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Round 1 (#1-10) PINE Fender Telecaster Projects
PIC
#
GUITAR
BODY
BODY COLOR
NECK
PICKGUARD
BRIDGE
TUNERS
PICKUP(S)
ELECTRONICS
REPRESENTS
COMPLETED
NOTE
Fender ''Nocaster'' Esquire
1
Fender ''Nocaster'' Esquire
Brave Guitars pine *2c
sonic blue
Mighty Mite Tele 22-rosewood
All Parts parchment Esquire (5h)
Wilkinson 1/2, 3 comp brass saddles
Wilkinson vintage split post
Illusion 1959 Esquire Repro
CUSTOM HARNESS: CTS 250k pots, Fender 4-way (cocked wah), 2 .047 Russian K40Y Paper In Oil tone caps, .001 vol cap
1959 mod
Nov 2010
body paint/relic done by Brave Guitars; black/silver 50s waterslide (yellowed); Fender vintage dome knobs; Fender top hat switch tip
Fender ''La Cabronita Especial'' Custom
2
Fender ''La Cabronita Especial'' Custom
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2c
black
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple
Warmoth white La Cabronita (4h)
Fender hard tail, 6 steel saddles
Schaller locking (pearloid buttons)
TV Jones Classic Plus
Carvin 500k pots, on/off kill, .022 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
2011 relic
Mar 2011
black/silver 70s waterslide; Carvin mini knobs; control plate blank back cover
Fender Broadcaster Jr
3
Fender Broadcaster Jr
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2
cream
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple V
black custom cut (4h)
Wilkinson 1/2, 3 Hipshot comp brass saddles
Wilkinson vintage split post
GFS Pro-Tube Lipstick Tele
CTS 250k pots, Cornell-Dubilier ZSW Paper In Oil .05 tone cap, .001 vol cap
1950 proto/mod
Dec 2010
custom black/gold 50s waterslide (large); all slotted screws; Fender vintage dome knobs; custom control plate
Fender Telecaster -Bigsby-
4
Fender Telecaster -Bigsby-
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2c
ReRanch Fiesta Red
Mighty Mite Tele 22-rosewood
Warmoth parchment 3-ply Hybrid (mini HB neck) (9h)
Bigsby B50/Tune-O-Matic kit
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
GFS Liverpool Minitron Vintage (neck), 63 Tele Overwound Professional Series (bridge)
Alpha 500k vol split pot, Alpha 250k tone split pot, Fender 3-way, .047 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1962 mod
Mar 2011
black/silver 50s waterslide; push-on knobs; Fender vintage switch tip
Fender Broadcaster
5
Fender Broadcaster
Red Dirt Guitar Works Blackguard pine *2c
ReRanch Butterscotch Blonde
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple
Fender matte black (5h)
Fender 50s ashtray (cover), 3 brass saddles
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
Seymour Duncan Tele Vintage Rhythm (neck), Vintage Broadcaster Lead (bridge)
CUSTOM HARNESS: CTS 250k pots, CRL 3-way (1950-52 blend), .05 Vintage Reproduction paper wax cap, 15k Allen Bradley carbon composite resistor
1950 mod
May 2011
black/silver 1950 waterslide; all slotted screws; Fender vintage dome knobs; Fender vintage switch tip
Fender Telecaster -Dirty Harry-
6
Fender Telecaster -Dirty Harry-
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *3
desert tan
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple
black custom cut (4h)
Fender 50s ashtray, 3 brass saddles
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
Rio Grande Dirty Harry Tele RW (neck), Dirty Harry Tele (bridge)
Alpha 250k vol split pot, Alpha 500k blend split pot
1949 proto/mod
Apr 2011
black/silver 50s waterslide; all slotted screws; push-on knobs; Tele bass control plate
Fender Telecaster -Western-
7
Fender Telecaster -Western-
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2c
natural (tung oil)
Mighty Mite Tele 21-rosewood
Bluesman Bakelite red paisley custom engraved (neck HB) (8h)
Fender 60s ashtray, 3 threaded steel saddles
GFS locking
GFS Bigmouth Vintage (neck), Repro 1960's Hot Alnico Tele (bridge)
CUSTOM HARNESS: CTS 250k pots, Fender 4-way (Greasebucket circuit), .1 ceramic cap, .02 ceramic cap, 4.7k resistor
1966 mod
Jun 2011
