This Tele project was started back in January. I bought a Squire Classic Vibe guitar that had EMG pickups (sounded like crap). but had a vintage style Wilkinson bridge, electrosocket jack and a pine body. Although I've tried several times to warm up to maple necks, I had to pull this one and sell it. Went to a Nashville neck provider (CEG Hardtails) and got a well-prepped rosewood neck. I swapped the controls for a custom wired 4-way and then put an order in for some Zhangbucker pickups. His big sounding Paul Bunyons have always interested me and I really like the Firebirds he made me for my 50th Anniversary Sheraton. I'd put his stuff on a par with Lollar's. Apparently, he's a very busy guy these days, it took 4 months to get them, but they were worth the wait. Backed off, they are full sounding tele pickups. But, in position 3 (both pickups at once), they sound like a monster humbucker. Fun, light guitar with a variety of sounds. Now comes the tough decision. Keep the tele and sell the Sheraton? Or, let the tele go? Can't keep both and the others are all keepers. Right now, the tele appears to be the one to stay, if for no other reason than I don't have a solid-body guitar any more.