Fender Telecaster Custom Black 1978

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Telecaster Custom Black 1978

Vintage
  • $2,495.00
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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: Original, with two black finish touchups on the front of the body.
Body Material: Ash Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .92" (1st fret), .96" (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 headstock truss rod adjustment. The nut has been replaced.
Electronics: Original neck Wide Range humbucker and control pots, with 3-way toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The bridge pickup has been replaced, and appears to be a Seymour Duncan Antiquity single coil. Several connections in the wiring harness have been repaired or replaced as well. The pot codes date to 1976.
Pickup Measurements: 10.5k (neck), 6.8k (bridge)
Hardware: The knobs have been replaced.
Weight: 9lbs 6oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Non-original bridge pickup -Several harness connections have been touched up -The nut has been replaced -Non-original knobs -The body has two filled holes on the front, which have been touched up
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has aged nicely with patches of finish wear along the sides of the body, checking, and other small blemishes on the body. There are two filled holes on the front of the body, which have been touched up. The neck is glossy with wear along the edges of the fretboard, and numerous small dings along the back. The headstock has a chip at the top as well.
Serial Number: S893743
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and minor neck relief, and is currently set up with 10s. The frets are very low with light wear. The serial number dates the guitar to 1978.
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