The New Fender Cabronita Telecaster

Published 12 years ago on August 16, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Fender releases its production line Cabronita Telecaster, anaffordable version of the Cabronita Telebration series guitar,featuring Fideli'Tron humbucking pickups.

After last year's 60th anniversary of the Telecaster, Fenderreleased the Limited Edition Cabronita Telecaster which provedveryFender -mim -cabronita -telecaster popular among Tele fans. This year, they follow upon its success with a more affordable production model.

The new Cabronita Telecaster still retains the features thatmade the limited edition model so popular - a single volumecontrol, distinctive 3-way pickup switch, modifiedpickguard. 

The alder body version is available in two finishes - 3 colorsunburst and black, while the Ash body version is available inWhite Blonde finish. 

Certain changes have been made to the original to attain theaffordable pricetag, most notably the Fideli'Tron humbuckingpickups. These pickups are probabl just affordable clones of theoriginal TV Jones Filtertron pickup that the limited edition modelcame equipped with. These Filtertron pickups are more commonlyfound on hollowbody Gretsch guitars. The Fideli'Tron pickups mimicthe punchy and twang of the classic Filtertron pickups.

Chrome hardware rounds up the features of the MIM CabronitaTelecaster, with a strings-through-body hardtail bridge and Fenderstandard tuning machines.

The Limited Edition version was priced at $2,499, the new FenderCabronita Telecaster is set to retail for only $699.99 in theUS and around £500 in the UK

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More information and detailed specification is availablefrom Fender.




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