Step into the world of timeless vintage tone and exquisite craftsmanship with this remarkable limited-edition guitar from the prestigious Fender Custom Shop. The HS Blackguard Telecaster Heavy Relic boasts a unique combination of classic features and modern craftsmanship, ensuring an unparalleled playing experience for discerning musicians and collectors alike.
Crafted with utmost attention to detail, this instrument features a amazing Heavy Relic® Lacquer Finish, perfectly emulating decades of natural wear and tear for an authentic vintage look. The 2-Piece Select Ash Body with Offset Seam adds to the guitar's allure, delivering a resonant and rich tonal foundation.
The 1-Piece Flat Sawn Maple Neck with 1950 Blackguard Back-Shape offers a familiar and comfortable grip, making it a dream to play for hours on end. The 7.25" to 9.5" Vintage Compound Radius and 21 Narrow Tall (6105) Frets ensure effortless bending and smooth transitions across the fretboard.
The heart and soul of this limited-edition beauty lies in its pickups. The Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50-'51 Blackguard (Bridge) and Seymour Duncan® Seth Lover™ SH-55 (Neck) Pickups deliver a versatile and dynamic range of tones. From twangy and punchy to warm and smooth, this guitar can do it all. The Dual Stack HS Tele Wiring and 3-Way Switch further expand your sonic possibilities, letting you find your unique voice with ease.
Staying true to its vintage roots, the HS Blackguard Telecaster sports a Single-Ply Black Phenolic Pickguard, harking back to the golden era of electric guitars. The Reverse Nocaster® Bridge with RSD Brass Compensated Saddles ensures rock-solid tuning stability and enhanced sustain.
Every aspect of playability has been considered, including the Vintage-Style Tuning Machines, Bone Nut, and Disc String Tree, all contributing to precise tuning and consistent performance. Additionally, the package includes a Strap for your comfort during extended playing sessions, and a Certificate of Authenticity, certifying the guitar's limited-edition status.
Don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of history with the Fender Custom Shop 2023 Event Limited Edition HS Blackguard Telecaster Heavy Relic - Wide-fade 2-Color Sunburst. Immerse yourself in the legendary tones of the past while enjoying the reliability and craftsmanship of the present. Order yours now and elevate your playing to a whole new level.
Palen Music Center has a wide range of unique guitars to enhance the sound of your music! We have been trusted by musicians across the country since 1963 and are constantly working to provide the best value for our customers. With the addition of our new PLEK machine and our longtime veteran luthiers, we are pleased to provide top-quality guitar repair.
The instrument pictured is the exact instrument you’ll receive. All fretted instruments receive a free complimentary professional setup.
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