Looking for a "power tele"

acromarmot

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Ok, here is my question:

I'm looking for a flexible slightly different T-style electric.
I want a flat fingerboard (12" or more), 2 passive humbuckers,
an "untreated" neck if possible, that means no glossy varnish on it
but wax, oil or satin.
The part should first and foremost be easy and fast to play, metal shred resistant, but at the same time tonally flexible so that it can serve as a main guitar. Budget under 1000€. The guitar will be played on a tweaked BE-100 clone.

On the list so far is
- Chapman ML-3 modern Bea Mensis
- Charvel Joe Duplantier Pro Mod SD Style 2
- Fender Custom Telecaster FMT HH AM IL (though I'm not sure how the
neck finish is done)

What is your opinion and or experience with any of these guitars? Do you have any other candidates that meet the specs?

Thanks in advance,
acromarmot
 

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Looking for something I don't remember what.
You could do worse than take a look at a Fender Modern Player Telecaster+....mine on the left. Also available in trans charcoal black. Nashville 3 pickup set up with a tapped humbucker in the bridge position. I swapped mine out for a Gibson 498T. This is a very versatile and powerful Tele excellent build quality (made in China). Only paid 225 GBP slightly used for mine (2011 model).
The neck IS laquered, but you could strip and oil it if you didn't like it.
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Ok, here is my question:

I'm looking for a flexible slightly different T-style electric.
I want a flat fingerboard (12" or more), 2 passive humbuckers,
an "untreated" neck if possible, that means no glossy varnish on it
but wax, oil or satin.
The part should first and foremost be easy and fast to play, metal shred resistant, but at the same time tonally flexible so that it can serve as a main guitar. Budget under 1000€. The guitar will be played on a tweaked BE-100 clone.

On the list so far is
- Chapman ML-3 modern Bea Mensis
- Charvel Joe Duplantier Pro Mod SD Style 2
- Fender Custom Telecaster FMT HH AM IL (though I'm not sure how the
neck finish is done)

What is your opinion and or experience with any of these guitars? Do you have any other candidates that meet the specs?

Thanks in advance,
acromarmot
Sounds like you should custom order some Warmoth parts and build your own!
 

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Wasn't there an 80s Charvel MIJ Model-something like that?
 

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Does it need to have a whammy? If not, Fender's Richie Kotzen Tele. (w/mini humbuckers)
 

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Sounds like you should custom order some Warmoth parts and build your own!
THIS is the best way to get custom specs like yours in your budget.
Anything off the rack will be a list of compromises and regrets.
 

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Sounds like you should custom order some Warmoth parts and build your own!

Or call a local luthier that would love to build it for you!

Thought about that as my brother in law built a nice parts caster (strat model). But I'm afraid it will not fit the budget with customs fees etc. (I'm living in Germany, forgot to mention that).
 

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THIS is the best way to get custom specs like yours in your budget.
Anything off the rack will be a list of compromises and regrets.

OK, think I need to calculate precise as to find out if it will fit the budget. Thx.
 

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Why so (briefly)? Is there anything I missed?


hes a douche and a very shady business man (kid)
look him up on youtube. hes screwed several of his business partners over
in the past both in England and here in the USA.
would piss on him if he was on fire. period.
 

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Thought about that as my brother in law built a nice parts caster (strat model). But I'm afraid it will not fit the budget with customs fees etc. (I'm living in Germany, forgot to mention that).
A member here lives in Austria @GuitarIV and has a custom guitar builder he highly recommends.
 

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Ok, here is my question:

I'm looking for a flexible slightly different T-style electric.
I want a flat fingerboard (12" or more), 2 passive humbuckers,
an "untreated" neck if possible, that means no glossy varnish on it
but wax, oil or satin.
The part should first and foremost be easy and fast to play, metal shred resistant, but at the same time tonally flexible so that it can serve as a main guitar. Budget under 1000€. The guitar will be played on a tweaked BE-100 clone.

On the list so far is
- Chapman ML-3 modern Bea Mensis
- Charvel Joe Duplantier Pro Mod SD Style 2
- Fender Custom Telecaster FMT HH AM IL (though I'm not sure how the
neck finish is done)

What is your opinion and or experience with any of these guitars? Do you have any other candidates that meet the specs?

Thanks in advance,
acromarmot
Here you go!
https://www.schecterguitars.com/custom/usa-production/base-designs/pt-custom-2015-01-20-detail
This one to. https://www.schecterguitars.com/guitars/pt-van-nuys-detail
And this one with a P90. https://www.schecterguitars.com/guitars/pt-special-aqua-burst-detail
 

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Though I'm not a Tele guy the 1st one I'd go for if I was looking for a tele for metal I would go for the Schecter PT Sun Valley Super Shredder. It's HH w/ 22 fret satin neck 14" radius and FR. The seafoam green is pretty cool looking IMHO.
 

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Ok, here is my question:

I'm looking for a flexible slightly different T-style electric.
I want a flat fingerboard (12" or more), 2 passive humbuckers,
an "untreated" neck if possible, that means no glossy varnish on it
but wax, oil or satin.
The part should first and foremost be easy and fast to play, metal shred resistant, but at the same time tonally flexible so that it can serve as a main guitar. Budget under 1000€. The guitar will be played on a tweaked BE-100 clone.

On the list so far is
- Chapman ML-3 modern Bea Mensis
- Charvel Joe Duplantier Pro Mod SD Style 2
- Fender Custom Telecaster FMT HH AM IL (though I'm not sure how the
neck finish is done)

What is your opinion and or experience with any of these guitars? Do you have any other candidates that meet the specs?

Thanks in advance,
acromarmot
Boxer Japanese import made like the ones in the 80's , no cuts full tone or high low and single coil toggle.
https://www.guitarcenter.com/Used/Fender/Boxer-Telecaster-Solid-Body-Electric-Guitar-117215438.gc

Neck
  • Neck shape: Medium C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss top, Satin back
Fingerboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Nut width/material: 1.65"/Bone
Electronics
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Control layout: Master volume, Master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Pinned
  • Tailpiece: String thru body
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Gig Bag
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
  • Country of Origin: Japan
 


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