The semi-hollow-body design was originally an attempt to reduce the weight of the solid-body Telecaster guitar; the f-hole being the most apparent visual clue to its construction. With its reshaped pickguard, the â€™69 Telecaster Thinline is a lightweight addition to the Tele family, but with heavyweight feel and tone.
Tommy Castro signed Tele Thinline. Great look, great viibe, and distinctive humbucker growl.
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"Designed by German luthier Roger Rossmeisl in 1968, it was introduced in 1969 and updated with a pair of Fender Wide Range humbucking pickups, Bullet truss-rod and 3-bolt neck fixing in 1972.
The design was originally an attempt to reduce the weight of the solid-body...
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