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BY Mini Forklift Ⓥ
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Just a cheapie but it plays great :thumbup:

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Has a big thick neck and my pet hate is not a concern... the intonation is spot on :clap:
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BY mule
#843247
Resurrecting the thread for a NGD!

2004 American Ash Tele AKA 8502. Ash body, chunky C shaped neck with a really nice smooth satin finish. 'Modern vintage' pickups.

Picked this up in Music Swop Shop, which I highly recommend giving a visit if you're ever in Melbourne. I had my eye on something else when I picked this up for comparison, and was instantly taken by the neck. Plugged it in and the pickups really stood out over the other teles on the shelf. I was not GAS'ing for a tele by any means but was shocked by how quickly I clicked with this and just couldn't put it back.

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BY GrantB
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My Custom...subtle aging looking good. The Twisted Tele pickups do sound great.
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BY KNNZ
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GrantB wrote:My Custom...subtle aging looking good. The Twisted Tele pickups do sound great.


OMG Grant that is NSFW
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BY AiRdAd
#843287
GrantB wrote:My Custom...subtle aging looking good. The Twisted Tele pickups do sound great.


Thanks for looking after this one for me Grant :-)
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BY Molly
#843295
jeremyb wrote:Have you tried something less stratty in the bridge?


I made the same observation with my Baja. Especially the neck I think. Planning something Nocastery in the future.
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BY GrantB
#843298
jeremyb wrote:Have you tried something less stratty in the bridge?


The bridge is super hot...like a Broadcaster type thing. Not really Stratty at all? The neck is very strat like tho...
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BY smallface
#843301
Here's my Custom Telecaster MIJ 95 :-)

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BY smallface
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And whilst it's not a Tele, the neck is very much so :-)

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BY jeremyb
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GrantB wrote:
jeremyb wrote:Have you tried something less stratty in the bridge?


The bridge is super hot...like a Broadcaster type thing. Not really Stratty at all? The neck is very strat like tho...


Interesting!! I have the broadcaster / twisted Tele combo in mine and it tends to shock people how much grunt it's got!! I've not played the twisted Tele bridge but assumed it would be more like a strat bridge, good to hear it's not! The neck one is great though, love that tone :)
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BY codedog
#843312
jeremyb wrote:
GrantB wrote:
jeremyb wrote:Have you tried something less stratty in the bridge?


The bridge is super hot...like a Broadcaster type thing. Not really Stratty at all? The neck is very strat like tho...


Interesting!! I have the broadcaster / twisted Tele combo in mine and it tends to shock people how much grunt it's got!! I've not played the twisted Tele bridge but assumed it would be more like a strat bridge, good to hear it's not! The neck one is great though, love that tone :)


If you haven't, I reckon check out Danish Pete's pickup set. It's based on his purple Tele's pickups, which, I think, is a twisted neck and nocaster bridge combo.

https://www.montysguitars.com/products/ ... caster-set
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BY Dharmajester
#843352
Originally a two tone sunburst ( avri ) The finish was as thick as a 50's formica table covering, came to life once it was removed.
Thin nitro arctic white spray which is sinking nicely intothe grain of the swamp ash.
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BY robthemac
#843356
Dharmajester wrote:Originally a two tone sunburst ( avri ) The finish was as thick as a 50's formica table covering, came to life once it was removed.
Thin nitro arctic white spray which is sinking nicely intothe grain of the swamp ash.


Nice! Did you spray the nitro?
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