2010s Gladiator (Saga) GL-221 "Vintage" Telecaster-style electric guitar

I recently picked this up in trade and I'm really impressed by it. Giant distributor Saga debuted this "Gladiator" series in 2010 and the instruments were all Fender-style copies -- Strats and Teles. There were two levels of quality -- modern and vintage. "Modern" was cheaper and had basswood bodies and ceramic pickups and modern-style hardware. "Vintage" was more expensive and feature American (not cut in the US, but the wood type) ash bodies, Alnico Wilkinson pickups, and vintage-style hardware and fittings. 

This one is a "Vintage" model Tele-style and it definitely handles like an older Tele and sounds a lot like one, too, with a darker, mellow neck pickup and spanky bridge. The neck is a fatter, '50s-style cut with a maple fretboard, though the daphne-blue-like finish and cream/almost-mint pickguard is definitely more of a '60s look.

Neat touches include a splash of extra body-matching color to the side of the headstock, Kluson-looking tuners, and pearl dots in the fretboard. The bridge was a standard straight-three-saddle load to begin with but I did compensate the saddles for plain-G stringing so the intonation is good, now.

All I had to do was give it a good cleaning and set it up. It's playing spot-on, quick, and easy. It shows a little playwear but is overall in good shape and not-much-used.

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Repairs included: setup and cleaning.

Body wood: solid ash

Bridge: vintage-style, 3-saddle

Fretboard: maple

Neck wood: maple

Pickups: 2x original Alnico-pole Wilkinson pickups (I wiped-off branding marks on the covers)

Action height at 12th fret: 1/16" overall (fast)
String gauges: 46w-10 lights

Neck shape: medium-fat C

Board radius: 12"

Truss rod: adjustable

Neck relief: straight

Fret style: medium modern

Scale length: 25 1/2"

Nut width: 1 5/8"

Body width: 12 3/4"

Body depth: 1 3/4"

Weight: 7 lbs 10 oz

Condition notes: as noted, it's been played a bit so has mild wear on the fretboard and mild pickwear and usewear (small scratches, dings) on the body but overall it's fairly clean. The wiring is decent but has the usual mini 250k pots and generic green tone cap. I could upgrade this if desired.

It comes with: sorry, no case.