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Exploring The Jason Isbell Custom Telecaster | Artist Signature Series | Fenderplay button

Exploring The Jason Isbell Custom Telecaster | Artist Signature Series | Fender


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Bringing Alt-Country icon Jason Isbell's vision to life, the Jason Isbell Telecaster is built for raw, roots-infused music. Featuring custom pickups, aged hardware and a distressed finish, this Tele looks and sounds like it's logged years of gigs across the South. The alder body's road-worn, chocolate sunburst, lacquer finish is distressed for a vintage vibe, with double binding for a touch of elegance. The mid '60s C neck profile offers a full, comfortable feel for rhythmic riffing or melodic leads. With a 7.25" radius rosewood fingerboard, 21 vintage frets and synthetic bone nut, the neck is designed for nimble playability.

Custom Telecaster Pickups Provide Swamp Rock Bark

The Jason Isbell Telecaster is equipped with custom pickups designed by pickup guru Tim Shaw to capture Isbell's signature tone. With a hot bridge pickup and warmer neck pickup, these single coils deliver everything from twangy bite to muscular overdrive. They're voiced to sing through a tube combo, conjuring the Muscle Shoals-inspired sound of Isbell and the 400 Unit's live shows.

Road Worn Finish and Aged Hardware Provide Instant Vintage Mojo

The Jason Isbell Telecaster's road-worn nitrocellulose lacquer finish gives it the look of a well-loved '50s Tele. Distressed for a lived-in vibe, the finish lets the wood breathe for enhanced resonance. Aged chrome hardware includes Fender's classic Tele bridge with brass barrel saddles, providing rock-solid intonation and tuning stability.

Modified Bridge Plate Pays Tribute to Isbell's Anchor Tattoo

A nod to Jason Isbell's anchor and sparrow tattoo, the Telecaster's chrome bridge plate is engraved with an anchor design. The plate secures the bridge to the alder body, anchoring the guitar's tone and ensuring maximum energy transfer and sustain.

Included Gig Bag Provides Stylish Transport

The Jason Isbell Telecaster includes a rugged nylon gig bag for safe transport and storage. Padded handles and straps make it comfortable to carry, while an exterior pocket provides extra storage for accessories. Available now at Guitar Center, order your Jason Isbell Telecaster today.

Fender Jason Isbell Telecaster Electric Guitar Chocolate 3-Color Burst
Fender Jason Isbell Telecaster Electric Guitar Chocolate 3-Color Burst
Fender Jason Isbell Telecaster Electric Guitar Chocolate 3-Color Burst

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  • Road Worn lacquer-finished, double-bound solid alder body
  • 25.5”-scale maple neck, 21-fret, rosewood fingerboard
  • Custom Tim Shaw pickups, 3-way switch
  • American Pro cutaway bridge plate with vintage-style barrel saddles

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm

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  • Body Type: Single-cutaway solid body
  • Top wood:
  • Body wood: Double-bound alder
  • Body finish: Aged nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Neck shape: Vintage C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 7.25"
  • Fret size: Vintage-style
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width/material: 1.65" (42 mm) Graph Tech
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Control layout: Master volume Master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Special electronics:
  • Bridge type: Fixed bridge
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style barrel saddle
  • Tailpiece: String thru body
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6 string
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Country of Origin: Mexico