Fender Vintera '70s Telecaster Thinline Electric Guitar, Maple Fingerboard (with Gig Bag)

Feature: What it does:
Ash body Strong, snappy responsive tone
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Fender Wide Range humbuckers, pair Fat, punchy tone with high output
Strings-thru-body hardtail bridge Strings seated in body; more resonance and control
- Series: Vintera
- Model Name: '70s Telecaster Thinline
- Color: Aged Natural
- Body: Ash
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Neck: Maple, 70s "C", Gloss Urethane Finish
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
- Frets: 21 Vintage
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
- Orientation: Right-Hand
- Position Inlays: Black Dots
- Configuration: HH
- Neck Pickup: Fender Wide Range Humbucking
- Bridge Pickup: Fender Wide Range Humbucking
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
- Pickguard: 4-Ply Aged White Pearloid
- Bridge: Vintage Style Strat Strings-Through-Body Hard-Tail Bridge
- Tuning Machines: Fender Vintage "F" Stamped
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Strings: Fender USA 250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
- Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Gig Bag
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Candy Apple Red
Shipping Weight: 12.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149742309
Vintage Blonde
Shipping Weight: 13.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 43 x 15 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149742307
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
(1 ratings)
Submitted January 29, 2020 by David H in San Diego, CA
"Exceptional chambered Telecaster"
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Yes it’s Made in Mexico and the price tag is hefty if that is all you consider. However, being a veteran of many an MIM Fender I can attest the craftsmanship and components of this instrument are of a very high quality. The neck is as good or better than any other Fender neck I’ve ever played, and that includes Custom Shop models.There are no flaws to speak of, and I’ve went over it with a magnifying glass. The finish is flawless and looks much more stunning in person than in these pictures (especially strapped on me!)Now let’s talk about the tone: it’s got an open, airy and crisp sound which is not as chimey as a standard Tele but it still retains that famous and aggressive growl when kicked into overdrive. The three-way selector switch and tone knob allow for plenty of tonal expression. I was worried I would need to swap the pickups out but there’s no freaking way!The biggest disappointment? That this fine instrument ships in a gig bag and not a hard case! But if you can forgive this minor shortcoming you will be rewarded with an instrument you will treasure!
Musical Background:
gigging musician
Musical Style:
Rock and any other style I choose
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