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Best Telecasters 2021: top Fender Tele electric guitars for all budgets and styles
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With few physical changes through the s, it was discontinued in and reissued in by Fender's subsidiary Squier as the Squier Vintage Modified Precision Bass TB , which was discontinued in Released as a reissue of the original version of the Fender Precision Bass , it was named as "Telecaster" after the Telecaster guitar model. The Telecaster Bass differs in shape from the original Telecaster guitar in that the latter is a single cutaway guitar and the bass is double cutaway. The Telecaster Bass was introduced in May  being essentially a straight reissue of the original Precision Bass design which was in fact influenced by the Telecaster guitar , with a large pickguard, small Telecaster-shaped headstock, single pickup, and separate chrome control plate. Early versions had a two-piece maple-capped neck with no "skunk stripe" on the back of the neck and some also had the rare paddle-style tuners that were most commonly seen on the Jazz Bass. The pickguard on the s Telecaster Bass was slightly more slender and employed more mounting screws than the originals of the s.
Fender Japan, Ltd. The collaboration began in and ended on March 31, , with Fender's launch of Fender Music Corporation Japan taking over the Japanese business effective April 1, with a Fender-manufactured product line. In the late s, Fender was facing competition from lower-priced Japanese-made guitars. The higher-priced Fender guitars were made in the United States and could not compete directly with Japanese-made Fender copies.
Regardless of what your needs are, you'll have a lot of fun finding the best Telecaster for you. The Tele is one of the world's most iconic electric guitars and, as such, there's a huge choice within the range. The Fender Telecaster was the very first mass-produced solid body electric guitar and has a widespread appeal that is only rivaled by a few other guitars. Few other guitars have become so deeply ingrained in music history. Even modern guitar masters like Slipknot and Radiohead are riding the Tele train.