Innovation is the name of the game with the Fender® American Elite Telecaster Thinline Natural, a semi-hollow instrument for the 21st-century guitarist who embraces innovation in an instrument and their playing. If you want a light weight instrument that packs a tonal punch, the American Elite Thinline Telecaster from Fender is your guitar!
Genuine and amazingly flexible Thinline tone, Fender's leading-edge technologies and classic Fender style work in harmony to create an easy-playing instrument you won’t want to put down. An Amazingly playable neck that starts out as a comfy C Shape in the 1st position that comfortably tapers up into a fuller D shape. A compound radius starts at a 9.5" and flattens out to a 14" a rather flat feel that lends itself to big bends with no choking out. 22 Medium Jumbo frets make it even more playable, Simply put, this is THE most playable guitar fro Fender USA ever made.
Looking for a light weight instrument that can spend hours around your neck and stay in tune? The American Elite series offers fashion and function on a whole new level. The Elite Series feel like guitars that have been lovingly broken in but still maintain the cutting edge mentality that made the American Deluxe sought after players guitar for so many years. This one is nice and light at 6 lbs 7 oz but it certainly isn't slim on tone. The semi-hollow design beefs up the low end making this a great, full sounding guitar.
Weight: 6 lbs 7 oz
Body Material Semi-Hollow Ash Body
Finish Gloss Polyurethane
Body Shape Telecaster®
Body Binding White
Neck Material Maple
Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck
Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
Neck Shape Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Material Maple
Fingerboard Radius 9.5" to 14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
Number of Frets 22
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Nut Material Bone
Nut Width 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Position Inlays Large Black Pearloid Dots
Truss Rod Dual-Action
Truss Rod Nut Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
Bridge Pickup New 4th Generation Noiseless™
Neck Pickup New 4th Generation Noiseless™
Controls Master Volume (with S-1™ Switch) Master No-Load Tone Switching 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck
Pickup Configuration SS
Bridge New Elite Suspension Bridge
Hardware Finish Chrome
Tuning Machines Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)