Newest build.

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Strato50, Oct 18, 2019.

  1. Strato50

    Strato50 Tele-Afflicted

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    Little Strat I threw together. All parts TRO fat with Gotohs. XGP poplar body with a Wilkinson steel block trem. A set of Fender Custom Shop 69s. Great Strat. Real throaty and has that piano like tone going on. The bridge pup has the metal baseplate. That’s how a Strat bridge pickup should be. It’s fat like a Tele.
     

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    8barlouie Friend of Leo's

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    Real cutie!
     
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    Working on something similar with an XGP body. Real impressed with it, actually.

    That finish is hard, too, at least on the Daphne Blue. I put a scratch in the finish and it's taking forever to sand, rubbing compound, polishing compound and buff.

    Did you set the neck then drill your bridge mounting holes? How bad did the finish chip when you drilled into it?

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    Cool guitar, congrats!
     
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    Strato50 Tele-Afflicted

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    Yes ! I always do on Tele a and Strats.
     
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    That's the right way.

    Some bodies come pre drilled and then you have to line up the neck to the bridge and not the other way around.

    I put a U.S. vintage spec. spaced trem, also from guitar fetish. It is excellent quality especially for the price.

    Here's a few pictures from early in the build eyeballing everything. Wired for master volume, master tone; middle pickup will have its own volume for blending.

    I'm glad to hear about the poplar sound. I know some drummers love poplar.[​IMG][​IMG]

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