Who makes custom Telecasters?


Who builds the best Telecaster?

  1. Squier Affinity Series Telecaster.
  2. Fender Squier Classic Vibe ’70s Telecaster Thinline.
  3. Fender Player Telecaster.
  4. Fender Vintera ’70s Telecaster Deluxe.
  5. Fender Vintera ’50s Telecaster Modified.
  6. Fender Jim Root Telecaster.
  7. Fender Richie Kotzen Telecaster.
  8. Fender American Professional II Telecaster.

Are telecasters good guitars?

The Fender Telecaster, affectionately called the “Tele” by fans worldwide, is unquestionably one of the best-selling and most-replicated electric guitars of all time. One look at this elder statesman of the original Fender lineup is enough to send some players into drooling fits of ecstasy.

Who plays a white Telecaster?

Tommy Tedesco (1930–1997), veteran L.A. session guitarist, used a white Telecaster as his workhorse electric guitar for most of his career. Pete Townshend (born 1945), though famous for his Tele smashing in the 1960s with The Who, spared his favorite guitar, a 1952 vintage Telecaster.

Which is better Strat or Tele?

They each have a master volume control, but where the Tele only has one tone control, the Strat has dedicated tone knobs for the middle and bridge pickups. What’s more, it is mounted on the Tele’s metal bridge plate, which can give it a more powerful tone.

Who are the best tele style guitar builders?

We talk to Ron Kirn, Rick Kelly, Chihoe Hahn, Bill Crook and Jay Monterose about building boutique Tele-style guitars. There’s a lot of talk of change this year, and that’s all fine and good, but some things should just stay the same. One of those is a 1952 blackguard Telecaster.

What makes a Fender Telecaster a Telecaster guitar?

Two words: elegant simplicity. The Telecaster is an incredibly simple guitar. It’s a plank of wood with a bolt-on neck, two pickups, two knobs, one switch, a bridge, and six tuners. It’s a completely unpretentious workhorse that cuts a striking figure with its iconic rounded cutaway, clean lines, and curvy shape.

What kind of fretboard does a tele guitar have?

The reissue is a very faithful recreation, complete with a bridge cover, a one-piece maple neck, a vintage-correct 7.25-inch radius fretboard and Custom Shop-designed 50-’51 Blackguard single-coil pickups. While it ships with standard telecaster wiring, a wiring kit is included if you want the original’s blend control.

How big are the pickups on a tele guitar?

Bone nut Hardware: 6-saddle American Tele bridge with chromed brass saddles, short-post locking tuners Electronics: 2x Ultra Noiseless Vintage Tele pickups, master volume (S-1 switch), master tone, 3-way blade pickup selector switch Scale Length: 25.5”/648mm Check out our full review here.