Traditional Tele tone
When people think of a Telecaster, its vintage twang is the first thing that comes to mind. Why? Because it's iconic. And Fender have ensured that the its legacy continues to inspire in with the Squier Bullet Tele, equipping it with a pair of single-coil pickups.
Characterised by their ability to kick out punchy chords and leads with plenty of bite, single-coils have been the backbone of heritage Fender tone since the release of the original Telecaster. And you can see why. Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Keith Richards - all avid Telecaster users. Its distinctive sound has been at the heart of rock 'n' roll for decades. And now, you can perform the riffs of your favourite artists with more clarity and vintage flair or find your own unique sound with the Squier Bullet Tele. Topped off with volume and tone controls, and a 3-way pickup selector – your journey to classic rock 'n' roll tone begins here.
Play with freedom
There's a reason the iconic Tele design remains a favourite amongst guitarists even today. Just look at it. A single-cutaway body lets you unleash screeching solos, even when playing up high. Nobody wants to feel restricted in performance. And the Telecaster ensures your playing experience is truly enhanced.
But it's not just the body shape. A satin-finished, maple neck is sculpted into a "C" shape, fitting perfectly in the palm of your hand. So, your hands can glide up and down entirety of the Tele's scale for hours of effortless practice and performance. It's layered with a sleek Indian Laurel fretboard, allowing for ultra-smooth transition throughout your playing. Put simply, it plays beautifully. You won't want to put it down.
There's nothing worse than having to re-tune your guitar before each song you play. Thankfully, the Squier Bullet Tele ensures you no longer experience such problems. Equipped with a 6-saddle string-through bridge, you can be certain that your intonation and tuning stability remains at its peak. What this means, is that you can spend less time tuning, and more time playing.
Additionally, the Bullet Tele is fitted with a set of standard cast/sealed tuning machines. So, you when you do need to tune, you can adjust your strings with superb accuracy, and sound your best in no time. Too often is such a fundamental factor overlooked, but luckily Fender know its importance better than anyone. As a stylish touch, all hardware is complete with a luxury chrome finish to add to the vintage Fender aesthetic.
- Model Name: Bullet® Telecaster®, Laurel Fingerboard
- Series: Bullet
- Colour: Black
- Body: Poplar
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
- Body Shape: Telecaster
Neck and Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
- Neck Shape": C" Shape
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Fingerboard: Indian Laurel
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Number of Frets: 22
- Frets Size: Narrow Tall
Hardware and Electronics
- String Nut: PPS
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Dots
- Bridge Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Tele
- Neck Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Tele
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Pickup Configuration: SS
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Tele
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Standard Cast/Sealed
- Pickguard: 1-Ply White
- Control Knobs: Knurled Flat Top
- Strings: NPS, .009-.042 Gauges
- Dimensions: 4.00x15.00x44.50 IN
- Weigh: 10.00 LB