DISC Fender FSR Classic 50s Tele Left Handed Guitar, Off-White Blonde

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  • Fender Special Run Japan Exclusive
  • Resonant Ash Wood Body Delivers Stunning Tones
  • Time-Honored Fender Sound with Modern Playability and Versatility
  • Maple Neck with a Slim ''C'' Profile Offers a Comfortably Smooth Play
  • Vintage-Style String-Though Bridge Enhances Resonance

DISC Fender FSR Classic 50s Tele Left Handed Guitar, Off-White Blonde

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The Left Handed Fender FSR Classic 50s Tele Electric Guitar is a part of Fender’s Japanese Exclusive line, designed and built by Fender Japan and sold as a Fender Special run. Designed to pay homage to the 50s Fender Telecaster, the FSR incorporates a range of vintage features like the 3 barrel saddle bridge with a string-though construction, and vintage style pickups. Constructed from an ash wood body and a bolt-on maple neck, the Tele delivers a smooth play with classic tones that are perfect for any Fender player.

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Solid Ash Wood Body

The Telecaster features a solid ash wood body to deliver a classic Fender twang with sweet, airy tones. The lightweight ash provides the guitar with excellent resonance and sustain, offering firm lows, pleasing highs, and a scooped midrange. The Fender is then finished off with knurled domed control knobs, a 1-ply black pickguard, chrome hardware and an off-white blonde finish, creating a classic look that will catch people’s eyes.

String Thru Construction

The FSR Telecaster incorporates a string-thru body construction to provide improved tonality and sustain by transferring vibrations and resonance from the strings to the body. The vintage style bridge features chrome barrel saddles that keep the strings stable, allowing the guitar to be played harder without it going out of tune.

Resonant Synthetic Bone Nut

Featuring a carefully fitted synthetic bone nut, the FSR Classic 60s Telecaster delivers an increased resonance and brighter tonality. When compared to traditional plastic and Tusq materials used to construct guitar nuts, synthetic bone improves the vibration transfer between the string and tuning machines without dampening the tone.

The History of the Telecaster

The rich history of Fender guitars begins with the Telecaster. An indispensable instrument, the Telecaster was the world's first successful solid-body electric guitar. Perfected after two years of development - and a name change or two - the Telecaster debuted in February 1951 and began its steady ascent towards the stage and studio. Ingeniously engineered with the ability to be heard both loud and clear, it was a marvel of simple design elegance and workhorse functionality. It is perhaps fitting testimony to its essential original rightness that the Telecaster design has hardly changed ever since.

Fender Japan Guitars

Fender Japan was established as a way for Fender to market their guitars to the Japanese market, allowing for the creation of low cost Fender guitars that still possess the high expectations and build quality of their American counterparts. Japan is often considered to be one of the leading places in the world for guitar manufacturing, although most of the guitars produced are not sold in the UK the FSR models allow you to purchase an exceptionally high quality and unique guitar.

Specifications

  • Model Number: 5253900901
  • Series: Japan Exclusive

Body & Bridge

  • Shape: Telecaster
  • Body: Ash
  • Bridge: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style String-Though Body Tele
  • Construction: Bolt-On
  • Finish: Off-White Blonde

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 1-Piece Maple
  • Profile: Slim ‘C’
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Radius: 7.25”
  • Scale Length: 25.5”
  • Frets: 21 Vintage-Style
  • Inlays: Black Dots
  • Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Width at Nut: 1.650”

Electronics & Hardware

  • Bridge Pickup: Fender Single Coil
  • Neck Pickup: Fender Single Coil
  • Controls: Volume, Tone, 3-Way Switch
  • Tuners: Gotoh Cast/Sealed
  • Saddles: Chrome Barrels
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Dome
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Black
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Strings: NPS, Gauges .009 - .042