Classic Rock Guy mods his Tele ......

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Strange Ol' Man, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. Strange Ol' Man

    Strange Ol' Man Tele-Holic

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    On this build I wanted a later 50 era Tele , but the idea is, I bought from Fast Eddie Clarke who slammed a Super Distortion and a old Filtertron in there and Bigsby sent him a wiggle stick . Wayward Children of CLF .
     
  2. rze99

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    That will rock hard! Those super distortions actually sound great when split a good single coil sound.
     
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  3. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Cool!
    I just got this yesterday.
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    Maybe I’ll put a Bigsby on it.
     
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  4. Strange Ol' Man

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    That’s nice !!!

    I butted the Bigsby up against the bridge plate . I think it sounds more rocking and thicker to my ears . No break over or tuning issues . I may go with a different spring to loosen up wiggle action , it’s fine but would like to see if it could handle tuning and intonation with it .
     
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  5. sleazy pot pie

    sleazy pot pie Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Strange ok’ man- good to see you.
    I just searched your name to see the last time you posted. Unless I have just been missing them, I haven’t seen you post up any builds lately.
    Always love your work. Keep it coming
    Your #1 fan - Mr. Potpie
     
  6. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    Looks most interesting!.....but, what is it, exactly?
     
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  7. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    It’s a MJT body, with light relic-ing, a 21 med jumbo fret, rosewood board slab sawn maple neck.
    I don’t know who made the bridge assembly, but it’s compensated, and string through or toplader.
    The bridge pickup is a Lollar El Rayo, I think the neck pickup is an old Epi Riviera mini humbucker.
    I’m already messing with it.
    It will have a tortoise shell guard, and I’m moving the selector switch “up top”.
    It sounds and plays great, and is light, too!
     
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    Eddie Van Atkins
     
  9. sleazy pot pie

    sleazy pot pie Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    This should say strange ole man- the ok was a autocorrect and not intended as an insult by any means.
     
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  10. Strange Ol' Man

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    Ha !!!! All is good . Thank you brother .
     
  11. cousinpaul

    cousinpaul Friend of Leo's

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    Well done! Do you have a link to more of your builds?
     
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