This Fender® American Special Stratocaster® HSS in Black is a great guitar with awesome features at an affordable price. Check out these features: Alder body, Maple neck with Modern C shape, 9.5" radius, 22 frets, Atomic humbucker, and Texas Special single coil pickups.
The Atomic™ Humbucker is big and beefy. Perfect for the rock, hard rock, metal player any scenario that require moderate to high gain. The Texas Special pickups have some heat for a single coil. Great kick in the mids and the perfect single coil for blues, rock and alt country. A master volume, two tone controls, and a 5 way blade switch round out the electronics granting you easy access to all your favorite tones.
The Modern C shape is very comfortable and on the thinner side. Carved from a single piece of maple, it is ery easy to play. Fast licks and power chording are a breeze. 22 Jumbo Frets are installed on the fingerboard with a radius of 9.5". A great combo for more aggressive styles of play.
In terms of aesthetics we have a Black Finish over an Alder Body with a Gloss finish. A black pickguard keeps the Gilmore vibe intact. All black pickups covers and plastic controls is supremely cool.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!
Body Material: Alder
Weighs 7 lbs 11 oz
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: Maple
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: Black Dots
Truss Rod: Standard
Bridge Pickup: Atomic™ Humbucking
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
Return Policy: We allow a 48 hour approval period. In the event of a return, the buyer pays shipping both ways. The instrument must be returned in original condition as it was shipped with all hang tags, certificates and warranty cards.