The Fender Mustang 90 PF Electric Guitar in Torino Red finish harks back to the original's character, resurrecting the spirit of mid-60s' non-conformity that made it such a beloved model. Designed with students in mind, it was rapidly adopted by garage rock bands and free spirits who wanted a no-nonsense, all-out workhorse that produced raw tones.
Sleek Mustang body
The Fender Mustang 90 still has that recognisable, unique shape that came about when Fender gave some of their student guitars a remake in the 1960s. This classic model has a short-scale body that makes it much easier to play, whether you're a younger guitarist or simply prefer a shorter reach during hectic live performances. The Mustang 90 features a solid alder body which is then treated with a gloss polyester finish. Alder has the enviable quality of producing a delicately balanced tone, which errs slightly towards a midrange punchiness.
Comfortable neck profile
A maple neck is joined to the short-scale Mustang body, shaped to the comfortable "C" profile. The neck is given a satin polyurethane finish for a slicker feel in your hand. Aboard the neck is a smooth pau ferro fingerboard that provides a luxurious playing surface. There are 22 medium jumbo frets at your service, which are adorned with white dot inlays to guide your way in understated finish. The 9.5-inch fingerboard radius is perfect for laying down smooth string bends, tearing through lightning fast legato licks, and maximising playing comfort.
Sparkling MP-90 pickups
Fitted to the body is a pair of Mustang MP-90 pickups, which produces heady combination of thick and chunky single-coil tones that can slip over to a tight and punchy sonic assault. Whether you're picking out deft single note arpeggios, laying down a huge wall of sound, or simply chopping into power chords like your life depends on it, the MP-90s respond just as you'd expect - enthusiastically!
Simple controls feature for Master Volume and Tone, while a 3-way pickup toggle switch allows you to shape the sound output to suit your playing needs.
Hardware and finish
The lower bout of the Mustang 90 is fitted with a 6-saddle strings-through-body Strat hardtail bridge with bent steel saddles, improving sustain and tone. The bridge also works simultaneously alongside the Standard Cast / Sealed tuning machines at the headstock to ensure total tuning accuracy.
The finish of the Mustang 90 is accompanied by a 4-ply Aged White Pearloid pickguard as a protective yet attractive addition to the body. The Fender Mustang 90 PF Electric Guitar in Torino Red is a stunning twist on a classic instrument.
Manufacturer Fender Model Mustang 90 PF Electric Guitar Body Material Alder Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Pau Ferro Pickup Configuration SS Neck Profile "C" No. of Frets 22, medium jumbo Position Inlays Dots Tuners Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Bridge/Tailpiece 6-Saddle strings-through-body Strat hardtail with bent steel saddles Pickguard 4-ply Aged White Pearloid Active/Passive Passive Pickups Neck/Bridge: Mustang P-90 Single-Coil Controls Master Volume Master Tone 3-way pickup toggle switch 3-Position Pickup Switch Position 1 - Bridge Pickup Position 2 - Bridge and Neck Pickups Position 3 - Neck Pickup
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