NGD: MJT!

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by JHall55, Sep 14, 2019.

  1. JHall55

    JHall55 Country Gent

    Dec 18, 2012
    Ontario
    Back in April I started chatting with Matt at MJT about building a copy of a tele deluxe played by one of my favourite guitarists...Chris Shiflett's "Cleaver". It arrived this week, and it is killer. A few of the vitals...

    Musikraft neck w/CBS headstock, bone nut, block inlays.
    MJT body w/light-medium aging
    Lindy Fralin Hum/cancelling P90s
    Wiring harness from StayTuned Custom Shop in Vancouver, BC
    The rest is genuine fender hardware ordered from various places, mainly GuitarAudio in Pittsburgh and the Stratosphere.

    Here's a few pics...

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    For reference’s sake, here’s the real thing...

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    Last edited: Sep 14, 2019
  2. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Age:
    50
    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    I NEED THAT!!!!
    Perfect color, perfect neck....perfect relic'ing
    Big congrats!
     
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  3. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats, looks remarkably similar!
     
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  4. CousinWarsh

    CousinWarsh Synchromatic

    537
    Jun 24, 2018
    Western NY
    That looks cool!
     
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  5. db62

    db62 Synchromatic

    749
    Apr 6, 2009
    Toronto, Canada
    Hey Jordan - congrats! It looks great.
     
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  6. Stefan

    Stefan Country Gent

    Jan 20, 2016
    Germany
    Congrats! What kind of wood is it?
     
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  7. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Age:
    48
    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Cool Tele,congrats!

    I'm not a fan of the big headstock on Tele's or Strats though,strangely i don't mind it on Jags or Jazzmaters!
     
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  8. JHall55

    JHall55 Country Gent

    Dec 18, 2012
    Ontario
    The body is alder...I believe the MJT options were alder, swamp ash, pine, mahogany.
     
  9. Tony65x55

    Tony65x55 Gretschified

    Age:
    63
    Sep 23, 2011
    The 'Shwa, Ontario, Canada
    That's gorgeous Jordan. What a beauty, and p90s too!
     
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  10. pmac11

    pmac11 Country Gent

    Age:
    55
    Mar 4, 2018
    Toronto, Ontario
    Nice! What a beauty!

    Sent from my SM-T560NU using Tapatalk
     
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  11. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
    Congrats. She’s got the looks. The big headstock matches well with the pickguard and 70’s vibe. I dig.
     
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  12. TW4990

    TW4990 Gretschie

    195
    Aug 20, 2016
    Sydney Australia
    Tele, P90's it doesn't get much better.
    Congrats
     
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  13. ampe

    ampe Country Gent

    Age:
    30
    May 11, 2011
    belgium
    WoW that's one awesome guitar.
    I have a Thinline P90 tele and it's such a great combo.
    Did you relic it? Good job on that
     
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  14. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Age:
    53
    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    The colour is eye-popping. Great.
     
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  15. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Country Gent

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    Wow! Beautiful guitar.
    Looks like it feels great to play.
     
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  16. Beardog

    Beardog Country Gent

    Age:
    56
    Apr 15, 2018
    Nova Scotia
    Very nice!
     
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  17. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Very very cool . Congrats , enjoy and play well
     
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  18. DaddyDog

    DaddyDog Country Gent

    Sep 18, 2011
    Mississauga, Canada
    Did you get a blue bandana yet?? :D
     
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  19. dafreeze

    dafreeze Friend of Fred

    Very nice!
     
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  20. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Age:
    50
    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    Make it relic'd- RED!!!...stick on an oversized headstock and it just got better:cool::cool::cool:
     
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