The OP is basically trollin' with the way he has phrased things.
I believe the original standard Tele configuration is perfect,...
Mine is about where the belt buckle scratches up the the back of the guitar right around the middle of the body.
I voted yes.
7.5 lbs is totally doable on a Tele.
Wouldn't worry me a bit.
I love the the tone of a good Tele neck pu.
Very different than anything I can get on my Strat.
For a bit of change I also got a tele with a p90...
For me, yes surprisingly.
I typically like 7.25 on Fenders.
I have a Classic Player 60's strat and a HWY 1 texas tele, both with 12" rad and both...
Unless your action is super low, you should be able to play slide on necks with any radius and any string gauge.
As stated previously, just adjust...
Some people know how to negotiate and some people don't.
More importantly, some people know when to negotiate and some people don't.
I wish Fender read the Blackguard book and then offered an exact reproduction of a truly original early '50's Blackguard Tele and Esquire.
dig your attitude.
The easy answer is tune both to both tunings and see which sounds better in each.
So that's without the pickguard?
Why does the pickguard area look to have a completely different wood grain.
That looks like you now have a wood...
Real men can play pink guitars!
I believe shell pink was a color from the '56 Desoto that Fender used from '60-'63. Fender colors were from car...
clean thru a Deluxe Reverb is great.
oh me likey!!
that looks like a heck of a lot of fun.
love the p90 straight to volume.....nice.
You'll find the neck will gloss back up pretty quickly from just playing.
Any neck I've sanded down with very fine sandpaper, or a micromesh,...
I hope you're pointing at your guitar!
It's all good, whatever way each of us sees it, as long as we're playing.
Oh the romanticism of a true relic guitar.
Bangin' her on stage?
Was the audience still there?
I don't see the nostalgic longing for what is...
there's a reason why some of the best relic builders steer away from messing with the fretboard.