American Elite Telecaster® Thinline

Model #: 0114312700

  • Color
    3-Color Sunburst
  • Fingerboard Material
    Maple
Hot-Rodded Semi-Hollow Fun

Innovation is the name of the game with the American Elite Telecaster Thinline, a semi-hollow instrument for the 21st-century guitarist who embraces innovation in an instrument and their playing. Genuine and amazingly flexible Thinline tone, our leading-edge technologies and classic Fender style work in harmony to create an easy-playing instrument you won't want to put down.

Features
  • Single cutaway semi-hollowbody electric guitar
  • Two all-new fourth generation Noiseless single-coil Telecaster pickups
  • S-1™ switching switches between parallel and series pickup wiring
  • Compound profile neck; redesigned contoured neck heel
  • 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard
  • Locking short-post tuning machines
  • Includes redesigned ABS Elite Molded Case with TSA locks
  • Highlights

    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK
    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK

    Designed for 21st-century players, the American Elite Series sports a new compound neck profile designed for comfort and the ultimate playability. A modern "C"-shape at the nut, the rear of the neck morphs along the length of the neck to a modern "D"-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of ergonomic support.

    ALL-NEW 4th GENERATION NOISELESS PICKUPS
    ALL-NEW 4th GENERATION NOISELESS PICKUPS

    With the all-new 4th generation Noiseless pickups, exclusive to the American Elite Series, we’ve achieved the sonic equivalent of cold fusion—authentic vintage-style Fender sound combined with noise-free performance. A quantum leap in pickup technology, these bleeding-edge pickups are the pinnacle of our pickup designs, offering crisp, clear cleans as well as gigantic overdriven tones that are bursting with pure rock power.

    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK HEEL
    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK HEEL

    For improved upper register access and elegantly functional modern style, the American Elite Series' new cutaway neck heel blends into the asymmetrical neck volute for comfortably enhanced playing feel.

    NEW SUSPENSION BRIDGE
    NEW SUSPENSION BRIDGE

    The brand-new Suspension Bridge uses a screwless mount to increase the vibration transfer, driving the top for nearly endless sustain and lively response. In a nod to our past the Suspension Bridge retains our classic brass three-barrel design.

    NEW DOUBLE ACTION TRUSS ROD ADJUSTMENT WHEEL
    NEW DOUBLE ACTION TRUSS ROD ADJUSTMENT WHEEL

    The new double action truss rod adjustment wheel makes it a snap to adjust the instrument's neck relief without any special tools.

    S-1™ SWITCH
    S-1™ SWITCH

    The S-1 switch on this model activates series or parallel wiring options when using both pickups for even more tonal variations. Discreetly placed atop the volume control, it engages or disengages at the tap of a finger for on-the-fly adjustments.

  • Specs

    Body
    • Body Material
      Semi-Hollow Ash
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Polyurethane
    • Body Shape
      Telecaster®
    • Body Binding
      White
    Neck
    • Neck Material
      Maple
    • Neck Finish
      Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
    • Neck Shape
      Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
    • Scale Length
      25.5" (648 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material
      Maple
    • Fingerboard Radius
      9.5" to 14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
    • Number of Frets
      22
    • Fret Size
      Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material
      Synthetic Bone
    • Nut Width
      1.685" (42.8 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      Large Black Pearloid Dots
    • Truss Rod
      Dual-Action
    • Truss Rod Nut
      Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
    Electronics
    • Bridge Pickup
      New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Neck Pickup
      New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Controls
      Master Volume (with S-1™ Switch) Master No-Load Tone
    • Switching
      3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    • Configuration
      SS
    Hardware
    • Bridge
      New Elite Suspension Bridge
    • Hardware Finish
      Nickel/Chrome
    • Tuning Machines
      Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)
    • Pickguard
      4-Ply Aged White Pearloid
    • Control Knobs
      Knurled Flat-Top
    • Switch Tip
      Barrel Style
    • Neck Plate
      4-Bolt Asymmetrical
    Miscellaneous
    • Strings
      Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
    • Legal Notice
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    Accessories
    • Case/Gig Bag
      Elite Molded Case