mishap with my tele but happy ending...

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by ben smith, May 8, 2021.

  1. ben smith

    ben smith Tele-Afflicted

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    I have knocked out a good few nuts in my time as a luthier in london for all those years but these MIM nuts are so tightly and heavily glued in it's a nightmare trying to get them out. i knocked the nut out and part of the headstock came with it but thankfully i made the break near invisible with some overspray nitro and a good hand polishing! the break was very clean though. never have i played such a nice telecaster in all my days! wow this thing is very very nice indeed, it sounds incredible plays even better (tall narrow frets my fave) i don't care about my blunders at all i just love this guitar so much it's an incredible tele, white 1ply no bevel guard just spoke to me it's classy. more pics and a full jam with this guitar soon! IMG_20210509_023515_725.jpg IMG_20210509_023414_096.jpg
     

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  2. ben smith

    ben smith Tele-Afflicted

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    i didn't think i liked fat necks. well IMG_20210509_030514_629.jpg IMG_20210509_030613_179.jpg IMG_20210509_030806_072.jpg IMG_20210509_030428_189.jpg IMG_20210509_030440_076.jpg IMG_20210509_030453_835.jpg IMG_20210509_030511_367.jpg this neck is huge and i love it!
     
  3. Chicago Matt

    Chicago Matt Friend of Leo's

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    When you get one you love, it's a wonderful thing! Love the white guard on the vintage blonde too. Wear it out in good health. :)
     
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    Lowerleftcoast Friend of Leo's

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    I have always thought those tuners were a perfect match for vintage-ish Telecasters.

    Enjoy.
     
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  5. TN Tele

    TN Tele TDPRI Member Silver Supporter

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    Despite the assembly glitches it is a really nice looking guitar: white with a white pickguard, who woulda thunk it?
     
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    Nice one. I used to have a squire CV in vintage blond with a white guard. This thing would not sell. Put a black pickguard on it and sold instantly o_O. White was much nicer to me.
     
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    Fendereedo Poster Extraordinaire

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    Looks great nice work.
     
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    jackal Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    Nice repair!
     
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  9. Michael A.

    Michael A. Tele-Afflicted

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    I don't usually like gold hardware, but it looks great on that guitar! Tasty!
     
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    Lefty Addams Tele-Afflicted

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    White and gold, great mix, love it, enjoy!
     
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    Fenderdad1950 Tele-Afflicted

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    Attractive guitar:D
     
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