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Teisco and vintage Japanese Lovers group.


Teisco and vintage Japanese Lovers group.

For all things Teisco. AND those sweet vintage japanese guitars with those vintage pickups made by Teisco that no guitar on the planet can match. if you have never heard em, you wouldnt understand. share,buy, sell, beg, whatever, have fun. 

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Discussion Forum

Photo journal of two Teisco guitar restorations

Started by Scott aka Farmer Ted. Last reply by Stephan Ziemba yesterday. 8 Replies

Ever since our resident Teisco guru "the Anonymous Pick" began turning us on to these vintage sleepers, I have been wanting to get my hands on one. But I didn't want to find one "ready to play".…Continue

Teisco? Satelite? or other?

Started by GARY KNIGHT. Last reply by the anonymous pick Jan 28. 18 Replies


republic reso /gold foil

Started by darren brown. Last reply by Wade Nov 22, 2014. 3 Replies

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Foil Pickups Are Here!!!!

Started by Wade. Last reply by Stephan Ziemba Nov 22, 2014. 11 Replies

Hey Guys,I finished my first batch of Foil Pickups. Here is some info : Retro-Foils- New Guitar Pickups Aged to PerfectionRetro-Foil pickups capture the look and sound that many of us remember from…Continue

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Comment by Dave Lynas on Sunday
Pick might just have some stuff too. Most of my parts came off ebay.
Comment by Scott aka Farmer Ted on Saturday

All parts available on eBay. I am waiting on a bridge and tailpiece to complete one too

Comment by Piht Bull (Delta Dawg Guitars) on Saturday
I'm now an owner of my first tesico she's been through hell and has the scars to prove it but with a little puppy love she's gonna rock soon. Anyone have a link to replacement parts ? Need a but bridge string post tremelo bar and I think it had a tail cover . not sure .
Comment by the anonymous pick on Thursday

well  ,  the  say  ,  japan  used  what ever  wood  was  on sale that  month   ;-)


Comment by Where's Uranus? on Thursday

It's looking good now, I shimmed the neck, adjusted the action, and put on a set of black nylon tapewound strings.

Once they settle, I'll adjust the action again, and tweak the truss rod, if it needs it.

It's a weird bridge, uses two #8 grub screws to adjust the acton of all four strings, and the grub screws look to have been kinda soft and are chewed, I'll have to source either new grub screws, or maybe just two #8 screws with small heads, and file a point on them.

One thing struck me, all these instruments, my Kay guitar, the no name single pickup, the short bass and this bass, all use the same kind of wood for the neck, which isn't like traditional maple, when varnished, which they all are, it has a darker grain?

Comment by the anonymous pick on April 21, 2015 at 1:55pm

that's sweet  ,  great shape  too   , it  looks  like  . 

Comment by Where's Uranus? on April 21, 2015 at 1:36pm

My first instrument was a Hondo Ric bass copy.

Picked this up today, mainly for nostalgia, Kay Ric bass with matching amp head and cab.

Like my original Hondo, it's pretty damn unplayable, but I know more secrets on setup now, so I hope to have it singing soon. 

Comment by the anonymous pick on April 15, 2015 at 9:18pm

inter-mark cipher 12   ..  =   yumyum !!!!!!   :-D 


Comment by Where's Uranus? on April 15, 2015 at 9:07pm
Comment by the anonymous pick on April 11, 2015 at 12:12am

you  can  ,  but   only  the  back  3  on line 2 ,      or  the  front  3  on   line 1.

(2  jacks  ) 

2 hummers   1  single ,  and  2 more  hummers and   one single .

so  6  pups  .  not  10 ( like  it  looks)  . 


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