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Fender American Elite Telecaster Sunburst #US16126554 - Used  From Fender

Noiseless single coil pickups and an all new compound neck and contoured heel 


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What We Think

Weight: 7.6 Lbs

Condition: Used, Excellent

This guitar has a great loose and spanky feel to it! It has a surprisingly fast neck and the hardware is sleek and efficient - locking tuners is a big plus for me! You've got comfort and tone in spades on this one! 

Manufacturer's Description from Fender

Packed with a baker's dozen of innovations, the American Elite Telecaster is the original solidbody electric guitar reimagined for modern players who want bleeding-edge performance with timeless visual style. The future of workhorse guitar design, this Tele® guitar's stunning style, easy playing feel and flexible sound that meets any musical need, was made to tear it up on stage or in the studio.

About Manufacturer

With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, Fender has touched and transformed music worldwide and in nearly every genre: rock ‘n’ roll, country and western, jazz, rhythm and blues and many others. Everyone from beginners and hobbyists to the world’s most acclaimed artists and performers have used Fender instruments and amps, in the process making the company not only a revered music industry name, but also a cultural icon. It is our vision to continue championing THE SPIRIT OF ROCK-N-ROLL® throughout the world and our mission to exceed the expectations of music enthusiasts worldwide.


Serial Number: US16126554

Year: 2016/2017


Body Material: Alder 

Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane 

Body Shape: Telecaster® 

Body Binding: White


Neck Material: Maple 

Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face 

Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D" 

Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm) 

Fingerboard Material: Maple 

Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" to 14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm) 

Number of Frets: 22 

Fret Size: Medium Jumbo 

Nut Material: Bone 

Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm) 

Position Inlays: Large Black Pearloid Dots 

Truss Rod: Dual-Action 

Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mount Truss Rod Adjustment Wheel


Bridge Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless™ 

Neck Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless™ 

Controls: Master Volume (with S-1™ Switch) Master No-Load Tone 

Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup 

Configuration: SS 

Special Electronics: S-1™ Switch


Bridge: 6-Saddle American Tele® with Chromed Brass Saddles 

Hardware Finish: Chrome 

Tuning Machines: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking 

Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green 

Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top 

Switch Tip: Barrel Style 

Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Asymmetrical

Hardshell Case