1992 Fender Telecaster Mexican Standard

 

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It's a Standard, it's one of the first Mexican productions, it's entry-level stuff . . . but it looks and plays beautifully, without modification.

Specification

Fender

Make

Mexican Standard

Model

Metallic Blue

Colour

1992

Year

MN2106746

Serial  Number

22

Number of Frets

Maple, Unbound

Fretboard

Maple

Neck

3-piece Alder

Body

Fender Ping Standard

Tuners

Fender Standard Single Coil

Pick-ups

Fender Standard 6-Saddle Top Loader

Bridge

25.50"

Scale Length

38.375"

Full Length

Further Information:

  • Fender began producing instruments in its Ensenada, Mexico, factory in 1990.  This is one from those early years.

  • There's a fair amount of online discussion about the best year for Made In Mexico (MIM) Fenders.  Some loving the earlier models for their tone and features (e.g., the vintage style frets and top-loader bridge); some preferring the later 90s models, introduced following the modern rebuild of the factory following a fire.  Though the general consensus is "Forget the year - the best Telecaster is the one that you like playing the most".

  • Everything about this guitar is standard and unmodified.  Love the original Metallic Blue finish.  And absolutely no issues with build quality and playability - this one plays and sounds like a classic Telecaster!

  • So much so that this is one of our most popular hires - and that's not just because of the price.  In the words of one recent hirer, visiting the UK for a gig: "I've got an American Standard Telecaster - and this Mexican one is better!".  Forget the American vs Mexican debate.  This one's already won!

See & Hear It In Action
Brother at The Cavendish Arms
Utah-based Brother on European mini-tour, at The Cavendish Arms, with our Tele and Arctic White Strat
Brother at The Cavendish Arms
Brother showing their infinite adaptability as Erika and Nathan swap guitars mid-set
Fender Telecaster Mexican Standard
Alberto Santamaria tries out the Tele as part of the hire handover
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