COMPLETED -- $100 Telecaster Challenge, Alder body blank

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Colt W. Knight

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Martino, the finish on your guitar is phenominal. I feel like a jerk with my single color spray can finish.
Love your guitar by the way.
 

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That looks fantastic and that's a killer name ;) ROAD-KILL :!:

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wow, talk about pulling out the stops at the last minute, this is looking great


Believe it or not you kinda have to plan this stuff out. I cut corners
like no string thur or jack cup if I ran out of time I could skip the
pick guard cause no pickup rout but I think I am gona make it.:D

Thanks Johnny A. !
 

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When I put it all together the pickguard is way too bright I need something
to balance it out:

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so I start to put colors on and thinner on to build up
to look like rust.
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did not have time to photo everything today so on to
the stencil of the dragon lady.
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I painted this and put the guitar together while it is drying.

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1 Volume 1 tone 1 pickup and the jack all on top.
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The tuners rusted up real good.

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There it is done !

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Cost:
Neck tuners most screws $50
I got a squier 51 used for $100 sold the body pickguard and control plate
for $50.

Pickup $18.50
http://cgi.ebay.com/Artec-Alnico-5-...photoQQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742.m153.l1262


Pots $10 got a tele wire harness
http://cgi.ebay.com/HARNESS-3-way-V...286.c0.m14&_trkparms=66:2|65:15|39:1|240:1318
Picguard $0.68

Screws $3

Knobs $2.00 $1.00 each
http://cgi.ebay.com/CHROME-KNOB-FOR...286.c0.m14&_trkparms=66:2|65:15|39:1|240:1318

Bridge $8.50
http://stores.shop.ebay.com/bezdez_...401QQ_sidZ11557664QQ_trksidZp4634Q2ec0Q2em322

Strap buttons $2.00
http://cgi.ebay.com/NICKEL-FELT-LIN...h=item200281670107&_trksid=p4634.c0.m14.l1262

Total
$94.68
 
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