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Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar (Maple Fingerboard), Midnight Wine

The Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS offers a twist on the popular Strat sound. With a Maple fretboard and an HSS setup, the Standard Strat HSS rocks. (9) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Fender Maple HSS Strat Midnight Wine

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Get the classic tone of a Fender Strat with the added kick of a humbucker pickup. As part of the popular Fender Standard Series, this HSS Strat delivers outstanding value and build quality in a classic design. Featuring a smooth maple neck, whammy bar, and a five-way pickup selector, the HSS Strat is a sleek and versatile tone machine.

Sound of the HSS Setup

The humbucker, single, single pickup configuration is a long-time favorite of players in need a guitar that can do it all. The dual single-coils in the forward positions provide the vintage Strat tone of the surf-rock '60s with chiming, bell-like high-end. For players looking for a little something extra, the humbucker in the bridge position packs plenty of fat double-coil tone with robust mids and lows to complement the sparkle of the single-coils. Use the five-way pickup switch to dial-in the exact right tone for any situation. The humbucker by itself gives a thick, warm tone ideal for jazz and hard-rock, while the combination of both single-coils gives a wide yet precise jangle for classic-rock and blues.

Fender Quality Hardware and Classic Strat Playability

This Strat includes quality Fender hardware and components for an extremely comfortable and natural-feeling playing experience. The high-mass bridge sports a synchronized tremolo system in the classic Fender mold to add another layer of sonic versatility. The neck is made with a comfortable C-shaped profile which -- combined with the maple fretboard -- affords fluid action all up and down the guitar. Like any Stratocaster, this guitar gushes with vintage style giving it a old-school vibe to match its classic tone.

Features:

- Versatile pickup configuration with one humbucker and two single-coil Fender Standard pickups
- Synchronized tremolo with high-mass bridge block
- Smooth maple fretboard with medium jumbo frets
- Comfortable C-shaped neck with tinted finish
- Classic Fender vibe with 70s-style headstock logo

Celebrated for its value, the Fender Standard Series delivers unbelievable quality in an affordable guitars and basses. The HSS entry in the Fender Standard line takes things a step further with a versatile set of tonal options to conquer any genre and tone.

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General
- Model Name: Standard Stratocaster HSS
- Series: Standard

Body
- Body Shape: Stratocaster
- Body Finish: (0144700502, 0144700506, 0144700509, 0144700532, 0144700575, 0144700580, 0144702502, 0144702506, 0144702509, 0144702532, 0144702575, 0144702580) Polyester

Neck
- Neck Shape: Modern "C" Shape
- Number of Frets: 21
- Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
- Position Inlays: Black or White Dot Position Inlays
- Fretboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
- Fretboard: Maple
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: (502, 506, 509, 532, 575, 580) Rosewood Fingerboard: Satin Finish on Back, Gloss Finish on Headstock Front with Buffed Fingerboard
- (502, 506, 509, 532, 575, 580) Maple Fingerboard: Satin Finish on Back, Gloss Finish on Front
- Nut Width: 1.650 (42 mm)
- Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
- Neck Plate: Standard 4 Bolt
- Truss Rod Nut: 3/16" Hex Adjustment

Electronics
- Pickup Configuration: H/S/S
- Bridge Pickup: Standard Humbucking Pickup
- Middle Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Strat Middle Pickup
- Neck Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Strat Neck Pickup
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade, Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Front Coil of Bridge Pickup and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle/Neck Pickups, Position 5. Neck Pickup
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup)

Hardware
- Hardware: Chrome
- Bridge: Vintage Style Synchronized Tremolo
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Switch Tip: Parchment Plastic
- Tremolo Arm/Handle: Vintage Style Tremolo Arm

Tools
- Truss Rod Wrench: 0.1875"

Miscellaneous
- Strings: Fender USA Super Bullets 3250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
- Unique Features: Special Switching, Fender Transition Logo, Parchment Plastic Parts

Accessories
- Control Knobs: Parchment Plastic
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Arctic White
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Brown Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Midnight Wine
Shipping Weight: 12 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818

Product Description

The Standard Stratocaster HSS offers legendary Fender tone with classic styling. Features include one humbucking/two single-coil pickup configuration, synchronized tremolo with high-mass bridge block, shielded body cavities, medium jumbo frets, tinted neck, parchment pickguard and control knobs and 70s-style headstock logo.
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Awesome guitar at an awesome price!"
Sound: The guitar is very responsive and versatile, allowing me to play a wide variety of music ranging from church music to rock to country. The only thing that I knocked points for is the fact the bridge pup could be beefier. That problem will soon be solved with a Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB humbucker. Feature: For tthe price and quality, I was pleased with the guitar and gigbag. Ease of Use: Very solid instrument. One of the best playing out of the box guitars I've ever played. Quality: Very solid and wdell made. Mexican quality and durability really surprised me. Value: Very much worth the price. Manufacturer Support: Great manual. The best support is an instrument so well made you never need it. The Wow Factor: Very beautiiful guitar but I've always been partial to burst finish guitars. Overall: Will be playing this beautiful beast for a while.
Style of Music: Rock, Christian
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Sound: The sound is as you'd expect from Fender single-coils--no disappointment there. The humbucker is nice and crisp, but isn't as meaty as, say, a Gibson. Feature: Electronics work well and the tuners are solid. The vibrato works well without that many tuning issues. The standard gig bag is top-notch. Ease of Use: As easy as any Strat you'll play! Quality: Workmanship is solid. Frets are well-done. Intonation is very good. Value: Good value for the money. I believe the Made-in-Mexico Strats hold up well against the USA-made models. Manufacturer Support: n/a The Wow Factor: Seeing as how the Strat design is copied more than any other, I'd say it's pretty "sexy." Overall: I can't see giving this baby up. I'd buy another one if this one is swiped--but I might go with a sunburst rather than black.
Style of Music: various
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