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Fender American Special Stratocaster RW Guitar - 2 Colour Sunburst

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  • Alder body with gloss polyurethane 2 Colour Sunburst finish
  • Maple neck with Modern C profile with satin urethane finish
  • Rosewood fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and white dot inlays
  • 6 saddle vintage style synchronized tremolo bridge with vintage style tremolo arm
  • Large '70s style headstock
  • Greasebucket tone circuitry allows highs to be rolled off without adding bass
  • 3 Texas Special single-coil Strat pickups
  • Includes polishing cloth to help you keep your guitar in pristine condition
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Delivery to UK mainland addresses* is FREE on orders over £75 and up to 30kg. (As a guide, a standard electric guitar weighs approx. 3-5kg).

Delivery on orders below £75 are charged at £4.45!

Delivery to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland. is weight dependant and will be indicated at the checkout

Delivery above 30kg to ANY location will vary according to weight and will be indicated at the checkout

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UK mainland*FREE on orders over £75 £4.45 on orders under £751-3 working days
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The Fender American Special Stratocaster electric guitar in 2 Colour Sunburst is a U.S.-built dream that has the classic double-cutaway design with curves in all the right places. The instantly-recognisable body is equipped with modern appointments that make the American Special a truly exceptional model.

Cool Strat Style

The American Special Strat features the sleek curves and bevelled edges that have won over guitarists for decades, making it one of the most comfortable models to perform with. Crafted using alder, a lightweight and tonally balanced wood, Fender has guaranteed that this model is as versatile as it is beautiful. The double-cutaway body profile makes it very easy to reach every fret in its entirety, giving your fingers total freedom to roam. The finish has a protective layer of gloss urethane that ensures the 2 colour sunburst paintwork is preserved for as long as possible.

Fast-Playing Maple Neck

Fitted to the body is a single-piece maple neck, which is shaped to the modern "C" profile to facilitate a lightning fast playing feel. Married to the neck is a luxurious rosewood fingerboard, complete with 22 jumbo frets that are adorned with dot position inlays to guide your way. The maple/rosewood combination guarantees that your tones are infused with the utmost articulation. The 9.5-inch fingerboard radius is perfect for executing smooth string bends, speedy scale runs, and seamless sweeps.

Texas Special Pickups with Greasebucket Circuitry

The American Special Strat is powered by a triple-threat of Texas Special Strat single-coil pickups. Designed to deliver tones with power and precision, anything and everything you can imagine is catered to from country to hard rock. Control over the pickups comes in the form of a 5-way pickup selector switch, enabling you to select each pickup independently, or combinations of each. If you want fat, swelling mids, rumbling lows or searing highs, between the three pickups you have access to a universe of tones to explore. The neck and bridge pickups each have individual tone pots with Greasebucket Tone Circuitry - this means that when you roll back the dial, you can level off the high frequencies without reinforcing or adding low-end tone, resulting in a much tighter sounding output.

Gig-Ready Hardware

The body carries the 6-saddle vintage-style tremolo bridge, which creates a seamless connection between the strings and body for maximum playing stability, offers greater intonation, and allows you to add subtle vibrato whenever you wish. The large '70s-style headstock carries Fender standard cast/sealed tuning machines that keep each string held steadfast throughout the most energetic of performances. The body top is protected around the pickups and control pots by a cool parchment pickguard.

Specification
ManufacturerFender
ModelAmerican Special Stratocaster
Body MaterialAlder
Neck MaterialMaple
Fingerboard MaterialRosewood
Pickup ConfigurationSSS
BridgeTremolo
Neck ProfileModern C Shape
No. of Frets22
Position InlaysDot
PickguardParchment
TunersFender Standard Cast/Sealed
Bridge/Tailpiece6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Active/PassivePassive
Pickups Neck: Texas Special Single-Coil Strat
Middle: Texas Special Single-Coil Strat
Bridge: Texas Special Single-Coil Strat
Controls Master Volume,
Tone 1. (Neck Pickup) with Greasebucket Tone Circuit: Rolls Off Highs without Adding Bass)
Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup) with Greasebucket Tone Circuit
Pickup Switching 5-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup,
Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup,
Position 3. Middle Pickup,
Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup,
Position 5. Neck Pickup
Finish2 Colour Sunburst
Included AccessoriesPolishing Cloth
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