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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Thanks for the idea! I've just done it, using a Bourns push-pull pot in the tone position, and it works really well, gives a quite different and very useful extra sound, much punchier and more up...
  2. Lockdown project: 6 string guitar to 8 string zouk

    Thought some here might enjoy seeing my fun lockdown project - from neglected pawn shop 6 string single pickup guitar to 8 string three pickup electric guizouki!

    Working from the sharp end to the...
  3. Re: Any recommendations for online lessons on picking techniques?

    Yes, we've been planning that I will have a video date with my tame tutor when I can...at the moment we're finding that we never know quite when we have time so many thanks for the recommendation,...
  4. Any recommendations for online lessons on picking techniques?

    Hi,

    Title says it all really! I'm trying to take advantage of lockdown to improve my picking technique from, well, pretty negligible...my background is as a fingerstyle bass / Spanish guitar...
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Hi Kevin,

    Before I fitted it the top string wasn't singing out (huge difference between it and the second from top string), just by putting a bit of pressure on it behind the nut I could hear the...
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Fitted a Gotoh RG30 string tree - that's sounding better now :mandosmiley:

    Stick bit of post-it note on headstock, measure once, have a cup of tea, measure again, leave it overnight, measure...
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Had a few days playing with my red one from GAK - absolutely love it, keep picking it up and playing it (when I should be doing other things like working 🙂) which is always good.

    BUT: yes it...
  8. Re: customize a short scale guitar to a tenor guitar

    Hi, just found this old thread - I found a good way of doing this, I bought a good quality (solid top) 1/2 size child's steel strung guitar from eBay for 15, cut two new slots in the nut and drilled...
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