Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS, MN, Sunset Metallic

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  • Fender's American Deluxe Stratocaster
  • Select Alder Body in Sunset Metallic
  • Maple C Shape Neck
  • DH1 Humbucker and 2 Noiseless N3 Pickups
  • Includes Moulded Rectangular SKB Case

Product Ref: 16619

Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS, MN, Sunset Metallic

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The Stratocaster is synonymous with nearly every great rock act in the history of the genre. From the late great Jimi Hendrix to Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi - the Strat has been present on some of the world's most memorable songs.

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It's shape and design have become the standard for generations of copycat guitars. The Stratocaster is still the guitar of choice for generations of guitarists. From the epic mastery of Pink Floyd's David Gilmour to Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil, this guitar will likely be present on many more historic songs to come. Legendary Guitar players new and old will inevitably find themselves clutching one of these superior instruments before eager crowds performing classic tunes.

Features/Specifications:

Body & Bridge:

  • Body: Select Alder
  • Bridge: Fender Deluxe 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Pop in Arm
  • Pickguard: 4-Ply Black

Neck:

  • Neck: Maple, Modern C Shape, (Satin Urethane Finish)
  • Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5 to 14 Compound Radius (241 mm to 355.6 mm)
  • No. of Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo Frets
  • Scale Length: 25.5 (648 mm)
  • Width at Nut: 1.6875 (43 mm)

Pickups & Hardware:

  • Pickups: 1 Fender DH-1 Humbucking Pickup (Bridge), 1 New Noiseless N3 Strat Pickup (Middle), 1 New Noiseless N3 Strat Pickup (Neck)
  • Controls: Master Volume (with S-1 Switch), Tone 1. Neck Pickup, (Neck and Middle Pickups in Positions 4. and 5. with S-1 On) Tone 2. Middle and Bridge Pickup and (Neck, Middle and Bridge Pickups in Position 3. with S-1 On)
  • Machine Heads: Fender Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking Tuning Machines
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Strings: Fender USA, Nickel Plated Steel,
  • Gauges: (.009, .011, .016, .024w, .032, .042)

Pickup Switching:

5-Position Blade and 2-Position Push/Push S-1, 2-Position Push/Push Passing Lane Switch:

S-1 Switch Up (Off), Passing Lane Switch (Up) Off:

  • Position 1. Full Bridge Humbucking Pickup with Coils in Series (Lead Tone Control)
  • Position 2. Middle Pickup and Inside Coil of Bridge Humbucking Pickup in Parallel (Lead Tone Control)
  • Position 3. Middle Pickup (Lead Tone Control)
  • Position 4. Neck and Middle Pickup in Parallel (Lead and Rhythm Tone Controls)
  • Position 5. Neck Pickup (Rhythm Tone Control

S-1 Switch Down (On):

  • Position 1. Full Bridge Humbucking Pickup with Coils in Series, and in Series with Middle Pickup (Tone 2.)
  • Position 2. Full Bridge Humbucking Pickup with Coils in Series, in Series with Middle Pickup. Special Tone Capacitor is in Parallel with Middle Pickup (Tone 2.)
  • Position 3. Full Bridge Humbucking Pickup with Coils in Series, in Parallel with Middle Pickup, and in Series with Neck Pickup (Tone 2.)
  • Position 4. Middle Pickup and Neck Pickup in Series, with Special Tone Capacitor in Parallel with Neck Pickup (Tone 1. and Tone 2.)
  • Position 5. Middle Pickup and Neck Pickup in Series (Tone 1.)

Passing Lane Switch Down (On):

All Positions: Full Bridge Humbucking Pickup with Coils in Series Directly to Output. No No-Load Control, No Tone Control, No Volume Control

Unique Features:

  • Copper Infused High Mass 100 Metal Bridge Block,
  • 3 Tall, 3 Short Staggered Locking Tuning Machines,
  • S-1 Switching,
  • LSR Roller Nut,
  • Black Pearloid Dot Position Inlays,
  • Highly Detailed Fret Work,
  • Aged Knobs and Switch Tip,
  • 4-Bolt Neck Attachment with Micro-Tilt Adjustment,
  • Bi-Flex Truss Rod System,
  • Parchment Knobs and Pickup Covers,
  • Rolled Fretboard Edges