CLUB "51" The Squier 51 Owners Club

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  1. CharlesL

    CharlesL NEW MEMBER!

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    I converted my 51 to a 72 earlier today. Something's off with the switch the top position kills most of the sound. Humbuckers are the fender twinhead vintage ones under the engraved cover, sort of spanky bright with little compression, unlike the Gibson style one I had in it before.
     
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  2. Victor 51

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  3. BadTranslate

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    eBay Completed Listings modded Squier 51's. :)

    Squier 51 Electric Guitar Lace Pickups Warmoth Tele Neck Steinberger Tuners HSC

    "It has a lot of newer/innovated features:

    Babicz Full Contact bridge (converted to string through the body for this)
    Tone Styler tone control
    Lace Alumitone pickups
    Steinberg Gearless Tuners
    Currently strung with Ernie Ball Cobalt 11s (tuned 1/2 step down)
    And it has a great Warmoth tele style neck.

    Specs are:
    Telecaster®, Total Vintage, Right Handed Reverse Handed, Maple, Indian Rosewood Fretboard, 1 11/16" Nut Width, Fatback, SS6105 Frets (Stainless), 21 frets, 10-16" Compound Radius, Cream Face Dots Inlay, White Corian, Vintage Tint Gloss, 25-1/2 in. Scale, Standard 4 Bolt

    And the snakeskin pickguard is matched with the Don't Tread On Me neck plate"

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    Custom Hot-Rodded Squier "51" 2005.

    "My opinion of tone; Sounds very 1960's Les Paul'y

    * Seymour Duncan Hum-bucker Pickups with coil splitting push/pull volume pot.
    * Neck = SD Cream Colored Hot-Rail Single coil to Hum-bucking Push/pull.
    * Bridge = SD Crome Covered Alnico Trembucker Single Coil to Hum-bucking.
    * 3-Way rotary Selector switch Vintage NOS CRL for 1958.
    * Hipshot Style Hard Tail Bridge with precision adjustable Crome block string saddles.
    * Original Black factory Paint job resurfaced to Mat flat satin finish
    * Neck Professionally Spray Coated with StewMac Nitrocellulose "Vintage Tint" Lacquer.
    * Custom Tortoiseshell Pick-Guard to front and back of Guitar body
    * Custom string-thru body ferrels installation
    * Push/Pull 500K Volume Pot switch & pot in-one
    * Vintage cloth and steel braided wiring to internal electronics
    * Vintage Custom Control Knobs"

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  4. Prettyzeeko

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    Hello. I'm about to buy one used without a pickguard for 90 bucks. After What I know it's an older model. No string trough the body. I think it is a great deal if the guitar is playable. I live in Norway if someone wonder. I'm locking for a cheap but playable second guitar to have. Since it got no pickguard I should defentley make one or leave it as is. Let me know what you guys think. I will post an update if I end up with it :)
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  5. Victor 51

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    Go for it brother. That thing is sex on a stick IMHO, and I think you'll come to believe it was the best $90 ever spent. If my eyes don't deceive me I believe someone has already performed the " Bubba Mod" for you.
     
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  6. Victor 51

    Victor 51 TDPRI Member

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    Completed the " component blackout" today. The more I play it the more I think this guitar will be my #1 for a long time to come. IMG_20170510_230522_378.jpg
     
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  7. maloburro

    maloburro Tele-Holic

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    I don't know the exchange rate but 90 is a fair price in the US. You could fill the holes and leave it as is.

    Just don't buy it for 90 and spend 50 on a pickguard.
     
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  8. Prettyzeeko

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    For sure I will not do that! I think it looks cool without a guard. I'm going to pick it up later and hopefully taking her home.
     
  9. Prettyzeeko

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    I bought it! Not mint, but really cool. Need neck adjustment and new strings! Hope the truss rod work!! It is an 04 made
     
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  10. Doubletriode

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    nice buy! hard to beat in the "bang for buck" department ;-)

    Sent from my SM-G920F using TDPRI mobile app
     
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  11. dbickford

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    I'm jealous of all you 51 owners and members. : (
     
  12. Victor 51

    Victor 51 TDPRI Member

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    Then resistance is futile... You will be assimilated. It is but a matter of time. :)
     
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  13. Prettyzeeko

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    Here she is! And guys, I love this neck and it plays so well, even without a string.(new strings and polish tomorrow) She need care and love. Especially the fretboard. It has some ugly marks, after bending strings? Look at close up picture. Any suggestions how to gently remove it?
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  14. 77Davey

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    Cool, I have seen some great pick guards made from old records on Teles and 51's, been meaning to give it a try myself, hate the white guard on mine.

    Clean the board with a polish or naphtha lighter fluid, use anything sparingly. Those are some interesting wear marks, hard to see if it is muck or scratched, maybe from fret polishing without protection?

    Congrats on getting a 51! I love the necks on these.
     
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  15. comebackkid

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    I have modded mine 3 times now, but this version is a keeper! Satin black finish with my custom artwork (inspired by Joe Satriani's Black Dog guitar). Neck from a Squier classic vibe tele. Bridge pickup is a Dimarzio Mo Joe; neck is a Dimarzio Cruiser. IMG_20170510_205215_454.jpg
     
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  16. Prettyzeeko

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    Thanks. It is marks, not so deep... I have to sand it away some how. Not doing that right now. Gonna sand it smooth and put a tinted lacquer over the neck when summer hits Norway! Best of all things I bought it for 60 bucks not 90 as seller asked. Pretty happy! I will buy pickguard material and try my best to make one to fit the original screw holes.
     
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  17. Prettyzeeko

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    Damn cool! Why did you change the original neck? I may agree that classic vibe necks look a bit better. I prefer the original!
     
  18. comebackkid

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    I think it looks better and I prefer the feel of the Classic Vibe neck; a little more comfortable profile for my hands. And it's got a great tiger stripe flame running through the maple ;)
     
  19. Michael A.

    Michael A. Tele-Afflicted Ad Free Member

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    I really love the custom art on your guitar. How about a closer photo of the details of that design? Thanks.
     
  20. comebackkid

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    Sure thing!
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    And this is the guitar that gave me the inspiration for the artwork :
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