Obsidian solderless 4 way switch upgrade!

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Sybo, Jul 17, 2021.

  1. Sybo

    Sybo Tele-Meister

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    I just happen to have one of the really good MIM Tele’s, a White , ornery little chiquitita named Chi-Chi. She is awesome, she sports a vintage set of Seymore Duncan’s, I am not sure as these were a gift from a GREAT friend from a famous Blues group. ( Andy, love ya man….)

    I heard a clip of a Tele with the 4 way upgrade, and that “ Humbucker “ type” sound in the fourth position is a really cool option. Obsidian makes the coolest solderless kit That I installed in 15 minutes!! Never done one before. I have ordered a replacement control plate as the switch slot is not quite long enough. Will be here tomorrow. I will do a review then!
     
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    Wow!! No love for the upgrade, I am totally satisfied at this point, simple and sounds excellent!
     
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    Ha! It's a fickle group here, seems like! Maybe you didn't worship Leo enough in your post...

    How would you describe the new sound? What do you think it'll be useful for?
     
  4. Sybo

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    Just a really cool fourth position to give your leads a bit more “Les Paul” like ballsy sound from my MIM Tele. How can that be a bad thing…
     
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    Can we get a video of the sounds? Also, what kind of amp you running too?
     
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    Put an obsidian 4 way switch in mine last week too - easy to do, makes changing pups very easy - changed pups to custom shop twisted tele at the same time very pleased with the result and sounds
     
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    Running through a Boss Katana Artist :cool:
     
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