Review: Squier Vintage Modified Cabronita Telecaster – Finland's premier Guitar and Bass blog

Squier Cabronita Telecaster – beauty shot 2

When the Fender Custom Shop introduced the La Cabronita Especial in 2009, nobody would have thought that this Telecaster and Gretsch mongrel would go on to become the huge hit it is today.

The Cabronita Tele’s success can be seen in the way new, more affordable versions of the model started creeping up – first as Fender models, and now as very affordable Squier guitars. At the moment of writing there are, in fact, two Squier-versions – one with a Bigsby vibrato, and one with a hardtail bridge.


Squier Cabronita Telecaster – full front

The Squier Vintage Modified Cabronita Telecaster (price in Finland approx. 300 €) is basically a hot-rodded Telecaster.

Squier Cabronita Telecaster – back beauty

The body of the Squier Cabronita is made from a plank of several pieces of basswood, while its classic one-piece neck has been crafted from hard rock maple.

Squier Cabronita Telecaster – headstock

There is no separate fretboard, instead the instrument’s 22 medium jumbo frets have been…

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Posted on February 23, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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