Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, One Humbucking and Two Single-coil Pickups, and Gig Bag - Candy Apple Red
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Affordable US-made Strat!Fender's American Special Stratocaster® HSS solidbody electric guitar gives you popular Strat® features at a price that's nearly unheard of for a US-made FENDER®. It all starts with an alder body for classic Strat spank, all wrapped up in a great looking gloss urethane finish. The FENDER® trademark maple neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard for added warmth, while jumbo frets make for easy shredding. In the tone department, two Texas Special™ single-coils dish out the chime, while an Atomic Humbucker™ serves up your leads with attitude. You're gonna love the Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS.
Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
American-made quality at an unbeatable price
Fender's American Special series exists to do one thing - give you access to genuine US-made Fenders at unbeatable prices. The American Special Stratocaster HSS gives you a great selection of cool Strat features - including a supremely playable maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard and jumbo frets, an Atomic Humbucker and two Texas Special single-coils, Fender's innovative Greasebucket tone control, a vintage-style Synchronized Tremolo, and a large '70s-style headstock. Together, it's quite a potent music-delivery system. And it's made right here in the USA, in Fender's state-of-the-art Corona, California factory.
This Strat's a tone beast
The American Special Strat HSS sports the classic HSS ("Fat Strat") pickup configuration. For decades before Fender actually got the news and made one, players were modding their Stratocasters by replacing the bridge single-coil with a hot Humbucker™. This is a real ear-opener. You get the expected chime-like "spank 'n' sparkle" from the Texas Special single-coil pickups in the neck and middle positions, while a dangerous Fender Atomic humbucker sits at the bridge, waiting to be unleashed. Armed with the American Special Strat HSS, no solos is beyond your reach. If you've never experienced a humbucker-loaded Strat before, be prepared the first time you jam the blade all the way down. It's like kicking in rocket boosters.
Greasebucket tone control rolls off highs without adding bass
Fender has fitted their American Special Stratocaster HSS with their Greasebucket tone control, which rolls off highs without adding bass or affecting your volume. This is seriously cool, because it gives you explicit control over your tone onstage without your having to compensate for volume loss - making the American Special Strat HSS a serious tone machine.
Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
Fender's American Special Stratocaster HSS: an affordable US-made Strat!
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by Greg from San Jose, CAThis is my first strat. I've been playing a Sheraton for a long time that my buddy had. And WOW! This baby smokes! The tone is so crisp and clean and the crunch is just the same. My buddy plays ... read more [+]Les Pauls with me and is now blown away in shame! Love it! close [-]
February 10, 2013
Music Background: Rock Hobbyist
Fender American Special Strat HSS ( 3-Tone Sunburst)
by Jack from Waynesburg PaOverall great guitar played perfect right out of the box , the sound and playability is what you would expect from Fender the guitar I received was a beauty. I did however have a few minor issues with... read more [+] this guitar, there were some screws that could have been a bit tighter and there was one screw on the trem cover that was about 1/16 of an inch or so from being screwed down flush. When I tightened it down I was shocked that it wasn't even turned in all the way when it shipped from Fender, I could feel the screw biting untapped wood. This is my first such experience with this issue from an American Fender I hope that the Fender Q.C. team will be a bit more observant in the future. The set up was great from Sweetwater the guitar plays like a dream however I hope that the Sweetwater team will pay more attention to detail in the future . Please don't get me wrong I love this guitar and will continue to do much more buisness with them in the future . They have a top notch staff from top to bottom and are always very easy to deal with. I love Fender Strats and this one will not be my last. Quality instrument at a great price I would recommend this guitar to anyone in the market for a new guitar. close [-]
March 30, 2013
Music Background: Hobbyist Play the bars on weekends
Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS (Candy Apple Red)
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