New (used) Telecaster day!

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Coyoteaz, Aug 24, 2019.

  1. Coyoteaz

    Coyoteaz TDPRI Member

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    Just got this one off Reverb. It's a 2016 mim standard with fender locking tuners, Seth Lover in the neck position and a custom made Lindy Fralin Blues in the bridge position. Finish is removed on the back of the neck and the nut has been upgraded. Need to get it set up to my liking but loving it so far! The Seth Lover sounds great. A little heavier then my Baja and the neck is way thinner.
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  2. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Nice!
     
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  3. DHart

    DHart Friend of Leo's

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    Looks like an awesome Tele, my man! Congrats.
     
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  4. CalebAaron666

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    Looks almost like Keith Richards’ Micawber!
    Congrats!
     
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  5. WingedWords

    WingedWords Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    I love the neck plate. Don't often see quotes from Mozart on a Tele!
     
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    hemingway Poster Extraordinaire

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    I should think about that Mozart quote every time I pick up a guitar
     
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  7. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Very nice. A clean Amadeus Micawber.

    Just an idea for you, I find on my S/H pickup teles that disconnecting the neck pickup from the tone control entirely gives the best results if you like to have some cut and a good balance between the pick ups. Dead simple effective mod.
     
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  8. burntfrijoles

    burntfrijoles Poster Extraordinaire

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    That was a helluva find.
    Congratulations
     
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  9. fendrguitplayr

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    Ditto
     
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  10. jimilee

    jimilee Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Nice, I’ve been thinking about a set lover in mine.


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  11. GuitarKid

    GuitarKid Tele-Meister

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    Cool
     
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    So GAS worthy, congrats!
    BTW, welcome to the forum!
     
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    Greggorios Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Nice effort. Lovin' that Seth Lover in the neck. Play her in good health. (...the Mozart quote is a favorite of mine...) :)
     
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  14. boris bubbanov

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    I like that idea: Tell Mr. Fralin you'll have a Seth HB in the neck spot, and couldn't he wind a single coil T bridge pickup to voice best to it?
     
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    telepraise Tele-Holic

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    Those are some awesome pickup upgrades. I bet it's the bees knees through that Deluxe!
     
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    I think I saw that one on Reverb and it was a cool combo. Enjoy!
     
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  17. Coyoteaz

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    I kinda feel bad for buying this guitar. It really seems like it was somebodies baby.
     
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    Never mind...
     
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    Recce Friend of Leo's

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    Looks like someone set it up very well for them and then for whatever reason decided to sell it. Good find for you.
     
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  20. Coyoteaz

    Coyoteaz TDPRI Member

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    When I got it, it had 9's on it. The action was really low. Lots of buzzing. Not enough relief on the neck. Thru some 10's on it raised the low e a tiny bit, 1/4 turn on the truss rod. Plays like a dream now.
     
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