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Humbucker Bridge Plate needed

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by arem, May 15, 2013.

  1. arem

    arem Tele-Meister

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    Anyone have a recommendation for a humbucker bridge plate that will fit directly onto an American Standard Tele? I don't want to deal with drilling/filling any existing holes. Thanks!
     
  2. Tuxedo Poly

    Tuxedo Poly Friend of Leo's

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    Won't you have to re-rout the pickup cavity to fit a humbucker?
    Here's an overlay approximating the bridge pickup rout locations (single coil and humbucker), string holes and bridge screw holes (vintage and modern) on a Tele.
     

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  3. steve_robinson

    steve_robinson TDPRI Member

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    Given that routing will be required, is there a humbucker bridge plate available to fit the American Std Tele?
     
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    willyb Tele-Meister

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    You might want to try a SD Lil' 59 , no mods needed, they drop right into stock bridge plate.
     
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    KokoTele Doctor of Teleocity Vendor Member

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    SPUDCASTER Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    This is almost a year old.

    But, www.guitarpartsresource.com has humbucker bridgeplates in the aftermarket Tele section under bridges.
     
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