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 vintage-style 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.
Model NameVintera '50s Telecaster® Modified, Maple Fingerboard, Daphne Blue
Country Of OriginMX
Body FinishGloss Polyester
Neck FinishSatin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
Neck ShapeThick Soft "V"
Scale Length25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets21
Frets SizeMedium Jumbo
String NutSynthetic Bone
Nut Width1.650" (42 mm)
Position InlaysBlack Dots
Bridge PickupCustom Shop Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele®
Neck PickupCustom Shop "Twisted" Single-Coil Tele®
ControlsMaster Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Bridge3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Chrome Barrel Saddles
Control KnobsKnurled Flat-Top
StringsFender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Weight 7.45 LB
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