Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fender American Standard Telecaster vintage bridge conversion.

The Fender American Standard Telecaster is a great guitar (pre-belly cut 2012 models, anyway!) but it has a bridge that is not compatible with vintage bridge plates. It has narrower string spacing and therefore different through hole locations. The changed … Continue reading

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A week on…

A little update on Esquire #1 after a week of living/playing. I’m still very happy with it! I’m used to my US Std partscaster at 8 1/2 lbs, so I thought the very light Esquire may feel like a toy. … Continue reading

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6lbs 12oz

The main picture was taken in natural light, the detail pictures under artificial daylight bulbs. The detail pictures are a better representation of the colour. Please excuse the fingermarks! So what have I learned? Most importantly, plan ahead. I could … Continue reading

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Final assembly

The teaser pic in the previous entry is showing marking the hardware for hole placement. You know the saying “measure twice, cut once”? Well I must have measured and moved and re-taped half a dozen times before marking. In fact … Continue reading

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The home straight

Major update tomorrow!

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Stratocaster pickguards now available.

Fender spec Stratocaster 3 ply pickguards are now available in the store. Available in gloss b/w/b and gloss w/b/w with s/s/s pickup configuration, we have had these made to modern Fender USA spec, so they will be a direct replacement … Continue reading

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Stratocaster pickguards and Fender spec control plates.

3 ply w/b/w and b/w/b S/S/S pickguards are now in stock. Made to Fender spec they are being photographed this evening and will be on the site tomorrow. We also have Fender spec Telecaster control plates to go along with … Continue reading

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Mighty Mite shipment due.

We are expecting a new Mighty Mite shipment in the next 2 weeks, so now is the time to get your special orders in!

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