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Fender American Standard Stratocaster Left-Handed Electric Guitar, with Maple Fingerboard and Case, 3-Color Sunburst

Get a huge range of tones from your American Stratocaster. This lefty Fender features 3 powerful Custom Shop Fat 50s single-coils and a 5-way pickup switch. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s single-coils Versatile pickups; bright, fat lows, smooth output
5-way pickup selector switch Versatile; wide range of tones from fat to thin
2-point tremolo system 2 pivot points enhance stability & sonic coupling
Maple neck and fretboard Bright, even tone with long sustain
Freshly updated, the American Standard Stratocaster combines the classic tone and style of its forbearers with a set of sleek refinements. This left-handed Strat wields upgraded Custom Shop Fat '50s pickups, improved hardware, and a thinner undercoating which enhances resonance through the entire instrument. The American Standard Strat has always been a go-to guitar for players in every genre; with this release, the incredibly popular guitar just keeps getting better.

Custom Shop Fat '50s Single-coil Pickups

The American Standard Strat includes three Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s pickups. These powerful single-coils are featured on some of Fender's highest-end custom models and represent the best of the best in Fender electronics. Classic Stratocaster tone is most often defined by its brightness and versatility, and the Fat 50s do an outstanding job in both regards. There's enough high-end bite to play syncopated funk parts, and enough depth to strum some folk-rock chord progressions. The triple set of Fat '50s deliver everything you'd expect and more in vintage Strat sound.

Follow each step in the creation of an American Strat at Fender's Corona, CA facility with this video:


Improved Hardware and Features

In addition to its stellar new pickups, Fender has implemented other changes to enhance this guitar's tone and playability. The undercoating finish is thinner than in previous releases which allows the wood to breathe more openly and enables better resonance through the body and neck. The two-point synchronized tremolo bridge with classic Fender whammy bar has been refined for better tuning stability. The package also includes a molded SKB case and a healthy dose of Fender "case candy."

Comfortable C-shaped Neck and Maple Fretboard

Stratocaster aficionados have always celebrated the smooth playability afforded by the classic Strat neck. This version uses the popular C-shaped profile with a maple fingerboard to achieve that timeless Strat feel. Maple fingerboards have been preferred by such luminaries as Eric Clapton and David Gilmour. The neck's edges have also been hand-rolled for further comfort as your hands glide up and down the fretboard.

Features:

- Three Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s pickups
- Comfortable Modern C-shaped maple neck with hand-rolled edges
- Two-point synchronized tremolo bridge with classic Fender whammy bar
- Thinner undercoating for improved resonance
- Vintage vibe with aged plastic knobs and tinted neck finish
- Constructed in Fender's Corona, CA facility
- Included molded, hardshell case

Like the rest of Fender's American Standard Series, this stunning Stratocaster maintains all the classic qualities of the model while introducing a slew of useful features.

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- Series: American Standard
- Body: Alder, Gloss Urethane Finish
- Neck: Maple
- Neck Finish: Urethane
- Maple Fingerboard: Satin Finish on Back, Gloss Finish on Front
- Neck Shape: Modern C Shape
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5 inches (24.1 cm)
- Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Black Dot Position Inlays
- Scale Length: 25.5 inches (64.8 cm)
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.685 inches (42.8 mm)
- Truss Rod: Bi-Flex Truss Rod System
- Truss Rod Nut: 1/8 inch American Series Nut
- Pickups: Custom Shop Fat 50s Strat Neck/Middle/Bridge
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
- Hardware: Chrome
- Tuning Keys: Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
- Bridge: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Vintage Style Bent Steel Saddles
- Strap Buttons: American Series Strap Buttons
- Control Knobs: Aged White
- Included Accessories: Molded rectangular SKB case, Cable, Strap, Polishing Cloth
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
3-Color Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 7 in
Black
Shipping Weight: 21 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 17 x 7 in
Olympic White
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 17 x 7 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818

Product Description

The Fender American Standard Stratocaster left-handed electric guitar is a lefty version of the same great best-selling, go-to guitar it has always been -- now upgraded with aged plastic parts and a full-sounding trio of Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s pickups! This version of the lefty American Standard Strat is the very essence of Fender Strat tone thanks to the beefy pickups and copper infused high mass 100 percent metal bridge block. The left-handed American Standard Stratocaster is a beauty to see, hear and feel.

Features:

- Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s pickups offer beefy, bell-like Strat tone
- Bent steel saddles with elongated string slots
- Copper infused high mass 100 percent metal bridge block
- Thinner undercoat finish for improved body resonance
- Tinted neck for a luxurious look
- Aged plastic parts for great vintage vibe

Fender Custom Shop Fat 50s Pickups

The sound of a '50s Strat but with a little more attitude! The left handed American Standard Strat features Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s pickups which deliver enhanced bass response without the harsh mid-range. Pickups feature hand beveled, staggered Alnico 5 Magnets and Formvar magnet wire. The middle pickups is reverse wound/reverse polarity for hum canceling in positions 2 and 4.
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Best left handed Fender Strat."
Sound: Sound quality is outstanding! If I want the Les Paul sound I switch to the second and fourth. For the John Mayer sound I use the third. It stays in tune well, great case too! Feature: Oustanding pickups! Ease of Use: Very comfortable Quality: American Fender Strat stands for quality. It was perfect right out the case. I may change the strings to Ernie Ball in the future but it sounds great right out the box. I also own a Les Paul that i paid over $2000 and it needed to be set up and it does not stay in tune as good as the Strat. Value: If you are a lefty in search for the best sounding guitar with the versatility of playing rock, blues, jazz, and Christian worship, this is the one. Manufacturer Support: No issues yet The Wow Factor: I owned a Mexican Strat which is an outstanding guitar, but when I tried the American there was no going back. Overall: It is a challenge for us lefties to test guitars at local stores. I've gone through over nine guitars trying find the most versatile that would work best for me. From Schecter to Les Paul, including a Mexican Strat. The sound and quality of the fender is the just the best one out there. Just get one!
Style of Music: Christian Rock (Casting Crowns) Country (Brad Paisley,Sugerland) Latin (Jesus Adrian Romero, Marcela Gandara),Gospel (Israel Hou
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