Fender Standard Telecaster Swirl

By August 10, 20132013, New Release
Fender Standard Telecaster Swirl

The new Fender Standard Telecaster Swirl model looks and sounds out of this world, with one of the most vividly arresting looks a Telecaster has ever had — a swirling, multi-colored marbled finish that looks like something from another planet.

Features include an alder body, maple neck with “modern C” profile and satin urethane back finish, 9.5″-radius maple fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets, dual single-coil pickups with three-way switching, three-ply black-white-black pickguard and knurled flat-top control knobs, and a string-through-body bridge with six block saddles.

Each Standard Telecaster Swirl body undergoes a unique finishing process, resulting in a design that is as random and one-of-a-kind as a thumbprint—simply put, no two are the same!

Fender Standard Telecaster Swirl features:

  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Polyester
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck, Gloss Finish on the Face of the Headstock
  • Neck Shape: Modern “C”
  • Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Bridge Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Tele®
  • Neck Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Tele®
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Configuration: SS
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Standard Strings-Through-Body Telecaster with Block Saddles
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Cast/Sealed
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
  • Switch Tips: Barrel Style
  • Unique Features: ’70s Fender® Logo, Black Plastic Parts

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