Tele Build progress


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Today I received my final pickup, a Seymour Duncan Custom Shop Staple P90. It is the middle pickup for my Warmoth Telecaster. I haven’t begun soldering everything together yet, but I did a dry fit today just to see how everything will look. I am blown away with the project so far. I pray that it will sound as good as it looks! I’m also including the specifications for this instrument:
Yellah Specifications:
-Body: Swamp Ash
-String Retainer: Nickel Vintage-Style
-Neck: Birdseye Maple Neck and Fretboard
-Tuning Machines: Kluson Deluxe 6 in-line Nickel
-Nut: 1 11/16” Graphtech White Tusq XL
-Neck Plate: Glendale “Extreme" Nickel Plated Fat No-logo
-Pickguard: Vintage style 5 Hole Custom Telecaster Style Solid White
-Bridge: Glendale vintage Blackguard "double-cut" nickel plated bridge-plate with The "Intone Cutting Edge" Spanish Electric set of three 5/16" cold rolled steel Compensated Saddles
-String Ferrules: Kluson Replacement String Ferrule Set For Fender Telecaster Nickel
-Switch: CRL 5-way Lever Switch
-Switch tip: Barrel Switch Knob for Tele

(5-Way Pickup Switching:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup,
Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup,
Position 3. Middle Pickup,
Position 4. Bridge and Neck Pickup,
Position 5. Neck Pickup)

Neck Pickup-
TV Jones Alnico 5 Super’Tron
Pickup with Steel Blades and
Nickel Silver Cover
(Resistance: 4.0k Ohms)

Middle Pickup-
Seymour Duncan Custom Shop
Alnico 5 single coil “Staple” style
P-90; with black Soap Bar cover;
Wound with 42 Gauge Plain
enamel Wire
(Resistance: 8.5k Ohms)

Bridge Pickup-
Lollar Alnico
3 Tele Pickup With
Flat Pole Pieces, Wound with
42 Gauge Plain Enamel Wire
(Resistance: 7.3k Ohms)

-Master Volume: CTS Solid shaft, 500k-ohm
-Master Tone: CTS Solid shaft Push/Pull DPDT, 500k-ohm (Push/Pot activates Partial Coil Tap of Neck Pickup)
-Emerson Custom .022 Capacitor
-Emerson Custom 2017 Treble Bleed Circuit
-500k Ohm Resistor (for tone compensation of Bridge Pickup)
-Mini-Toggle Switch, SPDT On/On
For Gilmour Mod (Adds Neck pickup for two
additional switch settings:
Position 6. Bridge and Neck Pickups Together;
Position 7. All 3 Pickups Together)
-1.1k Ohm Resistor (For Partial Coil Split of Neck Pickup)
-Gavitt vintage style cloth covered pushback wire
-Knobs: Callaham Early 50's Telecaster Dome
Heavy Knurled Knobs
-Control Plate: Glendale Steel Control Plate Nickel Plated
-Output Jack: Switchcraft Long Thread Output Jack with Electrosocket Jack Mount, Nickel
-Strap Buttons: Nickel
-Strings*: StringJoy Broadway
.009, .011, .016, .024, .032, .042
-String Bender*: Forrest Lee Jr. Custom Guitars B-Bender
-Case*: Gator Deluxe Wood Case for
Electric Guitar; Tweed

*: items have not been installed or purchased


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