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The Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier puts the time-honored tone, look and vibe of the world's first great solid-body ...Read More

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A great playing and sounding tele with everything you need to start today.

The Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier puts the time-honored tone, look and vibe of the world's first great solid-body electric guitar in a value-filled pack that also includes a punchy 15-watt Fender Frontman 15G amp to plug it into and all the accessories you need, including an electronic tuner, instructional DVD, gig bag, cable, strap and picks.

Squier Affinity Telecaster is available in Butterscotch Blonde with single-ply black pickguard and Brown Sunburst with a three-ply black/white/black pickguard, and features two singing single-coil pickups, rock-solid bolt-on maple neck and a sharp new gold-and-black Squier headstock logo. Fender Frontman 15G amp features dual channels ("normal" and "drive"), adjustable gain control that rocks guitar tones from tube-emulated overdrive to full-strength ultra-saturated distortion (perfect for blues, metal and the famous Fender clean tone), along with volume, treble and bass controls, 8" Special Design speaker, closed-back design for heavier bass response, auxiliary input and headphone jack, and classic black panel/skirted knob/silver grille cloth looks.

You get guitar, amp, accessories and instruction all at once, and more than ever it's everything you need to Stop Dreaming and Start Playing!

FEATURES Squier Affinity Series Telecaster
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • 25-1/2" scale
  • Medium-jumbo frets
  • 2 single-coils
Fender Frontman 15G
  • Type: Solid state
  • Output: 15 watts into 8 ohms
  • Ohms: 8 ohms
  • Speakers: 1-8" Fender Special Design Speaker, p/n 0025421000
  • Channels: Dual Selectable Channels (Normal and Drive)
  • 3-Band EQ
  • Headphone jack
  • Auxiliary input for CD, tape, or drum machine
  • Closed back
  • Blackface styling with silver grille cloth
Also includes:
  • Instrument cable
  • Electronic guitar tuner
  • Instructional DVD
  • Gig bag
  • Guitar strap

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SquierAffinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier
 
4.7

(based on 12 reviews)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (12)
  • Fun to play (11)
  • Good tone (9)
  • Good pick up (7)
  • Solid electronics (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (9)
    • Practicing (9)
    • Recording (4)
    • Small venues (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (6), Novice (4)

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    4.0

    affinity telecaster

    By zonester

    from Stuarts Draft, Va

    About Me Experienced

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    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Great Action
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • Poor Quality Craftsmanship
    • Volume And Tone Knobs

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

    the amp and cord were a nice addition to my studio
    the tele inspired me to write a new song
    good addition to my collection

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    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good Guitar, but meh to the amp and bag

    By Aptoslee

    from Santa Cruz

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Great Value Guitar

    Cons

    • Gig Bag Is Just Dust Cove
    • Noisy Tinny Amp

    Best Uses

      Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

      I like the the guitar. It is a good value even considering the awful amp and the misnamed gig bag. Mostly been playing acoustic and switching between acoustic and the Tele is not a problem.

      Comment on this review

      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Well

      By Dave

      from Phoenix, Arizona

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording

        Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

        I was really impressed by this guitar. I really really was. I've been playing it for a few days now and it's my favorite guitar I think I've ever owned. It was also the very first telecaster that I've ever owned.
        A lot of reviews said not to bother upgrading this thing but I don't really care. I'm going to upgrade this guitar until it is even better.
        The frets don't NEED to be filed down. They are OK. They're not perfect but they are OK and for the price OK is good! It's not terribly expensive to finish setting up yourself or to have someone else do it for you if you're too lazy.
        The tuners aren't locking tuners but they do stay in tune and if anything will help you learn to tune by ear.
        The bridge pickup has such a nice spanky twangy telecaster tone. Sounds a bit weird with distortion from the amp though.
        The neck pickup is what I ended up using more often than the bridge pickup. It sounds a bit "muffled" but that problem was fixed by taking off the casing. Nice looking casing.

        The paint job is always said to be "cheap" and "poorly" done but I think it's great. Eventually it'll come completely off and you'll have yourself a nice looking worn down telecaster. If you're into that.
        If not then yes, this is a poorly done paint job.

        The guitar tuner is honestly probably one of the best things about this deal. This is one of the best guitar tuners I think I've ever used.
        Nice.

        The strap was cheap but what do you expect? It DOES work. Let me say again.
        IT DOES WORK.
        EVERYTHING IN THIS WORKS WELL ENOUGH FOR A NOVICE AND FOR AN EXPERIENCED PLAYER.

        I would give this a solid 5/5.

