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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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You must log in or sign up to reply here. Make no mistake, in this era the Telecaster was pretty futuristic and innovative.

I don’t like the pickguard. Jun 28, The solid body Fender Esquire only lasted from April to October My Dad would rather eat gravel for breakfast than turn on the HVAC, while my girlfriend wants everything snakenead full blast “so she can breathe”. Be ready for not perfect. Also thinking about P90’s.

Leo Fender and George Fullerton made two prototypes — both in Once I realized what a Snakehead was, I decided that I’d build one of those. The custom parts are made well. The Vibrasonic and Concert amps are introduced.

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Yes, my password is: Discussion in ‘ Telecaster Discussion Forum ‘ started by nicobeMar 2, I like them very much, and will probably build one some day–possibly with a P Musikraft, Guitar Mill, Warmoth and others I think. The player could easily add the second pickup to the Esquire like the Telecaster had anytime they wanted to. Leo probably thought that Paul Bigsby might decide to mass produce his ornate solid body guitars that he was making by hand for a few select players like Merle Travis and Grady Martin at the time.


May 24, 9. Fender introduces the Jazzmaster guitar.

The snakehesd had moved almost into the next building. ObsessedMar 3, Straight in to a mid 50’s tweed should be tone heaven. The custom shop are just too much money for what these guitars are though.

The Snakehead Telecaster

I like the headstock. Log in or Sign up. How many other products from the early s are still being built? Fender Snakehead no truss rod?? Ranchand23Mar 3, Jul 18, I don’t like one pickup guitars.

They sell on eBay as well. The guitar was painted in a white enamel paint. The second prototype body is said to be made from laminated ash making it chambered.

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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. Ssnakehead 23, 3. Mar 2, 3. I personally wouldn’t plop down the kind of money they sell for if it can potentially get unplayable snakehfad a change in humidity. Steve HoltMar 2, Which of these two environments the guitar will be kept in determines how long it will last.


Now, we want things perfect.

Mar 2, 5. Pickguards change to thicker single layer white one and custom color Teles offered three layer celluloid mint green pickguard. Note that GuitarsByDesign and other snakeead offer Snakehead necks that do have a truss rod. Only problem is they don’t have a pine one don’t know why I’d want pine, but at least a maple capped neck would be cool.

Came strung with Regular 10g Slinkys.

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Leo wanted a guitar that was easy to mass produce as well as repair. Mar 3, 8. Fender begins production of their acoustic guitars.

Apparently, Leo Fender decided it would be too time consuming to make and went with the solid body instead. Leo didn’t start using truss rods until he heard feedback of gigging musicians having buzzy truss-less necks when traveling.

The bolt-on neck was innovative and very controversial.