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NGD! Clarence White content.

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by FenderBenderNY, Aug 26, 2020.

  1. FenderBenderNY

    FenderBenderNY TDPRI Member

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    Just snagged this Clarence White tribute tele off Reverb. WD body, SteelBender bender, Musickraft neck with a 10/56 profile, Tom Short pickups, Keith banjo tuners on both E’s, and relic’d by MJT. Same serial number on the neck plate. I’m over the moon! My main acoustic is a Martin D28CW, so my Clarence White obsession is strong.

    Hopefully I’ll have it early next week! Haven’t played electric in a while, and haven’t played bender in probably 10 years. Can’t wait to get back into it. I’ll be running it through my Fender Rumble 200 until I can afford a tube amp. Anyone have any tips/tricks on running through a solid state bass amp? Any particular pedals seem to work better through a solid state?
     

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  2. Treehouse

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    Sweet bender! That is so awesome.

    I bet a Joyo American Sound into your Rumble would do the trick!
     
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    Ultra cool!
     
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  4. Greggorios

    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Very cool, indeed. Enjoy.
     
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  5. speedy mcfeely

    speedy mcfeely Tele-Holic

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    Just get yourself a preamp pedal and run it into the bass amp. If it has an effects loop run the preamp pedal into the fx return.
     
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    roknfnrol Tele-Holic

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    wow, that's awesome!!!
     
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    cool
     
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  8. Crobbins

    Crobbins Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    Nice score, congrats.
     
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    Very Nice!
     
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    Dana Rudd Tele-Holic

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    Congratulations.
     
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    Way cool! What a great looking replica! Enjoy and have fun playing for many years to come.
     
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    Cool... what is the point of the banjo tuners? Just curious.
     
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    tery Doctor of Teleocity

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    :cool: ... Congratulations !
     
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    rangercaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    A bender on a guitar is a great concept and you have a fine example of such !!!

    And, she's really pretty, too !!!

    Do you prefer a higher string action with heavier gauge strings , or a lower action with lighter ones, 009 to be specific... ???

    I'm curious ...
     
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    bw Tele-Meister

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    Congrats! I was watching that myself but I wouldn't do the B-bender justice. Definitely a cool tribute/replica!
     
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    Nice. Congrats.
     
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    hey Old Smokey! Those are Keith tuners, same idea as Scruggs tuners. You can set 2 stops on them, say D and E. When you twist the peg down it goes to D, twist it up and it goes back to E. I have them on one of my banjos, and on there they lower the G to an F# and the B to an A, effectively getting you into D tuning. Not really sure how practical or useful they’ll be on this guitar but I like the looks anyway!
     
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    hey Ranger, I’m not really sure yet. UPS says I’ll have it on Friday so we’ll see. The guy who built it/I bought it from said its a “medium action” and I’m not exactly sure what that means. I’m primarily a bluegrass player, so generally I like heavier strings and a higher action. On this I’ll probably tend to go lighter and lower though.
     
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    Nice. I've seen this style of tuner (Hipshot brand) on a bass before, but never seen it on a guitar.
     
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  20. davidge1

    davidge1 Friend of Leo's

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    The banjo tuners are there to quickly drop the string a whole tone without having to re-tune. So the high and low E strings drop to D
     
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