Jim Root Telecaster®

Model #: 0134444780

  • Color
    Flat White
  • Fingerboard Material
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The Root of Crushing Tele® Tone
For heavy, molten nu-metal Tele style, the Jim Root Telecaster delivers crushing de-tuned tone with a stark utilitarian look. The towering Slipknot guitarist worked with Fender to create a huge-sounding signature Telecaster model that complements his heavy playing style, and it’s a beast—right down to its 12”-radius fingerboard, EMG® active humbucking pickups, sparse control layout and more. Brutal.
  • Mahogany body
  • Flat Black and Flat White satin nitro-lacquer finishes
  • Ebony or maple 12”-radius fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
  • EMG® 60 (neck) and 81 (bridge) active humbucking pickups
  • Single control knob (volume) and three-way pickup switch
  • Hard-tail string-through-body bridge
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  • Highlights

    EMG® Active Humbucking Pickups
    EMG® Active Humbucking Pickups

    For a decidedly non-traditional design and configuration, the crushing nu-metal sound of the Jim Root Telecaster is produced by a fearsome pair of EMG® active humbucking pickups.

    12” Fingerboard Radius
    12” Fingerboard Radius

    This instrument features a fingerboard radius (the amount of curvature across the width of the fingerboard) that, at 12”, is substantially more flattened than both a vintage-style 7.25” radius and a modern 9.5” radius. Feels notably flat even though there’s still slight curvature, and is great for bending notes without fretting out.

    Locking Tuners
    Locking Tuners

    A convenient high-end, high-performance feature, locking tuners offer increased tuning stability, especially on tremolo-equipped guitars, and they make changing strings substantially faster and easier than conventional tuners.

    Ebony Fingerboards
    Ebony Fingerboard

    The Jim Root Stratocaster in Flat Black offers a darkly alluring ebony fingerboard with no inlays for smooth performance and a touch of elegance.

    Satin Lacquer Mahogany Body
    Satin Lacquer Mahogany Body

    This guitar’s strong and resonant mahogany body has a finish that combines the thin breathability of lacquer with the stylishly muted matte look of a satin color coat.

    Black Hardware
    Black Hardware

    In a pleasingly malevolent touch, the sparsely appointed Jim Root Telecaster features an all-black bridge, controls, bridge pickup bezel, tuners, strap buttons and more.

  • Specs

    • Body Material:
    • Body Finish:
      Satin Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    • Body Shape:
    • Neck Material:
    • Neck Finish:
      Satin Urethane
    • Neck Shape:
      Modern "C"
    • Scale Length:
      25.5" (648 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material:
    • Fingerboard Radius:
      12" (305 mm)
    • Number of Frets:
    • Fret Size:
      Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material:
      Synthetic Bone
    • Nut Width:
      1.650" (42 mm)
    • Position Inlays:
      Pearloid Dot
    • Truss Rod:
    • Bridge Pickup:
      EMG® 81 Humbucking
    • Neck Pickup:
      EMG® 60
    • Controls:
      Master Volume
    • Switching:
      3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    • Configuration:
    • Bridge:
      6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Hardtail With Block Saddles
    • Hardware Finish:
    • Tuning Machines:
      Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking
    • Pickguard:
      1-Ply Black
    • Control Knobs:
      Black Plastic
    • Switch Tip:
    • Neck Plate:
      4-Bolt Custom
    • Strings:
      Fender® USA 250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
    • Other Features:
      Mahogany Body, Active EMG®; Pickups, Ebony or Maple Fingerboard with 12" Radius (305mm), White Pearloid Dot Position Inlays on Ebony Fingerboard, Black Dot Position Inlays on Maple Fingerboard, Black Hardware, Black Pickguard Screws, Flat Finshes
    • Legal Notice:
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    • Case/Gig Bag:
      Deluxe Black Tweed Hardshell
    • Included Accessories:
      Black Tweed Case with Red Plush Interior
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