Switch tip shootout! What's your favorite?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Marn99, Nov 27, 2020.

What's your favorite switch tip?

  1. Round Daka-ware flat top

    43 vote(s)
    29.3%
  2. Round Daka-ware recessed top

    20 vote(s)
    13.6%
  3. Daka-ware top hat

    47 vote(s)
    32.0%
  4. Other

    37 vote(s)
    25.2%
  1. Marblatx

    Marblatx TDPRI Member

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    Why does that not surprise me?
     
  2. Arfage

    Arfage Tele-Meister

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    ME TOO! Because I always do the Danny Gatton trick and bend the lever upward. Makes all the difference in the world.
     
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  3. tanplastic

    tanplastic Tele-Afflicted

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    Upward? That would be pretty interesting, and might work just as well.
    The switch on my Gatton Tele is bent downward because of the extra tall knobs.
     
  4. Matthias

    Matthias Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Top hat, the gentleman’s choice.
     
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  5. BGLeduc

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    I recently bought a BSB Player Tele, with the intention of going Micawber with it.

    Step one, remove the low E string and saddle.

    Stop two, retune to Open G.

    Step three.......and this is REALLY the secret sauce of copping Keef's Micawber tone, is to swap the black top hat for a white Strat tip. Instant Rolling Stones machine. :)
     
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    Google says dkknobs.com doesn’t exist.
     
  7. DrBGood

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    Pedal to the metal.

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  8. Arfage

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    Toward the strings. Really easy to flick with my little finger without the volume knob getting in the way.
     
  9. FuzzWatt

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    I do as well. The shape of a Tele's upper horn just begs for a 3 way toggle there, IMO.
     
  10. shallbe

    shallbe Tele-Meister

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    Sorry! Typo. dknobs.com.
     
  11. Coloradotwanger

    Coloradotwanger Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    I am mostly a top hat fan.But i did spend way too much money on this Glendale Hotrod Roadster.
     
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  12. Boreas

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  13. zeke54

    zeke54 Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Personally , I'm not picky ... I like and use them all .
     
  14. Andy B

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    Always a Strat tip.
     
  15. Gary in Boston

    Gary in Boston Friend of Leo's

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    NUMBER 2 LOOKS LIKE A FENDER S1 SWITCH TIP
     
  16. mtndon

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  17. RobRiggs

    RobRiggs Tele-Holic

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    Damn brother! That is a gorgeous guitar...
     
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  18. superjam144

    superjam144 Tele-Afflicted

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    First thing I did was buy a white top hat for my new tele... I couldn't switch fast enough with the small tip version... Way harder to use, imo.

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  19. Engine Swap

    Engine Swap Tele-Afflicted

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    Considering this for the build I'm working on. It's an old switch tip from a vintage stereo receiver that was in a junk drawer.

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  20. Mur

    Mur Tele-Afflicted

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    Lotta cool stuff on this thread but fave switch tip? stock vintage '53 ..on a stock vintage '53 Tele.
     
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