Love this. Super clean!Stacked bridge and middle, mini hum at the neck. Shielding and grounding everywhere. Three mini toggle switches for on/off for each pickup.
The why? This setup is for studio work. It is dead quiet. I have never played a guitar this noiseless in my 38 years of playing. The three toggles allow me to flip all off without changing volume and tone settings and also makes whomever is running the mixing board happy when it’s all off.
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I think a reversed control plate is almost a given necessity for a Nashville Tele!I used the diagram and kit from toneshapers for my build:
Nashville WiringStick a Strat middle pickup in a Tele and you have a Nashville Tele. This wiring was made popular by Nashville session players in the 1990s. Nashville ace Joe Glaser told us that the typical configuration would be to install a Duncan Hot Stoneshapers.com
Bootstrap Pretzels for bridge and neck and regretfully for the time being, a squier strat middle pup. Position selector 3 is wired for bridge + neck since I’m not the biggest fan of middle only.
Bridge plate is a Gotoh 6 saddle for easier intonation and no slamming my pick hand on the side walls.
Lastly, my control plate is reversed for easier volume swells.
Thanks! It's an XGP body I finished myself so some built in 'relicing' is to be expected haha!I think a reversed control plate is almost a given necessity for a Nashville Tele!
Is that body from Fender or another vendor? The finish looks very clean, yet used, in a good way.