Vintage Telecaster Jack and Neutrik Angled Silent Plug

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  1. HandOfIke

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    Hi All,

    I want to use a right angled plug with my Telecaster that has the dodgy vintage jack input I'm not really interested in fitting the Electrosocket - I want to keep my Tele as vintage as possible regardless of any drawbacks.

    Difficult finding one that fits so far but I downloaded a schematic of the Neutrik silent plug and roughly measuring via a print out it seems that this 'should' fit so I want to get a cable made with one but thought it best to check first if this will work first.

    Has anyone any experience with this plug and a vintage spec'd Tele?

    Cheers!
     

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    I have not tried this one, but it looks like it might work.

    If you remove your jack, you may find you can sometimes adjust them closer to the edge of the guitar by adjusting or simply removing the jamb nut that acts like a shim. Basically, get that jack as close to the edge of the guitar as possible, but DON'T try to adjust the spring/clamp that holds it into the wood or ugliness will ensue. Often, with the jack adjusted as far out as it will go, you can use a wider range of angled jacks.
     
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    I put in an electro socket, issue resolved:)
     
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    There's some variation from one guitar to the next. You may have to just get the jack and see. It's a quality jack; I have a cable with one, but I no longer have any Teles with the vintage jack assembly, so I can't say.
     
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    I can vouch for the Neutrik fitting in a fully recessed electrosocket. I love the silent feature as well. I see no reason it wouldn't work on a vintage jack. It's $12, give it a go.
     
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    Yeah that's a good point thanks!
     
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    HandOfIke TDPRI Member

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    Not into that - want my guitar to stay as spec'd thanks
     
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    I want to get it as a complete cable - I think it'll fit but not 100% sure

    Cheers!
     
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    Then use a straight plug.
     
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    Lowerleftcoast Friend of Leo's

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    If you are concerned about size of the Neutrik, The Amphenol Audio TM1RJ might be the ticket. IDK about it coming on an assembled cable.

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    I want to use this seated and the straight jack gets knocked and dislodges the jack plate.

    So back to my original request about the suitability of the plug

    Thx
     
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    Cool thx for that
     
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    Stock Tele jack cup. Neutrik right angle. Room to spare.
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    HandOfIke TDPRI Member

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    You're a star thank you!
     
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    can confirm neutrik right angled jack into vintage tele socket.

    Also since I was testing even though nobody asked, the right angled plug on the fender tweed cables goes in fine as well.
     
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    Replace the jack with a switchcraft 11L.
     
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    Brilliant thank you!
     
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    100% fits all of my Telecasters, and I soldered it onto a new cable that I had laying around. Very happy with this Neutrik product.
     
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    Not all Neutrik plugs are the same. I bought a Pro Co cable with a style of Neutrik that did not work. The upper body of the cable is too thick for it to allow the plug to fully insert itself. Ended buying a Rattlesnake with another style of Neutrik plug that works well. They aren't cheap, but the build quality and customer service are great.
     
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    Cheers Tone Chase and Slim Chance
     
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