Fender Telecaster Thinline '72 Heavy Relic Sunburst Ltd Edition

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UPC: 885978499274
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About This Guitar

Limited Edition '72 Tele® Thinline, Round-Laminated Maple Fingerboard, Faded Aged 3-Color Sunburst

1972 saw the introduction of a new Fender Telecaster® Thinline model that took Fender’s venerable workhorse guitar into bold new territory in both sound and style. Most prominently, the two big new high-output humbucking pickups designed by famed pickup maker Seth Lover were housed in a curvaceous new pickguard, below which was mounted a new six-saddle Stratocaster® bridge.

The Limited Edition ’72 Tele Thinline honors that year’s model, featuring a hollow two-piece select ash body with f-hole and a Heavy Relic lacquer finish. The AA quartersawn flame maple neck has a ’60s-style “oval-C” profile, and is topped by a 9.5”-radius round-lam maple fingerboard with 21 narrow tall frets.

The pickups are wound to the original spec, with 12 adjustable “cunife” (copper-nickel-iron) magnets - just like the originals - with hum-canceling high output grit. Other features include an aged pearloid pickguard, three-way blade pickup switch, a hardtail Strat bridge, Schaller® “F” tuners, bone nut, and “wing” string trees. Included is a deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.

WEIGHT 6 lbs 9.7 ozs

Features & Specifications

  • Model - Limited Edition '72 Telecaster Thinline Heavy Relic®
  • Finish - Heavy Relic® Lacquer
  • Color - Faded Aged 3-Color Sunburst
  • Body - 2-Piece Select Ash
  • Neck - AA Flame Quartersawn Maple - Tinted Nitrocellulose Lacquer - 60s Oval "C"
  • Fingerboard - Round-Laminated Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius - 9.5"
  • Frets - 21, 6105 Narrow Tall
  • Nut - 1.650" (42 mm) Bone
  • Pickups - Wide-Range CuNiFe Humbucking
  • Pickup Switching - 3-Position Blade: Position 1: Neck Pickup, Position 2: Neck and Bridge Pickup, Position 3: Bridge Pickup
  • Bridge - 6-Saddle Hardtail
  • Tuning Machines - Schaller® "F"
  • Case - Deluxe Hardshell


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