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

With its CBS-era headstock and HSS configuration, this American Special Strat oozes '70s style with modern touches like Texas Special and Atomic pickups. (4) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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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
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
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "The best guitar I've ever owned."
Overall: I've been playing guitar for a long time, almost 30 years. I've always wanted an American made strat with a humbucker in the bridge and with zZounds' pay as you play program I was able to get this beauty. I've always been a rock and metal player, which this guitar can deliver, but I got this one specifically to get into blues and it is just an amazing sounding guitar! There's something truly unique about the tone of a good strat. I love the maple fingerboard; it's such a smooth neck and plays so nicely. The only thing I really don't like about stratocasters is the floating trem system. Since I've never been much of a whammy guy, I just decked the trem and I don't use it and I have no tuning issues. I give this guitar 5 stars across the board. The craftsmanship is beautiful and this thing plays and sounds amazing. If you're considering an American Special, this is a great choice!
Style of Music: Metal, rock, blues
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "It's an American Strat, what more can I say!!"
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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