Anybody done a neck bucker Tele mod??

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  1. bobbymack

    bobbymack Supporting Member

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    Any tips for the routing (Dremel etc?), etc? All info appreciated. I'm on the fence about trying this myself or having my tech do it...

    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. AaeCee

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    Have you already checked the cavity? Many teles already have the space.
     
  3. bobbymack

    bobbymack Supporting Member

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    Yeah, this is actually a Hamer T51, and it is routed only for the lipstick...

    Thanks though
     
  4. mrfjones

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    stew mac sells a template to help you with the routing
     
  5. Chiba

    Chiba Gold Supporting Member

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  6. Jon Silberman

    Jon Silberman 10Q Jerry & Dickey Gold Supporting Member

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    I highly recommend a mini-hum for your Tele neck PUP.

    P.S. to Chiba: I'll see you at your gig on the 11th. :)
     
  7. bobbymack

    bobbymack Supporting Member

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    pfflam Silver Supporting Member

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    Man, you flash that thing every chance you get . . . . and everytime I LOVE it!!!
     
  9. JimiB

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    what kind of humbucker is that Old Tele Man?
     
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    ^looks like a fralin split single
     
  11. Eric Pykala

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    Naw, Fender Seth-Lover-designed humbucker (like on old Deluxes). Size and four screws.-Eric
     
  12. Antero

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    Ditto.

    Old Tele Man, how did you go about making that? And how does the bridge work, is the neck shimmed or something?
     
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    Woo-hoo! I can't wait to see the pics of your new guitar - and to hear (and maybe play) it as well!

    OTM, that is BAD ASS. The trem kills me, I never would have thought of that. Very cool.

    --chiba
     
  14. Crazyquilt

    Crazyquilt Guitar Dad Silver Supporting Member

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    I love that Jazzmaster style trem on a Tele. It may even be more cool than a Bigsby, because it's so rare.

    Maybe. ;)
     

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