black/gold 60s waterslide; Fender flat top knobs; Fender vintage switch tip
Fender '51 Nocaster -No Guard-
8
Fender '51 ''Nocaster'' -No Guard-
Red Dirt Guitar Works Blackguard pine *3
black
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple V
n/a
Fender 50s ashtray (cover), 3 brass saddles
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
Fender Original Vintage ('52 Reissue) RW (neck), Custom Shop '51 Nocaster (bridge)
CTS 250k pots, Fender 3-way, .047 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1951 mod
Jun 2011
black/silver 50s waterslide; all slotted screws; Fender vintage dome knobs; Fender vintage switch tip
Fender Esquire ''Hot Mod'' -No Guard-
9
Fender Esquire ''Hot Mod'' -No Guard-
Red Dirt Guitar Works Blackguard pine *2c
red
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple V
n/a
Fender 50s ashtray LEFT, 3 comp aluminum (E-A) & brass (D-G, B-E) saddles
GFS locking
DiMarzio Area Hot T
Carvin 500k pots, .033 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1950 mod
Oct 2011
black/silver 50s waterslide (partially worn); all slotted screws; Carvin knobs
Fender Telecaster -Strat Tone-
10
Fender Telecaster -Strat Tone-
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *3
shell pink
Mighty Mite Tele 22-rosewood
GFS aged white 3-ply (neck Strat SC) (8h)
Fender 60s ashtray, 3 grooved steel saddles
GFS locking
GFS True Coil 6.0k (neck), 52 Tele Overwound Professional Series (bridge)
(Reverse) CTS 500k vol pot, CTS 250k tone pot, Fender 3-way, .033 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1969 mod
Sep 2012
black/gold 60s waterslide; Fender flat top knobs; Fender top hat switch tip
Round 2 (#11-21) PINE Fender Telecaster Projects
PIC
#
GUITAR
BODY
BODY COLOR
NECK
PICKGUARD
BRIDGE
TUNERS
PICKUP(S)
ELECTRONICS
REPRESENTS
COMPLETED
NOTE
Fender Esquire -Tapped-
11
Fender Esquire -Tapped-
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2c
pale green
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple
GFS white Esquire (8h)
Fender 50s ashtray SPLIT, 3 threaded steel saddles
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
Seymour Duncan Hot Tapped Tele Lead
CTS 500k vol pot, CTS 250k tone pot, Fender 3-way, .047 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .022 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1960 mod
Feb 2013
black/silver 50s waterslide; Fender vintage dome knobs; Fender vintage switch tip
Fender Telecaster -Texas Special-
12
Fender Telecaster -Texas Special-
Red Dirt Guitar Works Blackguard pine *2c
Inca silver
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple V
Fender parchment (5h)
Fender 50s ashtray, 3 comp brass saddles
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Telecaster RW (neck), Custom Shop Texas Special Telecaster (bridge)
CTS 300k split pots (brass bushing adapt), CRL 3-way, .047 Mojo Tone Vitamin T Paper In Oil tone cap, .001 vol cap
1956 mod
Mar 2013
silver 50s vinyl; vintage dome knobs; Fender vintage switch tip; vintage Texas pin-up waterslide on back
Fender Tele-Bigsby PAF
13
Fender Tele-Bigsby PAF
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2c
lavender purple
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple
n/a
Bigsby B50/Epiphone Tune-O-Matic
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
Golden Age Parsons Street Alnico 2 HB
CTS 500k pots, .022 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1955 proto/mod
TBD
black/silver 50s waterslide; all slotted screws; Gotoh vintage dome knobs
Fender TeleStrat
14
Fender TeleStrat
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2c
Lake Placid blue
Mighty Mite Strat 22-maple
Warmoth white Nashville (5h)
Fender 50s ashtray (cover), 3 brass saddles
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
Fender Tex-Mex Tele N (neck), Tex-Mex Strat M-RW (middle), Tex-Mex Tele BP B (bridge)
Bourns EVH Low Friction 250k pots, CRL 3-way, .047 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1953 proto/mod
TBD
