Custom Guitar - 52 Style Butterscotch "T"- SOLD

This is a special guitar. You don't see too many like this with such a pronounced and striking grain pattern. This particular piece of swamp ash has a really nice chunky tone. A dark grain filler was used to enhance the grain. It has been sealed in fullerplast and clear coated in genuine nitro lacquer..... just like Fender used in the old days. we always let the lacquer cure for at least a full month prior to buffing and assembly. The neck is maple and dyed amber sporting 21 jumbo frets. We have professionally leveled, crowned and polished the frets which is something you rarely see in an "off the shelf" guitar because it is so time consuming. The fret ends have a nice bevel to them which makes it very comfortable to play. This comes with the Buzz Feiten tuning system's bone shelf nut and has perfect intonation. FYI, Feiten retrofits normally cost $139. The pickups are special hand wound set of Lindy Fralin stock pickups featuring the 1/2 & 1/2 magnets. The electronics include a master volume (with treble retention circuit), and a pretty unusual 11 detente tone control. Betcha never saw a tele with one of those before! I like the 11 detente tone control because you can lock it into a nice tone setting. Of coures, we will replace this with a standard tone pot if you prefer. Nothing but the best hardware was used including a Callaham bridge, Callaham heavy knurled knobs, Callaham polished control plate and Sperzel locking tuners. As you see from the pictures below it has been fully shielded for quiet operation, which again is something you rarely see in an "off the shelf" guitar.


Notice the Callaham heavy knurled knobs

BODY WOOD Swamp Ash
BODY SHAPE T
NECK WOOD Maple
FINGERGBOARD Maple
FRETWIRE Jumbo 6100's, (.110" x .053")
NECK SPECS 12" radius, slim "C" profile, 1-5/8" nut width, vintage style single acting truss rod adjustable at heel
PICKUPS Lindy Fralin stock Tele pickups with 1/2 & 1/2 magnets
ELECTRONICS 3 way switch with master volume and 11 detente master tone, fully shielded, all components treated with Caig DeOxit
NUT Buzz Feiten Tuning system (Bone Nut)
TUNERS Sprezel Locking Tuners
BRIDGE Callaham
HARDWARE Callaham heavy knurled knobs and polished control plate
COLOR Butterscotch
FINISH Nitrocellulose Lacquer

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