Pulled the trigger today - 63 time machine

Discussion in 'Fender Custom Shop Tele Forum' started by dimenjj, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. dimenjj

    dimenjj Tele-Meister

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    Well I was drooling over this, so I pulled the trigger on the Fender Custom Shop 1963 Time Machine Relic Telecaster - 3-color SB.
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  2. VWAmTele

    VWAmTele Friend of Leo's

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    That's about as good as it gets - congrats!
     
  3. bignote

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    That is one beautiful guitar. Congrats!
     
  4. HotDan!

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    I'd say ya done good son! Don't get to much better either...Enjoy!
     
  5. dimenjj

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    Thanks Gang !!!! Matches my time machine Strat !!! Didn't want her to be lonely...... LOL
     
  6. Radspin

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    Wow. That looks exactly like a '63 sunburst I used to own that I wish I never sold...congrats!
     
  7. xtrajerry

    xtrajerry Doctor of Teleocity

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    Drool! Congrats it's gorgeous!
     
  8. burntfrijoles

    burntfrijoles Poster Extraordinaire

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    That's a mighty fine looking guitar!
    I love me some rosewood fretboards! Looks killer on the sunburst! Great aging!

    Congratulations.



    Can you give us the specs on it, neck, frets, etc?
     
  9. telex76

    telex76 Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Nice, congrats.
     
  10. Ron Garson

    Ron Garson Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Very nice one. Congratulations!
     
  11. teletimetx

    teletimetx Doctor of Teleocity

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    Yep. that'll work. good on ya.
     
  12. dimenjj

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    Body Material - Alder
    Body Finish - Lacquer, Relic finish, 3-color Sunburst
    Neck Material - Quatersawn Maple
    Neck Shape - Mid-'60s "Oval C", 9.5" radius
    Scale Length - 25.5"
    Fingerboard Material - Rosewood
    Fingerboard Inlay - White Dots
    Number of Frets - 21
    Nut Width - 1.650"
    Bridge/Tailpiece - American Vintage Telecaster Bridge, Relic Finish
    Tuners - American Vintage Tuning Machines, Relic Finish
    Neck Pickup - CS 1963 Time Machine Relic Alnico V magnets
    Bridge Pickup - CS 1963 Time Machine Relic Alnico V magnets and staggered polepieces
    Controls - 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone, 3-way pickup selector, Greasebucket tone control
     
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    As cool as it gets... Congratulations! (and cue Jealousy)
     
  14. burntfrijoles

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    Most excellent!! Thanks
     
  15. dimenjj

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    Just an update after a weekend of playing her. This tele sounds good unplugged ! Action is great, stays in tune well and the neck is very comfortable. Also, the relic job is not overdone which I really like. She has a great patina.
     
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    Yowsa, that is smokin' hot.
     
  17. elbohead

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    Yep. Custom Shop Tele is something I hope to have one day. Glad to see you got yours. She's a beauty! Enjoy!
     
  18. still_fiddlin

    still_fiddlin Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    Yeah, what everyone else said. Plus, I hate you... :)
     
  19. moosie

    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Beautiful Telecaster. Did you custom order? What dealer?
     
  20. dimenjj

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    Not a custom order, I got her from Sweetwater. I have been dealing with the same sales guy for years. He always gives me the straight scoop on guitars I am interested in. They want to make certain you are happy with your purchase, that is why I keep dealing with them. Any way thanks to all the well wishers. I really appreciate it.
     
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