Fender Classic Player Baja Telecaster

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  1. Badger71

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    If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Give me the "good-old-fashioned base model" any day. :RoCkIn
     
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    What does that guitar have that my HWY 1 Tele doesnt? (besides 4 way switching and kluson style tuners...)
     
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    A gig bag:)

    edit - sorry, just checked and the Highways come with one too!
     
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    Oh snap! lol.
     
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    • Custom Shop pickups
    • Different neck carve
    • S1 switch (phase)
    YMMV (and probably will) but I'd rather have the Baja than the H1 depite the H1's MIA construction and nitro-finished body (but not neck). As soon as my pusher gets one in, I'm pulling the trigger on a Baja.
     
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    Report in after you've put it through its paces; curious minds wanna know...

    peace,

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    I played one at NAMM - but not plugged in. It was nice, but the shoulders on the neck were a bit big for me (I hate big shoulders). I think it's supposed to have a mild V neck, but it didn't seem that way to me.

    And it seems like a good price until you realize that the American Series models were less than that just a few years ago.
     
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    is the Baja made in Mexico?
     
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    Well, since the Fender's Mexican factory is located at Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, I'd think so.:)
     
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    You forgot the most important difference (IMO). The Baja has an ash body, while the Hwy1 has alder.
     
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    'supposed to have 'all the stuff' but Fender just can't get on wid da Compensated saddles
     
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    Doh! :jo

    Good thing I have the sleep deprivation alibi. :)
     
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    i think it looks interesting....ill likely check one out just to see what its all about...however, i only need one tele...
     
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    The people in their marketing dept. are probably trying to justify their existence.
     
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    I'm waiting for the March 18, 1956 reissue Telecaster. I swear I won't buy another Fender until they build this model. :crazy It won't be long. I know they'll do it. Just wait, it'll happen.
     

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