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J5 Telecaster Electric Guitar

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Overview

Signature tone in an all-gold model.

This is a distinctive all-gold model with Frost Gold finish, matching gold headstock, gold hardware and single-ply "gold mirror" plastic pickguard. The one-piece maple neck has a "modern C" profile, a matching Telecaster headstock and a 12"-radius Indian Laurel fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets.

The custom-designed humbucking pickups use a special dual-volume setup with the bridge pickup control in the front position and the neck pickup control in the back position (John 5 prefers this setup because he spends much time giving the bridge pickup a workout). Rapidly toggling the upper-bout three-way pickup switch gives you 5's signature "kill" effect by turning off the neck pickup volume and leaving the bridge control full up. Case sold separately.

Features

  • A double-bound alder body with a frost gold finish
  • Gold mirror pickguard
  • Gold hardware
  • One-piece maple neck has a "modern C" profile
  • Matching Telecaster headstock
  • 12"-radius Indian Laurel fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets 
  • Custom-designed humbucking pickups
  • Special dual-volume setup
  • Upper-bout three-way pickup switch with signature "kill" effect
  • Case sold separately

Dual humbuckers and signature looks.

Specs

J5 Telecaster Electric Guitar Specifications:

Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood:
  • Body wood: Alder with binding
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Modern C
  • Neck wood: 1-piece Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss polyester
Fretboard
  • Material: Indian Laurel
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Custom Alnico 5 humbucking
  • Middle:  
  • Bridge: Custom ceramic magnet humbucking
  • Brand: Squier
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tele 6-saddle for humbucking pickup saddles
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Chrome 
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics, Matching painted headcap
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Country of origin: China
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