Tsunami SUT (Souped Up Tele)

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Project by Tennessee posted 811 days ago 1264 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is about as close to a standard model as I get.
Tele body with the old style pickguard, inlaid, with THREE pickups. Standard Tele pickups and an additional overwound humbucker in the middle.
This one is Ambrosia Maple and Redheart, maple and rosewood neck. Note the opposing racing stripe front and back.
Five way switch, Neck,Neck/Bridge,Bridge,Bridge/Humbucker,Humbucker.
One Volume, one Tone.
Neck is 3 tuners on a side on the headstock, not six on a side like a normal Tele.
Tsunami Tonal Chamber standard under the pickguard.
First three positions are for the country twang and standard play, last two positions are for classic rock and power rock. Sold about five of this model so far, all in different wood schemes. This one went to New York State.
Thanks for lookin!

-- Paul, Tennessee,

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#1 posted 811 days ago

That’s fantastic a real dream guitar.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 811 days ago

Thanks, Jim!

-- Paul, Tennessee,

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#3 posted 811 days ago

Nice work! Working on my first bass guitar as we speak.


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#4 posted 811 days ago

looking great!


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#5 posted 811 days ago

Nice looking guitar, I listened to some youtube videos of some of your other instruments they sound great as well as they look!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#6 posted 811 days ago

Very cool – love the pickguard! I love a tele with a humbucker!!

-- Jason K

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#7 posted 811 days ago

Great job! The only thing I know about guitars is it really looks noce. Hows she sound!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 810 days ago

Go to the website and listen to the youtube videos!

-- Paul, Tennessee,

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