Fender Highway 1 Telecaster - Honey Blonde No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck and Fingerboard, and Two Single-coil Pickups - Honey Blonde
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Fender Highway 1 Telecaster - Honey Blonde
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You'll take to the newly "repaved" Highway 1 Telecaster® with its thin-skinned satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish that lets the natural tone of the body wood shine through, hotter and very distortion-friendly Alnico III pickups that produce a rounder sound but still feature that trademark FENDER® sparkle. Other improvements include super-sized jumbo frets for faster action, bold '70s styling, and exciting new colors. To top it all off, the Highway 1 Telecaster comes with a deluxe gig bag.

Fender Highway 1 Telecaster at a Glance:
  • Solid alder body with satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • 2 Hot Tele® Single-coil Pickups with Alnico-3 Magnets
  • One-piece maple neck and fingerboard with modern "C" shape.

Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish for Extra Resonance
Players demanded it and Fender delivered it! This Highway comes with a satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish, which is usually found on high-end guitars. The satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish allows the alder body to resonate freely, delivering crisp, glossy tones and maximum sustain thanks to the two hot single-coil Alnico III Tele pickups. A three-ply white pickguard maintains the classic Tele look. Factor in a mind-blowing low price tag, and you've got one of the most in-demand Teles in the entire Fender catalog.

Alnico III for Vintage Fender Tone
The new Highway 1 Telecaster now features 2 Hot Tele Single-coil Pickups with Alnico-3 Magnets in the neck and bridge position. Alnico IIIs were the magnets used in original Fender pickups from the early '50s (Alnico stands for the basic composition of the magnet: aluminum, nickel, and cobalt). If you are looking for an authentic vintage Fender tone, a pickup with Alnico IIIs will certainly do the job - and the modern ones found in the Highway 1 Teles are better than ever. They give you a round sound combined with classic tele sparkle - and speaking of sparkle, they also shine when it comes to high-gain sounds.

Fast Playing Maple Neck with Modern "C" Shape
Leo Fender wasn't afraid to "think outside the box" when it came to guitar designs - after all, he was an engineer, not a guitar player. In the 1950s and well into the 1970s, the blond natural maple neck became almost synonymous with Fender guitars. The Highway 1 Tele carries on the tradition with a fast-playing one-piece maple neck and fingerboard. In keeping with contemporary player preferences, the neck is finished in a smooth satin polyurethane.

Fender Highway 1 Telecaster Features:
  • Color: Honey Blonde
  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • 22 Jumbo Frets
  • Pickups: 2 Hot Tele Single-coil Pickups with Alnico-3 Magnets (Neck & Bridge)
  • Master Volume, Master Greasebucket Tone Circuit (Rolls Off Highs without Adding Bass)
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade:
  • Position 1. Bridge Pickup; Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups; Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Vintage Style 3-Saddle Strings-Thru-Body Tele Bridge
  • Fender/Ping Standard Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • 3-Ply White Pickguard
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Width at Nut: 1.6875"
  • Deluxe Gig Bag

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 0111262367

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See also: Solidbody Guitars, Fender, Fender Solidbody Guitars