Fender Custom Shop Alan Hamel Founders Design with Maple Fingerboard - Black Sparkle Burst

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    The Alan Hamel Founders Design Sparkle Telecaster is inspired by the signature sparkle finishes that originally brought him into the Fender Custom Shop. “Everything about this guitar was ideas that I already had running around in my head,” he said. “I didn't need to really think about it too long, because I automatically knew what I wanted to do.”

    In Alan’s true retro, neo-vintage style, all hardware on the alder and ash Telecaster is vintage-style chrome, except for the compensated brass bridge saddles. He also opted for his signature sparkle finish – black sparkle burst. Alan is most-excited about the pickups; the neck pickup is a variation of the Twisted Tele neck pickup, while the bridge pickup is a replica of an early model Broadcaster pickup with specifications coming from Alan’s research for the Blackguard book. By using a special five-way switch and wiring designed for this project, players will be able to pre-set a blend of both pickups, in addition to the standard Tele switching.

    Features

    • Body Shape: Telecaster
    • Body Material: 2-Piece Select Ash
    • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
    • Body Back & Top: Alder
    • Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
    • Neck Shape: 10/56 "V" Back-Shape
    • Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
    • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
    • Number of Frets: 21
    • Fret Size: 6105 Narrow Jumbo
    • String Nut: Bone
    • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
    • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer with Urethane Headcap
    • Fingerboard: Maple
    • Position Inlays: Black 5-point Star
    • Bridge Pickup: Alan Hamel Custom Hand-Wound Blackguard Tele Bridge
    • Neck Pickup: Alan Hamel Custom Hand-Wound "Twisted" Tele
    • Controls: Volume, Tone
    • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Pickup Selector Switch with Custom Alan Hamel Tele Wiring with Trim Pot Adjustment for Neck and Bridge Pickup in Switch Positions 2 and 4
    • Pickup Configuration: SS
    • Bridge: 3-Saddle, Strings-Through-Body Tele with Compensated Brass Saddles
    • Tuning Machines: Gotoh Vintage Style
    • Pickguard: Clear Plexiglas with Painted Black "Halo" Around the Pickup Route
    • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-top
    • Included Accessories: Custom accessory kit; Founders Design Signature neck plate; engraved bridge cover; G&G Founders Design Signature embroidered thermometer case; signed Certificate of Authenticity.

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