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What's pink and sexy?

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Paul45, Sep 20, 2020.

  1. aleski

    aleski Tele-Meister

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  2. shoemakerb1

    shoemakerb1 TDPRI Member

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    Actually I'm a fan of those type of pickguards. I really like them with a candy color finish, especially on starts.

    Given that I always get burned on mint green pickguards (they look great, subtle, online, but when they arrive they look like Dawn Of The Dead) a MOP pickguard is a great alternative to a "stock" look.
     
  3. mexicanyella

    mexicanyella Friend of Leo's

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    You win the clickbait title of the day award, but aside from that I dig the Tele.

    I think a mint green pickguard would look cool in a Baskin-Robbins kind of way, but I like the pearloid also.
     
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  4. RomanS

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    Nice!
    Here's mine, which I also just put together:

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  5. RoyBGood

    RoyBGood Doctor of Teleocity

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    Looks fine to me too - goes well with the pink body. (Although single-ply satin finish black might work, for a 'rock n roll' look?)
     
  6. Paul45

    Paul45 Tele-Meister

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    I can find red Strat switch tips easily enough, but does anyone make a red Tele barrel tip?
    If someone can point me in the right direction it shall be done! :D
     
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    teletimetx Doctor of Teleocity

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    you might need to get out more.
     
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    teletimetx Doctor of Teleocity

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    ...sheesh, all y'all need to get out more...I mean, quarantine has kind warped me a little bit as well, but WTF?
     
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  9. aFewGoodTaters

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    Beautiful build! Great looking Tele - congrats!

    I second the suggestion for a 1-ply parchment guard (would really push it over the top in my opinion), but the current one works too.
     
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  10. rangercaster

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    The Bigsby and the P90 along with that color are a great choice ...
    Fender should copy your design ...
     
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  11. RomanS

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    It's actually a P90-shaped Dynasonic (from Gabojo in Greece; bridge pickup is also a Dyna-like design, from Gemini Pickups).

    BTW, what you can't see: this is a hollow/thinline body, the whole thing weighs only 6.4 lbs.
     
  12. wstrnswingster

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    Looking at this thread made me wonder..... Anyone have a vintage shell pink Tele? I can't remember if I've ever seen one?

    Sorry to go off track but, Roman how do you like the B-16 Bigsby? I'be been toying with the idea of a Bob Bain kinda knock off except for a mini hum or maybe a Gabojo Dynasonic!
     
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  13. RomanS

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    This is the second B16-equipped Tele I built, I love it - trem action is so much nicer & softer than with a B5, more like with B3 or B6 on an archtop.

    However, unlike a B5 & notched ashtray bridge combo, the feel and tone change a lot compared to a regular Tele - strings sit high above the body & feel more slinky, and the tone, with that shallow break angle & length of string behind the bridge, takes on some Gretsch-y or Jazzmaster-y qualities - a bit less punchy & immediate, more airy and jangly...

    Ok, didn't wanna kidnap the thread, back to pink Teles!
     
  14. TheOtherNeill

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    Nothing wrong with that pick guard (says the guy with the same pattern). Love the pink and rosewood.
     
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