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Squier J5 Telecaster Electric Guitar Black

Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Item #: 
1500000215662   POS #:114385875
Product Description:

John 5 takes the Telecaster places no one else has gone before, and the Squier J5 Telecaster Electric Guitar is a double-bound beauty based on the frequently modified workhorse of a Telecaster guitar pieced together for him by the folks at the Fender Custom Shop. The Squire J5 guitar has John 5's distinctive black and chrome look-an alder body fini...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

John 5 takes the Telecaster places no one else has gone before, and the Squier J5 Telecaster Electric Guitar is a double-bound beauty based on the frequently modified workhorse of a Telecaster guitar pieced together for him by the folks at the Fender Custom Shop.

The Squire J5 guitar has John 5's distinctive black and chrome look-an alder body finished in gloss black, 22-fret maple neck with a Indian Laurel fingerboard and black painted headstock, a striking polished stainless steel pickguard, and chrome hardware.

The guitar's custom-designed humbucking pickups are operated via a unique dual volume set up with the bridge pickup control in the front position and the neck pickup in the back position. John 5 prefers this setup as he spends a majority of time giving the bridge pickup a workout. Using rapid movement of the 3-way toggle between positions, you can get that signature "kill" effect by turning off the neck pickup volume and leaving the bridge control full up. Case sold separately.

Features

  • Matching black painted headstock
  • Bound top and back
  • Toggle switch mounted on upper bout
  • Stainless steel pickguard
  • Chrome switch tip
  • No jack flat spot on body perimeter
  • Dot Position Inlays
  • Silver Squier Logo
  • Synthetic bone nut
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood:
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: '60s C
  • Neck wood: 1-piece Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss polyester
Fretboard
  • Material: Indian Laurel
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Custom Alnico II humbucking
  • Middle:  
  • Bridge: Custom ceramic magnet humbucking
  • Brand: Squier
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tele 6-saddle for humbucking pickup saddles
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Chrome 
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics, Polished stainless steel 
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Country of origin: China
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