This is a very classy Tele Partscaster with a nice pedigree.
Hosco Japan is one of the industry’s premier suppliers of high-quality instruments, parts, accessories, and tools. As an export agent, Hosco provides quality Japan-made parts, including well-known Gotoh machine heads and hardware, Sanko fretwire, and a wide selection of electric and acoustic guitar parts and accessories. It is one of the major suppliers to Allparts USA.
But Hosco is primarily regarded as a respected supplier of high superior guitar bodies and necks, made with care and accuracy from quality tone woods.
This is a Hosco Japan Custom Telecaster body with double binding and finished in a very alluring Blue Sparkle in spectacular new condition.
It has been paired with a Fender USA Tele neck sourced from the Stratosphere USA. Pickups are Fender USA Alnico ’52 Tele Reissues. Older Fender USA bridge with brass saddles.
Body Material: Ash Body
Body Details: Top & bottom binding
Neck Material: Maple Neck – one piece
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood fingerboard
Neck Profile: C
Fingerboard Radius: Compound
Nut Width: 11/16“
Electronics: Standard Tele wiring featuring volume & tone controls with 3 way switch. High quality pots & wiring.
Pickup Measurements: Bridge 6.7 K; Neck: 7.1 K
Weight: 7.8 lbs
Cosmetic Condition: Not a mark on this one. Presents as new. No fret wear, no metal tarnishing except on face of the older Fender bridge. Neck is straight, Fender closed tuners are solid.
Notes: Plays well with low action and no fret buzz anywhere. Sounds like a good Tele should.
This Custom Tele was put together by its owner in 2014 with care and attention to detail. It will certainly put a smile on your face when you play it, especially while saving you around 50% compared to a fully USA Fender.
Comes in a Hiscox Liteflite hard case in new condition.