The Fender American Special Stratocaster Electric Guitar in Walnut is a beautiful model that combines classic features with modern appointments to create a sleek and stylish instrument. Since its introduction, the Strat has been the model of choice for guitarists around the world and its influence has touched every genre imaginable. The American Special boasts US-made Fender quality and makes it affordable for guitarists at any level from beginner to pro. Each guitar is supplied with a deluxe gig bag and strung with Fender USA strings to get you playing immediately.
Classic Strat style
The Fender American Special Stratocaster electric guitar is shaped to the same instantly recognisable Strat body profile we've all come to know and love. The sleek and sophisticated curves of the body establish a snug, figure-hugging fit during performances. The slender body depth pairs with bevelled edges to remove obstacles from impeding your movement, giving you free rein to explore everything the American Special Strat has to offer.
Supportive maple neck
Joined to the body is a supple and supportive maple neck, which is shaped to the modern "C" profile that is delightfully comfortable in the hand. The satin polyurethane neck finish prevents unwanted stickiness from slowing down your hand as you perform.
Married to the neck is a 22 jumbo fret maple fingerboard with black dot position inlays to aid in your navigation. The 9.5-inch radius provides a flatter surface for your hand to fret chords, perform seamless string bends, two-hand tap, slide, and roll through riffs with ease. The generous 25.5-inch scale length upholds consistency for a reassuring feel throughout every performance.
Texas Special Strat pickups
The Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Strat pickups offer powerful, bluesy tones. Overwound and calibrated to produce hot-rodded vintage-style tones that deliver plenty of midrange power, with crystal clean highs and a tight, articulate low-end. With alnico 5 magnets and enamel coated magnet wire, the output is increased yet focused for truly wondrous tones.
The control layout includes a master volume control, with independent tone controls for the neck and bridge pickups. The tone controls are equipped with Greasebucket Tone circuitry, which allows you to roll off the highs with adding bass for precision tone sculpting.
The body is home to the 6-saddle vintage-style synchronized tremolo, which anchors each string securely for peerless intonation whilst affording fluid vibrato control. The large '70s-style headstock is home to standard cast/sealed tuning machines for precise tuning stability. If you want the best of vintage and modern in an awesome US-made model, the Fender American Special Stratocaster Electric Guitar in Walnut is a must-have model.
Manufacturer Fender Model American Special Stratocaster Electric Guitar Body Material Alder Body Finish Gloss Polyurethane Neck Material Maple Neck Profile Modern "C" Neck Finish Satin Polyurethane Fingerboard Material Maple, 9.5-inches (241 mm) No. of Frets 22, Jumbo Position Inlays Black Dots Nut Synthetic Bone, 1.685-inches (42.8 mm) Tuners Standard Cast/Sealed Scale Length 25.5-inches (648 mm) Bridge 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo Pickguard 3-Ply Black Pickup Configuration SSS Active/Passive Passive Pickups Neck/Middle/Bridge: Texas Special Single-Coil Strat 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
Controls Master Volume
Tone 1. (Neck Pickup)
Greasebucket Tone Circuit (Rolls Off Highs without Adding Bass)
Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup) Greasebucket™ Tone Circuit
Control Knobs Black Plastic Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome Strings Fender USA, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges) Included Accessories Deluxe Gig Bag
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