post your MONSTER TELES!

For guitars of the straight waisted variety (or reverse offset).
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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by Dan_Q » Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:46 am

tribi9 wrote:A lot of these are normal Teles… not really MONSTER at all..
fair point- corrected :whistle: ::)

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by Chippertheripper » Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:51 am

Lots of variations all the way back to p1. Some monstrousities, some pretty well done.
To each his own, and whatnot.

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by PixMix » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:13 pm

Tripple tele, came with three custom shop nocaster pickups, a real tone monster. I only changed the pickguard, it came with the one-ply black.

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With another monster tele, and one non-monster:

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by Chippertheripper » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:59 pm

The webs were buzzing with fervor over that triple deal. How is it?

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Post by PixMix » Sun Jan 15, 2017 4:16 pm

Chippertheripper wrote:The webs were buzzing with fervor over that triple deal. How is it?
Surprisingly good. Really well made craftsmanship wise, and tonally a real beast. Very solid sounding, almost P90-ish with way less hum and a bit lower output. Nice and thick but with great articulation. They sold for $379 and free shipping. ;D

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by Ti-Ron » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:41 am

I don't know if my tele qualifies as a Monster but a hybrid, maybe?

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AVRI '52 body
Warmoth neck (compound radius, rosewood fret board, '59 profile)
Amp knobs
Faction guitars control plate
3-way toggle switch
Tulip tuners
Black anodized pickguard
Harmonic Design S90 pickups
Callaham bridge

It's a work in progress over the last few years. I really like this guitar!

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by mijmog » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:28 am

PixMix wrote:Tripple tele, came with three custom shop nocaster pickups, a real tone monster. I only changed the pickguard, it came with the one-ply black.
I've always wanted to know about these but was too afraid to ask...

How does the Tele bridge pickup in the neck position sound?

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by noisepunk » Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:17 am

tribi9 wrote:A lot of these are normal Teles… not really MONSTER at all..
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
They tried to give me advice, down at the record shop. I said "Sit down boys, this may come as a SHOCK. But alls I listen to, it's all freedom rock."

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by PixMix » Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:32 am

mijmog wrote:
PixMix wrote:Tripple tele, came with three custom shop nocaster pickups, a real tone monster. I only changed the pickguard, it came with the one-ply black.
I've always wanted to know about these but was too afraid to ask...

How does the Tele bridge pickup in the neck position sound?
Really hard to describe as it's not really like any traditional tone/sound. It does not sound like a strat, that's for sure, none of the positions do despite the five-way switch. It has lots of clarity, very good balance through all strings, but also much warmer than the bridge pickup alone sounds. I like the middle one best, then neck, then bridge. The 2&4 positions are in my opinion a bit of a meh, but that might just be me. Anyway, I like the sound of these pickups a lot.
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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by Chippertheripper » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:19 am

There should be a flood of broadcaster pups hitting the market any day. A lot of cats bought these things to rip them apart and do whatever with, since they were so cheap.

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by ifallalot » Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:43 pm

I have Tele GAS right now.

I wish Fender didn't get rid of these because they're hard to find already. Tele in Jaguar scale with a Guild neck pickup

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by PixMix » Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:12 pm

^I remember those, they were from Modern Player series. I really came close to pulling the trigger on one. It sat on my shopping cart for a long time. Perhaps used one can be had for not too much dineros.

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by kosmonautmayhem » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:42 pm

I never knew these existed! :w00t: I dig that! Especially the shortscale aspect.

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by ifallalot » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:55 pm

PixMix wrote:^I remember those, they were from Modern Player series. I really came close to pulling the trigger on one. It sat on my shopping cart for a long time. Perhaps used one can be had for not too much dineros.
Yeah, I bet they can if I can find one, the last one was sold for like $300 on Reverb. I have an alert set up on Reverb though. There must have just been not that many made because I can't find any on Reverb or eBay. Just have to keep an eye out I guess.

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Re: post your MONSTER TELES!

Post by tribi9 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:33 pm

That Tele is cool… new to me. :derp:
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