Show Us Your Teles with Natural Finish!

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by telechaser, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. noisemaker

    noisemaker Tele-Meister

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    my squier in yellow natural...

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  2. RotelliCaster

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    That is a Handsome Tele! The rosewood fretboard really looks good with the natural body and the blackguard.
     
  3. AmericanStd.

    AmericanStd. Tele-Meister

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    You've seen this one before but not with the Ibanez.

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  4. boris bubbanov

    boris bubbanov Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    5 pound 2 ounce 1 piece USACG ash body

    With One Inch thick USV-1 quartersawn maple neck, USA Custom Guitars.

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    This one needs some playing in. The quartersawn has an ability to fight back against a set of 11-49s, so you have to plan ahead on the setup:

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    6-32'd Joe Barden bridge assembly, Fender original vintage bridge pickup wired right to the jack:

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    Sounds great for Electronic/Johnny Marr sounds.

    I'll shave a bit more off the heel, it is still fat in that dimension.

    There is NOTHING wrong with a husky ash body; at least from what I can hear.
     
  5. fernando

    fernando Tele-Afflicted

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    Bori's tofee pickguard

    Boris, I like very much the shape you use for your pickguards, can't recall if you cut them or are available somewhere, I think I asked before but can't find it right now.

    What's the colour and material of the pickguard? I love it!

    Thanks,

     
  6. otterhound

    otterhound Poster Extraordinaire

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    Just learned of this forum today . When I learn how to do it , I will post a photo of my leftie Rosewood Tele . Was pleased to see one leftie in this thread .
     
  7. boris bubbanov

    boris bubbanov Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Some are from scratch, but this one is a recycled Stew Mac appliance white stock 5 hole tele pickguard that has been reshaped and sanded smooth, then shot with Krylon Fusion # 2339 Blonde Shimmer. If I remember right, I did those a year ago.

    The non-standard shapes are derived from a french curve and are subjected to the scrutiny of all the smarty-pants professional designers in my family. The ones you see are the "survivors".

    Thanks for the compliments, I do appreciate that.
     
  8. SixString821

    SixString821 Tele-Meister

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    lovin the look of these guys, i have a natural '72 thinline RI. anyone know where i can get a black replacement PG for it? i love that look!
     
  9. Crazy John

    Crazy John Tele-Meister

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    This is my very first build. Chambered ash, Lindy Fralin, etc.
     

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  10. RotelliCaster

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    I got mine from and ebayer "aiguitars". He does excellent work. I ordered a 1-ply and I had to wait about a week for it cut and then shipped. Top notch and a perfect fit. I doubt I ever go back to the white pearl guard.

    that's my half a cent!
     
  11. boris bubbanov

    boris bubbanov Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    USACG Thinline

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    Tommy is winning me over to the merits of a Thinline guitar. This bookmatched hog with birdseye pale maple cap sounds very nice indeed.

    Here, I forgot to take some pictures of the back. This light mahogany is just a kaleidoscope of color, it is better than the maple for gazing purposes.
     
  12. riolux

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    '07 American Series:

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  13. nhojie

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    love this american tele!:eek:
     
  14. riolux

    riolux Tele-Holic

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    Thanks, me too! Aesthetically I'm more into 50's and 60's looks, but this is my*#1, it just feels amazing to play and it's really light. I actually got it from Japan, so it's been 'round the world before it came to me. And now I'm never letting it go! It's "born" in the same year as my only kid (for now), so I'm planning on keeping it until he turns [insert significant number], when I will pass it on.

    Sorry, i got a little emotional there. Carry on :)
     
  15. Staggered Mag

    Staggered Mag Tele-Meister

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    Homegrown Tele with a B-Bender
     

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  16. araT

    araT Tele-Afflicted

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    :eek: I was sure I posted mine in here, oh well.. here she is!

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  17. AjayTele

    AjayTele Tele-Afflicted

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    Yep, sure is a nice chunk of ash...:cool:
     
  18. needfortweed

    needfortweed Tele-Meister

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    Sure is...lovely!
     
  19. RotelliCaster

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    Sa-weet! :D
     
  20. Hafner

    Hafner RIP

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    Telekinetic please, what is this wood called ? Beautiful !
     
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