With the new F-Series acoustic guitars, Fender has created the perfect blend of classic vintage style and modern flair. The re-introduction of the 1970s models features some fine updated hardware that makes them both functional and beautiful instruments, appreciated by both amateurs and professionals.
The laminated rosewood back and sides generate a richly textured, bright sounding tone that is balanced out by the dark character of the solid cedar top. Thanks to this fantastic combination, the F-1030SCE has a full-bodied sound that will drop perfectly into any ensemble, as well as performing excellently as a solo instrument.
The laminated rosewood, handles changes in temperature and humidity very well - making it an excellent guitar to take on the road. The layer of satin urethane gives an incredibly smooth finish to the body. It allows the woods to resonate fully and protects them from unwanted marking and rubbing. Solid, bent mahogany binding, seamlessly merges the top and sides to create a sturdy and reassuring feel. Scalloped quartersawn spruce "X" bracing supports the solid cedar top, allowing it to resonate freely to produce the biggest sound possible. The dreadnought body shape gives the laminated rosewood and solid cedar combo a massive amount of power. Whether you gently fingerpick the F-1030SCE or hammer the strings, it responds with the utmost clarity without fail.
The F-1030SCE is fitted with a solid mahogany neck, which is shaped to a "C" shape profile, giving it a reassuringly full feel. The satin urethane finish across the neck gives it a smooth finish, allowing you to glide effortlessly along it as you play. Married to the neck is a sumptuous rosewood fingerboard that is home to 20 vintage-style frets. The cutaway at the 17th fret allows greater access to the upper parts of the fingerboard, making it easier to navigate the entire neck. Discreet black side dots guide your path along the neck and a unique inlaid maple Fender "F" at the 12 fret subtly compliments the sumptuous rosewood.
The Fender F-1030SCE comes fitted with a Fishman Presys III System with active onboard preamp and tuner - an electronics system favoured by Fender as it amplifies the natural timbre of the guitar without adding colouration or distortion to the signal. At your fingertips you have access to the built-in chromatic tuner with On/Off switch - allowing you to rest assured that you can always keep yourself in tune. Using the Volume, Bass, Mid, Body (Mid-Sweep) controls, you can easily craft your output based on your environment and whom you’re playing with - excellent for gigging musicians. Solo performers will appreciate the Mid-Sweep control as it allows you to dial back those frequencies to let your vocals fill the gap.
Fender has carefully selected the hardware across the latest F-Series models, to guarantee an excellent level of sustain. The vintage-style Fender "Viking" rosewood bridge with compensated Graph Tech NuBone saddle, creates a seamless connection between the strings and the body. A Graph Tech NuBone nut maintains string spacing perfectly. The chrome die-cast tuning machines keep your tuning locked in place until you decide otherwise.
The Fender F-1030SCE is a session and/or gigging guitarist's dream as it offers a premium quality acoustic guitar at affordable price. If you demand excellent tone, a comfortable playing feel and looks to match, then this is the guitar for you.
Manufacturer Fender Model F-1030SCE Dreadnought Cutaway Electro Acoustic Guitar Top Material Solid Cedar Body Material Laminated Rosewood Body Colour Natural Body Finish Satin Urethane Body Shape Dreadnought Cutaway Rosette Maple/Rosewood/Maple Bracing Scalloped Quartersawn Spruce X Binding Black with Black/White/Black Purfling (Top), Black (Back) Neck Material Mahogany Neck Finish Satin Urethane Fingerboard Material Rosewood No. of Frets 20 Position Inlays Inlaid Maple Fender "F" at 12th Fret with White Side Dots Bridge Rosewood Vintage-Style Fender "Viking" Bridge with Compensated Graph Tech NuBone Saddle Rosette Maple/Mahogany/Maple Hardware Finish Aged Chrome Tuners Die-cast Sealed Special Electronics Fishman Isys III System with Active Onboard Preamp and Tuner Controls Built-In Chromatic Tuner with On/Off Switch, Volume, Bass, Mid, Treble
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