The Fender Brent Mason Telecaster recreates the prized Tele the Grammy Award-winning player discovered in a Nashville guitar shop in the early ’80s. ...Click To Read More About This Product
An exceptional instrument spec'd by one of the best.
The Fender Brent Mason Telecaster recreates the prized Tele the Grammy Award-winning player discovered in a Nashville guitar shop in the early ’80s. Already stripped of its original finish and re-sprayed in gray auto primer, the ’67/’68 guitar wasn't pretty, but Mason wasn't after looks. As a young, working musician on a quest for varied sounds, he found himself unable to afford multiple guitars and was forced to get creative. Brent outfitted it with new pickups, controls and a Glaser Bender system – transforming it into a versatile all-in-one session guitar.
This Telecaster features an alder body, but thankfully finished in gray urethane instead of primer. The neck and fretboard are maple, with a bone nut and vintage tall frets. The electronics are where things start to get interesting.
Brent spec'd this Tele with 3 Seymour Duncan pickups. In the bridge, a Vintage Stack Tele provides classic Telecaster tones without hum. The Hot Stack Strat in the middle uses ceramic magnets and a blade to deliver more midrange and a stronger attack. The neck is a Vintage Mini humbucker, providing the sparkle of a single coil with the tight low end of a full-sized humbucker. You can access the full array of sounds via a 3-position switch, 2 volume controls (master, middle) and a master tone knob.
Like the original, this guitar also has a Glaser bender system—a premium touch with the smoothest feel ever, perfect for pedal steel-style bends. Other hardware includes a Deluxe Tele bridge with 6 block saddles and locking Sperzel tuners. All hardware is chrome/gold plated.
Made in the U.S., the Fender Brent Mason Telecaster comes with a hardshell case. This model is a tribute to the innovation that is Brent’s Telecaster, the weapon-of-choice and workhorse for a living country music legend.
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