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Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar (with Maple Fretboard and Gig Bag), Black

With its CBS-era headstock and HSS configuration, this American Special Strat oozes '70s style with modern touches like Texas Special and Atomic pickups. (3) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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American Special Strat Black

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What's special about this product?
Features: What it does for you:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
Atomic humbucking pickup Modern high-output humbucker; strong midrange bite
Maple neck and fretboard Bright, even tone with long sustain
Texas Special pickup Delivers snappy and hot midrange; great for blues

Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS

The Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS puts U.S-made Fender quality into the hands of players at any level. For the guitarist who wants a combination of timeless Fender style and contemporary features, this guitar delivers traditional Strat design with some extra elements for modern tone and performance, including Texas Special neck and middle pickups, a powerful humbucking bridge pickup, special circuitry, modern neck profile and fingerboard radius, and more. Great sounding, great looking and feeling, and made in the United States.

Features:

- Alder Body
- Maple Neck with Maple Fingerboard
- Large '70s Style Headstock
- Atomic Humbucking and Texas Special Pickups
- Greasebucket Tone Circuit

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- Series: American Special
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
- Neck: Maple, Modern "C" Shape
- Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
- Fingerboard: Maple (305), 935" (241 mm)
- Frets: 22, Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Black Dot on Maple
- Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.685" (42.8 mm)
- Pickups: Atomic Humbucking (Bridge), Texas Special (Middle and Neck)
- Pickup 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
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup) Greasebucket Tone Circuit, (Rolls Off Highs without Adding Bass) Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup), Greasebucket Tone Circuit
- Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
- Tuning Keys: Standard Cast/Sealed
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
- Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
- Strings: Fender USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Black
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0115702306
Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0115702300
Blemished, Black
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0115702306
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
Customer Reviews
5 out of 5 (3 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"Nothing Like A U.S. Strat"
Overall: Great guitar! I had got mine in yesterday and it did good for the gig I played in great tone and looks this is a sweet deal! However I did have trouble putting my strings on but I'm not use to stratocasters so I won't count that against it once I changed my strings stretch them and played it for a whole it stayed in tuned and played great and the tremolo with the whammy is easy to use I don't have to push on the whammy hard to get that vibrato effect overall great guitar fender rocks!
Style of Music: Contemporary Christian and Gospel also have rock, jazz, and blues influences in my music
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Overall: I own a few starts and just wanted the different look to add to my collection. I am confident before purchasing a Fender guitar that the quality and performance will be excellent. Zzounds play as you pay certainly has helped me build my collection because this is the second Start I've purchased through them. There's no reason to not play a nice guitar...
Style of Music: Rock, blues , reggae
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