Fender '72 Telecaster Custom - Black, Maple fingerboard

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fingerboard, 1 Single-coil Pickup, and 1 Humbucking Pickup - Black
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Fender '72 Telecaster Custom - Black, Maple fingerboard
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An Affordable Classic: Fender's '72 Tele Custom!

With the Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom in your hands, you can do anything. Anything guitar related, that is. The Tele took a huge leap forward in 1972 with the addition of a hot humbucking pickup in the neck position - quite possibly inspired by mods performed by guitarists like Mike Bloomfield on their beloved Teles. The Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom delivers the Tele twang with the added punch of a neck-position Fender "Wide-Range" humbucker. You also get Fender's cool '70s Micro-Tilt neck adjustment, bullet truss rod, and skirted, silver-tipped amp knobs. If you're a Tele fan who's after affordable vintage vibe, you can't do better than the Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom.

Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • You'll feel like you're playing a 1970's masterpiece
  • Wide Range pickups for versatile tone
You'll feel like you're playing a 1970's masterpiece

Every part of the Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom was built to give you the experience of playing a hot-rodded original '72 Tele. Players and collectors alike will appreciate details like the three-bolt neck plate (with Micro-Tilt adjustment), a Bullet-style truss rod nut, and vintage-style "F" tuners.

Wide Range pickups for versatile tone

A Fender Wide Range humbucker gives the Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom a perfect blend of big, rich tone, output, and detail. You'll love the range of classic tones you can coax from this guitar! Between this hot humbucker at the neck position and a single-coil Tele pickup at the bridge, each with their own volume and tone controls, you've got a ton of tonal tenacity in the Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom.

Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • Alder body with iconic oversized Tele Custom pickguard
  • Comfortable C-shape maple neck plays like a dream
  • 7.25"-radius maple fingerboard with 21 vingage-style frets for an old-school feel
  • Fender Tele single-coil pickup (bridge position) gives you biting, chiming Tele tone
  • Fender "Wide-Range" humbucker (neck position) gives you rich, warm rhythm tones
  • Deluxe Fender gig bag included
Fender's Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom - it's an affordable classic!

NOTE: This product is available in the United States only - no international sales.

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Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape Telecaster
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Alder
Body Finish Polyester
Color Black
Neck Material Maple, bolt-on
Neck Shape "C"
Fingerboard Material Maple, 7.25" radius
Fingerboard Inlay Dots
Number of Frets 21, vintage style
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.650"
Nut Material Synthetic Bone
Bridge/Tailpiece 3-saddle American Vintage strings-through-body Tele bridge with chrome barrel saddles
Tuners Vintage "F"-stamped tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Fender Wide Range Humbucker
Bridge Pickup Standard Tele Single-coil
Controls 2 x volume, 2 x tone, 3-way selector
Strings Fender USA 250L NPS (.009-.042)
Case Included Gig bag
Manufacturer Part Number 0137502306

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