Fender Deluxe Roadhouse Stratocaster Electric Guitar (with Gig Bag)

Sound like a pro without breaking the bank. The Deluxe Roadhouse Strat features a trio of Vintage Noiseless pickups for full, pristine tone without the hum.
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
Fender Vintage Noiseless pickups Stacked single-coil pickups; vintage output
2-point tremolo system 2 pivot points enhance stability & sonic coupling
With sound and style tough enough to rock a chicken-wire-enclosed stage, the Fender Deluxe Roadhouse Strat is the perfect instrument for tearing it up all night long. Packed with a wide-ranging variety of tones, ranging from tough, wiry single-coil spank to a high-output sound that's perfect for searing leads, this guitar is versatile enough to handle anything you throw at it with style. It's the perfect instrument for a performer who demands sonic flexibility and the ability to easily switch sounds at the drop of a hat.

Three Vintage Noiseless pickups offer all the clarity and articulation you've come to expect from Strat pickups--with no hum. A six-position V6 switch disguised as a tone control and preamp offers 6 extra tonal variations, without compromising the classic, slick look of a Strat. An S-1 switch concealed in the volume control bypasses the preamp for rich, traditional pickup-only sounds. Enjoy smoother travel when using the tremolo bridge, thanks to the modern two-point synchronized design, which includes bent steel saddles for classic aesthetics. A contoured neck heel and 4-bolt asymmetrical neck plate make it easy to comfortably reach the upper registers of the neck. The flatter 12"-radius fingerboard makes it easy to play fast leads and perform deep bends without fretting out. Locking short-post tuning machines provide increased break angle at the nut for buzz-free playing and enhanced tuning stability, along with quicker string changes.

The alder body read more bears a highly durable gloss polyurethane finish that will easily stand up to hard playing, keeping the instrument like new for years to come. Classic aesthetic touches include nickel/chrome hardware and a three-ply mint green pickguard, along with aged white pickup covers, control knobs and switch tip. Fusing a near-infinite variety of useful sounds with classic Fender style and upgraded modern components, the Deluxe Roadhouse Strat is --the-- guitar for guitarists who want more from their instrument, at an affordable price.
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- Series: Deluxe
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Neck: Maple, Modern "C"
- Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
- Fingerboard: Maple, 12" (305 mm)
- Frets: 22, Narrow Tall
- Position Inlays: Black Pearloid Dots on Maple
- Nut (Material/Width): Synthetic Bone, 1.650" (42 mm)
- Tuning Machines: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking with Vintage Style Button
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Bridge: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
- Pickups: Vintage Noiseless Single-Coil Strat (Bridge), Vintage Noiseless Single-Coil Strat (Middle), Vintage Noiseless Single-Coil Strat (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
- Special Electronics: The 6-position V6 rotary switch utilizes the onboard preamp to provide 6 distinct tone settings ranging from wiry single-coil to scorching lead. The S-1 Switch bypasses the preamp completely.
- Controls: Master Volume, Master 6-Position V6 Rotary Tone Switch, Master Tone
- Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/ Chrome
- Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
- Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Gig Bag
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Olympic White
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 16 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): FEN 0147302 305
Blemished, Olympic White
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 16 x 5 in
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-488-1818
(8 ratings)
Submitted June 9, 2017 by Jerry/Yona Edwards in Burnside, KY
"My new Roadhouse Strat"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
I did a lot of shopping before I bought my DRS(Deluxe Roadhouse Strat). I looked at many different makes and models, everything from PRS to the Fender Elite. I have a deluxe Strat, and love it. This guitar is so sweet and easy to play. Tone wise, it is a gem. Everything from silky clean, with many variations, to raunchy bare knuckle to just about any version if that. The new thinner higher frets are great. They make bending so easy, as well as in the higher register there is more room for those chubby fingers. It makes for a great fit for any fingers. I love this guitar. The switch on the volume control is also incredible. Six positions of thick to thinner tone adds something useful and great, not to mention fun to use. I would encourage anyone looking for a new guitar to check this DRS out.
Musical Background:
Started guiter at seven. At 12 I had my first band. I have played profesionaly since then. I am 66 years old.
Musical Style:
Classic Rock and Blues are what I gravitate to
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