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How to get two more sounds out of your Fender Telecaster


Issue 340 October 17, 2019



Turn your Fender Telecaster into a workhorse that covers pretty much every sound you would need at a gig where you have to play lots of different kinds of music. Learn how to get two more sounds out of your Telecaster. A nice fat humbucker sound by using both pickups in series, and the bright, nasal out-of-phase humbucker like you’d hear from James Burton or Brian May.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkThe difference between 3-way and 5-way Tele wiring
  • checkmarkHow to add two humbucker sounds to your Tele
  • checkmarkGet the additional hum-cancelling benefits too

Wiring diagrams for Telecaster Super Switch mod
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