Fender American Special Tele LPB

Electric Guitar

  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Modern C neck profile
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Nut width: 42.8 mm
  • Pickups: 2 Texas Special single coils
  • Greasebucket tone circuit
  • Colour: Lake Placid Blue
  • Incl. Gig bag
  • Original stringing: Fender NPS 250R .010 - .046 (Article Nr: 104112)
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Colour Blue
Pickups SS
Fretboard Rosewood
Tremolo None
Body Alder
Top None
Neck Maple
Frets 22
Scale 648 mm
Incl. Case No
Incl. Bag Yes

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Perfect telecaster for my needs

VMate, 21.09.2017
In the past couple of years I have owned and played a bunch of different American made Fender telecasters: '52 AVRI, American special (the olympic white one with maple neck which is now discontinued), '62 AVRI, American standard, etc. From these instruments there was only one which I regret selling: the American special. It was almost the perfect telecaster for my needs: the vintage bridge, bluesy pickups, beautiful satin neck, badass logo, thin poly finish (which I prefer over nitro), , medium jumbo frets, simple circuit. The only thing I missed was a nice rosewood fretboard with a color which screams vintage. And Fender finally released this beauty, and I am sure that this tele is a keeper. It is my dream telecaster, and in my opinion it is much more true to the roots of Fender than the American Pro line. I highly recommend this product. Don't be fooled by the hard shell case, if you are looking for the perfect tele, this is the real deal.
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The best AM Special Tele

21.11.2015
I ordered the guitar online while I was away from home, and I asked If I could receive it in time for my return in the weekend. Thomann were great to close the order and make it delivered two days in advance: excellent as usual!
The appeal of the Texas Special pickups sound is well known and in my view is perfectly balanced by the warmth of the rosewood fingerboard.
Personally, I do not appreciate the appearance of Lake Placid Blue finish, which I expected to be a little darker...
The overall quality of the instrument is good, though I think that if you want more from a US made Fender, you'd better go for the Standard series.
Nevertheless, I still do believe that this is the best choice for an American Special Telecaster.
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Fender American Special Tele LPB

Electric Guitar Alder body, Maple neck, Modern C neck profile, Rosewood fretboard, 22 Jumbo frets, Scale: 648 mm, Nut width: 42.8 mm, Pickups: 2 Texas Special single coils, Greasebucket tone...

  • Colour: Blue
  • Pickups: SS
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Tremolo: None
  • Body: Alder
  • Top: None
  • Neck: Maple
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: Yes
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  • Pickups: SS
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Tremolo: None
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  • Top: None
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  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: Yes
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  • Tremolo: None
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  • Top: None
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  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: Yes
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Electric Guitar Body: Alder, Neck: Maple, Neck profile: Modern C, Fretboard: Rosewood, Radius: 241 mm (9.5"), 22 Jumbo frets, Synthetic bone nut: 42.8 mm, Scale: 648 mm, Pickups: 2 Texas special...

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  • Pickups: SS
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Tremolo: None
  • Body: Alder
  • Top: None
  • Neck: Maple
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: Yes
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