The new American Performer Series from Fender offers their least expensive USA Made Strat! Loaded with Pro Grade features, the American Performer is the perfect blend of fashion and function.
Born in Corona, California, the American Performer Stratocaster delivers the exceptional tone and feel you expect from an authentic Fender—with new enhancements that make it even more inspiring to play. This one is made with HSS pickup configuration offering the best of both tonal worlds. In the bridge pickup position we have the new DoubleTap Humbucker that brings the beef and helps push an amp into drive mode earlier than it's single coil counterparts. The single coils are the new Yosemite Pickups which are truly remarkable.
The new Yosemite Pickups have been blowing us away, across all the models that have them. If you haven't heard them yet, make it a point to check them out. We can write about them on and on but just a few minutes with any Performer Series guitar will have you impressed. For a rather affordable set of pickups, these may be the coolest sounding and most interesting pickup in Fender's history.
The neck profile on the new American Performer Series are fantastic! A modern C Shape neck that is the perfect size for a Strat. Not too thick, not ultra slim, this is an easily managed neck that lends itself to the rhythm and lead player's alike. Other notable neck features include 9.5" fingerboard radius, 22 jumbo frets, 1.685" Nut Width and 25.5" scale length combine for a fast playing, familiar feeling experience.
Fender keeps building guitars for player's. With their eye on offering tons of features for not a whole lot of money, you can easily find the right Fender for whatever your needs may be. Stop by the shop today and see what's new from Fender, all the way from Squier to Fender Custom Shop!
American Performer Series
Weighs 7 lbs 7 oz
Modern C Shaped Neck
1.685" Nut Width
22 Jumbo Frets
Satin Neck Finish
3 x Yosemite Single Coil Pickups
2 x Tone Controls
5 Way Switch
Grease Bucket Tone Circuit
ClassicGear Tuning Machines
Push/Pull Pot splits Bridge Pickup to single coil mode