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Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by matman14, Dec 6, 2020.

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  1. Mission6_OG

    Mission6_OG Tele-Meister

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    That’s really freaking awesome man!
     
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    crazydave911 Doctor of Teleocity

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    It's occurred to me you may not "get" certain things I do, some don't. I'll show this picture and explain

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    Behind my Strat (the only place I use a Tele headstock) is my Snakehead Tele 12 string I built for the 2012 Build Challenge but didn't get finished in time. Big deal you might say, but look closer. A Tele body longer than a Strat, WHAT!? I didn't build the Strat, just heavily modified it. It's also WIDER :eek:! What I did and only one person noticed, it's 1.5" longer than a Tele and has the hips AND width of an LP :lol::lol:. There WAS a method to the madness. A curly maple neck, rosewood fretboard and 12 Kluson tuners set Ricky style? I was trying to prevent neck dive in a humorous way, and succeeded. Also look up my Strat Bass, a 30" scale yet nothing is outta proportion. Same deal, 1 1/2" longer and around one inch wider. The mind can't tell because everything "fits" and is in proportion. Just one example of my mind games lol :lol:

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  3. RickyRicardo

    RickyRicardo Friend of Leo's

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    Do you make your own pickups? It's a ton o' fun..
     
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    Macrogats Friend of Leo's

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    Just build more guitars - you know you want to. ;)

    Seriously, as mentioned, an SG with humbuckers would be a great project to get your teeth into.
     
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    matman14 Tele-Meister

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    I made the pickups for everything except the tele. So Humbuckers, P90s and SSS strat.
     
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    matman14 Tele-Meister

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    Alright, so next project is going to be a 5F1 Champ.
    I just ordered a bunch of stuff for it so that the kids can give it to me for Christmas.
     
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    Freeman Keller Poster Extraordinaire

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    Mat, a few years ago I built a kit amp and put it in an oak cabinet. It is my daily player

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    What if you really need that lipstick pickup tone for a song? Or filtertrons on a semi? Or a double humbucker? :D

    Those look great. I'm amazed you made that pickguard work on the Tele, every time I've seen that pattern I though "who would even buy that?!".
     
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    matman14 Tele-Meister

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    Yeah, when I saw it it made me think of the ocean. I happened to be walking the dog on the beach and saw a faded, washed out wooden sign and kapow! Inspiration for a driftwood paint job and a ocean pickguard.
     
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    Festofish Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Excuse me but your basses haven’t been covered. Wink wink say no more eh?
     
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    Mark the Moose Tele-Afflicted

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    Amps are fun. Pedals are fun to build and under $20.
     
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    matman14 Tele-Meister

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    I'll leave basses to the bass player. Not my area of interest or expertise.
     
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    Peegoo Poster Extraordinaire

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    Why not get your freeky on?

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    Festofish Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    So build him/her/me one. :D
     
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