Already put together control plate

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  1. DrBeezus

    DrBeezus Tele-Meister

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    I'm looking to see if anyone knows where to buy an already put together control plate with 250k pots that I don't have to assemble myself. Like the ones Fender gives you with certain Custom Shops that are vintage wired but they also include a modern plate as well. Thanks.
     
  2. Fretting out

    Fretting out Friend of Leo's

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    There’s a guy on reverb that makes all sorts with new and vintage/exotic caps

    I’ll see if I can find his name

    I bought one for my mij paisley tele

    Edit: the sellers name is , KD Paulus Guitar Parts


    I just noticed that he just has harness’s, I thought mine had a plate, if you ask he may put it on a plate for you
     
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  4. DrBeezus

    DrBeezus Tele-Meister

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    Thank you. You area life saver. The plate doesn't matter I just needed it pre wired.
     
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    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    920D seems to own the market for harnesses. They appear to be very good quality, both construction and materials, and I can't buy the parts for what they charge. Well, barely.
     
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    Still have to solder the pickups to the switch, bridge ground to the ground circuit and the output to the jack. May as well do the rest too.
     
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    As someone who has wired my share of Tele’s I can attest that these wired control plates are almost a work of art. I say almost because I’m hesitant to call a control plate, art. But these are to my eye beautiful. If you have ever wired a control plate then you know what I mean.
     
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    The only drawback you MIGHT experience, is in my limited experience the selector switches on many pre-wired control plates are those really cruddy ones that aren't any good.
     
  9. Mike Simpson

    Mike Simpson Doctor of Teleocity

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    It's only 2 nuts, 2 screws and a couple of wires...
     
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    Really? Cool! Hold my beer.
     
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    https://ebay.co.uk/usr/kdpaulus

    I have one of his in my Esquire. Couldn’t be happier with it.
     
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    I have had good luck with Tone Man Guitars
     
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    Yep. But even though I suggested them, I'm with @Zepfan, and will always wire my own. :)
     
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