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Fender Custom Shop 52 Telecaster Heavy Relic Aged Natural Maple Fingerboard Master Built by Ron Thorn #R124045

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What we say:

At A Glance:

The Fender Custom Shop 52 Telecaster Heavy Relic Aged Natural Maple Fingerboard Master Built by Ron Thorn has everything we love to see in a Tele. This stunning recreation of an old school legend boasts a range of superb, vintage-era features including the '51 Style "U" neck profile but is blended beautifully with modern features such as a compound radius fingerboard and Twisted Tele pickups. All coming together to make this a classic looking and feeling instrument with the tone and easy playability of any modern Fender Custom Shop instrument.

Features We Love:

Handwound Twisted Tele Pickups

The Fender Twisted Tele pickups give you warm, vintage style tones from the bridge, combined with a brightness and sparkle from the neck. Built around Alnico 5 magnets, these pickups are designed to offer you hot high output tone alongside that vintage tele tone, with a touch of Stratocaster character for good measure.

Masterbuilt by Ron Thorn

Home to some of the most talented luthiers in the world, Fender Custom Shop has been producing incredible guitars since they first opened back in 1987. With a wealth of knowledge and skill all under one roof, each guitar is instilled with some of that Custom Shop magic. This particular guitar is Master Built by Ron Thorn, making this an exceptional guitar on every level.

A Real Player's Instrument

Don't be fooled into thinking this is a museum piece; this is one stunningly playable guitar! As it's relic finish would have you believe this guitar is a joy to play and will have you struggling to put it down with it's classic "U" neck shape and compound radius fingerboard it's as playable as any modern instrument with buckets of vintage charm. Add in handwound pickups which ooze classic Tele tone in every position and you'll understand this guitar was built to be played!

Who Is It For?

A Fender Custom Shop guitar is for serious musicians who are looking for their forever guitar, or for avid collectors who are looking to acquire a stunning instrument

Highlights:

  • Masterbuilt by Ron Thorn
  • This is still a serious playing machine despite its wear, no mere museum piece
  • Handwound single coil pickups with a wide range of output for every Tele style

Specification

Master Builder Ron Thorn
Finish Package Heavy Relic
Plating Chrome/Nickel Hardware
Case Fender Custom Shop Strat/Tele Tweed
Body Wood Ash
Body Finish Aged Natural
Neck Shape 1951 "U"
Neck Wood Quarter Sawn Maple
Fretboard Maple
Radius 7.25"-9.5" Compound Radius
Frets 21
Nut Material Bone
Nut Width 1.65"
Neck Joint 4 Bolt
Bridge Fender Nocaster
Tuners Vintage Style Fender
Pickups Handwound Twisted Tele Single Coil Set
Controls Volume, Tone, 3-Way Selector