Fender Telecaster Blonde 1971

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Telecaster Blonde 1971

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Ash Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .86" (1st fret), .94" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound maple fingerboard, dot inlays, and heel-adjust truss rod. The neck has a "3 AUG 71 B" heel stamp.
Electronics: Original Fender bridge pickup and electronics; the neck pickup does not appear to be original, but the make cannot be determined. Some solder joints have been touched up in the harness as well. Controls include 3-way blade switch and master volume/tone controls. The pot codes date to 1966.
Pickup Measurements: 9.1k (neck), 6.9k (bridge)
Hardware: Original
Weight: 8lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: The neck pickup does not appear to be original to the instrument; some solder joints have been touched up as well.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar is clean for its age; the finish is glossy with light scratches, small finish cracks, and other small dings/blemishes. The sides and edges of the body have some scuffs and dings as well. The back of the neck has some small dings as well.
Serial Number: 332337
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action, and is currently set up with 10s. The truss rod has somewhat limited adjustability, but the guitar sets up well. The frets are low with mild wear. The neck heel stamp and serial number date the guitar to 1971.
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