Fender CS 63 Tele Custom Vs Fende CS Nocaster Heavy Relic

Discussion in 'Fender Custom Shop Tele Forum' started by Groberts, Oct 6, 2019.

  1. Groberts

    Groberts Tele-Holic

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    Fender Custom 63 Tele Custom and bake-off to CS Nocaster Heavy Relic
    Here are a couple videos I made. Fender Custom Shop 63 Tele Custom and Fender Custom Shop Nocaster heavy relic. The best of 50's Ash/Maple versus 60's Alder/Rosewood.
    Demo'd through Fender '65 Princeton Reverb Reissue Knotty Pine Limited Edition (1 of 100)
    Replaced the Celestial Alnico Cream 12" 90W speaker with a Jupiter 12LC (12" speaker)
    Fender CS 63 Tele Custom -
    • Alder/Rosewood
    • 9.5" radius / 6105 Frets
    • Refinished to Satin Black from Heavy Relic Arctic white. I wanted to show off the binding
    • Florance Voodoo TE60/TEF neck Pickups (RIP Peter Florance)
    • Callaham bridge w/modern compensated brass saddles
    • RS Guitarworks Superpot, CTS switch, CTS tonepot, RS Paper in oil .047
    Fender Custom Shop 51 Nocaster heavy relic / NAMM 17 Limited Ed
    • Ash/Maple 7.5lbs
    • Heavy Relic / Nitro Finish
    • 9.5" radius / 6105 Frets
    • Custom Shop Handwound Nocaster bridge PU
    • Custom Shop Handwound Texas Special Neck PU
    • .95 - .99 U shaped Nocaster neck PU
    Fender Custom Shop 63 Tele Custom -



    Comparison: Fender CS Nocaster Vs Fender CS 63 Tele
     
  2. boredguy6060

    boredguy6060 Friend of Leo's

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    I like the tune and the playing, bravo to whoever the player is. The two guitars sound good too.
     
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  3. Joe M

    Joe M Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Pretty sure that's the OP playing....
     
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  4. boredguy6060

    boredguy6060 Friend of Leo's

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    Yeah, that’s what I was thinking, but I wasn’t sure.
     
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    dreamingtele Friend of Leo's

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    Im very partial to the customs.. I love the bindings and make it look classy... black and white bindings is definitely one of those teles that I want to add to my collection..

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    on the other hand, that Nocaster is absolutely singin.
     
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  6. Groberts

    Groberts Tele-Holic

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    I love the Double binding too. That's why I had the refinish done. Mine was Arctic White/Heavy Relic. You almost couldn't see the binding because it blended with the Artic while color. Terrible spec for a Double Bound Tele Custom IMO. So Now I LOVE it with Black/white.

    Yes, that was me playing in the video. I laid down the rhythm on the Fender CS 63 Double Bound Tele. Then did the comparison soloing over the loop on both guitars.
     
  7. DanDII

    DanDII Tele-Meister

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    I'm holding out for a '64 in vintage white with tort binding and tort/mint/tort guard. :twisted:
     
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    MichaelDCarter TDPRI Member

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    I picked up a CS Nocaster because it played fantastic and has a variety of tones. . It looks great and that's a plus. But it just comes down to feel and sound. That being said the nocaster's yellowish finish with black guard stands out. It makes e realize how many burst finishes I had.
     
  9. rjtwangs

    rjtwangs Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    There's something sexy cool about Custom Telecasters.....my pair....hope you enjoy yours!!


    RJ
     
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