My Telecaster Setup Hacks - Ask Zac 55

April 17, 2020

This was another topic that I have been asked many times about over the last 10 months. These are my setup tips for Telecasters. I call them hacks, as I tend to not use measurements, and go more by feel and sound. I cover looking at the nut, neck relief, action, and pickup height

Gear for this video:

1967 Telecaster - stock except for steel compensated saddles, and the tone control is wired to the bridge pickup only.

Strings: Ernie Ball 10,13,15,24,32,42

Pick: Blue Chip TPR 35 RB

Amp: 1965 Deluxe Reverb amp with Celestion V30 speaker

Effects used:

Mirage compressor pedal

Boss TR-2 Trem with AM mod

Boss DM-3

9v power via Truetone CS6