Monday, February 14, 2011

Teisco K-3L in Los Angeles area for $220

This Teisco is not in perfect condition but it sounds like the seller knows something about guitars so hopefully the changes help with the playability. These K-3L's are probably one of the most decent guitar models to come out of the Teisco factory. I've seen a few alt-indie-retro bands use them onstage and they definitely hold up to live playing. Check it out:

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vintage Teisco K3-L - $220 (Hollywood)

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Date: 2011-02-12, 12:35AM PST
Reply to: sale-vgkcz-2210337519@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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mid to late '60s Teisco K3-L

this is a very comfy playing example, great neck! It stays in tune nicely and is currently set-up for 11-52 flatwounds. It's all mahogany (body + neck) and light weight.
No case or trem arm :( it's kinda beat-up and someone used some sort of crappy black house paint to cover up the dings. I actually removed a bunch of it.
Two of the pots were dead and the otehr two were corroded. I put in two new 500k pots and wired it up like a Fender Jaguar... well, more like a Bass VI since there's 3 pickups. I also replaced the gears in each of the 5 original tuners and they actually work now :) I also added a similar replacement for the one missing.

$220 Firm - CASH Only

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