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Squier John 5 J5 Telecaster Electric Guitar, Black

Featuring a double-bound body, Squier humbucker pickups and signature finishes, the Squier John 5 J5 Telecaster is brought to you by the "Tele-King" himself! (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Squier John 5 J5 Telecaster Black

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Squier John 5 J5 Telecaster Electric

John 5's Squier signature model, the J5 Telecaster, is a double-bound beauty based on his oft-modded workhorse Telecaster.

Features include 5's distinctive black-and-chrome look, a double-bound alder body with a gloss black polyester finish, a polished stainless steel pickguard and chrome hardware or the all-gold model with Frost Gold finish, matching gold headstock, gold hardware and single-ply "gold mirror" plastic pick guard. The one-piece maple neck has a "modern C"-shaped profile, a matching black Telecaster headstock and a 12"-radius fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets.
The custom-designed humbucking pickups use a special dual-volume setup with the bridge pickup control in the front position and the neck pickup control in the back position (5 prefers this setup because he spends much time giving the bridge pickup a workout). Rapidly toggling the upper-bout three-way pickup switch gives you 5's signature "kill" effect by turning off the neck pickup volume and leaving the bridge control full up.

Features:

- Matching Painted Headstock
- Bound Top and Back
- Silver Squier Decal
- Toggle Switch Mounted on Upper Bout
- Chrome Switch Tip
- No Tone Control
- Neck and Bridge Volume Controls are in Opposite Orientation
- White Pearloid Dot Position Inlays
- Narrow Dot Spacing
- Synthetic Bone Nut

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Squier products.
- Model Name: J5 Telecaster
- Body: Alder
- Colors: Black, (Gloss Polyester Finish)
- Neck: Maple, Modern "C" Shape, (Gloss Polyester Finish)
- Fingerboard: 12" Radius (305 mm)
- No. of Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo Frets
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Width at Nut: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Hardware: Chrome/Stainless Steel
- Machine Heads: Standard Die-Cast Tuners
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Tele Bridge with Humbucking Pickup Cutout
- Pickguard: 1-Ply Polished Stainless Steel
- Neck Pickup: 1 Custom Humbucking Pickup with AlNiCo 5 Magnets
- Bridge Pickup: 1 Custom Humbucking Pickup with Ceramic Magnet
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle
-- Position 1. Bridge Pickup
-- Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups
-- Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Controls: Volume (Bridge Pickup), Volume (Neck Pickup)
- Strings: Fender Super 250L, Nickel Plated Steel,
- Gauges: (.009, .011, .016, .024, .032, .042)
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Black
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 15 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0371006506
Frost Gold
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 15 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0371006579
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 480-596-7195
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "This ain't John 5's Banjo"
Overall: I first must say before Norman's Rare Guitars on YouTube I was not aware of who John 5 was. Seriously! A guitar player for 5 years I was in search of 'my' tone. I watched John 5 talk about his love for the Telecaster and his collection. And around his neck was the frost gold version of this guitar. He has a unique bunch of styles and his history playing made me interested enough to purchase the black version. I have 4 Tele and this by far surpasses each. The neck first of all is the sweetest I have wrapped my fingers around. Frets...no snags. Guitar was almost in tune from the box. Finish immaculate. String height perfect. Strings are actually good quality. Sounds like a American made Tele. With the humbuckers it adds a deeper throated bark. This baaabbyyy may be your last. Of course you will buy more. But this one can be modded in the future for peanuts. A bone nut, strings, maybe brass saddles, higher end pickups. But for now, she is a rock machine.
Style of Music: I play blues, jazz, light rock, r n' b.
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