Overview

The J5 Telecaster is the signature model of artist John 5 (of Marilyn Manson fame). 

Years of Production: 2009 - present

Body Style: Solid body

Wood Composition: Alder body, Maple neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Headstock with matching black finish, cream body binding, chrome volume knobs,single-ply polished stainless steel pickguard, two custom humbucker pickups (Alnico neck, ceramic bridge)

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • John 5 Signature J5 Telecaster
Finish
  • Black
Year
  • 2010s
Made In
  • China
Categories
Body Shape
  • T-Style
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Number of Strings
  • 6 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed

From the Price Guide

Reviews for the Squier John 5 Signature J5 Telecaster
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  • Fender Squier John 5

    Verified Purchase

    I recently purchased this guitar after months of indecision. It was a great purchase. The guitar looks great, I got the black one, the neck is very nice and after adjusting the action the guitar plays as well a much more expensive guitars in my collection The pickup selection is very simple. the…

  • Well made guitar!

    Verified Purchase

    My John 5 Squier guitar is all stock except for the upgraded pickups to Seymour Duncan JB & 59' set and upgraded controls with 2 tone & 1 volume. The previous owner had the guitar set up well with the low action and flat neck with a slight relief. I made only one slight adjustment to the truss rod. …

  • Verified Purchase

    greatest sellll, A====== all the way

  • My first tele-style guitar...GREAT bang for the buck.

    After a lifelong affinity for Strat-style bodies (and with whammy bar), I decided to try the Squier J5. I confess I'd also always considered "Squier" to be synonymous with "low-rent cheapo Fender". Prior to this I had tried a Squier Affinity HH tele but returned it immediately -- it came from the …