Pick up switch tip

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  1. Ryan0594

    Ryan0594 Tele-Holic

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    Anyone know any TOP HAT style pick up selector tips that fit modern (09 standard) Tele control plates?

    Bought a few that haven’t fit... tired of wasting money! X
     
  2. Matthias

    Matthias Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    You could try and make the rejects work. If they’re too big, stick some plastic film over the switch lever, or wrap tape around it. Too small, you can generally go at the slot in the plastic with increasing sizes of small flat bladed screwdriver to open it up.
     
  3. Ronkirn

    Ronkirn Doctor of Teleocity

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    Thick CA .... or do it right.. replace that cheep jazz import switch...

    r
     
  4. beninma

    beninma Friend of Leo's

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    I have a top hat switch tip on my 2016 standard that came from stewmac. It pushed right on and has never given me any trouble for about 2 years.
     
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    Tuxedo Poly Tele-Afflicted

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    MrCairo46 Friend of Leo's

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    No switch tip player here. Terry Kath didn’t see the need for one so I don’t either
     
  7. Ryan0594

    Ryan0594 Tele-Holic

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    I tried ... and failed ... and destroyed a few switches

    The switch is actually really good quality, just don’t like the round barrel!

    The new Teles tend to have ‘em too! It annoys me that they can’t just stick to one thing!


    Thank you, I’ll look into this!
    But they look so much better with them!
     
  8. beninma

    beninma Friend of Leo's

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    The one I have is the one Stewmac throws in their wiring kits for Teles.. they include CRL switches so whatever they're including works correctly on the CRL switches.

    My barrel switch tip was wearing out/didn't hold so the top hat one went on and it's been great. Their kit includes both types of switch tips.
     
  9. vanr

    vanr Tele-Afflicted

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    Both my Teles have Strat switch tips on them.
     
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