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Fender Player Telecaster with Pau Ferro Fretboard in 3-Color Sunburst

Part of the Player Series, Made in Mexico

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    Product Description

    The Fender Player Series is effectively the replacement of their Mexican-made Standard range. The same basic formula applies; legendary Fender design, classic wood combinations and instantly recognisable tone, but at a wallet-friendly price point. But with the Player Series, Fender have made a number of tweaks to take these instruments up a notch, aimed squarely at an ever-changing and increasingly demanding market. Expect timeless Fender sound and feel, but with modern playability and workhorse reliability to boot! 

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    Body & Neck

    In keeping with decades of tradition, Fender have opted for an Alder body for the Player Series Telecaster. Known for being simultaneously lightweight and tonally resonant, it's balanced in every sense of the word. Its sound is often described as rich, with some emphasis on upper-midrange brightness, and its weight and density means it's pretty easy to thrash around in a frenzy of creative expression - we've all been there! 

    Then there's the other classic Tele tonewood: Maple. Known for its density, varied grain pattern and snappy tone, it perfectly complements the Alder used for the body. The addition of Maple ensures plenty of twangy tonal response, perfect for accentuating lead and clean parts regardless of your musical style. Pau Ferro is used for the fretboard, delivering a tone somewhere in between Rosewood and Ebony, but with the best qualities of both. Silky smooth playability, a snappy but resonant tone, and an attractive caramel grain that varies from one instrument to the next.

    In contrast, the use of gloss polyester coating on the body means that your guitar's finish will remain vivid and untainted for quite some time. Fender began using gloss polyester finishes back in the '70s, and it quickly become popular because of its durability. It lasts longer, it's more resistant to scratches, and some even say it allows your pickups to sing a little louder - all we know is it looks great! 

    Hardware & Electronics

    Fender have loaded the Player Series Tele with two Alnico V Tele Single-coils in the traditional Telecaster configuration (uncovered & slanted in the bridge, covered and straight in the neck). The Alnico V magnetic configuration is a little more edgy than its counterparts, with a slightly higher output than works wonders for your tone. Combined with the Alder and Maple tonewood combination, you get all of that Tele twang that you know and love, but with a fuller midrange bark, not to mention a more cohesive response with chordal parts. This makes the Alnico V perfect for modern styles - from popping indie to technical metal and just about anything in between! 

    The bridge isn't quite the classic Tele configuration; rather than the old-school 3-saddle design, the 6-saddle design with block steel saddles offers greater tuning stability and arguably better resonance in the body. Though it plays a small part, it ultimately contributes to an instrument that's designed to be played night after night and consistently deliver.

    Top it off with Standard Cast Fender tuners, a 3-ply scratchplate and classic knurled flat-top controls, all in a glorious chrome finish, and you've got an instrument that can take anything you throw at it - a Fender Telecaster through and through!

    Specifications:

    • Series: Player
    • Body Material: Alder
    • Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
    • Neck: Maple, Modern “C”
    • Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
    • Fingerboard: Pau Ferro, 9.5” Radius (241 mm)
    • Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
    • Position Inlays: white Dots
    • Nut (Material/Width): Synthetic Bone, 1.650” (42 mm)
    • Tuning Machines: Standard Cast/Sealed
    • Scale Length: 25.5” (648 mm)
    • Bridge: 6-Saddle String-Through-Body Tele with Block Steel Saddles
    • Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
    • Pickups: Player Series Alnico 5 Tele Single-Coil (Bridge/Neck)
    • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
    • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
    • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
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    Customer Reviews

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    Trusted Customer15th Jul 2020

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Trusted Customer19th Jun 2019

    Guitar put away for birthday so not played yet but it looks and feels fantastic. Very impressed with quality of New Mexican Fender player Telecaster.

    Ms Karyn Taylor23rd May 2019

    Every bit as good as I’d hoped

    Trusted Customer31st Dec 2018

    Excellent guitar. I have owned many telecasters and for bang for your buck this is as good as any. Played well straight out of the box

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