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Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar  3-Color Sunburst 

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Loaded with classic Telecaster features.The Squire Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom guitar sports a gorgeous three-color sunburst finish over a double-...Read More

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With all the vintage features that made the Telecaster an industry standard.

Loaded with classic Telecaster features.The Squire Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom guitar sports a gorgeous three-color sunburst finish over a double-bound alder body with mint green pickguard. Equipped with a vintage tint gloss maple neck with modern 9.5" radius and 21 medium-jumbo frets on a rosewood fingerboard. Loaded with a pair of custom Alnico V single-coil pickups for classic Tele warmth, clarity, and punch - ideal for country, blues, rock, or jazz. The Classic Vibe Tele also features vintage-style tuners and 3-saddle bridge with threaded saddles.Use the drop-down menu above to choose colors and other options.

FEATURES
  • Body: Alder
  • Finish: Gloss polyester
  • Neck: 1-Piece maple, modern C shape
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood,
  • Fingerboard radius: 9-1/2" (241mm)
  • Frets: 21, medium jumbo
  • Scale length: 25-1/2" (648mm)
  • Nut width: 1.625" (41mm)
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Tuning Keys: Vintage-style tuning machines
  • Bridge: Vintage-style string-thru-body Tele bridge with 3 threaded steel barrel saddles
  • Pickguard: 3-ply mint
  • Pickups: 2 Custom single-coil Tele pickups with Alnico V magnets (neck & bridge)
  • Pickup switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Controls: master volume, master tone
  • Strings: (.009-.042) Nickel-plated steel
  • Unique features:
  • Knurled chrome controls
  • Vintage tinted neck
  • Parchment dot position markers, Gold Squire logo,
  • Top hat switch tip

With the vintage look and tone you're after, this affordable Telecaster will be right at home in your arms. Make it yours today!

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by PowerReviews
SquierClassic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 61 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (18)
  • Good feel (18)
  • Good tone (13)
  • Good pick up (8)
  • Solid electronics (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (16)
  • Practicing (15)
  • Recording (11)
  • Small venues (8)
  • Rock concerts (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (12), Professional musician (5), Novice (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best guitar hands down at this price

Absolutely the most amazing guitar look and playability wise I ever played. Setup was great out of the box. All i am going to do is install strap locks and 10s. Buy this...Read complete review

Absolutely the most amazing guitar look and playability wise I ever played. Setup was great out of the box. All i am going to do is install strap locks and 10s. Buy this guitar....you won't regret it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

An excellent, cheap guitar

I've been playing on and off since 1968.

The Telecaster Custom I purchased has a wide thin neck. Very comfortable to play, and was intonated very well the entire length...Read complete review

I've been playing on and off since 1968.

The Telecaster Custom I purchased has a wide thin neck. Very comfortable to play, and was intonated very well the entire length of the neck. No buzz, no dead spots. I've never really felt a guitar neck with this exact neck shape. I did not feel the same mojo and ease of use with the Classic Vibe 50's Tele and Strat. Possibly an excellent setup would cure that problem.

Because of the low price of the guitar, the individual parts of the guitar, specifically the bridge and nut and pickups, seem less than perfect.

The pickups are a touch flat and lifeless. However, amplified through my Marshall Class 5 and a Marshall Guv'Nor, the bridge pickup is close enough to early Zeppelin to be satisfying. Buying a Fuzz box would make it even better. The neck pickup portrayed excellent blues tone.

In conclusion: If you take each individual guitar on it's own merit, the Classic Vibe series are excellent grab and go guitars, I would think the best choice for clubbing musician's. Just what Leo Fender envisioned.

Reviewed by 61 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Smooth action, beautiful build

By Fender Bender

from St Pete, Florida

About Me Experienced

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

    I chanced on this guitar in a little music shop in the Appalachians. The owner had sold it once, then taken it back in trade six months later when the customer came back for something more expensive. I got it in mint condition for half the retail so it was worth the gamble. After playing it for several months now, I can't beleive my luck. This guitar is easily worth it's retail price and then some. Solid but not super heavy, the finish is excellent, the neck is wide, fret board smooth and action is incredible. Going through a Peavey modeler, I can get any sound imaginable but it is particularly good for chrunchy classic and smooth blues. My buddy has an original Strat from the 80's and the last two times we jammed, I couldn't get his hands off of this Tele. Aside from others wanting to play it, I'm super happy about the whole deal.

