Fender Sweet-Mod Standard Fat Strat HSS - Arctic White, Maple Fret No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Modified Pickup Configuration, Alder Body, Maple Neck, and Maple Fingerboard - Arctic White
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Fender Sweet-Mod Standard Fat Strat HSS - Arctic White, Maple Fret
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Introducing the Sweet-Mod Fat Strat!

Sweetwater modified the Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS to give you a hot-rodded Strat experience right out of the box. We start with the tried-and-true Fender Strat HSS, and supercharge it with a DiMarzio Tone Zone humbucker at the bridge. Then we mod the wiring and give you a kill switch. You get iconic Stratocaster vibe, with upgraded tone courtesy of Sweetwater's factory-certified guitar workshop. Sweet-Mods pack an amazing sonic punch, and no other retailer's got 'em. They're also available in limited quantities, so grab your Fender Sweet-Mod Standard Stratocaster HSS while you can.

Fender Sweet-Mod Standard Stratocaster HSS at a Glance:
  • The Sweet-Mod Story
  • DiMarzio Tone Zone humbucker for take-no-prisoners tone - plus a kill switch
  • The Standard Strat - an updated classic
The Sweet-Mod Story

If you're a musician - and not an electrical engineer, you'd probably prefer to be spending your time playing instead of spending hours with a soldering iron to mod your guitar. Well, we've got good news - Sweetwater has already done the work for you. Sweet-Mod guitars are smooth-playing Fenders juiced with the cool mods you were going to do anyway. Our experienced, factory-authorized guitar technicians have outfitted these guitars with the hot pickups, wiring enhancements, and great features today's players demand, saving you from the stress and expense of performing major surgery on a brand-new axe. And the price for these amazing instruments? Sweet-Mods are a total deal! So put down the soldering iron, pick up your Sweet-Mod - and make beautiful music.

DiMarzio Tone Zone humbucker for take-no-prisoners tone - plus a kill switch

The Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS comes stock with with two single-coil pickups in the neck and middle positions, and a humbucker at the bridge. Your Sweet-Mod begins with a DiMarzio Tone Zone humbucker - a brilliantly high-output pickup - substituted for the stock humbucking picking. This pup serves up with stunning dynamic range. Pick softer and the notes are cleaner and quieter; lean into you notes, and you'll get a ton of fat power. Chords are huge, even single notes have depth, and the DiMarzio Tone Zone's patented dual-resonance coils deliver killer overtones - more than expected from a pickup this fat-sounding. Awesome, but we went even further, giving you a kill switch in place of the second tone control (with the first tone knob now serving as a master tone control), putting a range of cool hi-gain stutter effects right at your fingertips.

The Standard Stratocaster - an updated classic

When Leo Fender introduced the world to his newest creation, the Stratocaster, nobody could possibly have known it would change the face of contemporary music forever. The fast-action maple neck, the comfort-contoured alder body, three pickups and standard synchronized tremolo - this is where the tradition began and still carries on today in the amazingly playable, affordable Fender Standard Series Stratocaster.

Fender Sweet-Mod Standard Stratocaster HSS Features:
  • The classic Strat, already juiced with cool mods you'd probably do anyway!
  • Sweet-Mod gives you an immense tonal palette
  • Unmatched comfort and playability
  • Two Strat single-coil pickups (neck and middle positions)
  • One DiMarzio Tone Zone humbucker (bridge)
  • Kill switch (in place of second tone pot); first tone knob is your master tone control
  • Vintage-style synchronized tremolo with high mass bridge block
The Fender Sweet-Mod Standard Strat HSS: we made the classic axe even better!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number SM0144702580

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See also: Solidbody Guitars, Fender, Fender Solidbody Guitars