2017 Limited Edition Malaysian Blackwood Telecaster® 90

Model #: 0175107721

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A departure from Fender's traditional tone wood choices, the 2017 Limited Edition Malaysian Blackwood Telecaster enhances the traditional Tele style with the elegant look of a Malaysian blackwood top. Strong and dense, Malaysian blackwood has plenty of sustain, perfect for soaring lead lines and raucous rhythm work.

  • Alder Telecaster body with Malaysian blackwood top
  • Two JP-90 single-coil pickups
  • 9.5”-radius fingerboard; 22 narrow-tall frets for easier bending
  • Custom string-through-body short-plate Tele bridge with compensated brass saddles
  • Master volume with treble-bleed and tone controls; three-way pickup switching
  • Includes hardshell case
  • Highlights

    Alder Body With Malaysian Blackwood Top
    Alder Body With Malaysian Blackwood Top

    A departure from traditional tone wood choices, the elegant Malaysian blackwood top combines with an alder body for a totally unique aesthetic. Malaysian blackwood is strong and dense, and provides plenty of glassy sustain perfect for soaring leads and raucous rhythm work.

    New “Deep C” Neck Profile
    New “Deep C” Neck Profile

    Designed for comfort and speed, the new “Deep C” neck profile sports more substantial shoulders. The increased mass and altered geometry creates a more natural feel that’s perfect for chord and single-note playing alike.

    Custom Short-Cut-Plate Tele Bridge
    Custom Short-Cut-Plate Tele Bridge

    Featuring a string-through-body design and three compensated brass barrel saddles, the custom short-cut-plate bridge provides vintage vibe and rock-solid intonation.

    Two JP-90 Single-Coil Pickups
    Two JP-90 Single-Coil Pickups

    The two JP-90 single-coil pickups found in the neck and bridge positions offer vintage-style tones ranging from subtle to screaming with plenty of mid-range growl and high-end bite.

    Black Anodized Aluminum Pickguard
    Black Anodized Aluminum Pickguard

    A 1-ply anodized aluminum pickguard gives this guitar a classic and classy look.

    Limited Edition Neck Plate
    Limited Edition Neck Plate

    As a special appointment, this guitar features an engraved 'Limited Edition' neck plate marking it as a special instrument. These are only available in very limited quantities and are destined to become truly sought-after collectibles.

  • Specs

    • Body Material
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Polyurethane
    • Body Shape
    • Neck Material
    • Neck Finish
      Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
    • Neck Shape
      Modern "Deep C"
    • Scale Length
      25.5" (648 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material
    • Fingerboard Radius
      9.5" (241 mm)
    • Number of Frets
    • Fret Size
      Narrow Tall
    • Nut Material
    • Nut Width
      1.685" (42.8 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      Black Dots
    • Truss Rod
    • Truss Rod Nut
      1/8" American Series
    • Bridge Pickup
      JP-90 Single-Coil
    • Neck Pickup
      JP-90 Single-Coil
    • Controls
      Master Volume, Master Tone
    • Switching
      3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    • Configuration
    • Bridge
      Strings-Through-Body, Custom Short-Cut-Plate Tele, with Three Compensated Brass Saddles
    • Hardware Finish
    • Tuning Machines
      Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
    • Pickguard
      1-Ply Black Anodized Aluminum
    • Control Knobs
      Knurled Flat-Top
    • Switch Tip
      Barrel Style
    • Neck Plate
    • Strings
      Fender® USA 250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
    • Other Features
      Limited Edition Neck Plate
    • Legal Notice
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    • Case/Gig Bag
      Hardshell Case
  • Support