Fender Player Lead III Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar

  • Item # 1526541
  • Model # 0144312547

In response to low-priced import competition, Fender created the Lead Series in 1979, featuring a new solidbody design, hardtail bridge and cool new wiring options. Appealing to a wide variety of play… Learn More

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Play lead with style, power and versatility with a comfortable, easy-to-play Fender.

In response to low-priced import competition, Fender created the Lead Series in 1979, featuring a new solidbody design, hardtail bridge and cool new wiring options. Appealing to a wide variety of players, the sleek new Lead models kicked off a fresh creative era in Fender's history. The Player Lead III, a tribute to the original 1982-only model, features a set of hot Alnico V Player humbucking pickups, dual-toggle switches for pickup selection and coil-splits and a modern "C" neck shape with medium jumbo frets. The Player Lead Series offers style, power and versatility in a comfortable, easy-to-play package. Fire up your tone with this Fender. Order today.

Features

  • Alder body with a gloss polyester finish
  • Modern "C" maple neck with a satin urethane back finish, and gloss-finished front, maple fingerboard
  • Player Series Alnico 2 humbuckers (neck and bridge), 3-position toggle
  • 6-saddle string-thru-body hardtail bridge with block saddles, "F" logo tuners and synthetic bone nut

Technical Specification

Fender Player Lead III Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar

Body

  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss polyester

Neck

  • Neck shape: Modern "C"
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck finish: Satin urethane back, gloss front

Fingerboard

  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Position inlays: Black dot
  • Nut width/material: 1.650", synthetic bone

Electronics

  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Player Series Alnico 2 humbucking pickups
  • Bridge: Player Series Alnico 2 humbucking pickups
  • Pickup switch: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Control layout: Master Volume, Master Tone, Additional 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Splits Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Off, Position 3. Splits Neck Pickup

Hardware

  • Bridge design: 6-saddle string-thru-body hardtail with block saddles
  • Tuning machines: "F" logo

Other

  • Pickguard: 3-ply black
  • Control knobs: Knurled flat-top
  • Strings: Fender USA 250L nickel plated steel (.009-.042 gauges)