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Description

The Fender Road Worn ’50s Telecaster recreates the look and feel of a well-loved original. The nitrocellulose lacquer finish— prized for its aging patterns and ability to "breathe"—is hand-distressed for an authentically broken-in vibe. This alder-bodied Tele delivers the playing comfort you’d expect from a great vintage guitar.

Fender recreated a set of its favorite Telecaster pickups using Formvar-coated wire, alnico 2 magnets for the neck pickup and alnico 3 for the bridge. Twangy and articulate, they have the crisp, snarling sound that put Fender on the musical map.

The thick ’50s U-shaped neck has a 7.25''-radius maple fretboard with 21 vintage-tall frets for classic playing feel. A vintage-style Tele bridge with three brass barrel saddles gives this Telecaster it’s characteristic twang, while vintage-style tuning machines provide original-era aesthetics, rock-solid performance and tuning stability. Other features include vintage-style strap buttons, chrome hardware and 4-bolt neck plate. Includes deluxe gig bag.
Features
  • Alder body with Road Worn nitrocellulose finish
  • Maple neck with Thick ’50s U-shape, maple fretboard
  • 2 vintage-style ’50s single-coil Hot Tele pickups, 3-way switch
  • Vintage-style string-thru bridge with 3 brass barrel saddles, vintage-style tuners
  • Specifications
    Body
    • Body Type: Single cutaway Solid Body
    • Body wood: Alder
    • Body finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Neck
    • Neck shape: U
    • Neck wood: Maple
    • Joint: Bolt-on
    • Scale length: 25.5"
    • Truss rod: Standard
    • Neck finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer
    Fingerboard
    • Material: Maple
    • Radius: 7.25"
    • Fret size: Vintage Tall
    • Number of frets: 21
    • Inlays: Dot
    • Nut width/material: 1.65 in. (42 mm) Synthetic Bone
    Electronics
    • Configuration: SS
    • Middle: Proprietary Single Coil
    • Bridge: Proprietary Single Coil
    • Control layout: Master volume Master tone
    • Pickup switch: 3-Way
    • Special electronics:
    Hardware
    • Bridge type: Fixed bridge
    • Bridge design: Barrel saddle
    • Tailpiece: String-thru body
    • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
    • Color: Nickel
    Other
    • Number of strings: 6 String
    • Case: Gig Bag
    • Orientation: Right Handed
    • Country of Origin: Mexico

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