Fender Telecaster Custom Natural Refin 1974

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Telecaster Custom Natural Refin 1974

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: The body has been stripped and refinished in natural. The neck finish is original.
Body Material: Alder Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .87" (1st fret), .90" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound maple fingerboard, dot inlays, skunk stripe, micro-tilt adjustment, and headstock truss rod adjustment "bullet." The neck has been refretted and the nut has been replaced. The neck heel has a "13033714" stamp, which dates the neck to 1971.
Electronics: Original Fender wide range humbucker neck pickup and single coil bridge pickup, with 3-way toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The pot codes date to 1973-1974, aside from the bridge tone pot which dates to 1975. It is possible this pot is not original to the instrument, and was replaced early on.
Pickup Measurements: 10.5k (neck), 6.4k (bridge)
Hardware: The nut has been replaced; the remainder of the hardware is era-correct for the instrument and appears to be original. The pickguard has a split at the treble corner of the bridge, but is secure and flat against the body.
Weight: 7lbs 8oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The body has been stripped and refinished -The neck has been refretted -The nut is not original -The bridge tone pot may not be original
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has aged nicely; the body finish is glossy with horizontal checking and numerous small dings and scuffs. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash, and there are patches of finish wear along the edges of the body, particularly at the treble horn. The pickguard has a split at the treble corner of the bridge, but is secure and flat against the body. The neck is glossy and smooth, and the headstock face has developed the orange patina common to this era.
Serial Number: 565786
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s. The truss rod is adjustable, and the frets are wide and tall with minor wear. The neck heel stamp dates to 1971, while the electronics and neck plate serial number date to 1974.
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