black/gold 50s waterslide; all slotted screws; Fender vintage dome knobs; Fender vintage switch tip
Fender Tele-Soapbar
15
Fender Tele-Soapbar
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2c
Sherwood green
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple
n/a
Wilkinson 1/2, 3 brass saddles
Wilkinson vintage split post
Golden Age Modern P-90
Alpha 375k pots, on/off kill, .033 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1948 proto/mod
TBD
black/silver 50s waterslide; all slotted screws; Gotoh vintage tall knobs
Fender Telecaster -Strate Plate-
16
Fender Telecaster -Strate Plate-
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *1
whitewash
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple
Warmoth brown shell 4-ply (8h)
DBG "Strate Plate", 3 comp aluminum (E-A) & brass (D-G, B-E) saddles
GFS locking
Van Zandt Tele True Vintage RW (neck), Tele True Vintage Plus (bridge)
(Reverse) Alpha 375k vol pots, CRL 3-way, .039 Sprague Vitamin Q tone cap, .001 vol cap pot
1974 mod
TBD
black/gold 70s waterslide (aged); Gotoh flat top knobs; Fender top hat switch tip
Fender Telecaster -EMG '76-
17
Fender Telecaster -EMG '76-
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *3
red, white & blue
Mighty Mite Tele 22-rosewood
Fender white 3-ply (8h)
Fender 70s ashtray, 6 steel saddles
GFS locking
EMG FT (neck), RT (bridge)
ACTIVE HARNESS: EMG 25k split pots, EMG 3-way, 9-volt battery, stereo jack
1976 mod
TBD
red 70s vinyl, USA headstock waterslide; Fender flat top knobs; Fender top hat switch tip
Fender Esquire -Split Rails-
18
Fender Esquire -Split Rails-
Red Dirt Guitar Works pine *2c
yellow
Mighty Mite Tele 22-rosewood
Fender white Esquire 3-ply (8h)
Fender 60s ashtray, 3 comp brass saddles
Grover locking
GFS Lil Puncher XL Modern Vintage
Carvin 500k pots, CRL 3-way, .033 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1970 proto/mod
TBD
black 70s vinyl/waterslide; Carvin mini knobs; Fender top hat switch tip
Fender '49 Spanish Electric
19
Fender '49 Spanish Electric
Danny Hines Guitars Blackguard pine *1
dirty gray
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple V
Fender matte black (5h)
Fender 50s ashtray (cover), 3 Glendale Spanish cold steel saddles
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
DiMarzio True Velvet T (unplated) N (neck), True Velvet T B (bridge)
CTS 500k vol pot, CTS 250k tone pot, .033 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1949 proto/mod
TBD
black 50s vinyl; all slotted screws; Glendale aluminum "Gip-O-Matic" knobs; Fender vintage switch tip
Fender Telecaster -'73 Merlot-
20
Fender Telecaster -'73 Merlot-
Canadian white pine *2c
burgundy
Mighty Mite Tele 22-rosewood
GFS black 3-ply (neck HB) (8h)
DBG "Vintage Plate", 3 comp aluminum saddles
GFS locking
GFS Vintage Split HB N (neck), Neovin TB9 Hard Vintage Tele (bridge)
CTS 500k vol pot, CTS 250k tone pot, CRL 3-way, .033 Sprague Orange Drop tone cap, .001 vol cap
1973 mod
TBD
black 70s vinyl; Fender flat top knobs; Fender top hat switch tip
Fender '50 Esquire -2 Pickup-
21
Fender '50 Esquire -2 Pickup-
Red Dirt Guitar Works Blackguard pine *2c
black
Mighty Mite Tele 22-maple
Callaham parchment (5h)
Fender 50s ash tray, 3 brass saddles
Fender/Gotoh vintage split post
Lindy Fralin Broadcaster Hybrid 2% Overwound N (neck), Broadcaster Hybrid 2% Overwound B (bridge)
Alpha 375k pots, Fender 3-way, .001 vol cap (2)
1950 mod
TBD
black/silver 50s waterslide; all slotted screws; Gotoh vintage dome knobs; Fender vintage switch tip
NOTE: All guitars are "relic'd-aged", and have Fender waterslides, Fender neck plates, Schaller straplocks, Electrosocket jack cups, Switchcraft jacks, and chrome/nickel hardware.
(I did all the wiring unless a purchased CUSTOM HARNESS was used.)
*1 = one-piece body
*2 = two-piece, non-center-joined body
*2c = two-piece, center-joined body
*3 = three-piece body
Blackguard
pickguard (#h) = number mounting holes


UPDATED APR 15 2015


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