The Fender American Original '60s Thinline Telecaster, seen here in a classic Surf Green finish, gives you the fantastic experience of playing a legendary '60s Thinline Fender Tele with a great modern feel.
The Return of the 1960s Thinline Telecaster
One of the most versatile electric guitars of all time, the Fender Telecaster is known as the superb workhorse guitar due to its versatile tonal options, great style and easy playing feel.
Beloved by country players and indie rockers alike for its semi-hollow warmth, rounder twang and elegant appearance through its Ash body.
The American Original '60s Thinline Telecaster features Tim Shaw designed 60s Telecaster Thinline pickups delivering authentic late sixties Tele tones.
The American Original '60s Thinline Telecaster features a Maple fingerboard and also features a 4-Ply Tortoiseshell pickguard.
With the American Original '60s Thinline Telecaster, Fender have matched traditional accurate sound and looks from the '60s with modern, fast-playing performance and pickup switching.
Fender American Original '60s Thinline Telecaster in Surf Green Finish Key Features:
- Ash Semi-Hollow Body with Lacquer Finish
- Tim Shaw designed 60s Telecaster Thinline pickups
- 9.5"-Radius Fingerboard
- 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Tele with Slotted Steel Saddles
- Includes Vintage-Style Hardshell Case
Crafting the American Original '60s Thinline Telecaster
Ash has been used to craft the iconic Telecaster body for a great look, while its cutaway design allows for easy reach of the higher frets – essential for guitar solos, lead guitar and other adventurous styles.
The Maple neck provides a comfortable grip for your fretting hand and features a modern 9.5" radius round-laminated matching Maple fretboard.
Vintage Tall size frets - another nod to this incredible guitar's legendary origins.
The gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish on the American Original '60s Thinline Telecaster is another great feature as it allows the wood to "breathe" naturally with resonant tone while also aging in a distinctive and extremely appealing way.
Vintage Style Hardware and Electronics
On the body of the guitar is a 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Tele bridge featuring slotted steel saddles like you'd expect from a real 1960s Telecaster.
The strings-through-body design of the bridge enhances sustain so the American Original '60s Telecaster will really sing.
Up on the headstock, you'll find six Pure Vintage '70s with Fender Logo tuning machines allowing you to precisely, and securely tune your strings while they add an extra bit of vintage aesthetic to this gorgeous guitar.
Retaining the legendary sound of a true 1960s Fender Custom Telecaster, the Tim Shaw designed 60s Telecaster Thinline pickups are is period-correct as possible.
A 3-Position Blade selector switch allows you to choose how you'd like to use the pickups:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickup
Position 3. Neck Pickup
You can further adjust your overall output by way of Master Volume and Master Tone control knobs. With his many tonal options, it's no wonder why the Fender Telecaster remains so popular after all these decades.
Includes Hardshell Case
The Fender American Original '60s Thinline Telecaster even comes with a deluxe hardshell case with a black interior – the perfect way to store your guitar and protect it on your way to gigs.
With its authentic features such as the accurate 1960s design, vintage-style hardware and incredible electronics, the Fender American Original '60s Telecaster Thinline allows you to experience the amazing style and tone that has made Fender such a huge influence on modern music.
Fender American Original '60s Custom Telecaster in Surf Green Finish Specs:
- Body Material: Ash
- Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Body Shape: Telecaster Thinline
Neck Mint Green
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Fingerboard Material: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Number of Frets: 21
- Fret Size: Vintage Tall
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42mm)
- Position Inlays: Black Dot
- Bridge Pickup: Tim Shaw designed 60s Telecaster Thinline Pickup
- Neck Pickup: Tim Shaw designed 60s Telecaster Thinline pickup
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Configuration: SS
- Bridge: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele with Slotted Steel Saddles
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Pure Vintage '70s with Fender Logo
- Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoiseshell
- Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
- Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
- Neck Mounting: 4-Bolt
- Case/Gig Bag: A vintage-style hardshell case
- Strings: Fender USA 250R NPS, (.010 - .046 Gauges)
|Case Included||hard case|
|Pickup Config||2 x single coil|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||telecaster style|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||ash body|
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