G.E. Smith is a guitarist's guitarist, from his varied stints with Hall & Oates, Bob Dylan and David Bowie to his decade-long tenure as Saturday Night Live bandleader to his status as a collector of fine instruments. Fender® proudly collaborated with Smith on his signature Telecaster® guitar, which was inspired by old Fender lap steels and which features a large neck shape, custom inlays and body-mounted bridge pickup.
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|Model Name:||GE Smith Telecaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Black|
|Body Material:||Premium Ash|
|Body Finish:||Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Neck Finish:||Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Neck Shape:||"U" Shape|
|Scale Length:||25.5" (648 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||7.25" (184.1 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||21|
|String Nut:||Synthetic Bone|
|Nut Width:||1.650" (42 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||Lap Steel Inspired|
|Truss Rod Nut:||Vintage-Style Slotted|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Serialized|
|Bridge Pickup:||American Vintage Single-Coil Tele|
|Neck Pickup:||American Vintage Single-Coil Tele|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Pickup Switching:||3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Neck Pickup with Tone Control (Bright Vintage Circuit), Position 3. Neck Pickup with No Tone Control (Dark Vintage Circuit)|
|Bridge:||3-Saddle Custom "Cut-Off" Vintage-Style Tele Bridge with 3 Brass Saddles|
|Tuning Machines:||6-in-Line American Vintage|
|Control Knobs:||Knurled Flat-Top|
|Switch Tips:||Barrel Style|
|Strings:||Fender® USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||Special Extra Deep "U" Shape Maple Neck, Lap Steel Inspired Position Inlays, Vintage Styling|
|Included Accessories:||Vintage Tweed Case, Strap, Cable|
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