Can't decide between a Strat or a Tele? Here is a basic guide between the two. The Telecaster and the Stratocaster — two instruments that set the standard for electric guitars since their inception in the s. Both guitars are beloved by casual players and iconic artists alike around the world and have been used to create just about every genre of music imagineable. For those looking to purchase a first Fender or Squier Tele or Strat, there are a few differences that could help you choose between this iconic pair. Looking for a beginner guitar?
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The Road Worn Vintera '70s Telecaster Deluxe performs a neat trick in pulling off the Custom Shop look at a very reasonable price, but beyond the aesthetic, those Wide Range humbuckers make for one supremely versatile tone machine. It is one of Leo Fender's greatest electric guitar design triumphs that the Fender Telecaster can be dressed up and customised six ways from Sunday and still capture the imagination of the guitar playing public. Each passing year, we see new takes on the classic workhorse. Some, such as the American Professional II Telecaster applies the subtly modernistic touch to its design, with a sculpted heel, noiseless pickups. Others, such as the Mexican-built Vintera series roll back the years to offer a vintage-inspired guitar at a contemporary price point. It is part of a high-end limited run of Road Worn Vintera models on which there is a little subtle relic'ing and the finish is coated with nitrocellulose, just like their American counterparts.
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This is a Tele with Nashville in its name and in its tones, but it also translates to a kinds of styles and might just be the most versatile version of the Big F's workhorse super champ we've played. The Deluxe Nashville Telecaster offers classic Tele and Strat sounds and is named in recognition of Leo Fender's eldest electric guitar going on to dominate studio session scene in Music City, Tennessee. There are some familiar items on the menu here. There's the alder body, the slim C profile bolt-on maple neck. While much of the Nashville Tele's features are just you'd expect to find when grappling with a Telecaster, there are some interesting upgrades, too.
The story behind the versatile guitar that conquered country, blues, rock and punk. As innovative as it was, little if anything was fancy about the Telecaster. If the maple neck broke or became too worn, there was no complex luthiery involved—you just screwed on a new one.