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Fender Custom Shop Custom Deluxe Telecaster Electric Guitar
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The Fender Custom Deluxe Telecaster from the Custom Shop comes in select alder- and premium ash-body models. The electric guitar's lightly flamed sma...Click To Read More About This Product
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Designed for the working musician, with customized features found on limited edition Custom Shop instruments.
The Fender Custom Deluxe Telecaster from the Custom Shop comes in select alder- and premium ash-body models. The electric guitar's lightly flamed smaller 1952 U-shaped "A" maple neck has a 9.5" radius, 6105 frets, a bone nut and a choice of maple or dark hand-selected Indian rosewood fingerboards.
Other features on this Fender Telecaster model include a Custom Shop Twisted Tele single-coil neck pickup and Custom Shop Hot Nocaster single-coil bridge pickup; three-way switching, custom chrome-plated bridge plate with plated solid brass saddles, Schaller locking tuners, three-ply mint green pickguard, modern headstock decal, "R" serial number neck plate, several thin nitro-lacquer body finishes (specific to body wood; see specs) and a vintage-tinted lacquer neck finish.
Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.
- Series: Custom Deluxe Series
- Model Name: Custom Deluxe Telecaster
- Model number: 150-9800-(Color #) and 150-9802-(Color #)
- Finish: Thin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
- Body: Select alder (3-Color Sunburst, Lake Placid Blue, Black, Vintage White, Candy Tangerine, HLE Gold) or Premium Ash (2-Color Sunburst, Aged Cherry Sunburst)
- Neck: Lightly flamed "A" maple, downsized "U" shape, (vintage tinted nitrocellulose lacquer finish)
- Fingerboard: Dark hand-selected Indian rosewood, or maple
- Fingerboard radius: 9.5", (241 mm)
- Frets: 22 Dunlop 6105 narrow-jumbo
- Pickups: 1 Custom Shop "Twisted" Tele single-coil (neck),
- 1 Custom Shop Hot NoCaster single-coil (bridge)
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Pickup Switching: 3-position blade switch:
- Position 1. Bridge pickup
- Position 2. Bridge and neck pickups
- Position 3. Neck pickup
- (modern wiring circuit)
- Bridge: Custom chrome-plated steel Tele bridge plate with plated solid brass saddles
- Machine Heads: Fender/Schaller Deluxe staggered cast/sealed locking tuning machines
- Hardware: Chrome
- Pickguard: 3-ply mint green
- Scale length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Width at nut: 1.6875" (43 mm)
- Unique Features: NoCaster chrome dome control knobs;
- rolled fingerboard edges; "Top Hat" switch tip; clay dot position inlays; bone nut
- Strings: Fender Super 250R, Nickel Plated Steel,
- Gauges: (.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046), P/N 073-0250-006
- Accessories: Strap, straplocks, cable, polishing cloth, Certificate of Authenticity
- Case: Deluxe black hardshell case with black crushed velvet interior
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Comments about Fender Custom Shop Custom Deluxe Telecaster Electric Guitar:
I have never been a fan of Fender guitars. I have always had Gibsons in the past(many Les Pauls, flying V, ES-330, Explorer)I purchased a Mexi Strat for my son for his first guitar and was not impressed. The guitar I have been playing for a while is a Steinberger which I love but it has some limitations. I started to look for a guitar that was more versatile. Somehow I came up with the Telecaster. As I looked around to educate myself on all the different models, I was still not impressed. I happened into a local shop that had many of the same models I had seen before and relayed that to the salesman. At this point, he showed me a couple of custom shop models, one with a rosewood neck and one with maple. I really preferred the maple. One, it had a more playable feel and secondly the flame finish was spectacular. At this point he hands me a third example with a maple neck and an aged cherry sunburst finish. I sat ane played it for an hour, missed a business meeting, and needless to say, I did not leave that guitar behind. It is stunningly beautiful and I would say of all the guitars I have owned over the years it is now my favorite. I am playing it through a 50 watt Marshall half stack that has a "classic" gain channel that gives a very rich clean tone. Every chance I get, I have that guitar in my hands.