Hot Rod Deluxe Tele "partscaster" done!

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  1. LJOHNS

    LJOHNS Member

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    I finished my first "partscaster" and I am very pleased with my end results! Had a fret dress and set up done professionally. Props to Charlie Powers at Guitar CPR in Fairmont, WV for another great set up job!

    You never really know how it is going to sound until complete but I made a winner here!

    Specs:
    2011 Fender Deluxe Tele body (Tungsten)
    Warmoth - 1 11/16" - 59 round back neck
    med jumbo frets - 10" rad
    Kingwood fret board - clay dots (smooth like Ebony!)
    Callaham bridge
    Dimarzio Area T bridge
    Lollar mini hum neck
    300K CTS pots
    .22 Orange Drop cap
    Vintage Fender tuners
    fully shielded (dead quiet!)

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  2. 19rick52

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  3. jpervin

    jpervin Member

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    Love it!

    The binding is a nice touch.
     
  4. Luke V

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    Hope it sounds as good as it looks , looks great!
     
  5. mad dog

    mad dog Silver Supporting Member

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    That's a great looking guitar you built. Bet it sounds sweet with that minihum too. Beautiful.
    MD
     
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    Very nice and Charlie Powers in a great guy!
     
  7. LJOHNS

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    This is my first guitar with a mini hum and I really love it. I couldn't be more happy with the tones!
     
  8. docsmith

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    Very nice and congratulations!

    I'm building a partscaster myself. My neck should be here sometime in mid April. Until then I must learn patience.
     
  9. LJOHNS

    LJOHNS Member

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    Small world docsmith! - I live about 30 min from Bethel. Worked in that area a lot from 2006 -2011 also.
     
  10. Tweedledee

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    Beautiful. That's a fantastic looking fretboard. :)
     
  11. neville5000

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    That's a great looking guitar.
     
  12. Todd Lynch

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    Lublin Senior Member

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    Very sharp. FB grain is nice.
     
  14. brian817

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    Great looking Tele!
     
  15. moosewayne

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    Pow!!!!!
    Great looking tele!
    I've been thinking about a similar build w/ a tungsten deluxe and Warmoth neck.
    A Clapton Tele kinda thing....
     
  16. OuttaspaceMan

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    Beautiful tele! Congrats!
     
  17. jklotz

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    Love it! Nice build!
     
  18. Sidmore

    Sidmore no talent hack Silver Supporting Member

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    love the binding and the pearloid guard - nice looking tele!
     

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