American Deluxe Telecaster

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  1. Bruce in MDR

    Bruce in MDR NEW MEMBER!

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    I have a 2000 Ameucan Deluxe Telecaster with a great rosewood fretboard. Looking at buying a 2014 American Deluxe Telecaster with rosewood fretboard. Will the neck shapes be the same on these Teles?
     
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    Both Teles are American Deluxe series but mine was made in 2000 and the one I am looking to buy online was made in 2014. Will the 2014 neck be the same shape as my 2000 model?
     
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    I believe the newer one has a compound radius neck. My 2012 does and it is my favourite Fender neck profile.
     
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    @Tone Chase is correct - Fender added the compound radius to the American Deluxes as part of the 3rd Generation, which ran from 2010 through 2015. Otherwise the shape of back of the neck is the same, Fender's "Modern C" shape.
     
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