The Fender Custom Shop always deliver guitars of the absolute highest quality and NAMM 2018 was THE place to be to check out this years incredible new models. These are the elite of Fender production.
With the appearance of a vintage guitar this Custom Shop Blackguard model benefits from all the playability and reliability of a brand new one. The lightweight Ash body is finished in a stunning Aged Natural, period correct; this finish features a truly authentic relic ageing. Based around a '51 Nocaster body, this thinline body is nicely balanced and super light.
The riff sawn Maple neck features a 7.25"-9.5" compound radius for a superb modern playing action without any choking. The V shape profile, 21 frets, heavy relic neck finish and flash coat lacquer offer a really organic playing experience.
With the Telecaster design being considered by many to be the original workhorse guitar the Custom Shop NAMM 2018 Blackguard Telecaster needs a pickup pairing that can deliver the classic Tele' twang. With a pair of hand-wound 50-51 Blackguard, it boasts a versatile and well balanced selection.
Complete with 2018 NAMM decal and certificate, this is another absolute stunner from the guys at the Fender Custom Shop!