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'62 ish Custom Shop CustomTelecaster

Discussion in 'Fender Custom Shop Tele Forum' started by SINCASTER, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. My latest Tele fave has a few interesting features. It's a 2017 NOS Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition 1962 Fender Custom Telecaster with a 1959 Spec Hard C neck sporting the very earliest '59 silver " TELECASTER " headstock decal and a barrel rather than top hat switch. The "10" radius and Josefina Handwound Twisted Tele pickups really work for me. Sharing because I find the '59 aspects of this '62, while not unique, at least note worthy. Thanks for looking.

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    Last edited: Jul 15, 2017

  2. tce63

    tce63 Tele-Holic

    573
    Jan 18, 2013
    Sweden
    Congrats, looks fantastic
     
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  3. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

    Age:
    60
    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
    Gorgeous guitar, enjoy it!
     
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  5. rze99

    rze99 Friend of Leo's

    Feb 26, 2014
    South London UK
    That is super sweet. Congratulations. That's Californicationtastic.
     
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  6. deytookerjaabs

    deytookerjaabs Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 5, 2015
    Nashville
    That is a pretty guitar!


    I have a '59 spec neck build (slab BRW, '50 truss nut location, half/half side dots etc) on order and am in the process of trying to decide what the heck it will look like i.e. sunburst bound custom or plain blonde. Hmmmm...
     
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  7. Lobomov

    Lobomov Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 15, 2013
    Europa
    Congrats!!! :)


    Love double bound teles ... Mine is a Lake Placid Blue '66 version from the custom shop with a maple cap neck (see avatar)
     
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  8. haggardfan1

    haggardfan1 Tele-Afflicted

    I'm a sucker for double bound sunburst too. That is flat out gorgeous.
     
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  9. Looks great. I like LPB.
     
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  10. burntfrijoles

    burntfrijoles Friend of Leo's

    Feb 12, 2010
    Jacksonville
    Beautiful. The 62 Custom is a classic in every way.
     
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  11. Plumber

    Plumber Tele-Meister

    177
    Jun 5, 2014
    london
    I have the same with Journeyman finish

    Pretty much gone straight to the top of my most played guitars
     
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  12. kidmo

    kidmo Friend of Leo's

    May 25, 2008
    Funkytown
    Beautiful!, my dream guitar right there, enjoy!
     
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  13. Ron Garson

    Ron Garson Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    72
    May 18, 2003
    UK

  14. Stubee

    Stubee Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 22, 2007
    Mid-Michigan

  15. fenderrookie

    fenderrookie A fan of Leo! Ad Free + Supporter

    341
    Jul 12, 2005
    east of East St Louis

  16. Sconnie

    Sconnie Tele-Meister

    Age:
    25
    250
    May 1, 2017
    Denver, CO
    I love the binding and burst and rosewood board! How thin is that neck? The C neck on my '62 AVRI tele was impossibly thin, were they beefier and comfy in 59?

    At any rate, enjoy it!
     
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  17. The ’59 Large C Neck – .860″ at the 1st fret – .980″ at the 12th fret, Large tapered C neck with bigger “shoulders” than the Mid 60’s neck, a chunky C shape.
     
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  18. Thanks Greg.
     

  19. Sconnie

    Sconnie Tele-Meister

    Age:
    25
    250
    May 1, 2017
    Denver, CO
    Nice! That's much more substantial than the '62. Rock on man!
     
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  20. texastengu

    texastengu Tele-Holic

    Age:
    63
    701
    Aug 23, 2016
    Austone, Tejas
    Don't get much better than this!
    Well unless you turn it up a little louder naturally.
     
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