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Does Fender Still Make the HWY One Tele?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Paulbiz, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Paulbiz

    Paulbiz TDPRI Member

    Age:
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    Dec 10, 2009
    Northern Virginia
    Hi,

    I was wondering if Fender still makes the American made Highway One Telecaster? I was just on the Fender website and see the Hwy 1 Strat but no Tele...anyone know whats what?

    Thanks!
     
  2. CA_Dan

    CA_Dan Tele-Meister

    Age:
    38
    159
    Oct 27, 2008
    Los Angeles
    They stopped making it in 2010. It was replaced with the American Special, which is basically the same guitar but not available with a rosewood board.
     
  3. Paulbiz

    Paulbiz TDPRI Member

    Age:
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    Dec 10, 2009
    Northern Virginia
    Thank you for the information and clearing that up for me CA Dan. I see Music Zoo has a black Hwy 1 for $729, I reallly like it, not sure if Im gonna pull the trigger just yet but thats a good price compared to $850 for the special.

    :)
     
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  5. spayne99

    spayne99 Tele-Holic

    Age:
    46
    952
    Mar 17, 2010
    NJ
    Other differences in Hwy 1 vs American Special:
    Finish is nitro on Hwy, poly on Special
    Pups are Hot Tele Alnico 3 on Hwy, Texas Specials on Special
    Saddles are steel on Hwy, brass on Special
     
  6. jwsamuel

    jwsamuel Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    59
    May 8, 2004
    Upper Holland, PA
    I believe they stopped making it this year. I have one with a 2011 serial number.

    Jim
     
  7. Rolling Estonian

    Rolling Estonian Friend of Leo's

    Aug 23, 2009
    Bethesda, MD.
    I know I got one of the last blond ones in Aug of '09.

    M
     
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