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.
- Model Name: Richie Kotzen Telecaster
- Series: Artist
- Body Shape: Telecaster
- Neck Shape: Large "C"
- Number of Frets: 22
- Fret Size: Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Abalone Dot
- Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Neck Material: Maple
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Bridge Pickup: Dimarzio DP384 Chopper T
- Neck Pickup: Dimarzio DP173 Twang King
- 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
- Controls: Master Volume
- Hardware Finish: Gold
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Strings-Thru-Body Tele
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Tuning Machines: Gotoh Cast/Sealed
- Switch Tips: Barrel Style
- Unique Features: Bound body top, rear belly cut, top body contour, Richie Kotzen signature on front of headstock, reversed control plate