The screw on the input on my new telecaster is loose - help?
tighten it? or is it loose as in stripped out
also, try taking a look at this: http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Hardware,_parts/Electric_guitar:_Covers_plates/Electrosocket_Jack_Mount.html
tighten the nut
use a 1/2 inch socket. You can get one at Sears for $1.00 if you don't have one. Don't go to Screw-Mac for that.
Theres the original style tele that needs a special tool to fix the jack and the cheaper ones used by most other guitars just need a wrench.
That's odd, as I have six teles - a 52 Custom Shop Reissue, a Custom Shop Sparkle, a 73 Original, a James Burton, a Custom Shop Sparkle Nashville, and a limited edition Custom Shop Esquire #100 of 100 and my Craftsman socket fits all of them.