Perhaps my only real qualm with the
instrument’s design is the location of the
Tele-type control plate on the V shaped
body, which places the volume knob a
bit closer to the bridge than I’d like, and
right in the path of my picking hand
when I’m strumming.
Care Translates to Tone
The high degree of craftsmanship on the
TeeVee Custom translates into an instrument that has exceptional playability and
offers a wide range of sounds on tap. The
lightweight, resonant guitar sounded great
before I even plugged it into the blackface
Fender Bandmaster and TomasZewicz
35112 amps I used for this review.
The combination of alder body and
rosewood fretboard works well with the
spanky Fralin pickups to emphasize the
lower midrange. In general, the tone seems
somewhat more muscular and less bright
than a typical Telecaster, but there’s still
plenty of traditional snap and twang on
tap if you need it. The bridge pickup is not
overly bright, and the tone control has a
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