In many ways, there is no more iconic an instrument that defines rock and roll than the Fender Telecaster. Originally the Broadcaster, it was the first commercially viable electric solid body guitar. The collective number of albums sold by just a handful of Telecaster players is mind-blowing. George Harrison, Jimmy Page and Keith Richards with a combined 1.1 billion album sales. People love the sound of a Tele and it's almost 70-year domination is totally founded.
The classic combination of an Alder body and Maple neck have helped shape the Telecaster tone and sound for decades. As well as being attractive to the listener the Tele has been a preferred axe for the player with it's super, silky smooth neck and fingerboard. The Tele has long held a reputation for holding tune through thick and thin with its fender made machine heads and 3 saddle bridge. The 70s custom Tele has the vintage style offset single coil matched with the Fender wide-range humbucker giving the snappy tones we expect from a Tele but with added beef.
The 70s Tele has a volume and tone control for each pickup allowing you to blend sounds from both pickups or choose either the bridge or neck pickup in isolation. This gives the player total control over the tonality of the guitar. The Pau Ferro fingerboard is of the highest quality and the thin "C" profile will add a level of playability to an otherwise perfect neck.
Leo Fenders Tele Vision
Born out of the ambition of Leo Fender and Clayton Orr "Doc" Kauffman the Tele is a true icon. Versatile enough to be used throughout extreme genres and yet somehow regarded as a simple, straightforward instrument, the Fender Telecaster is in many ways the chameleon of electric guitars whose tone changes with the player. This is a no brainer, musical investment and will add depth to your sound not many guitars can offer.
Manufacturer Fender Model Name Vintera '70s Telecaster® Custom, Maple Fingerboard, Sonic Blue Model # 0149722306 Series Vintera Country Of Origin MX Colour Sonic Blue Body Alder Body Finish Gloss Polyester Body Shape Telecaster Neck Material Maple Neck Finish Gloss Urethane Neck Shape Thin "C" Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm) Fingerboard Pau Ferro Fingerboard Radius 7.25" (184.1 mm) Number of Frets 21 Frets Size Vintage String Nut Synthetic Bone Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm) Position Inlays Black Dots Truss Rods Vintage-Style Bridge Pickup Vintage-Style '70s Single-Coil Tele® Neck Pickup Fender® Wide Range Humbucking Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup) Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup Pickup Configuration SH Bridge 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Chrome Barrel Saddles Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome Tuning Machines Fender® Vintage "F" Stamped Pickguard 3-Ply Black/White/Black Control Knobs Skirted Amp Knobs Strings Fender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges) Dimensions 4.25x15.00x41.75 IN Weight 10.15 LB
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