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Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '50s Thinline Relic Telecaster Rosewood Neck R16004

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The perfect balance of light and dark, the Limited Edition Relic ‘50s Tele Thinline definitively answersthe question “What if the Telecaster Thinline...Click To Read More About This Product

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    6.27 lbs.
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Magnificent Telecaster with relic finish.

The perfect balance of light and dark, the Limited Edition Relic ‘50s Tele Thinline definitively answers
the question “What if the Telecaster Thinline had been released in the ‘50s, instead of the late ‘60s?”
Perfect for players in search of superb tonal versatility, light weight and vintage worn-in feel, this
Custom Shop guitar is a study in sonic contrast and balance, with built-in mojo and style to spare.
Includes an engraved “Limited Edition” neck plate, Certificate of Authenticity and deluxe hardshell

Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood:
Body wood: 2 piece Ash
Body finish: Relic
Orientation: Right handed

Neck shape: V soft
Neck wood: Rosewood
Joint: Set-in
Scale length: 25.5 in.
Truss rod: Standard

Radius: 9.5 in.
Fret size: Narrow jumbo
Number of frets: 21
Inlays: Dot
Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm)

Configuration: SS
Neck: Twisted single-coil Tele
Bridge: Original Blackguard
Brand: Fender
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No

Control layout: Master volume, tone
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: Nocaster with rev angle center saddle
Tailpiece: Anchored
Tuning machines:
Color: Nickel/chrome

Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: None
Case: Hardshell case
Country of origin: United States

Lots of squawk and twang. Order today.

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One of the lightest and most versatile guitars around

By luzinz

from Albany, New york

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


    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '50s Thinline Relic Telecaster Rosewood Neck:

    This guitar is simply amazing, given the full rosewood neck you would expect it to be heavier than it is. However this is one of the lightest guitars you can play. This coupled with some amazing tone has made it my favorite guitar! This guitar running through a deluxe reverb has made for some great tone. It's been perfect for playing jazz, blues and rock. The warm tones from the neck pickup are perfect if you're looking for a tele to play jazz with and if you're looking for twang well the bridge pickup has it in ample supply. I can say i was not planning on buying a new guitar this year but after trying this one out I had to pick it up. It's a fantastic instrument and fender really knocked it out of the park with this one!

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