NOGD: (New Overhauled Guitar Day) My Fender RCG Groovecaster

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by JakeELee, May 5, 2015.

  1. JakeELee

    JakeELee Member

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    A while back I picked up a '72 reissue Tele Deluxe FSR in Aqua Sparkle. Some may remember that these were released a couple of years back in a limited run of 300 per color. They were nice enough guitars for the price, but I wasn't crazy about the thick finish on the neck, the looks of the white pickguard, and the pick ups were kind of bland.

    So, I had Rice Customs do some work on it and recently got it back. They refinished the neck with a nice satin finish. I also had them wind a set of their RCG Slugbucker pickups and redo the electronics. The new custom pickguard was made by Terrapin guitars. Very happy with the result. Great sounding guitar with a nice playing neck and a 70's vibe. Props to the guys at both Rice Custom and Terrapin for their great work!!

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  2. karma1

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    Very cool - congrats!
     
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    Nice, I like it a lot.
     
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    urizen Gold Supporting Member

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    ^ Ibid

    In my head, I hear it kicking in the door and shouting, "Honey, I'm HOME!!!"
     
  6. KennyPatrick

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    That is rad. That pickguard is amazing and i have a new butterscotch tele coming in that will need tons of fun done. I want one of those guards
     
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    That pick guard is killer dude!


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    The pickguard is so psychodelic, more 60s than 70s.
     
  9. JakeELee

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    Thanks, dudes. Sure am enjoying it!
     
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    looks great man!
     

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