April 2020

T-Style

ARTICLES

Cozart “Custom Shack” T-Style homepage

Will Ray’s Bottom Feeder: Cozart “Custom Shack” T-Style

March 25, 2020
Our columnist’s winning ticket: a modded China-built 6-string for $160 including shipping.
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DIY: How to String a Fender-Style Electric Guitar

March 17, 2020
A fast, easy video demo of how to replace strings on any standard electric with all six tuners on the same side of the headstock.
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The DIY Relic Job—Fantasy or Reality?

February 28, 2020
Yes, it is possible to age your instrument. But there are pitfalls to avoid and techniques to master.
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Shecter PT homepage

Reader Guitar of the Month: Townshend Tribute

February 27, 2020
A reader gives a goldtop Schecter PT a new neck, hardware swaps, and two Duncan ’59 humbuckers wired for tonal variety.
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Rock the 5-Tone Tele

January 31, 2020
Here’s how you can squeeze five different sounds from Fender’s iconic 6-string.
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Seymour Duncan and Brad Paisley Collaborate on La Brea Pickups

January 28, 2020
One of country's top pickers gets his own vintage-spec'd single-coils with alnico II and IV magnets.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Ceres

January 27, 2020
This T-style was carved out of leftover mahogany used to replace a historical statue atop the Vermont State House.
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Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s Custom Telecasters Review

November 25, 2019
Explore the surprisingly profound differences between these foundational fixtures of Fender’s sprawling new Vintera Series.
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First Look: Fender Vintera ’50s, ’60s & ’70s Telecasters

October 14, 2019
Explore the subtle to significant differences among the company’s three new vintage-spec, mid-priced solidbodies.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Koyukicaster

September 6, 2019
An anime fan from Israel wanted the guitar played by his favorite character, so he enlisted a U.K. luthier to make it for him.
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Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster Review

September 3, 2019
Pagey’s Yardbirds- and Led Zeppelin-era axe is a fountain of endless inspiration.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Theseus Tele

May 29, 2019
After a lefty player finally experienced a Tele for the first time, he turned it into his dream tone machine.
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First Look: Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster

April 29, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger use and abuse the guitar god's signature Tele that's based on a '59 that was gifted to him from Jeff Beck and helped build Led Zeppelin I.
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Fender American Performer Telecaster Hum Review

March 1, 2019
Fender tweaks the traditional Tele template to accommodate contemporary tastes.
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NAMM '19 - Ruokangas Valvebucker Demo

January 29, 2019
Finnish luthier Juha Ruokangas shares the fascinating origin story of his active pickup system driven by onboard NOS tubes.
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abasi

NAMM '19 - Abasi Concepts Larada Demo

January 26, 2019
The Animals As Leaders mastermind continues his hand at guitar design and unveils more options for his flagship instrument while teasing a more "traditional" model.
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NAMM '19 - Fender Acoustasonic Demo

January 25, 2019
Witness how the company engineered a hybrid design that goes from dread to Tele with the flick of a switch.
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First Look: Fender American Performer Telecaster

January 18, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger play the latest iteration of Leo's first solidbody that's loaded with a new Yosemite bridge single-coil and Keef-esque neck humbucker.
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Grover

Grover Releases the Roto-Grip 505F Series Tuners

December 15, 2018
The 505F series design allows you to upgrade your vintage Fender tuners to a more modern style locking tuner without making any modifications to your guitar.
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Tools for the Task: Tele-Style Bridges

November 16, 2018
Options abound for Tele-style bridges, but here are 10 to get you thinking about what a swap could do for your guitar.
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