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GOT inspired Tele build.

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by cjp60, Jan 13, 2021.

  1. cjp60

    cjp60 Tele-Meister

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    When the GOT series guitars came out I thought the Telecaster was the best of the bunch. However, at $25K that just wasn't going to happen. My son wanted me to build him a new telecaster so I suggested a GOT inspired build. Pickguard, control plate, and border inlay water jetted from .050" thick Titanium. Lucky Dog Knobs, Rutters Switch Tip, Lindy Fraulin Blues Special Pickups with 4 way switching, Musikraft neck, 6100 SS, ebony, 1.75 nut, roasted 5A flame maple, homemade roasted swamp ash body, Glendale bridge, homemade SS strap buttons, Tesi Kill Switch, 6# 14 oz. Here's what we came up with.
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  2. tah1962

    tah1962 Friend of Leo's

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    Wow! Absolutely beautiful.
     
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    stratisfied Tele-Holic

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    Nice!
     
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    mkdaws32 Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    My goodness! That is really gorgeous! Fantastic work!
     
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  5. stephent2

    stephent2 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Very Nice. Some excellent choices there!
     
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  6. Fender-guy

    Fender-guy Tele-Holic

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    That looks so good, pretty much nailed the GOT theme. Just awesome. I have a question about the neck. I just posted a thread asking this question.

    I ordered pretty much the same neck with the aged oil finish. So how did you get it glossy? Add more oil and polish or spray clear over the oil?
     
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    Dan R Poster Extraordinaire

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    Wow! Great look and the neck is phenomenal.

    Valyrian steel pickguard? :)
     
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  8. cjp60

    cjp60 Tele-Meister

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    I ordered the neck roasted with the thin lacquer sealer and spayed about 5 coats of Behlens Clear Instrument Lacquer wet sanding with 400 grit initially between coats and finished with 600 before the final coat. Then I wet sanded with 1000 and 2000 grit before polishing with 3M compound.
     
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    Perfect, that looks so good thanks for the info.
     
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    Amazing. I actually prefer that to the Fender GOT Tele.
     
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    cyclopean Poster Extraordinaire

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    that's not game of thrones inspired - it came out pretty good at the end.
     
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    Fantastic work!
     
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