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Fender Custom Shop 50s Custom Thinline Telecaster Electric Guitar

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Every year, Fender creates special limited-edition instruments for the NAMM show. For 2018, one featured guitar is this '50s Telecaster Thinline — a ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Vintage vibe meets modern cool with this limited-edition lightweight Tele fantasy.

Every year, Fender creates special limited-edition instruments for the NAMM show. For 2018, one featured guitar is this '50s Telecaster Thinline — a fantasia guitar that would have existed if the Tele Thinline had been developed in 1958 instead of 1968. Combining hand-wound '50s vintage-style pickups and heavy-relic finish with a lightweight chambered Thinline body and modern wiring, complete with the popular Greasebucket tone circuit, this is a guitar to round out any Telecaster lover's collection.

FEATURES
  • Relic-finished chambered ash body
  • 25.5" scale, 1-piece quartersawn '57 soft-"V" maple neck with 21-fret, 9.5" radius maple fretboard
  • Handwound Tele Texas Special (neck) and Broadcaster (bridge) pickups, 3-way switching with Greasebucket tone circuit
  • Vintage-style through body stringing 3-saddle bridge, vintage-style tuners

The perfect addition to your collection—order your '50s Thinline Tele today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway 
  • Body type: Semi-hollow or chambered body 
  • Body material: Solid wood 
  • Body wood: Select Ash
  • Body finish: Relic Lacquer
  • Orientation: Right handed 
Neck
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  • Neck shape: '57soft V
  • Neck wood: One-piece quartersawn Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on 
  • Scale length: 25.5 in. 
  • Truss rod: Standard 
  • Neck finish: Relic 
Fretboard
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  • Material: Maple 
  • Radius: 9.5 in. 
  • Fret size: 6105 
  • Number of frets: 21 
  • Inlays: Dot 
  • Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm) bone
Pickups
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  • Configuration: SS 
  • Neck: Handwound Texas Special Tele 
  • Middle: Not applicable 
  • Bridge: Handwound Broadcaster
  • Brand: Fender Custom shop 
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive 
  • Series or parallel: Parallel 
  • Special electronics: Modern wiring with Greasebucket tone circuit
Controls
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  • Control layout: Master volume, tone 
  • Pickup switch: 3-way 
Hardware
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  • Bridge type: Fixed 
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style
  • Tailpiece: String thru body 
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style 
  • Color: Chrome 
Other
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  • Number of strings: 6-string 
  • Special features: Electronics, Relic treatment
  • Case: Hardshell case 
  • Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity 
  • Country of origin: United States

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