Finished tweaking my Silverburst Telecaster-

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  1. hellopike

    hellopike Tele-Afflicted

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    So I'm done and happy personalizing my 2010 Silverburst Telecaster, it's finally just as I want it sonically and visually.

    The pickups are a Rose pickups 'Freedom T90' (with a chrome cover) in the neck, and the stock ceramic bridge pickup. It's a hot pair, and aggressive sounding, even without any overdrive... no twang in this one. It's wired with a pair of 500k audio taper pots with two 1 Meg's resistors wired to the bridge pickup so the bridge 'sees' 250k.

    For the look I just did a few small changes- An electrosocket Jack cup, a Rutters control plate with slanted switch, a Fender "F" neckplate and a chrome switch tip to finish it all off.



    I'm happy with just how it sounds and how it looks now. So now it's time for pictures!

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  2. mikecorey

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    Nice. Excellent job.
     
  3. Thin69

    Thin69 Friend of Leo's

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    Looks great!
     
  4. hellopike

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    Oh, and for a bit of mojo, I taped this fortune cookie fortune into the neck pickup route:

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    unixfish Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    The fortune cookie was genius.
     
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    cmclayton101 Tele-Meister

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    That is a beauty!!
     
  7. jpjr50

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    This is an FSR for Guitar Center? Mine is too, my bridge pickup gave up the ghost so I went with 1962 Fender Reissue which is miles better than the stock one.

    I also went with the Fender F logo neck plate, Fender roller string tree and threaded steel saddles (the soft brass was horrible, made E string made divets and had that cytar sound), Stew Mac Electrosocket.

    I have all the stock stuff if I ever wanted to put back to stock.
     
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    Fatcat approved!
     
  9. hellopike

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    Yeah it's one of the fsr ones. I'm not a fan of the three saddle bridge, and the stock one is working just fine for me. I have the parts I removed, and I'll keep them but I doubt it'll ever be worth more than what I paid for it, or that I'll want to sell it.
     
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    Well done! Good looking Tele.
     
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    Nice work, sounds like you have a rocking tele there. Always nice to tweak something to your personal taste.
     
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    Very cool -and it's great that you made it your own, as marsh99 said.
     
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    Wow. Never seen these.

    You're giving me the fear.
     
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    Thanks everybody. I'm thoroughly enjoying it.
     
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