Fender Player Lead III

Fender Player Lead III

Fender Player Lead III

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In response to high-quality, low-priced import guitars, Fender created the Lead Series in 1979, featuring a new solid-body design, hard-tail bridges and cool new wiring options. Appealing to a wide variety of players, the sleek new Lead models kicked off a fresh creative era in Fender’s history.The Player Lead III, a tribute to the original 1982-only model, features a set of hot alnico Player humbucking pickups, dual-toggle switches for pickup selection and coil-splits, and a modern "C" neck shape with medium jumbo frets. Available in Purple Metallic, as well as classic Olympic white and Sienna Sunburst versions.The Player Lead Series offers style, power and versatility in a comfortable, easy-to-play package.

 

Player Series Humbucking Pickups

3-Way Coil-Split Toggle Switch

Modern “C” Neck Profile

Comfortable Lead Body Shape

70s-style “F” Logo Tuners

 

Features

  • DUAL PLAYER SERIES HUMBUCKING PICKUPS
  • MODERN "C" NECK SHAPE with 9.5" RADIUS AND MEDIUM JUMBO FRETS
  • SPECIAL SWITCHING
  • HARDTAIL STRINGS THROUGH BODY STRAT BRIDGE
  • FENDER "F" TUNERS

General

Model Name
Fender Player Lead III, Maple Fingerboard, Sienna Sunburst
Model Number
0144312547
UPC
885978303038
Series
Player
Color
Sienna Sunburst

Accessories

Case/Gig Bag
None

Body

Body Finish
Gloss Polyester
Body Material
Alder
Body Shape
Lead

Neck

Fingerboard Material
Maple
Fingerboard Radius
9.5" (241 mm)
Fret Size
Medium Jumbo
Headstock
Stratocaster
Neck Finish
Gloss Polyester
Neck Material
Maple
Neck Shape
Modern "C"
Number of Frets
22
Nut Material
Synthetic Bone
Nut Width
1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays
Black Dot

Electronics

Bridge Pickup
Player Series Alnico 2 Humbucking
Pickup Configuration
HH
Controls
Master Volume, Master Tone
Neck Pickup
Player Series Alnico 2 Humbucking
Pickup Switching
3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup

Hardware

Bridge
6-Saddle String-Through-Body Hardtail With Block Saddles
Control Knobs
Knurled Flat-Top
Hardware Finish
Nickel/Chrome
Orientation
Right-Hand
Pickguard
3-Ply Black
Tuning Machines
Vintage-Style

Miscellaneous

Strings
Fender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)