The Fender 50s Stratocaster, Classic Player Series has a specially selected alder body which gives the guitar a lightweight with a natural resonance. Add to this a set of professional quality single coil American Vintage Strat pickups which have been specifically selected for the guitar (wired with the middle pickup being reverse wound/reverse polarity - a desirable hum-cancelling feature) and you have a great combination. This guitar sounds fabulous! Really full sounding with plenty of versatility. The tremolo bridge has a silky feeling two-point pivot system as opposed to more a traditional 6-screw arrangement and again is intended to be an added benefit for slightly more aggressive vibrato playing styles and heavier string guages. We think think sis a very well thought about guitar that sits perfectly in the Fender range. Comes with a deluxe gigbag and has a special Custom Shop Designed neckplate.The Fender Classic Player Series pours decades of world-class experience in guitar design into a simple and elegant working instrument.
Fender Custom Shop master builder Dennis Galuszka, who hand builds many of the guitars you see on stage in the hands of todays iconic guitarists, designed this guitar to be an affordable version of some of his creations. Although the model name contains the word "50's" that really only describes the basic vibe of the instrument which a single-ply white pickguard and a soft "V"-shaped 21-fret maple fretboard. A classy 2-Colour Sunburst finish completes the 50's visuals.
Rick Manning, Dawsons Music Leeds
Manufacturer Fender Model Name Classic Player 50s Stratocaster Electric Guitar Body Material Alder Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Maple Pickup Configuration SSS Bridge Tremolo Product Range Stratocaster Neck Profile Soft V Shape No. of Frets 21 Position Inlays Black Dot Pickguard 1-Ply White Bridge/Tailpiece Vintage Style 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Stamped Steel Saddles Active/Passive Passive Tuners Gotoh Vintage Style Locking Tuning Machines Pickups Neck, Middle and Bridge: American Vintage Strat Single-Coil Pickups with Staggered, Alnico 5 Magnet Pole Pieces, Aged Covers and the Middle Pickup Reverse Wound/Reverse Polarity for Hum Canceling in the Middle Switch Position Controls Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup) Pickup Switching Pickup Switching - 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup Position 3. Middle Pickup Position 4. Neck and Bridge Pickup Position 5. Neck Pickup Finish Two Colour Sunburst Included Accessories Deluxe Gig Bag
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