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John 5 pops into Fender for a new guitar

Fender’s Front Row blog reported at the weekend that now back home, John 5 popped into their Burbank Fender Showcase store to pick up a new guitar for his Tele collection:

From Fender Front Row: http://www.fender.com/blog/john-5-adds-to-his-already-enormous-tele-collection/

John 5 owns a Fender Telecaster from almost every year and since we’re celebrating our 60th anniversary of the Tele, that’s obviously quite a large collection. As he’s always telling us, owning Telecasters is “an obsession,” which made for no surprise when he dropped by the Fender Showcase in Burbank, Calif.,  on Thursday and took home a brand new Fender Custom Shop Snake Head Tele.

 

John 5 shows off his new Fender. Image From fender.com
John 5 shows off his new Fender. Image From fender.com

 

 

The Snake Head, according to MusicZoo.com is Limited Edition, with only 60 made, to celebrate 60 years of Fender’s Telecaster model.

More specs:

LTD Snake-Head Tele® Relic ONLY 60 AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE:

  • Aged Olympic White, Pine Body, Lacquer Finish, 1 Piece
  • Maple Neck,  Snake Head Neck Profile, No Truss Rod, 7.25” Radius, Vintage Frets, Commemorative LTD Edition Cert, Neck Plate, Decal & Tweed Center
  • Pocket Case, Snake Head Peg, Snake Head Tuners (3 on each side), Snake Head Controls, Snake Head Bridge, Snake Head Body Thickness, Snake
  • Head 1 Ply Black PG, 51 Nocaster Pickup
More on the Limited Edition Snake Head from Fender
More on the Limited Edition Snake Head from Fender