Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Maple Neck and Fingerboard, and EMG Active Humbucking Pickups - Black
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The Tele gets heavy!Fender presents the Jim Root Telecaster®, a truly modern spin on a classic axe. As the lead guitarist for both Slipknot and Stone Sour, Jim Root is one of today's top heavy guitarists. The Jim Root Telecaster® was a labor of love for both the artist and FENDER®, and combines several unique features to give it an identity all its own. This tone-laden Tele® sports EMG pickups packed into a mahogany body for a big, thick sound. The Jim Root Telecaster is a modern Tele built for BIG sounds!
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Fender Jim Root Telecaster - a modern rock icon and a modern update to the Tele!
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Brandy, Upper Sandusky, OH
Reviewsbased on 2 reviews
by Steve from Saudi ArabiaAlways loved my Tele's. The JR signature is off the hinges though. The active EMG's are hot at full volume and rolled off. The action is predictable and is great, as is with all Tele's. First thing I ... read more [+]did was change the strings to a set of Everly Way Lows (12-60) for drop tunings the reset the intonation. Had to do a little work on the nut for the big strings to keep them from dragging but it worked out. Got mine in Black but will get a white one as well when it arrives. This is my first MIM Fender but the craftsmanship is good. close [-]
December 5, 2007
Music Background: Musician
Jim Root Tele - Excellent Value
by Maximum Bob www.maximumbob.net from Austin, TxI paid $40 for a setup, and the guitar went from "good" to "Great". Required Truss, Intonation, etc. -- but once it was set, it's hot. Normal chording yields shades of Tele-town. Punch in on a solo... read more [+] and the EMG's are hot with overdrive, but no brittle distortion. close [-]
January 15, 2008
Music Background: Started playing guitar in 1959. Semi-pro, with studio experience.
Fender Jim Root Telecaster (Black)
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