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    Reverse Telecaster Wiring HELP

    Im rewiring my player telecaster with the SD 1/4 lb tele set and the control plate reversed. The particular switch I bought has a layout that seems flipped from most schematics I've seen, so I copied the Fralin diagram for a reverse tele control plate but remade it for my switch. I'm not certain...
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    Did I screw up my wet sanding - AGAIN?? 🤬

    I went out to try and wet sand a body I finished with 7 coats of wipe-on polyurethane, and I'm pretty sure I ****ed it up and sanded straight through to the enamel paint Here's what it looks like on where I didn't wet sand: Hideous orange peel, I know But it's no better where I wet sanded...
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    Vintage barrel saddles on a modern affinity bridge?

    Hi, I am trying to upgrade my 2020 squier affinity tele, as I want a better telecaster but have a sentimental attachment to this one, so I dont want to buy a new one. I have had this question that I havent found answered anywhere on the internet: would it be possible for me to swap out my...
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    Colors close to this/RGB or hex values?

    I found a picture of a beautiful MJT guitar painted in "Sunset Coral" - problem is, I want to paint my Jag-Stang in said color, I just don't have any idea how. One idea would be to get it color-matched, buy a can of paint from it, then get a spray gun to apply it. Unfortunately I would really...
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    Need wiring help

    I followed this diagram And am still getting a buzz, it gets louder when I touch anything metal so I assume it’s a grounding problem but I haven’t been able to figure it out, the neck pickup also has a ground wire for the cover but I tied that in to where everything seems to be getting grounded...
  6. 72_Custom

    School Me on Blocking Distortion (Bias Wiggle Tremolo Help)

    Last year I built a 6G3 Brown Deluxe clone. When cranking the intensity of the bias wiggle tremolo up, it has what sounds like a rather unpleasant blocking distortion. I wasn’t able to get it under control and I decided that now’s the time to take another shot at it. My guess is that the issue...
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    Building A Fender Marauder Bass

    First time posting here, hoping someone could help me out. After seeing the Marauder while looking at odd Fender models a few years back, I always thought having one would be neat. Now after building a Toronado and a Strat partscaster I want to take a shot at building a Marauder Bass. The...
  8. maninblackboots

    So I made a massive mistake on reviving my tele

    So gentlemen, I come to you I need of advise. The short version is this ; angry ex with a butane torch, a knife or chisel vs my tele. Needless to say the tele was in rough shape . I was able to sand out the majority of the damage which was on the body, but in my tunnel vision I failed to...




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