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Fender American Performer Telecaster - Penny

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Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fingerboard, and 2 Single-coil Pickups - Penny
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An American-made Tele at an unbeatable price — that’s exactly what you get with the Fender American Performer Telecaster. Experience balanced tone and extreme comfort, courtesy of a lightweight alder body, maple Modern C-shaped neck, and easy-playing 9.5"-radius rosewood fingerboard. Heat things up with an awe-inspiring combination of vintage-tinged sonics and modern output, thanks to Yosemite single-coil pickups. On top of that, Fender’s Greasebucket tone control keeps things from getting muddy. The American Performer Tele includes ClassicGear tuners for rock-solid intonation.

Fender American Performer Telecaster at a Glance:

  • Alder body
  • Yosemite single-coil pickups
  • Greasebucket tone system
  • “Modern C”-shaped neck with 9.5”-radius fingerboard; 22 jumbo frets
  • ClassicGear™ tuning machines; silver ‘70s logo

American-made quality at an unbeatable price

Fender's American Performer Series exists to do one thing: give you a genuine US-made Fender at an unbeatable price. The American Performer Telecaster gives you a great selection of cool Tele features, including a supremely playable maple neck and rosewood fingerboard, jumbo frets, Yosemite pickups, and Fender's innovative Greasebucket tone control. All in all, it's quite a potent music-delivery system. And it's made right here in the USA, in Fender's state-of-the-art Corona, California, factory. The guitarists here at Music Experience are impressed with the incredible price-to-performance ratio that’s supplied by the American Performer Series.

Vintage-tinged tone with higher output and modern wiring

While the Fender American Performer Telecaster is teeming with vintage-tinged tone, its modern output and wiring give it a sound all its own. This Tele’s Yosemite single-coil pickups feature flat-staggered pole pieces, yielding a vintage tonal balance and amp-brutalizing punch. There’s plenty of tone shaping onboard, with a master tone knob, tone control, and a 3-way pickup selector switch.

Greasebucket tone control rolls off highs without adding bass

Fender has fitted their American Performer Telecaster with their Greasebucket tone control, which rolls off highs without adding bass or affecting your volume. This is seriously cool, because it gives you explicit control over your tone onstage without your having to compensate for volume loss — making the American Performer Tele a serious tone machine.

What Fender Says...

The Corona, CA.-crafted American Performer Telecaster combines exceptional Fender tone and authentic feel with modern materials and player-oriented features designed to inspire while propelling your playing to new heights.

New Yosemite Pickups

Sonically versatile and musically useful, American Performer Yosemite pickups are crafted around special alnico blends and specifically voiced for each instrument and position.

New ClassicGear Tuning Machines

Combining vintage style with a modern 18:1 gear ratio, the ClassicGear tuning machines have smooth action and make it easier to fine-tune your instrument.

Jumbo Frets

Jumbo frets make it easier to achieve wide, expressive bends that add your personal touch to your music.

Vintage-Style Bridge

For authentic Telecaster twang and snap, this guitar sports 3 brass saddles for classic Fender style and sound.

Satin-Finished Neck

Featuring a “Modern C”-shaped profile that works well with almost any playing style, the neck also hosts a satin finish on the back, giving it a smooth, fast playing feel.

Greasebucket Tone System

This uniquely Fender tone system lets you cut treble without losing gain or “muddying” your sound, preserving your carefully shaped tone.

Fender American Performer Telecaster Features:

  • American-made Telecaster at an unbeatable price
  • Alder body yields a balanced tone with equal amounts of lows, mids, and highs
  • Maple modern “C” neck supplies comfortable playability
  • Easy-playing 9.5"-radius rosewood fingerboard with jumbo frets
  • Yosemite single-coil pickups yield a vintage tonal balance and amp-brutalizing punch
  • Greasebucket tone control rolls off highs without adding bass or affecting your volume
  • 3-saddle Telecaster string-through bridge provides enhanced sustain
  • ClassicGear tuners ensure rock-solid intonation

          Body Type Solidbody
          Body Shape Telecaster
          Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
          Number of Strings 6
          Body Material Alder
          Body Finish Gloss Polyurethane
          Color Penny
          Neck Material Maple
          Neck Shape Modern C
          Radius 9.5"
          Fingerboard Material Maple
          Fingerboard Inlay White Dots
          Number of Frets 22, Jumbo
          Scale Length 25.5"
          Nut Width 1.650"
          Nut Material Synthetic
          Bridge/Tailpiece 3-saddle String-thru Tele Bridge
          Tuners Fender ClassicGear
          Neck Pickup Yosemite Tele Single-coil
          Bridge Pickup Yosemite Tele Single-coil
          Controls 1 x master volume, 1 x master tone, 3-way blade pickup switch, Greasebucket tone circuit
          Strings Fender USA, .009-.042
          Case Included Gig Bag
          Manufacturer Part Number 0115112384

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