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Weight: 7lbs, 7.5oz
DECEPTIVELY SIMPLE DESIGN
Fender is guided by one clear, simple directive: make life better for musicians. While the original Telecaster certainly did that (and then some), we weren’t content to rest on our laurels. Our team of mad scientists examined every component in near-microscopic detail. If we were able to improve it with a new design or modern materials we did; if it didn’t need improvement, we left it alone. When the wood chips and solder fumes settled, what was left was the American Professional Telecastereverything you need to play your best.
- Two Tim Shaw-designed V-Mod single-coil Telecaster pickups
- New Telecaster bridge with compensated brass barrel saddles for better intonation
- New modern “Deep C-shaped neck profile
- Bone nut; 22 narrow-tall frets for easier bending
- Treble bleed circuit maintains highs when reducing volume
- Includes Elite Molded hardshell case
V-Mod Telecaster pickups are engineered with a proprietary blend of alnico magnet types. Each pickup is voiced specifically for its position, creating high-output tone with vintage warmth and the crisp, clear sound that made Fender a legend.
NEW DEEP C NECK PROFILE
Designed for comfort and speed, the new American Professional Deep C neck profile sports more substantial shoulders. The increased mass and altered geometry creates a more natural feel thats perfect for chord and single-note playing alike.
Narrow-tall frets are taller and narrower than their medium jumbo cousins, making them especially effective for bending notes and playing chords up the neck with perfect intonation.
The new Telecaster bridge sports three compensated brass barrel saddles for accurate intonation and vintage-informed tone. Combining vintage style with modern feel and performance, the redesigned ashtray cover stays out of your way, even when palm-muting.
The treble-bleed circuit maintains the high end when turning down the volume knob to reduce gain, letting your tone shine through, no matter where the instruments volume is set.
An original-era Fender design element, a bone nut contributes to superior tone and performance. Many players consider bone nuts to be more organic sounding.
Body FinishGloss Polyurethane
Neck FinishSatin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
Neck ShapeModern “Deep C”
Scale Length25.5″ (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius9.5″ (241 mm)
Number of Frets22
Fret SizeNarrow Tall
Nut Width1.685″ (42.8 mm)
Position InlaysBlack Dots
Truss Rod Nut1/8″ American Series
Bridge PickupV-Mod Single-Coil Telecaster
Neck PickupV-Mod Single-Coil Telecaster
ControlsMaster Volume with Treble-Bleed, Master Tone
Switching3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Bridge3-Saddle, Strings-Through-Body Tele with Compensated Brass Saddles, 6 screw mounting with removable modern “Ashtray” Bridge Cover
Tuning MachinesFender Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
Control KnobsKnurled Flat-Top