#1
yeah so which tele should i go for, i thought for the Jim root signature but then thought that would be to heavy any suggestions ? much appreciated
#3
you would most likely need a tele with humbuckers, but budget would be useful because the only one i can think of is the blacktop tele and its pretty cheap
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#4
What I would do is either get this

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Squier-Tele-Custom-Electric-Guitar-102452646-i1148532.gc

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Squier-Classic-Vibe-Telecaster--50s-Electric-Guitar-104999586-i1400994.gc

If you get the second I would put a single coil sized humbucker in the bridge. It'll be more versatile. That's how I have my MIM Tele set up.
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#6
Any Tele except the Jim Root sig, and possibly the Thinline Tele. Just pick whatever Tele is best in your budget.
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#7
Blacktop, '72 Deluxe, Standard(with a Hotrails?) Tele's are pretty versitile, if you eq your amp right you could get a pretty good punk tone with a single coil. East Bay Ray from Dead Kennedys pulled it off well. And Joe Strummer.
#8
The deluxe or blacktop would probably be the best bet...

The thinline has humbuckers and I have seen it used in pop-punk stuff but I don't see it working as well for heavier punk stuff.

No budget posted so you could go for G&L guitars as well. They have tele-style ones with lots of pickup options.
#9
One with a HB in the bridge. the rest is up to you
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#11
Used Squier Classic Vibe for the Bang for the $$$.

Jim Root Tele if you want something fancier and extremely playable. Heck, a MIJ Fender will do it.

What amp are you using? Even if you had a Twin Jet or a VH4, you can dial down the heavy.

#14
my budget is around £800 so about 1500 in dollars any pickup will do as long as it sounds great for its price
#15
in that case heytobtob, i would tell you to go to your local music store (if you can make it to andertons, then do it. assuming your in england) and play all the tele's. the one i would preffer most, would be a 72 thinline, but a tele custom may be more up your alley.
#17
IMO the stock telecaster configuration will work for most forms of punk. The bridge single coil of a telecaster can get quite mean at times while still having the single coil clarity!
#18
72 Deluxe, 72 Thinline, Thinline Deluxe, Blacktop, that new one in the Modern Player line, the Deluxe with the P90s or any regular Telecaster with a Hot Rails or similar pickup put in the bridge. A JB Jr would be a good choice.
#19
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IMO the stock telecaster configuration will work for most forms of punk. The bridge single coil of a telecaster can get quite mean at times while still having the single coil clarity!


This. Humbuckers are not essential, a tele bridge pickup is lovely for most kinds of music.
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