One look confirms it: the Fender American Ultra Luxe Telecaster isn't your father's Tele. Quite the contrary, this is a thoroughly modern axe that's built for modern players. The American Ultra Luxe Tele's compound-radius fingerboard and tapered neck heel turbocharge your playing, while custom Double Tap humbuckers elicit thunderous growls and metallic screams out of any amp â€” tube, solid-state, or modeling. You also get an S-1 switch for expanded sonic options. What's more, this solidbody electric guitar comes armed with a Floyd Rose Original double-locking tremolo for uber-stable whammy bar pyrotechnics. There's no doubt that the American Ultra Telecaster was built for Tele aficionados who demand ultra-performance.
The headline says it all. The American Ultra Luxe Telecaster was made to be played. Hard. For starters, its fingerboard boasts an easy-playing compound-radius with stainless steel medium-jumbo frets. Rolled fingerboard edges supply endless hours of playing comfort. A unique Augmented "D" profile gives you plenty to wrap your hand around, while never interfering with your playing. And the neckâ€™s super-slick Ultra Satin finish encourages deft hand maneuvering. Here at Sweetwater, one of our favorite elements of the American Ultra Luxe Tele is its tapered neck heel. Play this Tele and youâ€™ll understand â€” the perfectly sculpted heel gives you easy access to the guitarâ€™s entire fretboard, making it a playerâ€™s dream come true.
The Fender American Ultra Luxe Telecaster is a high-performance beast, thanks to its custom Double Tap humbuckers. These pickups deliver a hearty punch that's guaranteed to make your amplifier elicit thunderous growls and metallic screams, while facilitating the clarity and articulation you need to lay down hyper-technical leads and solos. Running these pickups wide open yields a muscular tone with plenty of character. With the American Ultra Luxe Tele's S-1 switch, you can get realistic single-coil sounds. Whether you're keeping it clean or getting gritty, the American Ultra Luxe Telecaster will sound right at home.
A Floyd Rose Original double-locking tremolo tailpiece unlocks squeals and dives in the American Ultra Luxe Telecaster without the tuning headache. Built from high-quality, precision-made steel components, this is the German-built double-locking tremolo system that scores of pro-level guitar virtuosos have relied on for decades. Thanks to this trem, the American Ultra Luxe Tele tolerates depraved amounts of whammy bar exploitation without going out of tune. So, shriek, flutter, squeal, dive-bomb, make crazy animal sounds â€” the American Ultra Luxe Tele is equipped for it all.