NGD.. Fender Telecaster Road Worn Purple Metallic.

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by JackL, Jan 28, 2020.

  1. Bluetelecaster

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    The rw's are awesome guitars!
     
  2. JackL

    JackL Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Did a few adjustments, added a little more neck relief. Cleaned up some of the fret sprout and knocked off the sharp fret ends. Did a string height and pickup height setup and intonation.

    It plays much better, it still could use a fresh set of strings but I'm happy with it now.
     
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    The cat heard tuna not tuner. Worst set of strings I ever played at GC were on a purple RW. Maybe they are reliced, too.
     
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    Oh I like that! Congratulations.
     
  5. JackL

    JackL Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    I replaced the e & a, the e string was a .042 should have been a .046. Both strings were bad.

    So far so good, saved a few bucks. Just needed some neck setup work!
     
  6. JackL

    JackL Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Here's Moxie!! 20191203_171144.jpg 20191224_073134.jpg
     
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  7. JackL

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    New bridge saddles for the Road Worn. I already had an extra set from a half bridge I bought recently. Screws seem thinner but the intonation is much better.

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    sonny wolf Friend of Leo's

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    Those are cool guitars...I own a blonde 50s one and it is one of the best Teles I own.The purple one is pretty and unique.Congratulations!!
     
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    Nice guitar! It would look even better with tortoise shell guard ;) . I used to hate tort, but now I love it on everything - especially metallic colors! Enjoy!
     
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    Glad it worked out for you.
     
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    Beautiful, and looks like lots of fun!

    The guitar he's sniffing looks good too!
     
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    I got mine, a purple, a few months back. Added Glendale brass saddles, Glendale stainless bridge plate, grease bucket tone control and kinman treble bleed. Now she’s perfection.
     
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    I played one of those at GC and it played and sounded nice, just not into purple.
     
  14. JackL

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    It's growing on me! lol! I like this color better than BSB. I built one Tele(my avatar) that has butterscotch blond and I hardly play it. It has all good parts but I never locked into it. I'd like to redo the BSB in a Mary Kay Nitro finish..
     
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