Squier By Fender Affinity Telecaster

$126.99

Squier By Fender Affinity Telecaster gives you the ultimate in sound quality and performance—at a fraction of the cost of a traditional Fender Telecaster.

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Description

The Squier by Fender Affinity Telecaster is one of the most popular electric guitars on the market, and for good reason. As part of Fender’s budget brand, Squier, this guitar is perfect for beginners or those who want a quality guitar without breaking the bank.

Firstly, the design of the Affinity Telecaster is classic and timeless. The sleek, double-cutaway body shape is made of alder, a popular tonewood known for its balanced sound and durability. The finish options include classic sunburst, sleek black, and vintage white, among others.

The two single-coil pickups, one at the bridge and one at the neck, are the heart of the Telecaster’s sound. These pickups produce a bright, clear tone and are perfect for a variety of genres, from country to rock to indie. The three-way pickup selector allows players to switch between the pickups or use both at once, adding versatility to the guitar’s tone.

Another notable feature of the Squier by Fender Affinity Telecaster is its comfortable C-shaped maple neck. Maple is a dense and stable wood that provides a bright tone and excellent sustain. The neck is also finished with a smooth satin finish, allowing for easy and fast playing.

Other features of the Affinity Telecaster include a vintage-style string-through-body bridge, a single-ply white pickguard, and chrome hardware. All of these elements come together to create a guitar that looks and sounds like much more expensive models.

Overall, the Squier by Fender Affinity Telecaster is an excellent choice for beginners or intermediate players who want a solid electric guitar at an affordable price. With its classic design, versatile tone, and comfortable playing experience, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular choice.

Squier By Fender Affinity Telecaster properties

Product name Affinity Telecaster
Brand Squier By Fender
Type String Instruments
String Instruments Electric Guitar
Number of Strings 6 pcs
Handedness Right-handed
Number of Frets 21
Cutaway Single Cutaway
Size 4/4
Wood Type (front) Alder
Wood Type (back) Alder
Wood Type (body sides) Alder
Wood Type (neck) Maple
Wood Type (fretboard) Laurel
Connections 6.3mm (1/4″RTS)
Colour Black, Fireburst/Colourburst, Green, Orange, Red, Silver, White

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What are some common care and maintenance tips for my Squier by Fender Affinity Telecaster?

1. Keep it clean: Regularly wipe the body, neck, and headstock of your guitar with a soft, dry cloth to remove dirt and grime. Avoid using harsh chemicals or solvents as they can damage the finish.
2. Change strings regularly: To maintain optimal tone and playability, change the strings every 3-6 months, depending on how often you play.
3. Keep it in tune: Always retune your guitar after changing strings and check tuning frequently to ensure it stays consistent. If you notice any tuning issues, consider replacing worn or damaged tuning pegs.
4. Protect the finish: When not in use, store your guitar in a case or cover to protect it from dust, moisture, and accidental bumps or scratches.
5. Keep humidity in check: High humidity levels can cause wood to swell and crack, while low humidity can lead to warping and dryness. Store your guitar in an environment with relative humidity between 45-55%.
6. Lubricate the nut: Over time, the slots in the nut where strings pass over can become dry or worn out. Apply a small amount of graphite or other appropriate lubricant to help prevent string breakage and improve tuning stability.
7. Regularly check electronics: Ensure all connections are tight and secure, especially at the jack input, volume control, tone control, and pickup selector switch. If you notice any loose or damaged components, consider replacing them as soon as possible.
8. Keep it properly set up: Have your guitar professionally setup every 1-2 years to ensure optimal playability, intonation, and action. A good setup can help prevent unnecessary wear on the fretboard and frets, which can lead to expensive repairs down the road.