

    Whats better then a new set of Big T Tele Pickups for my Tele?

    A Set of Big T pickups......directly from Jim Weider! I have to build a Tele now that deserves this extra bit of Mojo!!!
  7. Swampash&Tweed

    Aging Tweed

    I recently got a new Head from a highly respected builder. I had him custom make me a tweed head cab because I wanted to match it with my favorite 2x12 Kendrick cab.(Hence my name......I love me some tweed!) The cab is about 20 yrs old and looked aged even back then. Extremely well made . I...
  8. Swampash&Tweed

    Way too cold for south Fla.......

    42*F wind chill is 29*F This is too cold to be sitting in a patrol car all night.......... Sunday should be back up to 70*F brrrrrrrrrrr
  9. Swampash&Tweed

    I just got done refinishing my tele.........

    I think this is some of my best work. When aging a finish I'm learning less is better! All Nitro in a rattle can.....Vintage Amber and tobacco brown. Palm sander. I started with a plain jane Vintage white/yellow body. Really digging the results. I have a set of Bare Knuckle brown...
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    New tuners on my parts tele help........

    Bought a used neck. I really dig it, great feel....I refinished it to my likening. Installing the tuners.....Gotoh aged nickel from allparts. Usually I have to use a rubber mallet to knock those inner sleeves/ferrels in place before installing the tuners. 3-4 of them the holes are just a 1/32...
  11. Swampash&Tweed

    My latest project......

    I saw this MJT finished parts tele for sale....I needed another tele like I needed a hole in my head. But dang I loved the look of this one. So after seeing it advertised for a while I offered to take the body if he wanted to part it out. After a bit he agreed . So I got the just the body...
  12. Swampash&Tweed

    Komet Concorde

    Lucky enough to get my hands on one of these....anyone else rocking one with a Tele?
  13. Swampash&Tweed

    Just traded for a nice 3 knob outboard reverb unit....

    have a nice Styrmon reverb pedal but always wanted to try an outboard. Got a good deal on a Kendrick outboard 3 knob reverb. I have all tweed gear......this seemed like a nice fit. How is it different? Any tips?
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    Anyone ever sell on reverb?

    how do you get paid? I know you can buy on reverb with Pay Pal......but can you request to get paid? Now its set up for bank Info only. Do not wish to give that out. I placed something on reverb last year. Practically forgot about it. It sold. I sent it.....now I have a payout balance . They...
  15. Swampash&Tweed

    WHY?

    https://reverb.com/item/32224600-fender-telecaster-natural-refin-1970 WtF? Not only is it horribly disfigured......hes asking Top $$$$$$?
  16. Swampash&Tweed

    Just an observation.............

    its all good but I noticed sometimes I post something in a long thread that might have been posted before , or even start a thread that had some content covered before.......the comments to " correct me" that its already been posted have been pretty rude. Lol. I seriously am not...
  17. Swampash&Tweed

    Fender finally makes a Brent Mason signature model.......

    https://www.guitarworld.com/news/fender-recreates-brent-masons-heavily-modified-triple-pickup-tele-as-the-stories-collection-brent-mason-telecaster Brent Mason is a true tele master it always amazed me that Fender missed out on a true signature tele. I had one of the Valley Arts...
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    JW Van tele.....

    This is my second Van guitar. The other was a much more stripped down affair. Crazy bowling ball color.great guitar though. He makes some crazy different stuff. Their resale value is about the same as a parts guitar. But his stuff is completely custom . This one has a hand made 5 piece neck!!I...
  19. Swampash&Tweed

    A friend sent this to me and I don't get it..

    if its something that shouldn't be here I apologize, but I just don't get it? Its driving me nuts and I don't want to say....I don't get to her.........
  20. Swampash&Tweed

    So I did a search on sunburst Teles......

    I have a guitar being refinished and I was just looking for a cool burst. I put Sunbust tele in the header and out came my Danny Hines Tele that I bought nearly 13 yrs ago.......the same one in my avatar. Its outlasted many a great tele in my harem. Still got it ........cool to see its floating...
  21. Swampash&Tweed

    Mario Martin "Honcho" strat........

    Got this in a trade........it was added to help seal the deal. No case, bridge pick up was changed out to a Rio Grande, and it shows some play wear on the back...... Holy **** this is a player! Nice worn in feeling soft V. What a great guitar! I'm not so big on that metal pick guard...
  22. Swampash&Tweed

    Rack delay vs. a stomp box......

    I'm not big on effects. The easier the better. But I was just checking on delays (Im into Santana lately) and this popped into my feed: https://reverb.com/item/34694748-tc-electronic-d-two-multi-tap-delay Does something like this just give you way more options or does it actually sound...
  23. Swampash&Tweed

    Spent $10,500 today.. .............

    A/C is kinda important in Florida.......especially in July. My house was built in 97'. I've lived here since 99'. My A/C compressor is original .my Air handler was replaced in 2005. We belong to American Home shield. They come and fix appliances , pool filters......and yes they have been...
  24. Swampash&Tweed

    Goodsell 1958

    I seem to gravitate towards amps based on the bassman circuit of the late 50's. I've tried the two rock dumbles Supro Fender California the straight up Marshall .........I always seem to go back to that late 50's tweed thing. My # 1 is a Kendrick Tweed Texas Crude gusher. Has that 59 bassman...
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    Blueguitar amp 1 Mercury edition

    Anyone here ever try one of these? I was looking for a low watt amp for home use ......this appears to be a great option.




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