All I want to do is play that guitar. Just as with the Strats, if you use a lot of string bending in your playing, you will need to have that action higher than you would on a flatter 'board. So first take your hands enough. An exceptional player and a collectors instrument. .
Then, in an intermediate position was more nuanced sound, well-typed Fender, the tone is effective and progressive, we can color the sound at will! Actually the '53 one of Waylon's was in great condition. I think the 52 Telecaster guitar is what John is pentalon. As far as I have been able to gather, it was only produced in a small, very ltd quantity and quite rapidly shelfed by Fender. You can't compare first growth, valley-cut Honduras mahogany with the mineral-filled, small tree dregs that are left. Our custom made Fender 52 Reissue Telecasterfeatures features the same large Tele headstock made of maple. We love Fenders, we love Teles. This is a Fender '52 Vintage everything from classic to! If you're looking for that one guitar that will be your end-all, be-all and this probably isn't the guitar for you.
No frills here, nor pompous fittings or finishes costly. Guitar for guitar in terms of playability and tone I can't say the 1953 is any better than mine. It's a phenominal guitar, maybe the greatest overall design for tone and dynamics there is to my ear. And the feeling is mutual. Same with clear Brazilian Rosewood and Adirondack Spruce.
So i would recommend the 52 big time over the standard. If you want to place the order, just send us email, we will help you to place your customize order. Shorter chrome knobs of fender telecaster 52 relic with more pronounced domes and heavy knurled sides. While the one-pickup Esquire has been marketed as a separate model from the two-pickup 52 reissue telecaster which was originally named the Broadcaster since its reintroduction in 1951, the Esquire and 52 reissue telecaster are so intimately linked in their development and history, and so similar in design and tonal characteristics, that they are considered variations of the same model. Will post more videos of it as I get to know it more. From humble beginnings came a revolutionary and elegantly simple new electric guitar that let musicians be heard loud and clear with sparkling tone and distinctive style.
Or the 64 is receiving great reviews on the Tele forum as well. Belonging to one of the American Vintage Series, the Fender 52 Reissue Telecaster is the most evident re-dedication to detail , which returns to the fold with body, neck and pickups refined with the best features tones, curves, perimeters, radii and more from a handful of extraordinary '52 Telecaster specimens we examined. I am so looking forward to having this guitar in my collection. Besides Cropper, Roy Buchanan and James Burton also endorsed the Tele reissue. The combination of the two microphones adds to the sound of the attack, sustain is great for single coils. As a relic guitar, our custom made Fender 52 Reissue Telecasteris holds a natural vintage feel as though it has toured many times. The interface is very nice.
It's definitely a rawer sounding guitar than the American Standards, and the nature it has through a good tube amp is definitely more along the old school spectrum of tone. But you can bet the quality today is much more even than it was back in the 50's, due to modern production methods. Much closer than the pre-'98 version. I have a luthier-made Les Paul copy made from 100-year-old shed-aged mahogany and 50-year-old Eastern maple. Personally I like the bright nature of the bridge pickup for country or even rock textures, but it might not be for everyone. Fender has spent the last 30 years re-learning its past and with the new American Vintage range has homed in on what it sees as the three essential vintage Teles: the quintessential ash-bodied 'black guard' '52 reviewed here ; the slimmer-necked '58, also in ash; and the rosewood 'board '64 that's generally alder-bodied, but employing ash for the White Blonde colour option.
One of the longest-running production models in history, it has been modified only slightly since its early 1951 debut. Now the genius of Leo is that he made incredible instruments out of weed wood. I'm leaning towards the '52 because I liked the neck, feel and look of the guitar. I have had other Tele's but I am going to hang on to this one and pass it on to my grandson. It is a guitar that will cut through the band mix quite well. Body: Ash Neck: One-Piece Bolt-On Maple Number of Frets: 21 Position Inlays: Black Dot Radius: 7.
Thats sales for you but they were right. The American Vintage Series has long presented some of Fender's best selling guitars. The intermediate position is fairly neutral, interesting repertoire for a soft and balanced. Different Versions Since 1982 there have been three different versions of the 52 Reissue made in the U. It is the only Fender I tried sending the grave when you turn the volume back. So we have a very satisfying package, a very nice guitar, but on mine I was angry that two defects: the shield is insecure, that a gondola on the table of the guitar, and the selector button that falls alone if handled too it just clips the selector.
It is custom fitted with a B-Bender system, which allows you to mechanically bend the B-string up a whole tone to C-sharp. Today, Fender has boldly cleared the slate to make way for a fresh American Vintage series with new features, new specs and the most meticulous level of vintage accuracy yet. It features two American Vintage Tele single-coil pickups, original Tele circuit with three-position switch, brass bridge saddles, ashtray bridge cover, single-ply black pickguard, chrome hardware and master volume and master tone controls. A technical nightmare followed which compromised my gigs. It doesn't matter what pickups I have in there, it just sound better. Today, Fender has boldly cleared the slate to make way for a fresh American Vintage series with new features, new specs and the most meticulous level of vintage accuracy yet. I do not carry them all, but I can have them! This guitar has been sold.
This is partly down to wood choices, but the pickups also changed, in their magnet types, wire gauge and so on. This guitar has been played by many popular clubs, including Atlas, Los Lobos and We are Scientists. Mine must be an example of one of the good ones; the build quality; wood, hardware, fit and finish are absolutely superb. For years we got around the fretting issue by perseverance, and the fact that if the old guard could do it, then nothing was going to stop us trying. Weight was even very close by feel.