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2021 Fender Custom Shop "CuNife" Relic Telecaster Custom w/OHC


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2021 Fender CuNife Relic Telecaster in Mint condition. Guitar is in unplayed condition, no marks that weren't there from the factory. Includes original Hard Case.

Fender Custom Shop's Limited Edition "CuNiFe" Telecaster Custom features striking vintage aesthetics, an absolutely stunning set of pickups, and top-shelf playability. This Tele custom's Relic job features dings, dents, nicks, and scratches over a Chocolate 3-Color Sunburst finish and an aged mint green pickguard for a decidedly vintage look - all with the functionality and playability of a brand new instrument. If you like thin necks, this Tele has you covered with a 1960-Style Oval "C" profile with 21 narrow tall frets, in addition to a 9.5" radius flat-lam rosewood fingerboard. And thanks to vintage-style tuners, a '58 to '63 Tele bridge with RSD saddles, and clay dot inlays, you have authentic vintage-inspired hardware from top to bottom. However, the star of the show is the CuNiFe Tele's set of pickups. Hired by Fender in 1971, renowned amp/pickup designer Seth Lover developed the CuNiFe humbucking pickup, which gets its name from its use of copper (Cu), nickel (Ni), and iron (Fe). This "CuNiFe" alloy yields a rich, hi-fi sound with unprecedented tonal clarity, and a dynamic overall sound that increases attack and breaks up when pushed, while still dishing out the timeless, sparkly cleans that Fender is known for. This versatile set of pickups includes a hand-wound Texas Special single-coil in the bridge, and simple three-way switching. From its incredible pickups, to its stunning vintage aesthetics and specs, Fender Custom Shop's Limited Edition "CuNiFe" Telecaster is a gem of a guitar.


-Color: Faded Aged Chocolate 3-Color Sunburst
-Country Of Origin: US
-Orientation: Right-Hand
-Series: Limited Edition
-Fingerboard Material: AAA Rosewood
-Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
-Neck Butt Width: 2.200"
-Neck Construction: 4-Bolt
-Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
-Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
-Neck Shape: 60s Oval "C"
-Number of Frets: 21
-Nut Material: Bone
-Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
-Position Inlays: Micarta White Dot
-Side Dots: White
-String Nut: Bone
-Truss Rod: Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
-Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted Body
-Body: 2-Piece Select Alder
-Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
-Body Material: 2-Piece Select Alder
-Body Shape: Telecaster
-Body Style: Solid Body Hardware
-Bridge: '58-'63 Tele Bridge with Brass RSD Saddles
-Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome
-Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
-Neck Plate: 4-Bolt "Limited Edition" Engraved
-Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
-Strap Buttons: Vintage-Style
-String Trees: Single Wing
-Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
-Switch Tip: Top Hat Style
-Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
-Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special Single-Coil Tele®
-Controls: Volume, Tone
-Neck Pickup: Wide-Range CuNiFe Humbucking
-Pickup Configuration: SH
-Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge, Middle and And Neck Pickup, Position 3. Neck Pickup