Goodwill Teisco

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  1. jhull54

    jhull54 Well-Known Member

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    Definitely worse for wear. Missing binding. Bent tuning peg. Headstock literally chewed on by something or someone. Missing part of the binding.

    Couldn't pass it up for $6.99.

    Pickup and pots work. Now to clean her up.

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    And of course the best part of the find...


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    The last Teisco I bought, I removed the pickups and put them in a Squier strat and gave the body and neck away.
     
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    I love the way old lacquer checks on plywood.
     
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    Ever seen strings like this?

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    Good score on the gold foil pickup. Does it have the thin frets? I spent many a hour in the 70's learning all of black sabbath vol4 and master of reality on one of those. Made me appreciate almost any other guitar for playability.
     
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    Fender Bullets?
     
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    Had never seen them! Interesting!

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    They are pretty thin. Neck, I'm not sure its salvageable. May just part this one out.

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    Some Teiscos didn't have a truss rod so they do warp, beyond reasonable repair. I thought they were called silver bullets? I think i remember them being silver but smaller ends? maybe just a copy cat set by another company of the same era.
     
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    Yeah this one looks to have a truss rod. Main issue is that the frets are really chewed up at the bottom edge of the 1st through 5th frets. The board needs to be rebuilt at the edge, if that's possible. Shame.
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