American Elite Telecaster® Thinline

Model #: 0114312721
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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
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.

Body
  • Body Material
    Semi-Hollow Ash
  • Body Finish
    Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Shape
    Telecaster®
  • Body Binding
    Brown Shell
Neck
  • Neck Material
    Maple
  • Neck Finish
    Satin Urethane 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
    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
    4th Generation Noiseless™
  • Neck Pickup
    4th Generation Noiseless™
  • Controls
    Master Volume (with S-1™ Switch) Master No-Load Tone
  • Switching
    3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Configuration
    SS
Hardware
  • Bridge
    New Elite Suspension Bridge
  • Hardware Finish
    Chrome
  • Tuning Machines
    Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)
  • Pickguard
    3-Ply Brown Shell
  • Control Knobs
    Knurled Flat-Top
  • Switch Tip
    Barrel Style
  • Neck Plate
    4-Bolt Asymmetrical
Miscellaneous
  • Strings
    Fender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
  • Legal Notice
    WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Accessories
  • Case/Gig Bag
    Elite Molded Case (Included)