Fender Jim Adkins JA90 Telecaster Thinline Electric Guitar, with Laurel Fingerboard

Chock-full of sonic sweetness, the Jimmy Eat World singer's signature axe features a semi-hollow body, a pair of barking P-90s, and an Adjusto-Matic bridge.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Adjusto-Matic bridge Flawless intonation across all strings
Semi-hollow ash body Snappy, bright tone and feel; classic Tele twang
Set-neck construction Solid joinery for great sustain and feel
Seymour Duncan P-90 pickup Smooth, sweet tone with a powerful, open midrange

When Jimmy Eat World guitarist and frontman Jim Adkins collaborated with Fender in designing his perfect guitar, the result was his signature JA-90 Telecaster Thinline guitar. Fender craftsmen sat down with Adkins and went over his old Fender TC-90 spec by spec, making several important changes that subsequently produced this unique model. Features include a maple neck set into a semi-hollow ash body, Seymour Duncan soap-bar pickups, independent volume and tone controls, Adjusto-Matic bridge and anchored tailpiece. Sweetness!
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Model Name: Jim Adkins JA-90 Telecaster Thinline
Series: Artist Series
Body: Semi-Hollow Ash
Neck: Maple, Set Neck, Modern "C" Shape, (Gloss Urethane Finish)
Fingerboard: East Indian Laurel, 9.5" Radius (241 mm)
Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo Frets
Scale Length: 24.75" (629 mm)
Nut: 1.650" (42 mm)
Hardware: Chrome
Machine Heads: Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
Bridge: Adjusto-Matic Bridge with Anchored-Tailpiece
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black

Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan SP90-1NRWRP Vintage P-90
Bridge Pickup: SP90-3B Custom P-90

3-Position Toggle Pickup Switching:
- Position 1: Bridge Pickup
- Position 2: Bridge and Neck Pickups
- Position 3: Neck Pickup

- Volume 1 (Neck Pickup)
- Tone 1 (Neck Pickup)
- Volume 2 (Bridge Pickup)
- Tone 2 (Bridge Pickup)

Strings: Fender Nickel Plated Steel, Gauges .009, .011, .016, .024, .032, .042
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Arctic White
Shipping Weight: 12 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0262354580
Blemished, Arctic White, USED
Shipping Weight: 12 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0262354580
Crimson Transparent
Shipping Weight: 11.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 16 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0262354538
Shipping Weight: 10.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 16 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0262354521

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-488-1818

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted March 31, 2020 by Lee Blanton in Blacksburg, SC

"Great Alternative Rocker!"

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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This guitar is the loch ness monster of telecasters. Everything about the setup screams les paul except for the visual aesthetics themselves. The only issues I had to deal with were the changing of the tuners and putting in noiseless pickups( the seymore Duncan's are great but they sure buzz). Other than those minor changes, this thing sounded great straight out of the box. If you enjoy playing alternative, indy, grunge, or even punk, then this is your next toy. My only issue tonally is that the cleans get really tinny in middle position. Ive got a couple of gibson pauls and I can honestly say I've made this guitar my favorite "child". I bought mine in natural and I plan on purchasing another in the arctic white!

Musical Background:

15 years/ guitar, bass, drums, piano/ studio musician

Musical Style:

I've pretty much indulged in every genre of music at some point....
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