Fender Mustang Electric Guitar, with Pau Ferro Fingerboard

The small guitar with a fat sound, Fender's Mustang electric has a satin-finished neck for easy, fast playing and single coil pickups for full-range tone.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
Pau Ferro fretboard Delivers strong midrange presence and punch
Fender Mustang single coil pickups Low-output pickups; biting midrange, crisp highs
Strings-thru-body hardtail bridge Strings seated in body; more resonance and control
Since 1964 the Mustang model has been bringing Fender sound and style to the stage and the studio in the hands of trend-setting players ranging from Nirvana to The 1975. Upgraded with performance-oriented features, this new Mustang sports classic style with modern electronics in an ultra-comfortable short-scale form that's easy to play all night long.
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- Model Name: Mustang
- Series: Player Series
- Body: Alder
- Neck: Maple, "C" Shape, (Satin Polyurethane Finish)
- Fingerboard: Pau Ferro, 9.5" Radius (241 mm)
- Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
- Scale Length: 24" (610 mm)
- Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.650" (42 mm)
- Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
- Machine Heads: Standard Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Strat Hardtail with Bent Steel Saddles
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
- Pickups: MustangĀ® Single-Coil (Bridge/Neck)
- Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle:
-- Position 1. Bridge Pickup
-- Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups
-- Position 3. Neck Pickup
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Strings: Fender USA NPS (.010-.046 Gauges)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Firemist Gold
Shipping Weight: 10 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): FEN 0144043 553
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-488-1818
(1 ratings)
Submitted April 17, 2019 by Mark Garner in Metairie, LA
"One Mustang To Rule Them All"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
I just finished giving my new Olympic White Fender Mustang 90 a test drive.Wow... Awesome guitar.I'm sorta small framed (5'9" & 140 lbs) so the short scale neck and smallish body are a perfect fit for me.This is my third Mustang but first hardtail w/P-90's and it is definitely a stand-out model.I tested it using a vintage Marshall Valvestate VS-15R with an aftermarket Celestion Eight 15 speaker. (This amp has two pregain knobs so it can dial in a seriously saturated fuzz tone. I dimed both pregains and was rewarded with a massive tone that was very pleasing to this huge fan of the Beck & Page era Yardbirds.)The clean tones are nice as well but aggressive playing will cause the notes to break up. These pickups are really potent.This guitar can play old 40's Les Paul style jazz. Just switch to the neck pickup, roll back the tone and pick softly.The pau ferro fretboard is smooth and the medium jumbo frets allow for easy bending and for a smooth finger vibrato technique. The hardtail Strat style bridge is sturdy and nicely suited for palm muting.The tuners appear to be top quality - I was pounding away and executing some wild bends for a good 45 minutes and the strings didn't slip one bit.The volume and tone pots are smooth and allow for gradual adjustments unlike some pots where most of the changes occur in the last third of the pot's range.The finish is flawless and the overall construction of this Mexican Fender appears to be top notch.My only complaint is with the fret edges. They are pretty sharp. My read more Indonesian Squier VM Mustang has better dressed frets. ("C'mon Fender, you can do better, can't you?!")I would recommend HIGHLY this guitar. That it isn't too expensive only makes it more attractive.I LOVE THIS GUITAR.

Musical Background:
Former semi-pro now a stay-at-home jammer.

Musical Style:
Rock, rock and rock.
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