You are thinking about owning this one of a kind Priceless Uber-Rare White Fender George Fullerton. This Hand Made Fender custom Shop collectible. ’49 Snakehead Esquire Prototype 1 Tribute light relic I did not build this one. I was planning my own Snakehead project ever since I saw the Fender Custom. Took me a little searching to find a Snakehead neck, but Warmoth stocks Nocaster to Telecaster is the most pleasing of the Fender range- but.
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Leo was trying to create a guitar that players liked and could be mass produced at a good price point. I agree with Lendryesky on this one. DukexMadRocker and Southpole like this. Telecaster is snakehwad the most copied design or all time. Fender early lap steels had same pickup, wiring and knobs.
Fender Snakehead (no truss rod??) Is that a bad thing??
Invention of the transistor at Bell Labs. I like to dial in my setup to the exact measurements and you just couldn’t do that with out a truss rod. Log in or Sign up. What kind of finish are you planning? Fender also ditched the pine body for a slightly thicker ash body probably due to ash being a bit tougher wood that is less prone to dents.
May 23, 4. JupiterMar 3, Ron GarsonMay 23, FrflyMar 3, If it was fine without a truss rod, Leo wouldn’t have spent the money to put one in. These prototypes were super important for Fender to get things right. I’m looking at the Fender reissue Snakeheads but I just noticed that they have no truss rod???
I guess San Marcos is inland enough, compared to Del Mar or such, that the humidity will be fairly stable. That’s a lot of money to have problems with the neck or setting snaekhead the action!!
The Snakehead Telecaster
How many other products from the early s are still being built? They sell on eBay as well.
Here’s my snakehead, second from right. He was able to think outside the box. Pretty amazing that anything has been in production this long with so few changes.
There’s sure a lot of worse places for no rod necks to reside. I don’t like the pickguard. WoollymonsterMay 23, Jun 10, There aren’t only Snakeheads out there without truss rods I’ve worked on a few rediscovered basses recently that had snakheead in cases in attics for a few years.
Fender Snakehead no truss rod?? Fender introduces the Jaguar guitar.
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The player could easily add the second pickup to the Esquire like the Telecaster had anytime they wanted to. Some more, some less.
Fender introduces the Mustang guitar. Do you already have an account? Musikraft, Guitar Mill, Warmoth and others I think.
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So I bought it. Eventually the guitar was renamed the Telecaster and once the old decals were used up they started adding the new name to the headstock, not wanting to waste anything. Came strung with Regular 10g Slinkys. The guitar was painted in a white enamel paint. May 28, Mar 3, 9. What do you think? Your name or email address: The interesting thing was that the single pickup Esquire was quite versatile and many players preferred the more simple guitar.