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For more than four decades, Fender electric guitars and amplifiers have had a tremendous influence on the way the world composes, plays and listens to music. While guitarists in the early part of this century played country, folk or blues on acoustic guitars, in the 1930's, jazz musicians experimented with amplifying traditional hollow-body guitars so they could play with other instruments at the same sound level. One problem was that the speakers and pickups tended to generate feedback when played at a high level.

In the 1940's, a California inventor named Leo Fender had made some custom guitars and amplifiers in his radio shop. Eventually, Leo would create the world's very first instrument amplifiers with built-in tone controls. More importantly, though, was Leo's vision of better guitar. With his knowledge of existing technologies, he knew he could improve on contemporary amplified hollow-body instruments . . . and improve upon them, he did. In 1951, he introduced the Broadcaster, the prototype solid-body guitar that would eventually become the legendary Telecaster. The Tele, as it became affectionately known, was the first solid-body electric Spanish-style guitar ever to go into commercial production. Soon to follow the Tele were the revolutionary Precision Bass guitar in 1951, and the Stratocaster in 1954.

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1981 Fender Lead II

Looking to buy a Fender Lead II, black 1981. If you can put me in the right direction that would be cool.

CASH for Fender 1105-SXE acoustic

Hi, looking for a Fender 1105-SXE acoustic. Prefer natural, but open to all color/styles. Have cash, or cashiers check/money order, serious buyer. Write me at craigs23girl (at) yahoo.com

1954 fender strats

Hi - Just wondering if someone could give us an idea of how much you would pay for a poor condition 1954 fender stratocaster guitar? Thanks

how to go about a custom shop guitar?

can this be done on line or do i hve to go find a fender rep?

Manual for FenderBySquire Stratocaster

Hi I've just bought a Fender Squire and I need a Manual for it if somebody has one please mail at chris_thereal@web.de
thanks

guitar database

Please,anyone knows database on internet to search guitar history by just inserting serial number.
thanks

is there a guitar database on internet?

Hello,I have a collection of fender strats and would be grateful if anyone ones if there is a site where i can know my guitars history by just entering the serial numbers.
thanks.

Fender Am. Deluxe Sub-Sonic Strat

Hi,
I want to know the amount of American Deluxe Fender Stratocaster Sub-sonic that were made. I was told that they were made only in the year 2,000
Thanks in advance and looking forward.

wtb: Fender Lead II (rosewood board)

Also interested in a Fender Lead II, but only one with a Rosewood board. please e-mail me if you have one to sell. kevin 'at' macosx 'dot' com

Duo-sonic

I am interested in getting my grubby paws on a Duo Sonic and very interested, particularly, in getting a mid or late 1960s Duo-Sonic or but not the 22.5 inch scale, only the 24 inch one. I have a 65/66/67 (hard to tell) Musicmaster but it is in very poor shape. I am a bit more interested in a Duo-Sonic. please e-mail me if you have one to sell. kevin 'at' macosx 'dot' com

PS. Also interested in a Fender Lead II, but only one with a Rosewood board.

Wanted: Fender jag-stang

I'm looking for a Fender jag-stang I will pay $250

wanted:fender stratocaster neck

Im needing a fender stratocaster neck because i am making a custom strat and i need a stratocaster neck under a hundred dollars.

wanted:fender stratocaster neck

Im needing a fender stratocaster neck because i am making a custom strat and i need a stratocaster neck under a hundred dollars.

I need my fender priced!

Hi! I have a Fender Guitar. Its a model: F210. I have its serial number and everything but I bought it off a guy at a sale. I need to know how much its worth. so if anyone can help me please!! oh and its an electric guitar to!

Fender Lead II

Need Pick guard for lead series II (2 single coils - 1 vol - 1 tone
2 toggles and output jack hole. 11 screw holes.
If you have or know where I can locate will make it worth your while.
Does not have to be in mint condition!!!
Am putting together a EMG active setup "ala David Gilmour" and dont want to dimantle the org.

Looking to buy pre-65 Fender Strat... Contact me!!!

Hello.

I am looking to buy a pre-65 ORIGINAL FEnder Strat... preferably RED, but will consider all other colours...

Please contact me at huckfinnifkcuh@yahoo.com as soon as possible!!

