Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS - 3-Color Sunburst No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, Two Single-coil Pickups, and One Humbucking Pickup - 3-color Sunburst
Item ID: StratAHSR3SB2

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A Modern Strat with Awesome Custom Shop Fat '50s Pickups

The Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS continues Fender's American Strat legacy, offering a number of improvements with the same overall time-tested design. With Custom Shop Fat '50s pickups in the neck and middle positions and a smokin' humbucker at the bridge, the Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS blazes with increased output and warmth. This hot series maintains the epic Strat "feel" by keeping the classic hand-rolled fretboard edges and staggered tuning machines, yet boasts the latest Fender innovations including a new neck and body finish, as well as an improved bridge design. Built to last a lifetime, you can't go wrong with the Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS!

Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Custom Shop single-coils + humbucker = massive tone arsenal
  • Juice your sustain with the American Standard Stratocaster bridge
  • Thinner Body Undercoat for optimal body resonance
Custom Shop single-coils + humbucker = massive tone arsenal

Fender has fitted the American Standard Stratocaster HSS with two Custom Shop Fat '50s single-coil pickups in the neck and middle positions, plus a hot humbucker at the bridge. With hand-beveled, staggered Alnico 5 Magnets and Formvar magnet wire, the Fat '50s serve up the authentic glassy cleans of an actual '50s Strat - but with a bit more atitude. With the American Standard Strat HSS, you can conjure all that spank 'n' sparkle for chimey, almost-clean rhythm work, then shift into high gear, deploying the humbucker for your blistering leads. What a potent tone potion!

Juice your sustain with the American Standard Stratocaster bridge

The Fender American Standard Strat HSS gives you serious sustain, courtesy of its all-metal, copper-infused high mass bridge block with bent steel saddles with elongated string slots. The result is a two-point floating vibrato bridge / tailpiece that serves up sustain like a hardtail. If you love your whammy, but aren't too fond of wimpy sustain, you're going to love the Fender American Standard Stratocaster.

Thinner body undercoat for optimal body resonance

An undercoat serves to give the paint a smooth surface to adhere to so you have a nice looking finish. The thicker the undercoat, the more glass-like the finish, but the more constricted the guitar's body wood, which could affect tone. Fender has switched to a new undercoat that is thinner, and that allows the body to flex and resonate more, while retaining the cosmetic advantages of an undercoat. The result? You get the tough-as-nails resilience of a modern poly finish, with tonal characteristics that are more in line with classic laquer finishes. With Fender's American Stratocaster HSS, you get the best of both worlds.

Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • Classic Strat sound, playability, and comfort
  • Stunning range of great sounds from two Custom Shop Fat '50s single-coils and a high-output humbucker
  • Aged pickup covers and knobs give this Strat a cool vintage vibe
  • Eminently playable fast-action neck and buttery rolled fingerboard
  • US-made in Fender's Corona, CA factory
  • Includes hardshell case, cable, strap, and polishing cloth
You need a highly playable tone arsenal - Fender's American Standard Strat HSS!

NOTE: This product is available in the United States only - no international sales.

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 0113100700

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See also: Solidbody Guitars, Fender, Fender Solidbody Guitars