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my tele now smells of pickles!

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  1. ben smith

    ben smith Tele-Afflicted

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    I woke up hungover today and in my infinite wisdom thought it would be a good idea to fill the holes in my tele. I live in sweden now and they eat this weird paste that stinks of pickle but it just so happens to be almost the exact colour of my tele, it was either this of cheese! I thought to myself in my hazy brain I wonder if mixing it with some lacquer will work? it mixed well blended nicely actually so I went ahead and filled the holes and one little butt crack near the bridge (you see i'm king of butt crack because I have 4 of them) alas! pickle stink! I pickled my tele! at least the holes look slightly better right? a word of advice people, don't fill holes on your guitar with food! SAM_0741.JPG SAM_0744.JPG
     
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    Did you do a bridge swap?

    I'm glad you warned me. After reading @Toto'sDad 's thread, I was about to fill all the routes in my tele with sardines. Thanks for stopping me.
     
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    I've got more than a few guitars that have been splatted with BBQ sauce, beer, seawater...you name it.

    It all adds character!
     
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    carpenter Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    And yet another reason I stopped drinking.
     
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  5. ben smith

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    sardines? hmmm ill have to try that in neck plate holes
     
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  6. ben smith

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    haha indeed it does, well it adds more essence i would say
     
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    Look at the bright side.. at least it doesn't smell like surströmming.
     
  8. ben smith

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    oh no not that stuff! why god why?
     
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    SbS Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Said you're living in Sweden.. and this is coming from a Finnish guy.

    On the other hand, Kalle's Kaviar is magnificent stuff (haven't tried with Telecaster though..)
     
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    Would that be a Sardine Smuggler's Tele?
     
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    I think there's a lesson here for us all...
     
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    I used to use Colgate toothpaste to fill nail holes in apartment walls before vacating the space. Never once got charged for wall repairs.
     
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  13. ben smith

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    hahaha! it's beautiful where i am here up north especially in the winter
     
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    that's a good idea, i did fill gaps in a white tele's neck pocket with toothpaste once
     
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    Try messmör

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    oh yeah i forgot about that stuff! that would be better i think? oh well! tack tack
     
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    could be worse. I once used a tele case to transport a rifle on a hunting trip. After using the rifle and carrying a deer back to the truck (on my shoulders) I placed the rifle back in the case.

    You don;t want to know what that smelled like later.:eek:
     
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    I'm not distracted, by dings, marks and.....unwanted holes.....in my guitars. Everything tastes better with beetroot, though. :D
     
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    Hold the anchovies. :D
     
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    This is now my favorite guitar. Ever.
     
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