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Boasting more than twelve brand new Fender innovations, this ain’t your grandfather’s Tele. The American Elite Telecaster features two new fourth generation Noiseless single-coils for 21st century sound and tech in a package that would be at home in any modern studio and any ‘50s honky tonk too.
About Fender American Elite:
Founded by Leo Fender in 1938 as Fender’s Radio Service, what is now the Fender Musical Instruments Corporation began making electric guitars and amplifiers in 1945. The rest, as they say, is history. Creator of the world’s first mass-produced, and by far most popular, solid-bodied electric, Fender is now the world’s leading guitar manufacturer.
The Fender American Elite Series means what it says: Elite. That means elite upgrades to iconic Fender construction. New compound neck profiles with rounded heels maximize playability. Soft touch knobs feature integrated switching for instant, seamless adjustment. Short post tuning machines sit flush with each other to ensure stable tuning. The new Suspension Bridge eschews screws in favor of more efficient transfer of vibration, increasing sustain and response, and redesigned body contours and exclusive colors look and feel good in the hand, because these are no ordinary electric guitars. These are Fender American Elite.
Model: American Elite Telecaster
Color: Aged Cherry Burst
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Neck Profile: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" to 14" Compound Radius
Scale Length: 25.5"
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1.685"
Inlay: Large Black Pearloid Dot
Neck Pickup: New Fourth Generation Noiseless single-coil
Bridge Pickup: New Fourth Generation Noiseless single-coil
Controls: Master Volume (with 3-Way S-1™ Switch), Master No-Load Tone
Bridge: 6-Saddle American Tele with Chromed Brass Saddles
Tuners: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking
Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Pickguard: 4-Ply Aged White Pearloid
Case: Hardshell case included
Unique Features: Two Fourth Generation Noiseless single-coils, compound neck and fingerboard, S-1 switching, Certificate of Authenticity included
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Most new items may be returned within 30 days of delivery and most vintage & used items may be returned within 3 days of delivery for a full refund, exchange, or store credit. Please pack the product safely for the journey back to us. If the product was shipped for free, the charge will be deducted from refund, unless the reason for the return is outside normal circumstances.
Please contact us as soon as possible if your order was received incorrectly, damaged, or defective. Most times we will give you an RA number (Return Authorization). Why is that number important? This will allow us to speed up the process of the return.
We reserve the right to charge a restocking fee based on the return condition. Some items we just can’t take back for returns, due to a one time function like strings or drums heads and other times it’s not sanitary to do so with microphones or harmonicas. If you aren’t sure if what you bought falls into a category like this, call us (773) 525-7773!
We strive to get your return processed quickly. Most of the time we have it done within two business days. Funds going back to credit cards usually takes two to four business days. CME strives to make sure all customers are happy with their experience. It is our priority to provide great service along with great gear. We always want to be helpful, and open to your feedback. Please let us know your thoughts! If you have any questions, we’re here for you!
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