The Fender Modern Player Telecaster in Honeyburst is probably the most original take on the Telecaster there has been in years. Three pickups (in an HSS configuration), a coil-tapping switch for the humbucker and most unusually - a pine body. The pine not only looks fantastic, as the grain shines beautifully through the finish, but it also offers up new tonal possibilities, a true modern take on tradition.
Thankfully, with all these interesting appointments, the guitar still looks, feels and plays like a classic Tele. The pickguard, neck pickup, chrome dome tone/volume pots and neck are all in keeping with traditional Telecaster models while the added middle pickup offers Strat tone and the bridge humbucker offers powerful leads (and switchable single coil sounds). The Fender Modern Player Telecaster still retains excellent versatility when it comes to sound and packs that classic Tele punch that everyone loves.
Familiar playing experience
The C-shaped maple neck is comfortable to play and the maple fretboard with 22 jumbo frets and a relatively modern 9.5" radius make for a truly Fender playing experience, which is one of the reasons that Fender guitars have always been a players favourite. This Modern Player Tele Plus is certainly full of little surprises that will help you to create the perfect tone for any playing situation, and it looks really amazing too.
Sheer versatility, fused with simple control is what defines this unique Fender Modern Player Telecaster. All the alterations are subtle to the eye, and powerful under the bonnet which is a sign of great design, and for the price this is simply an amazing deal. Finally, Fender have long had a reputation for building 'bomb proof' guitars, so you can be sure that this would be a purchase for life, quite simply a stunning guitar.
Manufacturer Fender Model Modern Player Telecaster Plus Electric Guitar Body Material Pine Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Maple Pickup Configuration HSS Bridge Hard Tail Product Range Telecaster Neck Profile C Shape No. of Frets 22 Position Inlays Black Dot Pickguard 3-Ply Parchment Bridge/Tailpiece Vintage Style 6-Saddle Strings-Thru-Body Hardtail Bridge Active/Passive Passive Tuners Vintage Style Tuning Machines Pickups Neck: Modern Player Tele Middle: Modern Player Strat Bridge: Modern Player Humbucker Controls Master Volume Master Tone Special Electronics Mini-Toggle Rear Coil Selector Switch Pickup 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 Finish Honeyburst
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I would and already have recommended this guitar to other players. The price is really good considering the price of guitars!
Don't be put off by the China thing as its not some fake guitar, it's a fine crafted instrument. Fender wouldn't put their name to rubbish and after 3 weeks easily my best guitar purchase overall. Still havent come accross any faults to note.
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- Super Tele for the price
- Excellent guitar 10/10
- What a guitar for the price!!!
Don’t be put off by the 'crafted in China', it is amazing for the silly price that it is!! Well done Fender! If you have any sense about you, get yourself down to Dawsons!!!!!
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