Double Cut Telecaster

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  1. Baracus

    Baracus Member

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  2. bkatx

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    I like double cuts, but not that one :)

    HH teles are cool though
     
  3. dayn

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    When I was in college there was a visiting music theory teacher that brang his 1950's Esquire - It had been cut just like that and had brown shoe polish stained on the fretboard to mimic a rosewood fingerboard - a previous owner trashed the value obviously, but it sounded great and he loved the guitar.
     
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    Dear Fender,

    If it ain't broke...

    Love,
    Your friends at TGP


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    I kind of like the looks, in fact I'm making a template for a double cut tele tomorrow. Might make one in the near future.
     
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    Not bad but I think it would look better with a less traditional styling. Maybe an HS pickup arrangement and/or rear-routed controls.
     
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    It looks fine to me. I would love that and a no-cut Les Paul, just to be weird.

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    To me the jury is still out. While I think it's cool the designer side of me wants the lower horn to be smaller than the top horn for better visual balance, but then it gets closer to the Strat shape.
     
  11. SPROING!

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    I like the uncut tele better in terms of looks.
    Playability is another matter...

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  12. Matt L

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    I thought this version looked better-



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    I hate it less than I thought.
     
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    Looks wrong to me.
     
  15. ThePeopleofColin

    ThePeopleofColin Runs with Scissors

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    I like the double uncut Tele. But this is interesting. Looks like an old Epiphone Coronet and a Tele had a baby...
     
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    I kind of like it.
     
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    I normally am all for committing all kinds of sacrilege and heresy on guitars, but that does not sit well with me. It wants to look like a strat without the offset horns.
     
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    I'm a tele fan and I like doublecut guitars but I don't see the point in modifying the shape of an iconic guitar. I much prefer the Squier 51 or Pawn Shop version with the strat-shaped body attached to a tele neck.
     
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    Doesn't do it for me, if it ain't broke...
     

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