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When your tele can do strat (sans trem) and beyond...

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by DrPepper, Oct 19, 2020.

  1. DrPepper

    DrPepper Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    IMHO, you got yourself a good guitar...
     
  2. BuckNekkid

    BuckNekkid Tele-Meister

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    That describes my "Tele-Strat-Or."

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  3. bullfrogblues

    bullfrogblues Friend of Leo's

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    I love my "Strele"
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  4. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    My Teles want to be pedal steels, jazz guitars, rock guitars, and country guitars.
    Silly Teles!
     
  5. AJBaker

    AJBaker Friend of Leo's

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    In my experience, a tele almost always sounds better than a strat, but will never be as gorgeous to look at.

    Strats have the famous quack sound, but I don't miss it on my tele. If necessary, you can add a half out of phase setting with a cap and a resistor that sounds quacky, or go full Nashville with a middle pickup.
     
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  6. WalthamMoosical

    WalthamMoosical Tele-Holic Ad Free Member

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    I think it's more about what my fingers can do. (or can't)
     
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  7. Ricky D.

    Ricky D. Doctor of Teleocity

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    To me, the Strat quack is just a poor substitute for a proper B+N sound.
     
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  8. RichCuellarPDX

    RichCuellarPDX Tele-Meister

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    I love my Tele, but my Strat can do everything my Tele can do , but my Tele cant do everything my Strat can do.
     
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  9. bblumentritt

    bblumentritt Tele-Afflicted

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  10. Falstaff1960

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    My current build I have on the bench will have a tele neck p/u, P90 mid and a hot rail in the bridge. I also have a Strat on the bench that will have a P90 neck, Tx Spcl mid and a hot rail in the bridge. We'll see which I prefer.
     
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  11. DrPepper

    DrPepper Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    My neck pickup sounds very stratish, the more I roll the tone back the more tele-like it sounds... Very versatile. Middle position makes enough quack to suit me.
     
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    Nahtabot Tele-Meister

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  13. StrangerNY

    StrangerNY Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    This one can do all that - and it has a trem.

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  14. ejphotos

    ejphotos Tele-Meister

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    My Tele neck pickup sounds like a Strat neck pickup - win. My Tele bridge pickup sounds very similar to a vintage PAF in an LP - another win.
     
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  15. bobk

    bobk Tele-Meister

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    This one covers all that for me AND a trem!
     

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  16. TX_Slinger

    TX_Slinger Tele-Meister

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    My traditional tele partscaster sounds pretty strat-ish in the neck position with Tonerider Hot Vintage set (not pictured). Strats don't do this well..

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  17. Sotakoira Musti

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    No, my Teles can’t do strat. Black and white, or something like that.
     
  18. DrPepper

    DrPepper Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    Thanks for the replies, you'all got nice guitars...
     
  19. Mr. St. Paul

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    I get a nice Strat sound with my Tele (both pickups in parallel, out of phase)
     
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