b3 Guitars introduces the new Telstar

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Created by ex-Fender Custom Shop senior master builder Gene Baker, a Tele/Strat par excellance…

Adding to the company’s well-established line of custom instruments, b3 Guitars has unveiled the addition of the new Telstar to their model lineup.


The Telstar celebrates a 25 year design team relationship between Gene Baker and Matte Henderson. The perfect marriage of two timeless models with an upgraded feature set, the Telstar has the best of every option in one package; a vintage inspired instrument with modern abilities.

The b3 Telstar features include:

  • Lollar S & T Style Pickups
  • Volume, Tone, and 10-Way Switch
  • MannMade Custom Hybrid Tremolo
  • 4-Bolt Contoured Neck Pocket
  • Double Graphite Reinforced Bolt On Neck
  • Dual Action Truss Rod
  • 25 ½” Scale
  • 22 Stainless Steel Frets

The b3 Telstar has a beginning price of $5200 and can be purchased exclusively from The Music Emporium in Lexington, MA or directly ONLINE.

Read the review in the May 2022 issue of Guitar Player Magazine HERE!

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