Thanks!

Huck

fender telecaster custom

i have a fender tele custom with serial number 520643 made in america and about 30 years old, any idea of the price?

please get back to me.

Re: fender telecaster custom

I have just bought a 1975 one I expect its worth £750+ at least.

Fender Lead 1 BUYING!!

WILL PAY $$$ FOR A ------FENDER LEAD 1 SERIES-----BLACK BODY----BLACK PIC GAURD-----MAPLE NECK AND FRET BOARD---

Re: Fender Lead 1 BUYING!!

:I have it !!!!!!

Fender Lead 1 BUYING!!

WILL PAY $$$ FOR A ------FENDER LEAD 1 SERIES-----BLACK BODY----BLACK PIC GAURD-----MAPLE NECK AND FRET BOARD---

Re: Fender Lead 1 BUYING!!

: WILL PAY $$$ FOR A ------FENDER LEAD 1 SERIES-----BLACK BODY----BLACK PIC GAURD-----MAPLE NECK AND FRET BOARD---

I have a Lead II that fits your description.

pic: http://webpages.charter.net/jtrumpold/guitar/lead2-1.jpg

Lemme know.

Fender LEAD II

Its nice to finally find some proof of the LEAD II existing other than by just telling other guitar players that I own one. I have had people tell me for the past 20 years that Fender never made a LEAD model, I have even had other guitar players dispute its authentisity while holding it in thier own hands. I bought mine barely used in 1980 for $400 the guy I bought it from said he gave about double that for it in 1979. Its a deep cherry red with a black pick gaurd and a maple neck, still all original and in mint condition. I feel its one of Fenders best guitars and has been short changed as a true collectible that not only looks great but sounds even better.

Re: Fender LEAD II

I also can vouch for it's existance... I have one sitting here in the ohsc ready for offers.

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: Its nice to finally find some proof of the LEAD II existing other than by just telling other guitar players that I own one. I have had people tell me for the past 20 years that Fender never made a LEAD model, I have even had other guitar players dispute its authentisity while holding it in thier own hands. I bought mine barely used in 1980 for $400 the guy I bought it from said he gave about double that for it in 1979. Its a deep cherry red with a black pick gaurd and a maple neck, still all original and in mint condition. I feel its one of Fenders best guitars and has been short changed as a true collectible that not only looks great but sounds even better.

Re: Fender LEAD II

: I also can vouch for it's existance... I have I too have one I got In 1980. I guess you could say its not in orginal condition though,- early on it came in contact with some superglue which ruined the original finish {transparent red} so a friend of mine who painted cars painted ita sort of pinkish/purplish color that I guess only a girl or a punker could love. I also put a brass nut on it when the orginal broke.Other than that it's stock, and I love it but its noisy and I'm trying to find a better way to shield the little bastard!Anyone have any ideas?

Re: Fender LEAD II

Put noiseless pickups in it......

Re: Fender LEAD II

i also just purchased a lead 2!!
could you tell me a little more about
this guitar?? i'm still searching and
it's hard to find any info.

Re: Fender LEAD II

The Lead II's were made between 1979-1982. At first only in black, but then they added colors to choose from (so if yours is a other color, it was probably made later). They were made with two single coil pick-ups, but by now many people have screwed with them and put in humbuckers or bar style pickups. There was also a Lead I and III, the bodies were the same as each other and the II, but the I had a bridge humbucker, and the III had a bridge and a neck humbucker. They really are great sounding, cheap (for a vintage Fender), and they look pretty cool. Hope I helped you out.

Stratacoustic For Sale

Olympic White

$200 +shipping

Email me at ike877@yahoo.com

Fender 1105SXE

I have a Fender 1105-SXE acoustic elctric guitar and the preamp has died and I have no idea who actually manufactured the preamp and pickup in these guitars. If anyone knows who made the preamp and where I might find a new or used one I'd sure appreciate hearing from you. THANKS

Re: Fender 1105SXE Dreadnought piezzo

piezzo is the pickup preamp setup call fender

: I have a Fender 1105-SXE acoustic elctric guitar and the preamp has died and I have no idea who actually manufactured the preamp and pickup in these guitars. If anyone knows who made the preamp and where I might find a new or used one I'd sure appreciate hearing from you. THANKS

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