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First post and a new build!

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by grooveht, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. grooveht

    grooveht TDPRI Member

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    Hey Gents (and ladies)...new to TDPRI here, although I've been on the Harmony Central and Rig Talk boards for a while. I have a new build under way...not from scratch on my part, just from a body and neck purchased from USACG. To make matters worse, it's not even a traditional Tele-style! :oops:

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    The stats are:
    Mahogany body with maple top, originally routed S/S now H/S/H (for Tom Anderson-like Cobra action)
    Mahogany neck with rosewood 24 3/4" scale, clear peghead veneer (for more TA Cobra/LP vibe)
    Sperzel Locking tuners
    Anderson H1-/SA1/H2+
    Gotoh tele-humbucker bridge
    Callaham control plate/neck plate/ferrules/neck screws

    I need some glue for the nut...I have an Earvana composite nut ready to go (saves some work on my part!). What glue do you recommend? Also, do you have a technique for fixing the neck to the body? Pics, clips and the works to follow as the build comes together, and thanks!

    Jeff
     
  2. grooveht

    grooveht TDPRI Member

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    P.S. not my tablecloth, my buddy was holding the parts for me while I was out of town ;)
     
  3. jay1970

    jay1970 Tele-Meister

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    Yeah right..lol
     
  4. kyle1167

    kyle1167 Tele-Holic

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    Are the bridge mounting holes and string through holes placed correctly for the scale length your using? I trust you told USACG that the neck and body were for the same build.
     
  5. grooveht

    grooveht TDPRI Member

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    Yup...the neck is a 24 3/4 conversion...worked with Tommy from USACG the whole way and he knew what I had intended, so it should work? I'm Ron Burgandy?
     
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