Fender 60th Anniversary Classic Jazzmaster Electric Guitar (with Case)

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The 60th Anniversary Classic Jazzmaster pays homage to one of Fender's most sought-after '60s models with a painted headstock, bound neck and block inlays.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Pau Ferro fretboard Delivers strong midrange presence and punch
Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish Lets guitar age naturally without impeding tone

Sixty years ago, in 1958, Leo Fender introduced the Fender Jazzmaster as the top-of-the-line electric guitar. In 1966 we updated the instrument with a bound neck, block inlays, and as a special aesthetic touch, a slick-looking matching painted headstock. These stylish visual cues -- as well as the rich, multi-dimensional sound -- made this one of the most sought-after Jazzmaster models. We reproduced these sterling features in the 60th Anniversary Classic Jazzmaster, adding a few modern enhancements to update this glorious instrument for the adventurous players of today.

The duet of Classic Series '60s Jazzmaster single-coil pickups have the authentic sound that made the Jazzmaster a darling of the underground. Warm and dynamic, they have just the right amount of punch for any music. The uber-flexible control scheme includes the famous Jazzmaster lead/rhythm circuit, unleashing an unheard-of variety of easily accessible tones from a single guitar. The "C"-shaped maple neck bears a modern 9.5"-radius fingerboard with 21 narrow-tall frets for easy playability. Other special touches on the 60th Anniversary Classic Jazzmaster include a vintage-style, 6-saddle adjustable bridge with "floating" tremolo tailpiece, vintage-style tremolo arm, tuning machines and strap buttons, synthetic bone nut, dual-wing string tree and 4-bolt neck plate.

Produced in limited quantities for 2018, the 60th Anniversary Classic Jazzmaster updates the classic 1966 model with features that read more modern, creative players are sure to appreciate. read less

- Model Name: 60th Anniversary Jazzmaster, Pau Ferro Fingerboard
- Series: Limited Edition
- Body: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Body Shape: Jazzmaster
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Neck Shape: "C" Shape
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Number of Frets: 21
- Frets Size: Narrow Tall
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Blocks
- Truss Rods: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
- Bridge Pickup: Classic Series '60s Single-Coil Jazzmaster
- Neck Pickup: Classic Series Single-Coil '60s Jazzmaster
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup; 2-Position Slide: Up: Rhythm Tone Circuit, Down: Lead Tone Circuit
- Pickup Configuration: SS
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Adjustable with "Floating" Tremolo Tailpiece
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
- Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoiseshell
- Control Knobs: Aged White
- Strings: Fender USA 250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-488-1818

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 9 out of 10 stars. (5 ratings)
Submitted February 2, 2019 by Evan Frank in Phoenix, AZ
"Sick guitar"
Overall: 9 out of 10 stars
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I got one about 7 months ago and i really enjoy playing it. It will need to be set up when you get it. I had a bolt fall off and couldn't find a replacement. Emailed fender and they sent me some new ones free very quickly! I also played and gigged with it for about 5 months without setting up or changing anything other than strings. I have changed the bridge to a new american mustang bridge (which is 9.5 radius) as well as shimmed the neck. No more bridge issues and saved myself the cost of a mastery. I love the tremolo it feels so good for the music I play, shoegaze/dreampop. Pickups sound awesome! It does have grounding issues so I will have a tech fix that later on but it doesn't bother me. Plus look at it! I plan on keeping it forever and modding it without the guilt of modding a vintage axe.
Musical Style:
Shoegaze, Dreampop, Post-punk
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