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MJT Owners Thread

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by Doth, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. baiff

    baiff Tele-Holic

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    Finishing up a 65’ Dakota Red MJT Tele. I went with the roasted alder body as I only have ash ones now. Deciding on pickups too. Narrowed it down to the Manlius 67’s or the Rodeos.
     

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  2. juans82

    juans82 TDPRI Member

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    Here is the latest MJT I put together:
    lake placid blue light relic alder body + maple/RW neck with Fralin JM pickups

    Light, resonant, only need to adjust to that tremolo bar - but definitely a keeper!

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  3. roknfnrol

    roknfnrol Tele-Holic

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    That's killer!!!
     
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  4. roknfnrol

    roknfnrol Tele-Holic

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    You can't go wrong with Manlius pickups.
     
  5. baiff

    baiff Tele-Holic

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    Have you tried the Rodeo set? I keep watching your 67 set vids and like the tone.
     
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  6. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Mine.
    It’s getting a few mods soon.
    It sounds great! 2BF5A975-860D-4216-8729-F2D04BD1E65C.jpeg B88071A4-525B-49EA-B0C9-85C04A240866.jpeg 43576819-2EB5-41AD-A40A-03BC94E2CEAE.jpeg 670A5D06-F609-4143-AB5D-195E7CD8FCD0.jpeg
     
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  7. tamer_of_banthas

    tamer_of_banthas Tele-Holic

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    my number one strat has an alder MJT body. i posted a pic of it on here a while back. i really love the job he did on the finish, and i got a good price on it. after having played it for a couple years, it is really starting to take on a nice worn in patina. i'm very happy with it. will definitely get something from him again
     
  8. roknfnrol

    roknfnrol Tele-Holic

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    I haven't played the Rodeo yet. I really dig the 56WG set though!
     
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  9. baiff

    baiff Tele-Holic

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    Just talked to Mick and ordered a set of the Rodeos! Super cool guy and very helpful.
     
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  10. baiff

    baiff Tele-Holic

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    All done! 65’ Dakota Red roasted alder Tele with Manlius Rodeo pickups.
     

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  11. David Barnett

    David Barnett Doctor of Teleocity

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    Yay, transition logo!

    Nice looking guitar.
     
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  12. roknfnrol

    roknfnrol Tele-Holic

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    Looks fantastic man!
     
  13. KW1977

    KW1977 Tele-Meister

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    MJT Alder body in Fiesta Red, Musikraft birdseye neck(9.5", 6105, deep C), Rutters Bridge w/ steel saddles, can't remember the pickup builder's name offhand. I didn't assemble this one - picked it up off a Reverber-"The Guitar Doctor". It's like the Les Paul of my Tele brood, arguably the most sustain and resonance outta this one.
     
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  14. garrett

    garrett Tele-Afflicted

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    Here's the latest addition to the clan. Was looking for trouble on eBay one day and found this one-piece alder body used. Someone had routed the pickup cavities into a universal rout, so I figured why not a little more routing to fit a Tele neck on there.

    '92 MIM Standard neck. Mostly used parts with a few new relic parts. Still getting it dialed in, but it's a winner so far.


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  15. juans82

    juans82 TDPRI Member

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    Here is the latest:
    Pine strat with blonde finish - nice SRV chunky type neck - waiting for a Brandonwound pickup set.

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  16. Frisco 57

    Frisco 57 Tele-Meister

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    This project started with All Parts neck that a friend who used to shoot nitro, spayed a few years back. I contacted Matt at MJT who put me on to L.G. my project manager. About six weeks later and lots of emailing back and forth, my beautiful, slightly distressed Fiesta Red Srat body came in the mail. Really nice people at MJT, it was great working with them too.

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  17. baiff

    baiff Tele-Holic

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    Very Hank Marvin'esq! Looks great!
     
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  18. Fender-guy

    Fender-guy Tele-Meister

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    I’ve done a tone of MJT builds and now send them bodies/necks to refinish as well. Here’s my latest MJT project completed. Well it started out as sunburst 65 AV Jaguar. Hated the relic job so I figured I’d have it refinished in ice blue metallic over sunburst. Light relic and I’ll do the rest of the wear naturally. 1CFDAE8C-8AB6-48EF-9268-7F809B37B97E.jpeg C0B7127C-6AF6-4EDF-868C-A6CA1D020067.jpeg 31630B09-F065-441A-A660-51F94DDE4002.jpeg 2A4E9399-1D37-43B5-A7DE-F62F4D182E6E.jpeg
     
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  19. rze99

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    I say, that’s really rather splendid, old bean.
     
  20. Fender-guy

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    Thanks, I’m waiting on a vintage 64 tort pickguard and a new tremolo that isn’t relic’d so poorly
     
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