Fender Telecaster Custom Sienna Sunburst 1978

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

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Ash
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .82" (1st fret), .93" (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, and headstock truss rod adjustment. A bone nut has been made. There are several filled screw holes on the back of the headstock from the original tuners.
Electronics: Original Fender Wide Range neck pickup and single coil bridge pickup; the wiring harness appears to have been rewired using the original pots. Controls include 3-way toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The pot codes date to 1978.
Pickup Measurements: 10.5k (neck), 6.4k (bridge)
Hardware: The tuners have been replaced with Fender locking tuners; the original tuners are included in the case. The knobs and nut are also not original. There is a hole drilled in the pickguard from a previously installed master volume control.
Weight: 9lbs 6oz
Modifications/Repairs: The tuners have been replaced, and new holes have been drilled for them. The original screw holes have been filled. The body and pickguard were both modified for a master volume control, and the wiring harness has been rewired. A bone nut has been made. The knobs are not original.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows light cosmetic wear overall; the finish is glossy with swirls, scratches, and other minor blemishes. The neck is glossy and smooth, and the back of the headstock has several filled screw holes from the original tuners.
Serial Number: S815820
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action, and is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and fairly low with mild wear, and the truss rod is adjustable. The pot codes and serial number date the guitar to 1978.
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