NGD Snakehead tele

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  1. Wannabeplayer

    Wannabeplayer TDPRI Member

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    That is sick cool. Love the grain in the neck!
     
  2. adirondak5

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    That's sweet Chris , neck profile looks great , the whole thing looks great , I'll bet it thunders !
     
  3. Ironbird

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    Wow, that's lovely! Very well-executed. Congrats!
     
  4. cupatele

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    I bet the mare bridge pickup sounds great; I put a tapped bridge pickup of his(5.7 & 10k) in my recent Hondo partscaster.
     
  5. BigD

    BigD Friend of Leo's

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    I've been wanting one for a while but $6,000 for the Fender CS model is out of my range.

    Super nice!!!
     
  6. src9000

    src9000 Poster Extraordinaire

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    That is one lovely guitar. Congrats.
     
  7. Tel E Twister

    Tel E Twister Tele-Meister

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    Very nice indeed, but I see philips heads.
     
  8. BUILTACASTER

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    Wow. I didn't see the stripe at all at first and wondered quietly "one piece? how the..?". But now I see it in the last pic. That guy does nice work. Is that a removable maple plug for the truss rod adjustment? I like the modified half guard as well. Great Tele.
     
  9. ThreePlyGuy

    ThreePlyGuy Friend of Leo's

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    Real pretty, congrats.
     
  10. ecoli

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    Thanks again guys. Yes, there was no way I could afford the CS one either, or would pay that much :lol:

    Thanks Herb, your builds were a huge influence and help, so thanks again for helping me with some of the technical questions. The sustain on this is something else as is the weight. I pick up my strat now and it feels like a load of bricks :lol:

    Yep. And it has a truss rod, and tuner ferrules, and electrosocket, and... ;) As I mentioned, some things were changes more for convenience. I wanted the overall look, but didn't go for an exact replica like what Herb built. I can live with the Philips heads :D

    Yeah, I was really impressed too. The colour and grain are perfect matches, it's just missing the bit of flame, but at a glance, you can't tell.

    Nope, that's just the plug at the headstock end. It's adjusted at the heel end.
     
  11. Lupo

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    That's gorgeous!
     
  12. ndcaster

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    Cool. Clips, clips!
     
  13. HotDan!

    HotDan! Friend of Leo's

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    I'll also say, as others have, that I'm not much of a snakehead fan either but I love white guitars. This one has a decidedly vintage flavor you you put it together with a bunch of great parts. I like it a lot! Good job!
     
  14. Fendereedo

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    Hngd day to you!!
     
  15. cigarman513

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    boy that is one nice guitar!!

    Enjoy it!
     
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