NVGD (New Vintage Guitar Day, Telecaster Content)

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  1. Miijk

    Miijk Walking E-string

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    Been eyeing this one for about a year, it belonged to my tech and now finally, it's mine! :D

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    A 1968 Zenta Telecaster.

    Other then that, I have no idea what the specs are, hard time to find any concrete info.

    Anyways, a vintage beauty and my tech have done a great job on it, great playability and feel. I am thinking about replacing the tuners as they feel a bit unstable, yes I know I know, replacing the original tuners on a vintage guitar might sounds insane, but with that said, I do want this guitar to be functional because I enjoy playing it. What do you guys think? If I do want to replace them, got any recommendations?

    Well, I'm off to change some strings! :wavey:
     
  2. vilk

    vilk Very Regular

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    Did it come with a neck and body or just a headstock?
     
  3. 77zark77

    77zark77 SS.org Regular

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    Cool because simple as f..k ! :)
     
  4. Miijk

    Miijk Walking E-string

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    Ah darnit, the pics aren't working? Not familiar with the new functions, sorry :lol:
     
  5. LiveOVErdrive

    LiveOVErdrive SS.org Regular

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    I'm always a fan of gfs parts. By the description of these tuners, they should be a drop in replacement for your vintage ones, and they'll look the part.

    http://www.guitarfetish.com/6-On-A-Plate-Vintage-Tuners-for-Fender-headstocks_p_64.html

    Save the vintage ones in case you ever want to sell and someone cares about the vintage correctness. From what I understand however, the "everything must be original" market in the guitar world (and car world) is disappearing as non baby boomers move into the market.

    But yeah, upgrade those tuners. Why own the guitar if not to play it?
     
  6. Kisbori

    Kisbori SS.org Regular

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    New Chapman ML3 traditional, whats the pro/cons ?
     
  7. Chokey Chicken

    Chokey Chicken mouth breather

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    Replace the tuners if you want, but make sure to keep the originals in case you ever need to sell.

    Either way, congrats!
     

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