Fender Custom Shop 51 Telecaster NOS, Faded Nocaster Blonde
This 7lbs 8.5oz 2-Piece Select Ash Tele comes with hand wound '50/'51 Blackguard pickups and 10/56 "V" Flame Quartersawn Maple neck with 7.25" to 9.5" Vintage Compound Radius fingerboard. This Fender Custom Shop 51 Telecaster NOS, Faded Nocaster Blonde draws its inspiration from the golden era and boast a carefully selected 2-Piece Select Ash body and Nitro finishing.
Read on to hear more about the concept behind this limited edition model in the words of the design team. Custom Shop presents an homage to the original Telecaster model that had such a dramatic effect on music and the electric guitar world. The Limited Edition 1951 Telecaster is available in six distinct aging packages—NOS, Deluxe Closet Classic, Journeyman Relic®, Relic, Heavy Relic and Super Heavy Relic—and features a two-piece select ash body, a one-piece AA flame quartersawn maple neck with a 10/’56 “V” profile, and a 7.25”-9.5” vintage compound-radius fingerboard with 21 narrow tall frets for perfect feel and playability. The hand-wound ’50-’51 Blackguard pickups are connected to ’51 modified “Nocaster®” wiring (similar to the original, with blender pot and brighter rhythm setting in the neck position). Other features include a black phenolic pickguard, ’51-’54 Tele bridge with brass saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut, and disk string tree. Also includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
Weight: 7lbs 8.5oz
Limited Edition '51 Telecaster® NOS, Maple Fingerboard, Faded Nocaster® Blonde
MODEL #: 9231012770
Body 2-Piece Select Ash
Body Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Material 2-Piece Select Ash
Fingerboard Material Maple
Fingerboard Radius 7.25" to 9.5" Vintage Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
Neck Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material AA Flame Quartersawn Maple
Neck Shape 10/56 "V"
Neck Thickness .910"
Neck Thickness 12th Fret 1.000"
Number of Frets 21
Nut Material Bone
Truss Rod Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
Bridge 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Brass Barrel
Control Knobs Knurled Flat-Top
Pickguard 1-Ply Black Phenolic
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Switch Tip Barrel Style
Tuning Machines Vintage-Style
Bridge Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50/'51 Blackguard
Controls Master Volume, Neck Pickup Blend (Switch Position 1 Only)
Neck Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50/'51 Blackguard
Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup (+ Neck Pickup with Blend control), Position 2. Neck Pickup, Position 3. Neck Pickup with No Tone Control (dark vintage circuit)
Included Accessories Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap and Certificate of Authenticity