FENDER JOHN 5

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  • electric guitars

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2003

First introduced by Fender in 2003 the John 5 signature guiatr is a classic telecaster but with some mods. The most noticeable of which is the custom three-on-a-side headstock - it looks elongated because it uses the Tele XII shape. The body is a black double-bound and made from premium ash, The neck is maple with rosewood fingerboard (If you look closely at the dot inlays at the 12th fret they are slighly more narrow spaced than standard), The current pickups on this model are a Fender USA Enforcer humbucker at the bridge and a Fender Custom Shop Twisted Tele at the neck with the usual master volume and tone control. The pickup selector switch is located in the Les Paul position at the top of the guitar.

Specifications (21)

Body

Body materialash body
Body styleTelecaster style
Pickguard materialchrome pickguard

Hardware

BridgeTelecaster-style bridge

Controls

Controls materialchrome controls
Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

General

Finish colorsblack finish
Finish materialpolyurethane finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length

Neck

Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Neck profileC shaped neck
Nutsynthetic bone nut
Peghead (headstock)matching-finish headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelFender Custom Shop pickup(s)
Pickups configurationsingle coil/ humbucker pickups

Prices (2)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
2012$1080000new
2008£850new

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