Fender American Special Telecaster with Gig Bag

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Product Description

An Affordable Feature Packed Telecaster!
What do you think about when you image the guitar you want to play? If you're thinking great tone with solid sustain and a comfortable feel, you've come tho the right guitar. The American Special Telecaster features an alder body with gloss urethane finish, 9.5 inch-radius maple neck, jumbo frets, Texas Special pickups, and vintage-style three-brass-saddle strings-through-body Telecaster bridge.

Telecasters are very articulate and bright guitars with a tone like no other. This American beauty will make you wonder why you ever played another guitar.

Fender American Special Tele Features

  • Alder Body with Gloss Urethane Finish
  • Maple Modern C Shape Neck
  • Maple Fingerboard with 22 Jumbo Frets
  • Texas Special Tele Bridge and Neck Pickups
  • Greasebucket Tone Circuit (Roll Off Highs without Adding Bass)
  • Original Vintage Tele Bridge
  • Chrome Hardware
  • Deluxe Gig Bag Included


Product Specifications
Fender American Special Telecaster Specifications
  • Model Name: American Special Telecaster
  • Model Number: 011-5802-(Color #)
  • Series: American Special Series
  • Body: Alder with Gloss Urethane Finish
  • Neck:
    • Material: Maple
    • Shape: Modern C Shape
    • Finish: Gloss Urethane Finish
  • Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5 inch Radius (241 mm)
  • Frets: 22 Jumbo Frets
  • Pickups:
    • 1 Texas Special Tele Pickup (Bridge)
    • 1 Texas Special Tele Pickup (Neck)
  • Controls:
    • Master Volume,
    • Master Greasebucket Tone Circuit
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade:
    • Position 1. Bridge Pickup
    • Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickup
    • Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Bridge: Original Vintage Tele Bridge with 3 Brass Saddles
  • Machine Heads: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
  • Scale Length: 25.5 inches (648 mm)
  • Width at Nut: 1.6875 inches (43 mm)
  • Unique Features:
    • Greasebucket Tone Circuit
    • Texas Special Pickups
    • Large 70s Style Decal
    • Black Pickup Covers and Plastic Parts
    • Brass Bridge Saddles
    • Black Dot Position Inlays
    • Barrel Switch Tip
  • Strings: Fender USA, Nickel Plated Steel,
    • Gauges: (.009, .011, .016, .024w, .032, .042)
  • Included Accessories: Polishing Cloth
  • Case: Deluxe Gig Bag
  • Introduced: January 2010


Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  (800) 856-9801 Warranty:  Custom Shop: Limited 2 Years; Stringed Instruments: Limited 2 Years; Electronic Products: Limited 2 Years; Fortis: 5 Year Limited, Transferable; Accessories: 1 Year Limited; IEM: Limited 1 Year; Vacuum Tubes: 90 Days
Tim Walker Submitted: 9/7/2018
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Awesome Guitar....Love it!!!!
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I am thoroughly impressed with this guitar. I love the feel and the sound!
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Nicholas figueroa Submitted: 9/5/2018
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Dream that came true
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This guitar is the best guitar I have ever played in my life as a kid growing up I always wanted this guitar but growing up in a low income family my dad was never able to afford a guitar like this for me but I still kept playing no matter what.
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TSQ Submitted: 8/9/2018
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Great guitar!!!
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I would have given it all five stars which the guitar deserves but my only complaint is that a guitar at this price point deserves a better padded gig bag than the one that it has. Although I will provide a much better one but I did expect better. Really Fender????
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Evelio Valle, eveliovalle70@gmail.com Submitted: 7/22/2018
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Don’t be fooled!
What is your opinion of this product?
This guitar is heaven send tele. This guitar handles like a Porsche , awesome neck and I love the tall fret for spot on note handling, smooth speed and the sound is all thumbs up. I love my ?? Vintage blonde. I add a case and fender locking tuner. You just can’t go wrong.
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Doug Submitted: 7/22/2018
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of all the instruments in My Guitar Center which is many I always fall back to my American Standard
What is your opinion of this product?
How can you beat Perfection the American Standard Telecaster is the best instrument I believe ever made
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W Moore Submitted: 12/26/2017
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I can't put it down, love this guitar
What is your opinion of this product?
I have 3 Telecasters. This is my first American Fender telecaster and you can really tell the difference in the quality.
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Michael Submitted: 12/25/2017
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Really nice guitar.
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I was a little nervous ordering online as my last internet guitar purchase did not go well; to be fair though that was 18 years ago. Guitar was packed well and set up was good right out of the box. The intonation and action were almost spot on and not a blemish anywhere. Only issue was the frets needed polishing as they were a little rough in spots. Love the pickups and after getting and playing this guitar for a couple weeks I see no reason to pay more money for the "standard" American made tele unless you are after a specific color.
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Joey W Submitted: 12/13/2017
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Great Guitar, Awesome Value
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Out of the box, the guitar played really well, I had to make a minor adjustment to the action, as it was a little too low actually. The relief out of the box was good and pickup height was fine. The guitar sounds amazing, and has a great feel to it. The fret work looked fine and the finish is beautiful. The only thing I changed were the strings. I like a heavier gauge and the stock strings were super light. Other than that, I am very very satisfied with my purchase
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rich h Sarmento Submitted: 10/31/2017
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love it
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plays great i just think i have to have it set up
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James Davis Submitted: 10/24/2017
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One neck of a tele!
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First of all,it arrived early. I opened the box,I had ordered a hard case also and was pleaded my guitar was shipped in it! Thank you AMS. Right out of the box it was set up pretty good. The guy and finish is amazing. I like everything about this guitar. It plays great,looks great, and sounds fantastic. The areas pickups are just enough fur to play the blues. Even Like the 3 saddle bridge. Fret work is Smooth. Only upgrade I have done is a new nut. Love the vintage blonde finish. I would give it six stars if I could,it is that good of a guitar.
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