Once available only in Japan, the Richie Kotzen Telecaster® is now available to a worldwide audience. Known for stints with Poison and Mr. Big and for his own prolific career as a solo artist and sideman, Kotzen has long wowed audiences with his impeccable chops and deft Telecaster artistry. His signature Telecaster model features a beautiful flame maple top on an ash body, with a distinctive combination of DiMarzio® Twang King (neck) and Chopper T (bridge) pickups.
Other premium features include a satin-finish maple neck with a large "C"-shaped profile, 12"-radius maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and pearloid dot inlays, three-way blade pickup switch with "barrel" tip, master volume control and rotary series/parallel switch, single-ply cream pickguard, gold six-saddle through-body Telecaster bridge, Gotoh® sealed tuners and gold hardware.
Body Shape: Telecaster®
Bridge Pickup: Dimarzio® DP384 Chopper T™
Neck Pickup: Dimarzio® DP173 Twang King™
Pickup Configuration: SS
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Special Electronics: Series/Parallel Rotary Switch
Bridge: 6-Saddle Standard Strings-Through-Body Telecaster with Block Saddles
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Switch Tip: Barrel Style
Tuning Machines: Gotoh® Cast/Sealed Locking
Fretboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Fret Size: Jumbo
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Shape: Large "C"
Number of Frets: 22
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Abalone Dot
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Strings: Fender® USA 250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
Control Knobs: Knurled Dome
Unique Features: Bound body top, rear belly cut, top body contour, Richie Kotzen signature on front of headstock