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Fender American Professional Telecaster Deluxe Shawbucker Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar

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In the late ‘60s and early ‘70s guitarists wanted hum-free tone based on the sound of an amp about to blow up. You asked—so we listened and created the Telecaster Deluxe in 1973. Today’s version, the American Professional Telecaster Deluxe ShawBucker, brings modern, player- oriented features to the stage and studio, and can still make an amp sizzle...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

In the late ‘60s and early ‘70s guitarists wanted hum-free tone based on the sound of an amp about to blow up. You asked—so we listened and created the Telecaster Deluxe in 1973. Today’s version, the American Professional Telecaster Deluxe ShawBucker, brings modern, player- oriented features to the stage and studio, and can still make an amp sizzle without breaking a sweat.

With its flexible sound and vintage-voiced pickups, the Telecaster Deluxe adds a touch of girth to the traditional Telecaster twang and bite. From pop and punk to the most brutal modern metal, the Telecaster Deluxe has powered countless recordings and infinite stages, creating the music we love.

The pair of warm, rich-sounding ShawBucker humbucking pickups are voiced specifically for each position, producing powerful, nuanced tones with original Fender sonic DNA. Retain high end clarity when adjusting the volume controls, thanks to the new treble-bleed tone circuit that lets your tone shine through in all its glory. The new modern “Deep C”-shaped neck profile feels just right in your hand while the narrow-tall frets make it easy to bend strings accurately and play perfectly intonated chords.

The best of yesterday and today, the American Professional Telecaster Deluxe ShawBucker is the latest form of electric inspiration from Fender. Step up and stake your claim to a legend.

Features

Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Alder. Ash on Natural
  • Body finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Modern Deep C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Satin
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Tall narrow
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Shawbucker 1T
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Shawbucker 2T
  • Brand: Fender
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • 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: Deluxe staggered
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States
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FenderAmerican Professional Telecaster Deluxe Shawbucker Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Exceeded my expectations

By Stormin

from Portland OR

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Fender American Professional Telecaster Deluxe Shawbucker Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

    I was like a kid on Christmas morning waiting for the notification from GC that my new Telecaster had arrived.

     
    5.0

    Great Guitar

    By BOB

    from undisclosed

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    Comments about Fender American Professional Telecaster Deluxe Shawbucker Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

    I saw this Tele online and tried to play one locally. I played a few new Professional Telecasters but couldn't find this exact model. I took a chance and ordered it from my local GC store. The first one came in with a couple of issues. One of the frets wasn't installed properly and a tuner was damaged. They had no problem crediting me and ordering another. The second one came in perfect. It needed a setup but now it plays and sounds fantastic. I came close to ordering the MIM "72 Deluxe" Telecaster version but just never liked the old 3 bolt necks and bullet truss rods. I'm so glad I spent the extra $$ to get this one. I feel like it was was made for me. The new tall narrow frets took some getting used to but the pickups sound awesome and the "little bit deeper" C neck feels really good. I am very happy with my purchase.

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