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    One of the best guitars I've ever played

    By bookman37

    from Omaha, NE

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

      I got this guitar used. The guy I got it from must have given up music because he sold it for next to nothing I thought something must be wrong with it but it is just about perfect. It is hard to believe an American Tele is better than this. I have a MIM Strat and a Yamaha SD120 Tele copy, along with many other guitars of various makes. I can't put this one down though. My only complaint, and it is a small one, is the action is so low it is not much good for slide. No big thing.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      My Favorite Squier

      By Jimmy J

      from Way Up North

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Excellent Fit & Finish
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Tone

      Cons

      • Could use beefier neck

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

      This is my second Squier CV Tele Custom. The first one had a problem with not enough relief in the neck so it went back. The truss rod was loose from the factory and backed out all of the way, with no more adjustment possible to add relief. The new one is fine, with no issues. Both guitars were well executed, with excellent fit and finish work. The first one actually had prettier wood and seemed to have a better finish and overall appearance, but they are both nicely done. The volume and tone knobs are responsive, without any sloppy feeling. The pickups are surprisingly good, especially the neck pickup. I won't be changing them out. The frets are polished and smooth and level, with no buzzing with a proper set-up. I only wish that the neck was beefier, but some may prefer the stock neck. The mint green pickguard and the white binding really make this guitar look classy. I usually don't like a three-tone sunburst, but this Custom is stunning. Try as I may, I just can't find fault with this Squier. I did swap out the steel saddles for brass and switch to heavier strings. It is a blast to play!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I would recommend buying one of these

      By Jeff

      from Grayland

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

        I'm primarily a bass player and wanted to try an electric guitar. Since this arrived I have barely touched a bass to practice. Its well made, sounds good and is a hoot to play!

         
        5.0

        Amazing Guitar

        By Possumboy

        from Conway SC

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

          The neck PU went out the first two weeks. Called MF and they said they would replace the guitar. I told the Rep wanted to keep this guitar because I loved the finish and the setup and planning to put customs PU's in it anyway. She gave me discount on an ES-339 case I wanted. This is why I'm a MF customer. I love this guitar and play it as much as my B-bender. Can't go wrong with this one!

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          i would buy again

          By z

          from pedro ohio

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

            neck super fast

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Amazing Quality

            By akronbluzmn

            from Akron , Ohio

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Recording
              • Rock Concerts
              • School Bands
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

              Everything about this guitar is top-notch I really like the combination of vintage and modern elements !The finish is fantastic , playability also , everything I like about vintage guitars with the exception of 9 1'2 inch radius , medium jumbo frets , truss rod adjustment at the headstock . These three items are a huge improvement over vintage elements ! Never again will I think Squires are just for kids or beginners . I have been playing for 53 years.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Tele Time

              By Hammerken

              from New England

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              Ask me a question

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel

              Cons

              • Poor Pick Up

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Recording
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

              wanted a tele with rosewood board, This fit the bill nicely. Easy playing after setup. Pickups are vintage style, not very powerful. Neck feel is great, and playability is good. Tough to beat these low cost squires
              Will be swapping pups to get a little more beef, but is playable like it is, once it is set up. Has the look and feel of the classic tele it mimics. Worth the admission price.

              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best guitar hands down at this price

              By Ohio Squier

              from ohio

              About Me Experienced

              Ask me a question

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gig
                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording
                • School Bands

                Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

                Absolutely the most amazing guitar look and playability wise I ever played. Setup was great out of the box. All i am going to do is install strap locks and 10s. Buy this guitar....you won't regret it.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                My Favorite Guitar Regardless of Price

                By ClosetSciFiGeek

                from Hampton Roads, VA

                About Me Experienced

                Ask me a question

                Pros

                • Amazing Underwound Pickup
                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Tone

                Cons

                • Cheap 3-way Switch

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording

                Comments about Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar:

                This is my favorite electric guitar regardless of price. I played everything in the store including big buck guitars and if you put a blindfold on me I would pick this one every time. Its underwound pickups are excellent for country, blues, classic rock, and jazz. If you are looking for a metal shred machine this is NOT it. If you are looking for a classic truly vintage vibe guitar this is IT. I mod everything I buy because I like what I like and the only thing I have done to this guitar is put in a four way switch and change the strings. It really is that good!

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