The Fender Custom Shop Postmodern Telecaster Journeyman Relic is a brilliant iteration of a legendary electric guitar, seen here in a beautiful Candy Apple Red with an awesome tortoiseshell pickguard.
Custom Spec Tele
Made to the custom spec of PMT’s top guitarists, this Fender Custom Shop Postmodern Telecaster offers the best of classic and contemporary to deliver a fantastic iteration of the Fender Telecaster.
Fender Custom Shop Postmodern Telecaster Candy Apple Red Key Features:
- ‘60s Style Oval “C” Shape Quartersawn Maple Neck
- Rosewood Fretboard with 9.5” – 12” Compound Radius
- Sanko 6105 Frets
- Handwound Twisted Tele Pickups
- Includes Hard Case, Certificate of Authenticity, Fender Custom Shop Strap and More
Twisted Telecaster Pickups
Ensuring consistent, amazing sound, this Post Mod Telecaster is equipped with a set of two Twisted Telecaster pickups that are hand wound and tailored to their specific positions on the guitar.
Alnico 5 magnets are used, providing increased focus and improved dynamics with the polepieces being flush-mounted to give you even response across all the strings.
The neck pickup has formvar-coated magnet wire which adds a certain brightness and clear glassiness to your tone while the enamel-coated bridge pickup magnet wire gives you warmer, vintage-style tones.
A taller bobbin has been used on the neck pickup so that it can hold more windings while the bridge pickup has a shorter bobbin, giving you a darker sounding, full-bodied midrange.
Crafting the Custom Shop Postmod Tele
Making up its distinctive, single-cutaway body of the Telecaster, Fender have used Ash. Known for its well-defined midrange and strong low end, Ash is strong and dense and is a very popular body wood for Fender guitars.
The cutaway provides easy reach of the higher frets; essential for wailing solos and other adventurous playing styles, while being a key point in defining the iconic Telecaster profile.
Attached to the body is a quartersawn Maple neck which features the popular ‘60s style oval “C” shape profile for a comfortable and easy-playing grip.
Atop the neck Is a traditional Rosewood fretboard with a 9.5” – 12” compound radius. This compound radius has the fingerboard curving more dramatically at the nut to make holding chords easier while it flattens out on approaching the neck joint for great low-action bends without fretting out.
High quality Sanko 6105 fret wire is used. This the most popular fret wire in used by the Fender Custom Shop and being both narrow and tall it offers great playability.
Journeyman Relic Ageing
Having been given the Journeyman Relic treatment, this guitar looks as though it has been well loved and well looked after.
Some moderate ware, finish checking and the odd ding along with slightly dulled hardware gives the appearance of an instrument that has come all the way from decades past, seen the odd gig but has mostly been taken care of at home.
A Great Collector’s Piece
The perfect way to protect your investment, the Fender Custom Shop Postmodern Telecaster Journeyman Relic comes with a deluxe hard case.
Within the case, you’ll also find a premium Fender Custom Shop strap, picks, a bridge cover, certificate of authenticity and more.
A fantastic guitar that you won’t want missing from your collection; buy the Fender Custom Shop Postmodern Telecaster and have this fantastic guitar on its way to you with Free Next Day Delivery.
Fender Custom Shop Postmodern Telecaster Candy Apple Red Specs:
- Body Material: Ash
- Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Neck Wood: Quartersawn Maple
- Neck Shape: ’60s Style Oval “C”
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5” – 12” Compound Radius
- Frets: Sanko 6105
- Tuners: Vintage with Fender Logo
- Hardware: Chrome / Nickel
- Pickups: Hand Wound Twisted Tele Pickups
|Case Included||hard case|
|Neck Wood||quartersawn maple|
|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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