Alternatives to the Fender Tele'?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Discharge, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. Discharge


    Nov 25, 2006
  2. AaronVonRock


    Feb 22, 2013
  3. wild4oldcars


    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
    Tele basses use a square heel, and standard p's use a rounded heel. They would not be a drop in replacement
  4. Widow1942


    Jan 28, 2014
    Buffalo, NY
    Question from a new player: how much does a smaller headstock play into neck-dive? It was one of the reasons this particular bass appealed to me. I haven't gotten to play one yet to judge for myself.
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  6. jlt5x


    May 8, 2007
    If you bought it as is, you could probably sell the neck for more than enough to cover a new neck....
  7. pfox14


    Dec 22, 2013
    All the Tele basses have that headstock shape because they are meant to mimic an early 50s P-bass design. I think you'd be better off finding a P-bass, add another pickup and design your own Tele-inspired pick guard.
  8. lz4005


    Oct 22, 2013
    In practical terms, there's little to no impact on neck dive.
  9. ReidK

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