Fender American Elite Telecaster

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  • Regular price $1,799.99

Packed with a baker’s dozen of innovations, the American Elite Telecaster is the original solid body electric guitar reimagined for modern players who want bleeding-edge performance with timeless visual style. The future of workhorse guitar design, this Tele® guitar’s stunning style, easy playing feel and flexible sound that meets any musical need, was made to tear it up on stage or in the studio.

Includes redesigned ABS Elite Molded Case with TSA locks.


Body Material Alder
Body Finish Gloss Polyurethane
Body Shape Telecaster
Body Binding  Black or White
Neck Material  Maple
Neck Finish Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
Neck Shape Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
Scale Length  25.5" (648mm)
Fingerboard Material  Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius 9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241mm-355.6mm)
Number of Frets 22
Nut Material Synthetic Bone
Nut Width 1.685" (42.8mm)
Position Inlays Large Black/White Pearloid Dots
Truss Rod  Dual-Action
Truss Rod Nut Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
Bridge Pickup New 4th Generation Noiseless
Neck Pickup New 4th Generation Noiseless
Controls Master Volume (with S-1 Switch) Master No-Load Tone
Switching  3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Configuration SS
Special Electronics  S-1 Switch
Bridge  6-Saddle American Tele with Chromed Brass Saddles
Hardware Finish Chrome
Tuning Machines Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking
Control Knobs Knurled Flat Top
Switch Tip Barrel Style
Neck Plate 4-Bolt Asymmetrical