Hey everyone, hello from Georgia. I'm a old dog that has taken up the guitar to learn new tricks. Bought an acoustic Seagull S6 and then got the itch to go electric. Bought a stratocaster that was too nice for me to mess with inside. I saw this Lake Placid Blue Tele Bullet for $129 at GC, and as someone else on here stated "At that price they're making me buy it!" I found the forum while looking around for advice on what to do to it and you guys don't disappoint! This is the current condition of the unit: When I opened her up the painted shielding was flaking like crazy so that's why I foiled it. Bought a 4 way switch, changed the pick guard to cream, decal on the headstock is my last name. I left all the lettering on the back of the headstock. I'm gonna mess with the original pups to see what I come up with before spending more cash, but I think it's a good start. Thanks for all the good info up to this point.