Fender Vintera ’50s Modified Telecaster BB/MN

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For players who appreciate the mojo of the past matched to modern features, we created the Vintera ‘50s Telecaster Modified. Blending classic looks with a modern neck profile and fingerboard radius, hotter pickups and updated electronics—this guitar packs a surprising amount of power under the hood.

For modern Fender tone we included a pair of Custom Shop pickups, kicking things up a bit with a vintage-style bridge pickup and fat-sounding Twisted Tele neck pickup. Twangy and articulate, they have the crisp, snarling sound that put Fender on the musical map. For modern playing feel, we added 21 medium-jumbo frets to the 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard that sits atop the “Thick Soft V”-shaped neck. A vintage-style Tele® bridge with three brass saddles gives this Telecaster it’s characteristic twang, while 4-way switching and the S-1™ switch give you even more tonal variety. Series wiring makes this Tele sound fat, like a humbucking pickup, while the S-1 switch places the pickups out of phase with each other for a cool “strangled” tone. Other features include vintage-style strap buttons, chrome hardware and 4-bolt neck plate. Includes deluxe gig bag.

FEATURES
  • Alder or ash body
  • Custom shop vintage-style Tele single-coil bridge pickup; Custom Shop Twisted Tele neck pickup
  • “Thick Soft V”-shaped maple neck with satin back finish; 9.5”-radius fingerboard with 21 medium-jumbo frets
  • Four-way switching and S-1 switch

Fender Vintera '50s Modified Telecaster BB/MN

SPECIFICATION
BODY
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyester/ Butterscotch Blonde
  • Body Shape: Telecaster®
  • Body Binding: None
NECK
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Binding: None
  • Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
  • Neck Shapel: Thick Soft “V”
  • Scale Lengthl: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Truss Rod: Vintage-Style
ELECTRONICS
  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele®
  • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop “Twisted” Single-Coil Tele®
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Switching: 4-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups (In Parallel), Position 3. Neck Pickup, Position 4. Neck and Bridge Pickups (In Series)
  • Configuration: SS
  • Special Electronics: S-1™ Switch, Up Position: In Phase/Down Position: Out of Phase
HARDWARE
  • Bridge: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Chrome Barrel Saddles
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Black
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
  • Switch Tip: Black
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
MISCELLANEOUS
  • Strings: Fender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
ACCESSORIES
  • Deluxe Gig Bag: Included

Fender Vintera '50s Modified Telecaster BB/MN

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