Pickups for Tele Thinline

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by ES330, Oct 27, 2018.

  1. Tag

    Tag Gold Supporting Member

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    Fralin vintage hots. They are not actually "hot"...just FAT. Best tele pups I have tried. No ice pick, just great thick, single coil tones.
     
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  2. ES330

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    Just ordered both Porter 9T and Custom Vintage Sets
    I have two Tele thinlines
    Will report back after they're installed
     
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    Cool thanks I saw some of the paulownia thinlines on there I think that might be it! I’d love to see yours and wonder what your exact weight comes out to.

    How easy of a retrofit was it?
    Did the Allparts neck go right in and mount straight without altering the neck or pocket?
     
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    Stock, the guitar plays & feels very cheap.
    It's not built to Fender specs, some minor adjustments
    were done to the neck pocket. My guitar tech asked me
    if I wanted the adjustments done to the neck or body
    and I chose the body. Ya know, you just don't feel any
    hesitation since the whole guitar was so cheap.
    The Allparts neck cost more than the guitar.

    Allparts necks have a feel to them that's just right !!!!
    I got the TRVF-C. So happy with the result I'm thinking
    about doing it again with the maple version.

    Also, there's no routing on the back for string ferrules
    So got the Wilkinson bridge for it's top loading.
    Really happy with this bridge. TB-5129-001 on Allparts

    I have another thinline that's light, but this one is way
    lighter. Also, I have a solid body Paulownia tele,
    but this one is also noticeably lighter.
    Doubt I could find a lighter weight guitar.

    My guitar tech has a scale for exact weight, will let you
    know the exact weight in a couple of weeks.

    Honestly, it's my favorite guitar to play. It plays friendlier
    than any guitar I own.

    Pic of the Paulownia thinline:
     
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  5. ES330

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    5 lbs 3 oz
     
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  6. Blue Bee

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    Awesome that’s light!
    Almost as light as my paulownia Mustang!
     

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