        I love this guitar.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Very good buy for the Tone and Looks

        By Lorenzo M

        from Coastal California

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone
        • Maple Neck Brown Sunbrst

        Cons

        • For 250 None

        Best Uses

        • Fender Tones A G
        • Jamming
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

        The set up and electronics are very basic,
        but servicable, especially if you need a compact
        Fender Twin Clean sound. The higher gain channel just needs a bit of reverb and Delay
        and your off to the races !

        Two of these (Amps)in stereo with stereo Reverb and Delay and you will really be grinning from ear ot ear !

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Guitar Is Quite Good, The Amp...Well...

        By Dusty

        from Carthage, NC

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

          I checked "experienced" in my description even though I haven't picked up an electric in twenty years. I've been playing acoustic for thirty, however. Take that into account when evaluating this review.

          Let me be clear: When I say I won't recommend this to a friend, I'm talking about the package, not the guitar. The guitar is very playable, the maple neck and fingerboard are nice, the thing stays in tune, and it has a nice sound...as long as you run it through an amp other than the tinny, noisy, harsh sounding Fender Frontman amp that comes with the pack. And BTW, forget about the "aux in" jack if you want to play along with your MP3 or CD player...it's pretty useless.

          I wish I'd gone with an earlier impulse and gotten the Affinity Tele as a stand alone with an even slightly better quality amp. But it's not an incredibly expensive mistake, so live and learn.

          As for Musician's Friend, I just want to say, I LOVE ordering through these guys. The package arrived a full five days before the "expected" delivery date. Maybe it's a case of the Commander Scott technique ("Ya nivver tell the captain how long the repairs will actually take, laddie"), but I was quite pleased.

          So, recommend the guitar, recommend the dealer, but spring for the better amp.

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          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Do you want to know a secret?

          By thebird55

          from Warner Robins, GA

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

              This is a different guitar from the regular, "stand alone" Affinity Telecaster.

              Most sites, including Fender/Squier, give the wrong specs on this guitar. They usually give regular Affinity specs. (I see that MF has changed their description to a rather general one, which does not clearly indicate either.) This beauty is a string through, with 22 frets. It is from Indonesia, while the other one is (I think) Chinese.

              Although there are minor cosmetic flaws, the overall craftsmanship here is excellent. Level, smooth-edged frets, which are reasonably "clean" and smooth on top, too. Plays pretty well right out of the box, but is an EXCELLENT platform for modifications/upgrades. The ceramic pickups aren't as bad as one might think, so there's no hurry to change them. (Which was my intention, but why bother when they sound this good?) Classic Tele tones, if a little high output. Be aware that Tele neck pickups are a little dark, warm, muddy.... whatever you want to call it. But that is the nature of all true Telecasters. And this baby is all "Telecaster". Heck, I bought mine even though I did not need the rest of the package.

              The electronics/controls are the weak point. Cheap plastic knobs get all wonky the first time you remove and replace them. As another reviewer stated, the tone doesn't do a lot. In fact, mine went completely out twice. (I was already planning to upgrade the pots, so this was not a problem for me.)

              The bottom line is: I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this guitar, but also recommend that you plan to immediately upgrade the potentiometers.

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              4.0

              GLAD I BOUGHT FROM MUSICIAN'S FRIEND!!!

              By KidAmnesiac24

              from Jackson, TN

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • School Bands
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

                This guitar is a very good deal! if you've ever seen a Squire for more, it isn't because it's any better, it's just a price mark-up. Also, if you can't decide whether to get a tele or a strat, the difference in sound isn't that noticeable with Squire... but the tele has a better look (to me). It may not be perfect, but it's the best you can expect from a beginner's guitar!

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                5.0

                love the product

                By learningtoplay

                from Hackett,Arkansas

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Pick Up
                • Good Tone
                • Solid Electronics

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing

                Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

                This guitar was great , we have ordered a lot with musicansfriend and everything has been high quality at great prices

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                5.0

                My first electric

                By Newguy2235

                from Madison, AL

                About Me Novice

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Tone
                • Great Playability

                Cons

                • Included Case Zipper

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Starting out

                Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

                Like I said my first electric guitar so take this with a grain of salt. I've been playing acoustic for a year and I decided it was time to give electric a try. The guitar arrived in mint condition i mean not a single scratch! My instructor says it has great playability and tone and he always recommends it to players new to electric. He says with some new pickups this guitar easily compares to some of fenders higher models. (Just a warning the case it comes with zipper will scratch the guitar so be careful when taking the guitar in and out of its case. I highly recommend getting a hard case)

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Telecaster Sounds Great

                By amzparrot

                from New Jersey

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Tone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Squier Affinity Telecaster Electric Guitar Pack w/ 15G Amplifier:

                  Well packaged...impressed

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