Vintage Modified Tele® Custom II


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Vintage Modified Tele® Custom II, Maple Fingerboard, Black

0327602506

Vintage Modified Tele® Custom II , Maple Fingerboard, Vintage Blonde

0327602507
Vintage Modified Tele® Custom II, Maple Fingerboard, Black

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The Tele® Custom II is based on one of the most popular Telecaster® designs, featuring a bolt-on maple neck with maple Fingerboard and two Duncan Designed™ single-coil soapbar pickups with independent volume and tone controls.

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Great stuff at a fair price

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lupeter2 on April 5, 2014 (updated April 7, 2014)
Blues Rock Classic Rock

I Bought my Tele as a second guitar and felt in love with its tone. The P90 gives such an awesome hard tone when the volume begins to rise.
I found it perfect for a lot of music styles.
Anyway, I found some of the frets had razor sharp edges and the string action was no good. I had to set the guitar up to feel really confortable with its playing. Now it has a great action the P90s tone deserves.

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Excellent Now

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douglord27 on December 18, 2013 (updated December 18, 2013)
Amateur Blues Rock Classic Rock Country

Bought my Tele second hand of Ebay from a bass player who just couldn't get into it. The guitar was like new and on inspection I found out why he didn't like it.
The neck needed resetting.
It had 3 high frets.
The fret tangs had not been trimmed so it had razor sharp edges.
The three way switch was badly soldered.
String action was terrible.
I am not a stranger to setting up guitars and once the work had been done I have a lovely guitar, playability is great, action superb and the tone is to die for, but a word to the wise - this guys loss was my gain but had I not known how to set it up correctly I could have been one disappointed Tele owner. Check the set up closely and if your not sure get someone who is to look with you. Great guitar well worth the money.

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A True Telecaster

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kushog on December 12, 2013
Amateur Blues Funk Classic Rock Classical

I love the tradition and sound of this guitar. Mine is the blonde model, wonderful to hold and play. The P 90s have their own unique sound. The fit and finish are very good, no structural problems at all, and the instrument represents enormous price to value ratio. I also own the VM 70s Stratocaster, and love its sound, fit and feel as well. Both sound, look , and feel like more expensive guitars. Buy either that suits you; you wont look back.

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made me in love with teles

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Grunger on May 7, 2013 (updated May 8, 2013)
Semi-Professional Alternative Rock Punk

At first I had the squier standard in black metallic, which I won, and I traded it for this, since I don't like black guitars, traded with some guy on Craigslist. I kept the neck of the standard Tele cause it felt and looked better since it was a rosewood neck, and the guy wanted his neck. This guitar sounded better than the standard, in my opinion. This tone is amazing, sounds amazing, this is one of my three favorite guitars I own.

This is definitely one of my main guitars, behind my vm hh jag, and stang.

The settings are so easy to get the sound you want. This guitar feels so right, as do my other two. The neck pickup is nice and warm and the bridge is nice and bright, but not too bright. I play grunge and punk and this is perfect. When i got the vintage blonde, one friend thought the color was ugly and preferred my older black one. I like to stick out with everything about guitar, sound and look, and this isn't your normal basic color. Only problem I had was the neck. When i played the original neck it didn't feel comfortable but then i was used to the standard neck and the maple on light body doesn't look amazing and pop, and the head, you'd think they would realize when they made it it would be a pain to hang, but then people will say you can't change a classic.
All in all a 5 star guitar, great tone, feel, sound, everything.

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Very versatile, very good sound

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fernesto on May 2, 2013
Semi-Professional Blues Alternative Rock Heavy Metal

This guitar uses P90s which leads to Humming except when using both pickups because they are wired in a hum phase cancelling way which is great.

The finish is not the best, but is good enough considering the price tag, and the Duncan Design P90s have a great sound, however i decided to make of this guitar some kind of project:

Bought a set of Seymour Duncan Hot P90s cream color, (the guitar is cream also, with black hardware) so the pickups contrast with the background, but these pickups aren't wired the same way the stock ones so it has no humbucking when using both pickups, so i had to open one of them and basically re-build it upside down, at last there is humbucking again at the middle position, also setted it up with some .010 strings which gives more power and more definition compared to any .009 string set.

Now after the overhauling this guitar has so much Hard-rock in it i had to buy a flame themed strap!

Before the overhauling i would give a 6 to this guitar, but now i would give it an 8 and not 9 mostly because of the finish since is just good, not great.

This guitar is sure a great buy to whoever is tempted to try out some P90s and like the Tele body, even more is even better when overhauled.

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damonbillabong2 on February 18, 2013
Semi-Professional Alternative Pop Rock Heavy Metal Punk

Awesome guitar especially for the money spent!

The P90 pick ups create an amazing tone in many styles of music. I used this guitar in a punk band and I am currently using it in a metalcore band (tuned to drop C) and the guitar works brilliantly!

Easy to play, looks great and is very comfy to use.

The only small detail that I feel let's it down is the strap pegs, I have had to get some strap locks as the pegs are that small the strap tends to come off, however like I said it is only a tiny detail and can be solved quickly and cheaply.

All in all a great looking, sounding and easily playable guitar. Which for £200 you can't beat!

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Model Name: Vintage Modified Tele® Custom II, Maple Fingerboard, Black
Model Number: 0327602506
Series: Vintage Modified
Color: Black

Body

Body
Body Material: Agathis
Body Finish: Polyester
Body Shape: Telecaster®

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
Neck Shape: "C" Shape
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Dot
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Standard

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Duncan Designed™ P90-2
Neck Pickup: Duncan Designed™ P90-2
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: SS

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Strat Strings-Through-Body Hardtail
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Standard Die-Cast
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
Control Knobs: Skirted Amp Knobs
Switch Tips: Black

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA 250L, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)
Unique Features: Dot Inlays
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