Fender Showmaster QMT HH Electric Guitar

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Model name: Showmaster QMT HH (quilt maple top)

Model number: 026-3280-(color#)

Series: Special Edition Series

Colors: (552) Tobacco Sunburst, (561) Black Cherry Burst, polyurethane finish

Body: basswood, with carved quilt maple top

Neck: maple, set neck, modern C-shape, polyurethane finish

Fingerboard: rosewood, 15.75 in. radius (400mm)

No. of frets: 24 jumbo frets

Pickups: 1 Seymour Duncan SH-1N RP '59 reverse polarity humbucker (bridge), 1 Seymour Duncan SHPGP-1B Pearly Gates Plus humbucker (neck)

Controls: master volume, master tone

Pickup switching -- 5-position blade, special switching:
-- Position 1. full bridge humbucker (coils in series)

-- Position 2. both inside single coils (coils in series)

-- Position 3. both full humbuckers

-- Position 4. full neck humbucker (coils in parallel)

-- Position 5. full neck humbucker (coils in series)

Bridge: 2-point synchronized tremolo

Machine heads: cast/sealed locking tuning machines

Hardware: Smoked Chrome

Pickguard: None

Scale length: 25.5 in. (648mm)

Width at nut: 1.625 in.

Unique features: matching painted headstock, abalone dot position inlays only, knurled smoked chrome control knobs, black plastic parts, graphite nut, oversized strap buttons

Strings: Fender Super Bullet 3250L, nickel plated steel, (.009 to .042), p/n 073-3250-003

Accessories: none

Case: none

Introduced: 1/2005
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
(46 ratings)
Submitted June 25, 2005 by a customer from yahoo.com
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i expect to be greatly satisfied with this guitar for the rest of my life,i do own other instruments, and probably will have other guitars that i use for my sound, but this guitar is, and will always be, a staple in my musical quest.
the sound of this guitar is warm and rich , it has a great bluesy sound and feel .the sustain is excellent it is avery nice guitar for straight rythm and blues sound as well as classic rock sound
the guitar came with a tremolo bridge , i dont think it is useful on this guitar, it throws the guitar out of tune ,i recommend blocking the bridge, it adds stability . i removed the tremolo bar , with the bridge blocked the guitar stays in tune very well and seems to have better sustain
the instrument is made beautifully, the finish is outstanding, and the hardware is nice and solid
it is definately worth the selling price it has great value for the money
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it is without a doubt very alluring, i think they achieved a compelling appeal with the look and feel of this guitar
Musical Background:
active musician
Musical Style:
rythm and blues, progressive rock,
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