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Modern Builder Vault: TAO Guitars

August 26, 2013
Belgian luthier duo Serge Michiels and John Joveniaux push the boundaries of guitar design but keep form and function at the core.
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Mod Garage: Inside the 3-way Telecaster Pickup Switch

August 23, 2013
Because the Telecaster’s 3-way switch lies at the heart of many cool mods, it’s important to explore it. There’s more to this little piece of hardware than meets the eye.
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The Fabulous Four: Mods for your Strat, Tele, Les Paul, and "Super Strat"

August 1, 2013
Looking for the coolest, simplest mods for your Strat, Tele, Les Paul, or “super strat”? Then look no further—Premier Guitar’s Mod Garage columnist Dirk Wacker walks us through the tastiest tone tweaks for the most popular guitars on the planet.
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Factory Telecaster Wirings, Pt. 2

July 19, 2013
Exploring the post-1967 wiring, referred to as the “modern” or “standard” Telecaster wiring that's is still in use today.
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1953 Fender Telecaster and 1953 Fender Deluxe

July 15, 2013
For many guitarists and collectors, a 1953 “blackguard” Telecaster is considered the Holy Grail of all Teles.
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Vox Announces Tone Garage Line of Pedals

July 11, 2013
Vox announces a new all-analog line of pedals.
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Fender Releases Europe-Exclusive Wilko Johnson Signature Tele

July 6, 2013
With pub rock institution Dr. Feelgood, Johnson was an original ’70s-era architect of the bridge from no-nonsense Brit R&B to snarling high-energy punk.
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Factory Telecaster Wirings, Pt. 1

June 21, 2013
How Fender's factory Tele wiring evolved, and ways to mod them.
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Buzz Feiten Announces New Line of Guitars

June 20, 2013
Guitarist Buzz Feiten has launched a new line of guitars.
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How to Intonate a Three-Saddle Tele

June 14, 2013
Vintage-style, straight-bar saddles will never intonate properly—we find a way to fix this issue that doesn’t involve replacing the entire bridge.
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Fender Releases New Satin Series

June 11, 2013
Fender have unveiled their new line of Teles and Strats, the Satin Series.
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Fighting Feedback in a Telecaster

June 8, 2013
By addressing two of problematic areas, the following mods will dramatically reduce the chance of feedback.
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Preparing Your Tele for Future Mods

May 11, 2013
In anticipation of all the Telecaster mods we have in store, let’s devote this column to getting your pickups ready for the adventure. For starters, unstring your Tele and remove
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Echopark Guitars Releases Clarence "Gold Coil" Guitar

May 3, 2013
The Clarence "Gold Coil" guitar is designed around the newly-completed Gold Foil pickups.
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Fender Expands Cabronita, Standard, and Classic Series for Spring 2013

May 3, 2013
New instruments feature popular designs, and upgraded tops and period correct finishes
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MJ Guitars Duke Deville Electric Guitar Review

April 19, 2013
Blending classic Tele vibe with unique tones on tap via a coil-splittable mini-humbucker.
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Telecaster Obsession

April 15, 2013
Let’s review our Tele history and get some insights from one of the best Tele masters alive, Greg Koch.
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The Two-Pickup Esquire Wiring

March 11, 2013
Also called the “Broadcaster blend circuit,” this wiring is the transition circuit between the single-pickup Esquire and the Telecaster with its well-known dual-pickup configuration.
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