Fender American Special Stratocaster Electric Guitar
- Product ID: 0115600372
- UPC/Barcode: 885978654932
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Top Fender Quality for Guitarists of All Levels
The American Special Stratocaster by Fender compiles all of Fender's great qualities and contemporary features and brings them to you at an affordable price. This guitar has a glossy urethane finish that comes in a variety of colors to suit your personal aesthetic, and other fine additions of attention to detail that will leave you, the guitarist, satisfied with your instrument. These features include a satin finished neck for ultimate performance, a vintage style tremolo, Texas Special pickups, and a Greasebucket Tone circuit.
- Greasebucket tone circuit
- Modern neck
- Texas Special pickups
Greasebucket Tone Circuit
The application of tone knobs has become somewhat of a lost art in today's music world. With so many guitars to choose from and amps and effects to plug them into, the tone knob has inevitably become neglected. The Fender Greasebucket circuit will improve your experience with using a tone knob because it was designed to cut treble frequencies as you roll it back, rather than taking it away in addition to adding bass. This gives you a wider palette of sounds you can use with just the guitar, all of which being tasteful.
Though this guitar takes off of a lot of vintage designs, there were a few refinements made to improve the reliability and tailor to the needs of guitarists in the now. The neck, in particular, is one of those features. It has a modern designed C shape profile for ultimate comfort, and the finish used is satin so you can move your hand around freely and easily, and it also gives the neck a more natural look.
Texas Special Pickups
The Texas Special pickups covers all of your basic frequencies by giving them what we all want. The components used allow you to tighten up your bass, focus on your mid range, and give you crystal clear highs. This was achieved by the use of careful designing and over-winding the pickups for big sounding Texas-blues tones.
The American Special Strat is extraordinarily authentic and comes at a surprisingly affordable price! Definitely consider ordering one for yourself!
- Maple neck with "C" profile and "large" headstock
- 9.5"-radius maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets
- Three Texas Special™ single-coil Stratocaster pickups
- Five-way pickup switch
- Greasebucket™ tone circuit (rolls off highs without adding bass)
- Vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge
- BODY MATERIAL: Alder
- BODY FINISH: Gloss Polyurethane
- BODY SHAPE: Stratocaster®
- NECK MATERIAL: Maple
- NECK FINISH: Satin Polyurethane
- NECK SHAPE: Modern "C"
- SCALE LENGTH: 25.5" (648 mm)
- FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Rosewood
- FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5" (241 mm)
- NUMBER OF FRETS: 22
- FRET SIZE: Jumbo
- NUT MATERIAL: Synthetic Bone
- NUT WIDTH: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
- POSITION INLAYS: White Dot
- TRUSS ROD: Standard
- BRIDGE PICKUP: Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat
- MIDDLE PICKUP: Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat
- NECK PICKUP: Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat
- CONTROLS: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup) Greasebucket™ Tone Circuit, (Rolls Off Highs without Adding Bass) Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup), Greasebucket™ Tone Circuit
- 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
- CONFIGURATION: SSS
- BRIDGE: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
- HARDWARE FINISH: Nickel/Chrome
- TUNING MACHINES: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed
- PICKGUARD: 3-Ply Parchment
- CONTROL KNOBS: Parchment Plastic
- SWITCH TIP: Parchment
- NECK PLATE: 4-Bolt Standard
- STRINGS: Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
- OTHER FEATURES: Large ‘70s Style Decal, Dual "T"-Roller String Trees
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