Squier Vintage Modified Telecaster Custom
Squier Vintage Modified Telecaster Custom

Vintage Modified Telecaster Custom, TLC-Shaped Guitar from Squier in the Telecaster series.

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nowhereman 04/06/2014

Squier Vintage Modified Telecaster Custom : nowhereman's user review

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Preamble: This is the second guitar I have the joy of owning. the first was a gift from my wife (she was stolen on the train me) ..
I therefore looked exactly the same skyscraper (origin, etc.) that I had the opportunity to buy a deluxe Telecaster pickups with fender ...
this second model was bought used, the seller had installed humbucker Bare Knuckle, the output level was too strong for my taste, so I handed the microphone origins (without any label)

to be accurate and complete:
Body Material: Agathis
Finish: Polyester
shape: Telecaster ®

Neck Shape: C Shape
Scale Length: 25.5 "(648 mm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25 "(184.1 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.650 "(42 mm)
Position Inlays: Overlay points.
Neck Plate: Plate fixation handle engraved

Bridge Pickup: Standard Micro with humbucker humbucker
Neck Pickup Neck Pickup Standard humbuckers, chrome finish
Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Pickup), Tone 2. (Pickup)
Pickup Switching: 3-position selector. Position 1: bridge pickup. Position 2: bridge and neck pickups. Position 3: neck pickup.
Pickup Configuration: H / H

Bridge: Fixed Bridge Vintage Style Strat ® Strings-through
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Standard Mechanical oil bath.
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
Control Knobs: Buttons amp "Skirted"
Switch Tips: Aged White Selector Switch


The handle is it enjoyable?
it feels comfortable immediately

Access to acute (recent freight) is it easy?
I go there quite often, but do not do special tricks ...

Ergonomics is it good (in terms of shape, weight ...)?
all elements must fall or (selector, controls, bridge)
it is not lightweight, but it is much lighter than a les paul ...

to get a good sound, just plug and play ..

like the first, I modified the mail: Wiring paul 50's wiring and capacitors (oiled paper NOS)

I also placed strings d'addario chrome Oct. 48)

I set the harmonics and height of bridges .. a bit of a fender product and cleaning lets go!


when I changed the wiring "50'wiring" she gained impetus and clarity (with the same microphones ..)

properly adjusted (neck, bridge harmonics), this guitar sounds just already, which is a very good thing, the neck is thin and comfortable

Once connected, the issue provided humbucker sound both warm and defined, the maple fingerboard is not there some foreign-Thee ...

if you want to play metal, go your way or buy EMG ...
with overdrive or a Fuzz Tone Bender, this guitar will give you great sensations,

what attracted me to this custom telecaster is that it is unique (no single coils) Gibsonnien the controls ... the concept

Are they suitable for your style of music?
I play instrumental rock and this guitar is made for me ...
With what (s) amplifier (s) or effect (s) do you play?
pricipalement overdrive, fuzz "s" and delays on two amps (guitar and bass)
What kind of sound you get and with what settings ("crystalline", "bold", ....)?
Hot fatty defined e ...
What are the sounds you prefer,
all ...
you hate?


How long have you use it?
6 years the first two weeks the second.

Have you tried many other models before buying it? 5

How would you rate the quality / price?
very respectable, they are better finished than the Chinese ...

With experience, you do again this choice? ...
I did it a second time, so yes

ps: the 50 'wiring is the mod to do before changing anything ... I publish a photo of the Modified