TE-52 NA

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Vintage look, vintage sound! The TE-52 NA from our Vintage series gives guitarists everything they expect from this legendary guitar type. The basis of this guitar’s vintage tone is an American ash body, presented here with a clear finish and a black pickguard. This enticing instrument is just waiting to be put through its paces! The Alnico 5 single coil pickups in the bridge and neck positions provide the characteristic twang while the control set-up is made up of the traditional Master Volume and Tone controls and a 3-way pickup switch. To help bring out those bright treble frequencies, the neck is made of high-quality Canadian maple, with a refined-looking roseacer skunk stripe.

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  • bolt-on@@Neck profile: C@@Fretboard: Maple@@Fretboard radius: 350 mm@@Dot inlays@@21 Frets@@Scale: 648 mm@@Nut width: 42 mm@@Pickups: 2x Roswell TEA alnico vintage TE style single coils@@1x Volume and 1x tone control@@3-Way selector switch@@Deluxe chrome hardware@@Kluson style machine heads@@Strings: D'Addario .009 - .042@@Colour: Natural High-gloss

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"This guitar far exceeded my expectations. It's great looking and it was playable straight out of the box. The quality is amazing for the the price paid

- if it was twice the price it would still be good value." / Review by thomann.de
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"I already had several different guitars which I play at home and use for recording also and this TE-52 has become my favourite go-to instrument in the two months that I've had it. It's very comfortable to play, the sound is very good, it stays in tune and performs exactly as I had hoped it would."

- Anonymous / Review by thomann.de
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"Bottom line, even if you can afford to pay more why bother. This is the guitar to get. Why pay >X5 for the name on the headstock!"

- JohnWT / Review by thomann.de

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