HNGD: Fiesta red telecaster with Fender USA neck

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by thierryhunting, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. thierryhunting

    thierryhunting TDPRI Member

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    Latest addition to my guitar family;

    A Dutchrelic body in Fiesta Red (amazing body - quality is comparable with MJT)
    Emerson wiring
    A Fender USA maple neck with rosewood board
    Amber Twangtone 50 pickups

    Guitar plays nice and sounds great. Unfortunately there's some trussrod rattling going on that needs to be
    fixed by my luthier. In these corona times I don't have the urge to visit him before the crisis is over.

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  2. Lonn

    Lonn Friend of Leo's

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    Truss rod rattling? Have you tried tightening it?
     
  3. thierryhunting

    thierryhunting TDPRI Member

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    The action is so low. I don't have the balls to tighten the trussrod. I guess I can break something right?
     
  4. tah1962

    tah1962 Tele-Afflicted

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    Great looking tele. Congrats.
     
  5. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

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    A tiny tweak is not going to mess anything up on that truss rod...just don’t be heavy-handed. If it won’t move or feels too tight, wait for the expert.

    Love looks of your guitar, by the way...you can guess my affinity for the color...
     
  6. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Nice one I like Fiesta Red with a dark fretboard.

    I’d give that truss a tweak... gently bit at a time...

    good luck stay safe and sane.
     
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    Nice!
     
  8. dan1952

    dan1952 Friend of Leo's

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    Nice! When you say "truss rod rattling," do you mean you can hear it rattling in the neck, or that strings are rattling on the frets?
     
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  9. LunarSlingShot

    LunarSlingShot Tele-Holic

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    Beautiful guitar. Favorite guitar I own is a fiesta red tele with a rosewood board.
     
  10. thierryhunting

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    Fixed it.. one small tweak did it. Happy right now.
     
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