Classic Series '50s Telecaster®


Model #: 0131202301

Classic Series '50s Telecaster®, Maple Fingerboard, White Blonde $1,071.99

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Few instruments shaped more styles of music in the '50s and '60s than the Telecaster® guitar. From James Burton to the Beatles, the Telecaster was at the heart of popular music. The Classic Series '50s Telecaster evokes those times with features including an ash body, maple neck and fingerboard, dual single-coil alnico pickups, single-ply white pickguard, vintage bridge and knurled chrome knobs.

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Paolo101 on April 1, 2013 (updated April 2, 2013)
Professional Blues R&B Funk Jazz Alternative Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Heavy Metal Folk Country Punk

I love this guitar..... Sure, out of the box(or Deluxe gig bag) it does have a few(very few!) things that could have been better. Thankfully, as almost all tele players will tell you, they evolve into truly great instruments and then become yours. For me, the Alpha toggle switch was immediately replaced and brass barrel saddles were added. Unlike Micawber999, the tuning machines were so stable they have remained. The overall quality of the wood on this instrument is the kicker here.... The ash body is resonant as is the beautifully finished and comfortable maple neck.
This is a REALLY GREAT basic model that can be 'modded' into a true Clasic... Looks fantastic, plays amazing, sounds just like a great tele should. Highly recomended!....

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Ridiculously good Tele!

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micawber999 on February 23, 2013
Professional Blues Funk Jazz Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Reggae / Ska Punk

I have owned my 50's tele, since 2003 and have played her to death!! she was actually born in 1998 and has never failed me. i did change the tuners to the american '52 reissue spec, as the original tuners were a little flimsy. the neck, and frets are flawless, as is the transparent white finish, or should i say were flawless, as she is now road worn. This guitar as typical of a Tele, in the right hands can do any style of music that you want. The tone and playability are fantastic, and i have never, had any performance, or repair issues. If you need a Tele for the road, or just want an excellent Tele, without dropping around $2000.00 this is the way to go, buy one you will be glad you did!!

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General

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Model Name: Classic Series '50s Telecaster®, Maple Fingerboard, White Blonde
Model Number: 0131202301
Series: Classic
MSRP: $1071.99
Color: White Blonde

Body

Body
Body Material: Ash
Body Finish: Polyester
Body Shape: Telecaster®

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Neck Shape: "C" Shape
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage-Style
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Truss Rod Nut: 3/16" Hex Adjustment
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Vintage-Style

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele
Neck Pickup: Vintage Style Single-Coil Tele
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: SS

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele with Chrome Barrel Saddles
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Pickguard: 1-Ply White
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Switch Tips: Barrel Style

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Unique Features: "C" Shape Maple Neck, Knurled Chrome Knobs, Synthetic Bone Nut
Included Accessories: Deluxe Gig Bag
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