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Vintage Hot Rod '50s Telecaster Electric Guitar

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Fenders Vintage Hot Rod 50s Telecaster gives you the best Tele tone, style and performance of both eras”authentically vintage-style design touches straight from the 1950s and hot-rodded modern mods id... Click To Read More About This Product

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Fenders Vintage Hot Rod 50s Telecaster gives you the best Tele tone, style and performance of both eras”authentically vintage-style design touches straight from the 1950s and hot-rodded modern mods ideal for todays players.

Premium features include an ash body; maple neck with D-shaped profile, vintage-style heel-end trussrod adjustment, and satin back finish; and a compound-radius (7.25-12) maple fingerboard with twenty-one 6105 frets, bone nut and gloss finish. Versatile full-voiced tone comes from a Fender Wide Range Special humbucking neck pickup and a sparkling single-coil Broadcaster bridge pickup. Special four-way blade switch with œbarrel tip delivers the bridge pickup alone, both pickups in parallel, neck pickup alone and both pickups in series.

Other features include a single-ply white pickguard (Black model) or Bakelite pickguard (Butterscotch Blonde model), two knurled œdome control knobs (master volume and tone), three-saddle American Vintage string-through-body Telecaster bridge with adjustable brass saddles, Gotoh locking tuners and locking strap buttons. Available in Black and Butterscotch Blonde gloss finishes. Includes upgraded deluxe vintage-style tweed case, vintage-style 8 cable, vintage-style brown strap and wrenches.

FEATURES

Ash body with gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Maple neck with œD-shaped profile
Compound-radius (7.25-12) maple fingerboard with twenty-one 6105 frets
Bone nut
Fender Wide Range Special humbucking neck pickup
Single-coil Broadcaster bridge pickup
Special four-way blade switch with œbarrel tip
Includes tweed case
SPECIFICATIONS
Body
Body Material: Ash
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape: Telecaster
Neck
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish with Gloss Headstock Face
Neck Shape: "D" Shape
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8cm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Narrow Jumbo
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42mm)
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Single-Coil Broadcaster
Neck Pickup: Fender "Wide Range" Humbucking
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 4-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups (In Parallel), Position 3. Neck Pickup, Position 4. Neck and Bridge Pickups (In Series)
Hardware
Bridge: 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele with Intonateable Brass Saddles
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Locking
Pickguard: 1-Ply Black Bakelite
Control Knobs: Knurled Dome
Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
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FenderVintage Hot Rod '50s Telecaster Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

It is THE TELECASTER

By Serguei

from Moscow, Russia

Comments about Fender Vintage Hot Rod '50s Telecaster Electric Guitar:

I have been playing it for two weeks, and I am enjoying it. Being more of a Gibson man, I knew it would take me a little time to get used to playing it, but in fact it was not that much of a problem, although it does feel different, particularly when it comes to bending. The model itself is truly great, both in terms of the versatility of the sound it produces thanks to a 4 way pick-up selector and the look & feel. It is hard to make verbal descriptions of the sound, but to my ears this model gives you everything what Telecasters are known for: from that clean clanging sound to powerful overdrive tones. It is also just the right thing for playing slide. The feel of the instrument is really amazing: the maple neck just feels right in a hand, the quality of finish is top class. To sum it up, it is THE TELECASTER.

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