Fender has built a whole lot of awesome guitars over the years, but oddly enough, nothing quite like the new Deluxe Power Strat. First off, it has the popular HSS (humbucker/single-coil/single-coil) pickup combination, which many players feel is the most versatile, since you can go from a slinky “out-of-phase” sound, to an SRV-flavored blues tone using the single-coil neck pickup or go all out with a screaming solo sound using the bridge humbucker. And for your more sensitive side (hey, we know you have one), you can dial in a surprisingly convincing acoustic guitar sound by using the onboard Fishman Power Bridge piezo pickup.
Like many Strats, it has a lightweight alder body, the trademark Fender maple neck with a comfortable modern “C” shape, and a traditional rosewood fingerboard. But then you see that the Power Strat has a brown tortoiseshell pickguard, which is definitely breaking out of the classic Fender mold. Pick this guitar up and start to play. It sounds like a really nice Strat with the added bonus of that bridge humbucker, plus those two slightly hotter Tex-Mex single-coils in the neck and middle positions. But under that deceptively normal-looking tremolo tailpiece is a Fishman 6-saddle Power Bridge piezo pickup. It may surprise you to know that this is actually the very first Strat to offer this particular feature. Add it all up: Affordable, versatile pickup configurations, superbly playable…seems Fender has another winner on its hands. Call today and we’ll put one in your hands! It even includes free shipping!