Fender MIJ TL-71 1971 Telecaster Reissue 2011 White Blonde Made in Japan

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I sent my son to his first serious guitar lesson the other day with this Fender TL-71.  He's been learning on a blue floral Tele reissue that I bought back in 2011. 

I had forgotten the blue floral at home that morning when we left for school and work.  I spent about 10 minutes setting it up - it just fell right in line.

As I understand it, Fender isn't making guitars in this price range with ash bodies.  This one was built before that change, and it is light as well - just 7 pounds, 4.4 ounces.

The guitar is all original with the exception of the Seymour Duncan pickup in the bridge position.  Frets show little prior use.  The neck is straight and the truss rod has room for future adjustment.   

Comes with a gig bag.


  • Color: White Blonde
  • Weight: 7lbs 4.4ozs
  • Body: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Inlays: Black dots
  • Frets: Original
  • Fret count: 21
  • Nut: Original
  • Nut width: 1 5/8"
  • Scale: 25.5"
  • Radius: 7.25"
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: 0.85"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: 0.91"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: 1mm
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: 1.5mm
  • Total length: 38 3/8"
  • Lower bout: 12 3/4"
  • Waist: 9"
  • Upper bout: 11"
  • Body depth/thickness: 1 3/4"
  • String gauge: .09-.042"
  • Hardware Color: Chrome and nickel
  • Bridge Pickup Brand: Seymour Duncan STL1
  • Bridge Pickup Reading: 6.83k
  • Pickup Original?: No
  • Neck Pickup Brand: Fender
  • Neck Pickup Reading: 5.81k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Pickguard: Original
  • Bridge: Original
  • Tuners: Original
  • Switch: Original
  • Pots/Codes: Original
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Notes: Bridge pickup not original

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