For seven decades, Fender’s Telecaster has been a stone-cold classic. However, there’s always scope for a mod or two – so here’s our guide to the best replacement Tele neck pickups currently on the market.
The August 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now and this month it’s all about Player power as we run the rule over four new models from the Player series: Fender’s replacement for the Mexican Standard line.
Gene Baker was a Master Builder at the Fender Custom Shop between 1993 and 1999. Following a stint as Chief Engineer/Master Builder for Premier Builders Guild, in recent years his focus has returned to his b3 Guitars brand. Chris Vinnicombe finds out what Baker has brought to the Custom Shop’s 30th birthday party.