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Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard Transparent Crimson Red Maple Fingerboard

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From the garage to the club to the stadium, the American Standard Telecaster is the same great best-selling go-to guitar it always has been, and now it's upgraded with a comfortable new body contour a... Read More

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From the garage to the club to the stadium, the American Standard Telecaster is the same great best-selling go-to guitar it always has been, and now it's upgraded with a comfortable new body contour and classic-sounding Fender Custom Shop Twisted Tele (neck) and Broadcaster (bridge) pickups. The latest incarnation of a truly timeless classic, it rings more fully, brightly and crisply than ever.

The look, sound and vibe of the Telecaster resonates throughout the history of popular music. From orchestra pits to mosh pits, small clubs to stadiums and garages to recording studios, its signature sound is everywhere. The American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard has hand-rolled fingerboard edges, Custom Shop pickups, staggered tuning machines, improved bridge with bent steel saddles mounted to a stamped-brass bridge plate for increased resonance and sustain, tinted neck, high-gloss maple fingerboard, satin-finished neck back, thinner finish undercoat that lets the body breathe and improves resonance, and Fender Tolex case.

Features
  • Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Ash
  • Body finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: C modern
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Satin Urethane
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Twisted single-coil Tele
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Vintage-style single-coil Tele
  • Brand: Fender Custom shop
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: No-load tone control
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Separate volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 6-saddle string through body
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast sealed
  • Color: Chrome
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: Strap, cable, cloth and owner's manual
  • Country of origin: United States
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FenderAmerican Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard
 
4.8

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (8)
  • Good feel (7)
  • Good pick up (7)
  • Good tone (6)
  • Solid electronics (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (7)
  • Jamming (6)
  • Recording (5)
  • Rock concerts (4)
  • Small venues (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Sweet Guitar

I purchased the crimson red transparent w/maple fretboard four months ago and couldn't be happier. I've never been a fan of the color red. The shade of crimson w/the ash grain coming...Read complete review

I purchased the crimson red transparent w/maple fretboard four months ago and couldn't be happier. I've never been a fan of the color red. The shade of crimson w/the ash grain coming through is stunning. For electrics, I own Fender strats and teles, exclusively. I've been paying for 40 plus years and on occasion I've heard Gibson players say "Fender's are hard to play." Try the 2013 American Standard Telecaster...it'll change your mind.

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Great Axe But Some Poor Fret Work

You got to love a Tele. Mine plays good, feels good, sounds good. Love the comfort of the Tele shape and weight. However, got to question Fender for some quality control on...Read complete review

You got to love a Tele. Mine plays good, feels good, sounds good. Love the comfort of the Tele shape and weight. However, got to question Fender for some quality control on the fretwork. Should I need to get a few frets re-dressed on a brand new guitar?

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5.0

Perfect right out of the box.

By Jimmy K.

from Gresham, Oregon

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Plays & sounds great. Beautiful 3 Color Sunburst
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

    Perfect quality for Praise and Worship. Great hard shell case, too. I Highly recommend this guitar, Love It !!!

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    5.0

    very nice. was ready to go .right outta the box.

    By Johnny rocket

    from West Colorado

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Pick Up
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

        Will gig with it. Glad I got it. Nice addition to the tele collection

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        5.0

        I am very pleased with my new American Standard Telecaster.

        By Jimmy K.

        from Gresham, Oregon

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Beautiful color and smooth playing.
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Contemporary worship music.
          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

          Played Perfectly right out of the box and stays in tune. I was going to change the strings but there was no need as it sounds and plays great. The strap and cord were bonus extras.

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          5.0

          Wow!

          By Jeepster

          from Hartford, CT

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Rock Concerts
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

            Wasn't sure what the wood grain pattern would look like as GC does not offer a guitar gallery to visualize the actual ax you are purchasing. I must say I was pleasantly surprise when I opened the case and found this beauty looking back at me. Absolutely gorgeous! Feels, plays, sounds, and looks amazing!

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            5.0

            Wow! Amazing guitar.

            By Rick

            from Rockford IL

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Rock Concerts
              • School Bands
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

              I waited for a long time, and dreamed of owning a quality electric guitar. I found one.

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              3.0

              Great Axe But Some Poor Fret Work

              By Tele Strummer

              from Towson, MD

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up

              Cons

              • Poor Fretwork

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing

              Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

              You got to love a Tele. Mine plays good, feels good, sounds good. Love the comfort of the Tele shape and weight. However, got to question Fender for some quality control on the fretwork. Should I need to get a few frets re-dressed on a brand new guitar?

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              A fine Telu model

              By Halbert

              from Binghamton, NY

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Tone

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

                Wish that the store had notified me when it arrived and that a tech had gone over it as it needed a bit of tweaking.
                The instruments otherwise is great!

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                5.0

                Perfection

                By Goody and the Two Shoes

                from Alexandria, VA

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Pick Up
                • Good Tone
                • Solid Electronics

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing
                  • Recording
                  • Rock Concerts

                  Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

                  Fender has just got it down. It really does not get better than this. Perfect right out of the box, it plays and looks beautiful.

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                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great service at Allentown GC

                  By Thomas Vicario

                  from Easton, Pa.

                  Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

                  O big thumbs up to Rob Bell, his staff and Joe the "guitar tech" for their service provided on my recent purchases of new USA fender guitars! The guitars needed tweeking and they obliged without hesitation and Joe the technician made me feel like my american standards were now custom shop guitars! Thanks guys! Great job!

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                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Sweet Guitar

                  By steve mcqueen

                  from San Antonio TX

                  Comments about Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:

                  I purchased the crimson red transparent w/maple fretboard four months ago and couldn't be happier. I've never been a fan of the color red. The shade of crimson w/the ash grain coming through is stunning. For electrics, I own Fender strats and teles, exclusively. I've been paying for 40 plus years and on occasion I've heard Gibson players say "Fender's are hard to play." Try the 2013 American Standard Telecaster...it'll change your mind.

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