The Coffee Table

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by vanrrice, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. vanrrice

    vanrrice Tele-Holic

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    Another fun build. Warmoth roasted ash body (3 pounds, 8 ounces) roasted maple neck with rosewood fret board. Glendale raw deal hardware and Lindy Fralin blue split balde. Gotoh aged nickel vintage tuners. Left the neck bare, applied 6 thin coats of Birchwood-Casey Tru-Oil to the body. Came together really nice. The kids dubbed it the coffee table.

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  2. El Tele Lobo

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    Wow! Very nice. I love that neck with no dots. That's a stunner right there...
     
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    Cool guitar, looks heavy but must feel light with that body weight and roasted neck.
    Must feel great. The body has a walnut look to it.
     
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  4. Telecasterless

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    I love everything about it. Except I could never play it cause I wouldn't know where A is.

    Amazing how much I didn't know I needed fret markers. Stevie Wonder I ain't.
     
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    That's lovely.
     
  6. unixfish

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    Nice guitar!
     
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    Ultra cool!
     
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    Great looking guitar. Curious, why a chrome saddle on the E-A strings.
     
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    I wondered the same thing...
     
  10. vanrrice

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    It's actually aluminum. Both Rutters and Glendale offer this combo: aluminum on the E/A saddle and brass for the D/G & B/E saddles. To quote: "Aluminum adds highs without losing mids or lows." So apparently this is......good? I don't know, but it is something ;)
     
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    Love it, but like others, I need fret markers badly. The bigger, the better... I'm not good enough to play without them.

    I love the color... it just looks right on that guitar.
     
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    Beautiful! Really nice work. Congratulations.

    How do you like the Fralin Split Blades? I've been considering them. Do they still sound like single coil? Twang?
     
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    I like it...a lot. Reminds me of the one I just finished! Like yours, its roasted swamp ash finished with oil and a bare roasted maple neck. :)

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  14. vanrrice

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    Me too, it does have side markets..........
     
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    Sorry for the long lag reply. Finally weighed it. 6 pounds 3 ounces. Knew it was lite......looks heavy, but roasted body and neck help.
     
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    P Thought Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Nice tele! I like no-dotters. The side markers work fine to keep you oriented. If you can see the face dots, you're hanging too far over your guitar anyway, in my opinion.
     
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    !!

    And also love Fralin Split blades too!
     
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    Nice build!
     
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