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A departure from Fender’s traditional tone wood choices, the 2017 Limited Edition Malaysian Blackwood Telecaster enhances the traditional Tele style with the elegant look of a Malaysian blackwood top. Strong and dense, Malaysian blackwood has plenty of sustain, perfect for soaring lead lines and raucous rhythm work.
For authentic, vintage-inspired tone, the 2017 Limited Edition Malaysian Blackwood Telecaster is loaded with two JP-90 single-coil pickups. Topped by 22 narrow-tall frets for easy bending, the 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard is ideal for most playing styles, offering enough arc for comfortable chording while remaining flat enough for wide bends. The custom string-through-body short-plate Tele bridge features compensated brass saddles for accurate intonation along the entire length of the neck.
With its authentic, original-era sound and style, the 2017 Limited Edition Malaysian Blackwood Telecaster is a rare, inspiring example of Fender’s world-class craftsmanship.
|Body Material:||Alder with Malaysian Blackwood Top|
|Neck Material:||Figured Maple|
|Neck Shape:||Modern “Deep C”|
|Bridge Pick-up:||JP-90 Single-Coil|
|Neck Pick-up:||JP-90 Single-Coil|
|Fret Size:||22, Narrow Tall|
|Bridge:||Strings-Through-Body, Custom Short-Cut-Plate Tele|
|Finish||Natural Gloss Polyurethane|
|Case:||Hard Shell Case|