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Fender Vintera '50s Telecaster Modified Electric Guitar, Maple Fingerboard (with Gig Bag), Butterscotch Blonde

Blending classic looks with a modern neck profile, hotter pickups and updated electronics -- the Vintera '50s Telecaster Modified packs a serious punch. (2) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Fender Custom Shop Twisted Tele neck pickup Warmer, broader single-coil for balanced character
Custom Shop vintage-style Tele bridge pickup Iconic biting Tele tone with plenty of body
S-1 switching system On-board series/parallel wiring voices
Soft V-shape profile Straight grain cut for more sustain; vintage feel

Fender Vintera '50s Telecaster Modified

For players who appreciate the mojo of the past matched to modern features, we created the Vintera '50s Telecaster Modified. Blending classic looks with a modern neck profile and fingerboard radius, hotter pickups and updated electronics -- this guitar packs a surprising amount of power under the hood.

For modern Fender tone we included a pair of Custom Shop pickups, kicking things up a bit with a vintage-style bridge pickup and fat-sounding Twisted Tele neck pickup. Twangy and articulate, they have the crisp, snarling sound that put Fender on the musical map. For modern playing feel, we added 21 vintage-style frets to the 9.5"-radius maple fingerboard that sits atop the Thick, Soft-V shaped neck. A vintage-style Tele bridge with three brass saddles gives this Telecaster it's characteristic twang, while 4-way switching and the S1 switch give you even more tonal variety. Series wiring makes this Tele sound fat, like a humbucking pickup, while the S1 switch places the pickups out of phase with each other for a cool "strangled" tone. Other features include Other features include vintage-style strap buttons, chrome hardware and 4-bolt neck plate. Includes deluxe gig bag.

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- Model Name: Vintera '50s Telecaster Modified, Maple Fingerboard
- Series: Vintera
- Country Of Origin: MX
- Body: Alder (Butterscotch Blonde - Ash)
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Body Shape: Telecaster
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
- Neck Shape: Thick Soft "V"
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Number of Frets: 21
- Frets Size: Medium Jumbo
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Position Inlays: Black Dots
- Truss Rods: Vintage-Style
- Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele
- Neck Pickup: Custom Shop "Twisted" Single-Coil Tele
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Pickup Configuration: SS
- Bridge: 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele with Chrome Barrel Saddles
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
- Pickguard: 1-Ply Black
- Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
- Strings: Fender USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Daphne Blue
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149862304
Surf Green
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149862357
Butterscotch Blonde
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149862350
Blemished, Butterscotch Blonde
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0149862350
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Overall: Have always waited for what I thought (to me) was the perfect Telecaster. Being heavy into Strats & LP's over 35 years - I never really gave Tele's a second look. Until now...The advent of this Vintera Series, coupled with this "Modified" subgroup has finally foot the Telecaster bill. After years of suffering with that inadequate Modern C neck that Fender pushes on just about everything - this Soft V (is thicker than the C's!) is the stuff! As implied by the Vintera nameplate - guitar has a great vintagy look, classic Tele appointments, and a really special swag. The edgier pickups are icing on the cake for sure. Only gripe is - considering these guitars have about a 1.5lb weight swing between them - I got one a bit lighter than I would prefer, coming in around the 7-10/7-13 mark weight wise.
Style of Music: Rock, Blues rock, crossover country
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Overall: After playing for roughly a week - guitar has settled right in, and feels incredible. Always remember to set it up - string tension a bit on the tight side on this one. Verified weight @ 8#/3oz (so much for guessing) - and can't say enough about these soft V necks!! Sales & delivery process FLAWLESS!!
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