May I introduce - The Norsecaster

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Ghostdriver, May 13, 2021.

  1. Ghostdriver

    Ghostdriver Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Just finished this up

    Tele style obviously, paulownia wood with ebony staining, maple neck which i had kicking around from a Strat I resurrected, needed a bit of love, its ok, but may need work in the coming months, I made an aluminium nut for kicks, got bags of sustain, works well.

    I tabbed the bridge plate and the pickguard, engraved the viking design, pickup is awesome, its hand wound by an fellow Englishmen, Lee at Toltec pickups, its an Alnico 3, has beautiful mids and bass tones, no shrillness at all on the highs, I have even found Tonerider ( which I like) to be a little harsh when cranked, this loves an overdrive pedal, really pleased with the sound.

    Actually really pleased with guitar as a whole, may be a keeper, but hey, after a couple of weeks I get itchy fingers for something else and end up moving them on......

    We will see , hope you guys like it !

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  2. joealso

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    Beautiful instrument! Congratulations
     
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    Wow...(drooooool)....
     
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    Nice. Is that oak? Head stock Fendery?
     
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  5. SonicMustang

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    Super cool asthetic!
     
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  6. Rockdog

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    Anything with a Viking theme is OK by me!

    Now I have "Immigrant Song" in my head.
     
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    Very nice!
     
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  8. Killing Floor

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    Love the pick guard. The knobs are perfect with the bridge. Well done! Hope it sounds as good as it looks.
     
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    Very nice indeed!
     
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    I love it.
     
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  11. Ghostdriver

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    pauwlonia, headstock is Telecaster( it was kinda Strat shaped but I cut it) with my own logo......
     
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    Very impressive.
     
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  13. blowtorch

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    that's pretty epic, worthy of a saga, i think
     
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    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    By Thor that’s cool!
     
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    Head out of port at dawn. Hope for the blessing of the albatross on your journey.

    Oh, and definitely get one of those dual horned helmets. Those are super cool!
    Learn this, along with the intro while wearing said hat. Smoke machine during the intro...



    It can be your band's little Spinal Tap Stonehenge part of the show, LOL!!
     
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  16. nojazzhere

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    Beautiful finish. My #1 is Paulownia that I finished with Tru Oil, and the oil really brought out the grain. I'm sure you realize Paulownia dents if you just look at it hard. Hope you decide to keep it! ;)
     
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    Fantastic balance of woods and hardware. Sweet.
     
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    Valhalla, I am coming
     
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    An axe fit for a Viking. Very nice work.
     
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    Very nice work. You're going to give Danny O'Brien (Tony Zemaitis' original metal engraver) a run for his money!
     
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