Limited Edition '51 HS Telecaster® Heavy Relic®
Limited Edition - Limited Edition '51 HS Telecaster® Heavy Relic®, Maple Fingerboard, Aged Butterscotch Blonde
Model Number: 9231012779
One of the most iconic and popular models in Fender history, the “Blackguard” Telecaster has earned its place as an unmistakable tonal force on countless recordings. The Fender Custom Shop is proud to offer this historic guitar with all the customized modifications made famous by players and technicians throughout its storied history. The two-piece ash body wears a Heavy Relic lacquer finish that imparts the look and feel of a well-loved instrument that’s seen its share of action. The tinted rift-sawn maple neck has a comfortable 10/’56 “V” profile, topped with a 9.5” fingerboard radius with 21 narrow tall frets.
A Seymour Duncan® Seth Lover humbucker neck pickup and hand-wound “Crushed” Blackguard Tele bridge pickup are combined with dual-stack HS Tele wiring to create a perfect sonic balance using 250k (bridge) and 500k (neck) volume and tone potentiometers. Other features include ’51 Nocaster® bridge with compensated brass saddles, single-ply black pickguard, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut, and disk string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
Neck Material 1-Piece Rift Sawn Maple Neck Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer Neck Shape 10/56 "V" Fingerboard Radius 9.5" (241 mm) Fingerboard Material Maple Number of Frets 21 Fret Size Narrow Tall Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm) Position Inlays Micarta Black Dot Truss Rod Nut Vintage-Style Slotted Neck Plate 4-Bolt "Limited Edition" Engraved