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Fender Custom Shop '58 Telecaster Relic Black #R42868 - Used  From Fender

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Weight: 7.05 Lbs

Condition: Used, Very Good

For your consideration is this great Fender Custom Shop Telecaster that has some very nice relicing done as well as upgraded pickups to boot! If you're looking for a vintage T style guitar this '58 base definitely has some mojo. The neck profile is certainly more fitting of a guitar from decades past and with the finish (or lack thereof!) on the neck it truly feels great while playing chords or blazing through the positions in a lead setting. With JBE blade pickups I noticed a bit more balance in the EQ of the guitar compared to most teles and the guitar responded fantastically if you're using the volume and tone controls for most of your sound shaping. If you want a telecaster that has mojo to spare and plays like a dream then check out this great example from the Fender Custom Shop!

Fender Custom Shop '58 Telecaster Relic Black #R42868 Quick 'n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure electric guitar specialist Eddie Berman plays the Fender Custom Shop '58 Telecaster Relic Black #R42868 through a Carr Amplifiers Sportsman 19W 1x12 Combo Amp with a Strymon El Capistan dTape Delay Effect Pedal and a Xotic Effects Soul Driven Overdrive/Boost Effect Pedal.

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.

Specifications

Serial Number: R42868

Body Wood: Swamp Ash

Neck Wood: Maple

Neck Shape: C

Radius: 9.5"

Finish Color: Black, Heavy Relic

Pickguard: White

Hardshell Case