Width of Tele “hips”

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  1. Seedpicker

    Seedpicker TDPRI Member

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    I don’t know how better to ask it so I can search it because someone has probably asked this question already...

    How wide are the “hips” on a standard Tele body? The drawings I’ve found don’t show this dimension. I’ve got body length and 2 other width measurements but not the in between “hips.” I’m attempting a redesign and my girl looks girthy right now. She’s still on the drawing board, though (Fusion 360). Thanks!
     
  2. Treehouse

    Treehouse Tele-Meister

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    12 3/4”


    11” bust
    9 waist
    12 3/4”hips

    so
    Sexy
     
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    There was slight variation from the pre cbs era and cbs era and also when cbs sold it to a group of investors they got closer to origonal tele specs. The variation wasnt all that much but it was there.
     
  4. 1300 E Valencia

    1300 E Valencia Friend of Leo's

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    Us geetar players usually call it the "lower bout". But I wouldn't fret about it.
    I had to Google 47 websites to even get a mention of "upper bout" and "lower bout". And those guys left out "waist".
    Yep, it's the end of civilization.:p
    I should probably mention that my Tele Shelley is also 12.75" wide in her nether region.
     
  5. Treehouse

    Treehouse Tele-Meister

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    Go talk to your wife about her lower bout and see how that goes over
     
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    johnnylaw Tele-Afflicted

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    The noises from her sound hole are bound to be epic.
     
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