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Fender American Standard Telecaster - 3 Colour Sunburst

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Highlights
  • Timeless classic Tele updated with new pickups and body contour
  • Alder body with new comfortable body contour and 3 Colour Sunburst urethane finish
  • Maple neck with Modern C profile and satin finish
  • Rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and dot inlays
  • 6 saddle American Standard strings through body Tele bridge with bent steel saddles and stamped brass plate
  • Includes hardcase, cable, strap, and polishing cloth
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Delivery to UK mainland addresses* is FREE on orders over £75 and up to 30kg. (As a guide, a standard electric guitar weighs approx. 3-5kg).

Delivery on orders below £75 are charged at £4.45!

Delivery to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland. is weight dependant and will be indicated at the checkout

Delivery above 30kg to ANY location will vary according to weight and will be indicated at the checkout

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UK mainland*FREE on orders over £75 £4.45 on orders under £751-3 working days
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The 2012 Fender American Standard Telecaster brings with it the same attributes that have made it a classic for decades but have also added a few upgrades to ensure its relevancy and to continually improve the model. The back of the body has seen a new contour, while the pickups have been switched to give improved tonality.

Comfort Contour

Of course, with any change there will be naysayers, especially a change to an iconic body shape, but in this case it is only subtle. The body is still constructed of alder and the top is unchanged, but the back of the guitar now has a contour that makes it more comfortable for seated playing in particular, as the body no longer digs into you.

Smooth Playability

Secured into the body via a four-bolt neck plate with Micro-Tilt adjustment, the maple neck of the Fender American Standard Telecaster is designed for comfort and performance; with the Modern C shape profile and satin finish contributing smooth playability.

Furthermore, the playing surface is just as comfortable, as the 9.5"-radius rosewood fingerboard features rolled edges, which give the feel of a well-played, broken-in instrument. This is complimented further by 22 medium jumbo frets and white dot position inlays.

At the top of the neck you will find a 1.685" (42.8 mm)-wide synthetic bone nut, while at the other a 6-saddle American Standard strings-through-body Tele bridge with bent steel saddles and a Fender-stamped brass plate resides, ensuring the instrument’s incredible intonation, sustain, and ease of adjustment.

New Pickups, Classic Sound

Although a new pair of pickups has been put in place, the voice of the Tele is very much still in aboard, thanks to the Custom Shop single-coil Broadcaster pickup in the bridge position. This is joined by a Custom Shop "Twisted" Tele single-coil pickup in the neck position, which, with its higher output, is ready to give you a beefier boost.

No-Load Control

Keeping things traditional, the Fender American Standard Telecaster provides the standard 3-position pickup selector blade, and master volume and tone controls configuration. A little extra has been added however, as the tone control has no-load circuitry built-in, which, when the tone control knob is dialled to 10, cuts the tone control from the circuit completely, leaving the pure, unadjusted tone of the pickups to sound through.

Reliable Protection

The Fender American Standard Telecaster comes supplied with hardcase, with an interior that is purpose-built to house the luscious form of the Fender American Standard Telecaster; protecting it from harm and making it easier to transport. Also supplied with the guitar is a cable, strap, and polishing cloth.

Specification
ManufacturerFender
ModelAmerican Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar
Body MaterialAlder
Neck MaterialMaple
Fingerboard MaterialRosewood
Pickup ConfigurationSS
BridgeHard Tail
Neck ProfileModern "C"
No. of Frets22
Position InlaysDot
Pickguard3-Ply Parchment
Bridge/Tailpiece6-Saddle American Standard Strings-Through-Body Telecaster with Bent Steel Saddles and Stamped Brass Plate
Active/PassivePassive
TunersDeluxe Standard Cast/Sealed
Pickups Neck: Custom Shop Single-Coil Broadcaster
Bridge: Custom Shop "Twisted" Single-Coil Tele
Controls Master Volume,
Master Delta Tone - No-Load Tone Control
Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup,
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups,
Position 3. Neck Pickup
Finish3 Colour Sunburst
Unique Features Five-Screw Mounted Brass Bridge Plate for Sonic Stability,
Loaded with Improved Bent Steel Saddles with Elongated String Slots for Increased Resonance and Sustain,
Thinner Undercoat Finish for Improved Body Resonance,
Tinted Neck,
Body Contour
Included AccessoriesHardcase, Cable, Strap, Polishing Cloth
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