Fender Select Carved Blackwood Top Telecaster® SH


Model #: 0170318861
Fender Select Carved Blackwood Top Telecaster® SH, Rosewood Fingerboard, Black Cherry Burst

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La nueva Fender Select Carved Blackwood-Top Telecaster HS es potente, preciosa y ligera, con un cuerpo de aliso con cámaras de aire, magnífica tapa de acacia negra de Tasmania tallada y acabado Natural teñido a mano con capa superior de laca brillante. Su mástil de arce con forma de "C" presenta un acabado lacado satinado y sistema de alma Bi-Flex™; el diapasón de palo rosa con radio compuesto (9,5”-14”) tiene 22 trastes medios jumbo.

Entre otras características de primera calidad se encuentran una pastilla de mástil humbucker Wide Range Special y pastilla de puente single-coil Fender Select Telecaster con selector de tres posiciones, botones de control cromados e intensamente estriados, puente American Standard Telecaster con selletas curvadas de acero y placa grabada de latón, clavijero bloqueante escalonado deluxe y medallón Fender Select en la pala.

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drgreg on March 6, 2014 (updated March 16, 2014)

Having purchased a new black/gold/rosewood Tele Elite in 1984, and still finding it an enduringly fabulous and versatile guitar, I am, admittedly, a fan of special edition Telecasters. Still, there have been times when I would long for that single-coil sound, and the music I play now demands it more than the rock I played in the '80s. Along came the Carved Blackwood Top Telecaster Select, and I knew this was the one. The physical beauty of the guitar, so enticing in a photo, delivers in the flesh. The feel and balance of the guitar, lightweight, chambered, and contoured, are a delight. I've made no adjustments to the guitar since un-boxing it, and the action and intonation are all that they should be. As for the pickups - the single coil does what it's supposed to in a Tele (twang, bite, and snap, with plenty of bass), and the humbucker is a revelation, from sultry jazz tones to meaty blues overdrive. If I'm lucky, I'll live another 30 years to explore the possibilities offered by this exquisite instrument.

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General

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Model Name: Fender Select Carved Blackwood Top Telecaster® SH, Rosewood Fingerboard, Black Cherry Burst
Model Number: 0170318861
Series: Fender® Select
Color: Black Cherry Burst

Body

Body
Body Material: Chambered Alder with Carved Tasmanian Blackwood Top
Body Finish: Hand-Stained with Gloss-Lacquer Topcoat
Body Shape: Telecaster®

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Arce rizado
Neck Shape: Forma "C" moderna
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: Radio variable de 9.5"-14" (241mm-355.6mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Médium Jumbo
String Nut: Hueso sintético de cejuela
Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Position Inlays: Incrustaciones de posición de punto
Truss Rods: Sistema de doble alma Bi-Flex
Truss Rod Nut: Cejilla 1/8" American Series
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Fender Select Single-Coil Tele
Neck Pickup: Wide Range Special Humbucking
Controls: Volumen Master, Tono Master
Pickup Switching: Selector de 3 posiciones: Posición 1: Pastilla del puente, Posición 2: Pastillas de mástil y puente, Posición 3: Pastilla del mástil
Pickup Configuration: H/S

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: American Tele con las selletas del nuevo American Standard y la base estampada
Hardware Finish: Cromo
Tuning Machines: Clavijero bloqueante cerrado escalonado Deluxe de metal
Pickguard: None
Control Knobs: Heavy Knurled

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
Unique Features: Fender Select Headstock Medallion, Black "Barrel" Switch Tip, Black Pickup Bezels
Included Accessories: Cable, Strap, Cloth