Fender Mod Shop: Exactly What We Wanted… Sort of.

Not too long ago, we wished for mass-customization options from guitar makers. Basically the same thing you get when you build a car online rather than buy what is on the lot. And with the launch of the Mod Shop, Fender is doing just that. So is it everything we wanted?

I attempted to build my dream telecaster, here’s how it went and what I noticed.

I hope it’s worth it… Starting price is $1,649.99.

Orientation options! Lefties rejoice, you can pick left-handed as an option.

Body choices leave much to be desired. Can only pick one type of wood, which changes based on your color selection (between alder and ash). Have nine color choices. Nothing for different routing choices or anything funky like that. read more