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    Quote Originally Posted by FrankenWashie View Post
    Depending on how heavy that top edge radius is you may be forced to not only have a binding, but a Purfling strip inside it as well. All of which would make it a pretty unique Tele!
    Thanks for making me look up the difference between "binding" & "purfling".

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    Maybe you could paint a binding strip instead?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wazkelly View Post
    Maybe you could paint a binding strip instead?

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    a la Albert Collins Tele.


    This guitar does not have binding. It was painted on by the previous owner, who also installed the humbuggy in the neck position.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FrankenWashie View Post
    Depending on how heavy that top edge radius is you may be forced to not only have a binding, but a Purfling strip inside it as well. All of which would make it a pretty unique Tele!
    Yes your right, will check that when the binding arrives.

    But this is the effect i want to create, so maybe no need for purfling.

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    Last edited by nitroburner1000; 14-06-2018 at 09:01 AM.
    Fender electric Fat Strat mim. (Bought)
    Maton Electric Acoustic EM325C
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    Pitbull Guitars SG-2 ( Finished) http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=6124

    Pitbull Guitars JM-1 (Finished. 2018 June GOTM))http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=7150
    Pitbull Guitars TL-1 (In production) [url]https://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=8676

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fretworn View Post
    a la Albert Collins Tele.


    This guitar does not have binding. It was painted on by the previous owner, who also installed the humbuggy in the neck position.
    Nice job, thats the effect i want.
    Fender electric Fat Strat mim. (Bought)
    Maton Electric Acoustic EM325C
    Pitbull Guitars ST-1 ( finished) http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=5970
    Pitbull Guitars SG-2 ( Finished) http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=6124

    Pitbull Guitars JM-1 (Finished. 2018 June GOTM))http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=7150
    Pitbull Guitars TL-1 (In production) [url]https://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=8676

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    Quote Originally Posted by wazkelly View Post
    Maybe you could paint a binding strip instead?

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    Yes thats a posibility too, cheers
    Fender electric Fat Strat mim. (Bought)
    Maton Electric Acoustic EM325C
    Pitbull Guitars ST-1 ( finished) http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=5970
    Pitbull Guitars SG-2 ( Finished) http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=6124

    Pitbull Guitars JM-1 (Finished. 2018 June GOTM))http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=7150
    Pitbull Guitars TL-1 (In production) [url]https://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=8676

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    Quote Originally Posted by cork sniffer View Post
    Thanks for making me look up the difference between "binding" & "purfling".
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    I guess its handy there are plenty of spares lying around the lab huh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonic Mountain View Post
    I guess its handy there are plenty of spares lying around the lab huh?
    Well, yes, But it still stings...
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    Anyway getting back on topic, lol, some hardware arrived today.

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    Specs are as follows

    "Description:
    Set of control line + pickup + bridge with pickup for TL electric guitars, black carved flower patterns design and white shell button
    Neck Pickup: Alinco 3 Magnet Pole Pieces for smother warmer Texas Blues Tone
    Bridge with pickup: Alinco 5 Magnet Pole Pieces for a powerful punch. Fully charged just like the pickups used in the 50s and 60s
    Pickups are designed after 50s Telecaster. Single coils using time correct 42 AWG Plain Enamel coil wire for the bridge pickup and 43 AWG Plain Enamel coil wire for the neck
    Material: Zinc Alloy
    Color: Black

    Specification:
    Active/Passive: Passive
    Approximate Ohms Reading (78 Degrees):
    Neck Pickup10K
    Bridge 7.8K
    RWRP for hum-cancelling when both pickups are selected.
    Magnetic Orientation: Neck South - Bridge South.
    Resonant Frequency: Neck 7138 Hz - Bridge 7865 Hz"
    Fender electric Fat Strat mim. (Bought)
    Maton Electric Acoustic EM325C
    Pitbull Guitars ST-1 ( finished) http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=5970
    Pitbull Guitars SG-2 ( Finished) http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=6124

    Pitbull Guitars JM-1 (Finished. 2018 June GOTM))http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ead.php?t=7150
    Pitbull Guitars TL-1 (In production) [url]https://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=8676

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