American Nashville B-Bender Telecaster®

Model #: 0118342706

  • Color
    Black
  • Fingerboard Material
    Maple
$1,699.99
American Standard Series

An American Standard instrument is instilled with the spirit of the legends who’ve shaped it, yet it gives you the freedom to carve your own legacy. And with more than 100 steps invested into creating each instrument, the American Standard is handcrafted with our legacy in mind. This is it–our handmade American classic. Learn More

Pure Pedal Steel from a Telecaster
The sweetly plaintive sound of pedal steel guitar from a time-honored special Telecaster design. For the guitarist who yearns to pour beguiling country expressiveness into every lonesome, heart-tugging note, the inventive design and classic style of the U.S.-made American Nashville B-Bender Telecaster has no equal. A wonderfully moving sound from a truly distinctive Tele model.
Features
  • B-Bender string-bending system
  • Special three-pickup design with Texas Special™ Stratocaster® middle pickup
  • Versatile five-way “Strat-o-Tele” pickup switching
  • Modern neck profile and fingerboard radius
  • Micro-Tilt™ neck-angle adjustment
  • String-through-body six-saddle bridge
  • Highlights

    B-Bender System
    B-Bender System

    The strap-button-activated B-Bender mechanism produces plaintive country bends and spine-tingling steel guitar glissandos.

    Texas Special™ Pickups
    Texas Special™ Pickups

    Single-coil Texas Special middle pickup is over-wound for big Texas-blues tone with dynamically scorching output.

    Strat-O-Tele-Switching
    Strat-O-Tele-Switching

    As a Telecaster with three pickups rather than the traditional two, this model features special five way “Strat-o-Tele” switching that delivers the neck pickup alone, the bridge pickup alone, and three different parallel dual-pickup combinations.

  • Specs

    Body
    • Body Material:
      Alder
    • Body Finish:
      Urethane
    • Body Shape:
      Telecaster®
    Neck
    • Neck Material:
      Maple
    • Neck Finish:
      Satin Urethane
    • Neck Shape:
      Modern "C"
    • Scale Length:
      25.5" (648 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material:
      Maple
    • Fingerboard Radius:
      9.5" (241 mm)
    • Number of Frets:
      22
    • Fret Size:
      Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material:
      Synthetic Bone
    • Nut Width:
      1.6875" (42.8 mm)
    • Position Inlays:
      Black Dot
    • Truss Rod:
      Bi-Flex™
    Electronics
    • Bridge Pickup:
      American Standard Single-Coil Tele
    • Middle Pickup:
      Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat
    • Neck Pickup:
      American Standard Single-Coil Tele
    • Controls:
      Master Volume, Master Tone
    • Switching:
      5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
    • Configuration:
      SSS
    Hardware
    • Bridge:
      6-Saddle Strings-Thru-Body Strat with Block-Style Saddles
    • Hardware Finish:
      Chrome
    • Tuning Machines:
      Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed
    • Pickguard:
      4-Ply White Pearloid
    • Control Knobs:
      Knurled Flat-Top
    • Switch Tip:
      Black
    • Neck Plate:
      4-Bolt with Micro-Tilt™ Adjustment
    Miscellaneous
    • Strings:
      Fender® USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
    • Other Features:
      Original Tele®; Body Shape with Sharper Body Radius, Rolled Fingerboard Edges, Custom Fender®;/Parsons/Green B-Bender®; System, Fender/Schaller®; Straplock Strap Buttons
    Accessories
    • Case/Gig Bag:
      Hardshell Case
    • Included Accessories:
      Molded Rectangular Case, Strap, Cable
  • Support