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Summer NAMM 2019: Fender launches Exotic Series American Acoustasonic Telecaster guitars

Fender American Acoustasonic Exotic acoustic electric guitars
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SUMMER NAMM 2019: Fender’s American Acoustasonic Telecaster hybrid electric/acoustic guitar was the talk of Winter NAMM this year, and now the company has expanded the format with the launch of three new exotic-wooded options.

The loftily priced limited-edition guitars are now available with koa, ziricote and cocobolo bodies, with the rest of the spec remaining the same.

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Fender American Acoustasonic Exotic acoustic electric guitars

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Fender American Acoustasonic Exotic acoustic electric guitars

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Fender American Acoustasonic Exotic acoustic electric guitars

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So, that means the Fender and Fishman-designed Acoustic Engine is still in check, with the Mod Knob offering the ability to blend between voices.

The Exotic Series models are available from the end of July, starting at $3,299/£2,999. See Fender for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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