To Do Or Not To Do

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To do or not to do

Poll runs till Sat Oct 30, 2021 3:08 pm

Brilliant idea. Do it!
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35%
You're an idiot.
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53%
It's a Telecaster. Who cares?
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12%
 
Total votes: 17

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Post by Slowy »

The Baja really hijacked my Tele requirements which has left the Korinacaster out in the cold, so a thought has occurred....

Firstly, let me say the Korinacaster is a polarising instrument. Some hate it, some love it but nobody has ever ignored it. I think that makes it a success and it's something I'm proud of.

Now what I'm thinking is to give it more of the weight and power it already displays by routing it for a P90. I'd be happy with a single bridge, sort of a P90 Esquire thing but could do 2.

Anyway, Thoughts, ideas?
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Wide range humbucker in the neck of the Korinacaster.
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Post by NippleWrestler »

Wouldn't it be easier to stick a beefier tele pickup in there? Quarter pounder, DiMarzio chopper et al.

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Sell it, buy something different.
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sizzlingbadger wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:34 pm Sell it, buy something different.
That's always been my approach. :thumbup:
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Hmmm
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NippleWrestler wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:14 pm Wouldn't it be easier to stick a beefier tele pickup in there? Quarter pounder, DiMarzio chopper et al.
It's already got Lollar Special T's. Could be wrong, but to my ears, pushing the output of a single coil only takes it so far into P90 territory. And I'm really not a fan of high output pickups.
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Conway wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:13 pm Wide range humbucker in the neck of the Korinacaster.
The Lollar in the neck is lovely. This would be an interesting thing to explore but as I said, I really only need one pickup.
Guess where it isn't. :D
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sizzlingbadger wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:34 pm Sell it, buy something different.
I dreamed it, I sourced the materials, I built it, I tweaked it until it was happy. I will not sell it.
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quyet wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:47 pmHmmm
Yeah. Don't care if it looks kosher, as long as it's impossible to put down. :D
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Post by Starfire »

The dogear looks rubbish. If you're going to do it, use a soapbar.

Also, don't you dare deviate from the 3-saddle bridge. Get one of these or chop your current one.
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Post by bender »

Maybe you could track down a Rio Grande Dirty Harry? That's a P-90 in Tele bridge clothing.

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Post by bender »

Don't route that guitar. It's a fully formed entity and fucking with it will ruin it IMO.

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Alternatively, have you thought about something like this and one of the hotter TV Jones offerings?
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It would then be completely reversible — at least visually.

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