2018 LTD ARTISAN MPL BURL THINLINE TELE


Model #: 9235000736
2018 Limited Artisan Maple Burl Thinline Telecaster® NOS, Blackwood Fingerboard, Aged Natural

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Elegant exotic figuring and classic Fender tone combine in the Artisan Maple Burl Tele Thinline, a stunning instrument with astounding aesthetic appointments. The rich-sounding two-piece Fiji mahogany body is topped by a 4A Flame Maple Burl top that swirls with texture that’s unique to each guitar. Crafted from 3A Birdseye maple, the “ ’63 C”-shaped neck is ideal for any playing style, and the 9.5”-radius African blackwood fingerboard sports 21 player-friendly 6105 frets. The hand-wound ’51 Loaded Nocaster® bridge pickup is matched with a hand-wound ’51 Open Loaded Nocaster neck pickup and Fat ‘50s wiring for classic Fender Tele tone that snarls and sings. Tortoiseshell binding and herringbone purfling on the top complete the package,

Other features include 3-way switch, 1-ply Tortoiseshell pickguard, ’58-’63 Tele bridge with RSD brass saddles, vintage-style tuning machines with rare Tortoiseshell buttons, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes strap, deluxe hardshell case and Cartificate of Authenticity.

Specs

General

General
Model Name: 2018 Limited Artisan Maple Burl Thinline Telecaster® NOS, Blackwood Fingerboard, Aged Natural
Model Number: 9235000736
Series: Custom Limited
Color: Aged Natural

Body

Body
Body Shape: Telecaster®
Body Material: 2-Piece Fiji Mahogany
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Top: 4A Flame Maple Burl

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: AAA Roasted Birdseye Maple
Neck Shape: 1963 C
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: 6105 Narrow Jumbo
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: African Blackwood
Position Inlays: Vintage Clay Dot

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Loaded '51 Nocaster®
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Open Loaded '51 Nocaster
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge, Position 2. Bridge and Neck, Position 3. Neck
Pickup Configuration: SS

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: '58-'63 Tele® Bridge with RSD Saddles
Tuning Machines: Vintage Style with Tortoise Shell Buttons
Orientation: Right-Hand
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Pickguard: 1-Ply Tortoiseshell
Control Knobs: Knurled Dome
Switch Tips: Black

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity