NGD upcoming- Bullet Tele in LPB

Discussion in 'Telecaster/Esquire Forum' started by nickmsmith, Sep 20, 2020.

  1. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Dr. Stratster

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    Early birthday present on its way!
    Only $179, I’ll see how it plays! If not great, got plenty of necks and pickups that I can upgrade to.
    Worth a shot!
     
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  2. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Dr. Stratster

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    Got it in yesterday, and I’m really impressed with the finish. I’d read online that it’s closer to Ice Blue metallic than LPB, and that’s accurate.

    action was high, frets are rough feeling. None of that is unexpected. I’ll remedy those. But just lowering the saddles made it play well with no buzz from high frets. I’ll polish the frets to make them less scratchy.

    sounds like a Tele, but I have an OV tele pickup sitting around that I’m gonna put in it.
    I like the purchase.

    Looks much nicer than a $175 guitar.
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    mikej89 Senior Stratmaster

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    Really like that color with the rosewood board.
     
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