Fender American Pro Stratocaster MN, Black

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Product Ref: 82138

  • Trio of V-Mod Single-Coils Offer High Output With Vintage Warmth
  • Includes Elite Moulded Case For Storage & Transportation
  • Deep C Shaped Neck Profile With Maple Fingerboard Offers Comfort
  • 22 Narrow-Tall Frets Deliver Perfect Intonation When Bending Notes
  • Treble Bleed Circuit Maintains High End at Low Volume

Fender American Pro Stratocaster MN, Black

The Fender American Pro Stratocaster MN, Black is an upgrade on the previous American standard model, and includes new improvements such as a bone nut, narrow tall frets, deep c neck profile, pop-in tremolo arm and an elite moulded case for transportation. Equipped with a trio of Fender's newest V-Mod single-coil pickups, the American Pro offers vintage warmth, along with a crisp clarity that sits well in any mix. In addition, a treble bleed circuit is also included which maintains the high end, even when the volume is turned down, for a great sound no matter how loud you are. This new line-up for the American Pro series features a maple fingerboard, and includes six different body colour choices.

Product Ref: 82138

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Body Shape & Aesthetics

The American Pro Stratocaster features a classic alder body, with comfortable contours that every player will love. Alder is the perfect choice for a guitar body as it produces a resonant and balanced tone with plenty of clarity. It is also lightweight enabling the guitar to be played all night long without strain on your shoulder. Fender have used alder as their tonewood of choice for electric guitars since the 1950's as the balanced response and slight upper middle definition makes it perfect for rock and blues playing. The American Pro Strat is finished in a Gloss Polyurethane coating in Black. Classic Fender appointments such as aged white control knobs, angled headstock and 3-ply mint green pickguard finish the look.

Deep C Neck Profile

This iconic guitar is paired with a new Deep C maple neck designed for comfort and speed. Unlike other neck profiles, the Deep C features more substantial shoulders which creates a more natural feel in the player's hand, perfect for chords and single notes. Mounted with a maple fingerboard, players can achieve a snappy tone, compared to a rosewood.

Narrow Tall Frets

Another new edition on this model are 22 narrow tall frets which are mounted on the maple fingerboard. These are slightly narrower than standard medium jumbo frets and are effective for bending notes and playing chords with superb intonation.

V-Mod Pickups with Treble Bleed Circuit

A trio of newly appointed V-mod single coil pickups are the main feature of this guitar, and include a blend of alnico magnets. Each pickup is voiced specifically for its position and delivers a full host of high-output tones along with vintage warmth and crisp clarity. In addition to this perfect trio, the American Pro also features a treble bleed circuit which maintains the high-end when played at low volumes. This is a particularly great feature for home practice when loud volume isn't permitted.

Pop-in Tremolo Arm

Another new addition, is the pop-in Tremolo arm which stay firmly in place regardless of hard you play. The arm tension can also be adjusted to achieve perfect pitch bending effects.

Real Bone Nut

As well as offering the perfect tone and looks, the American Pro also features a real bone nut, which maintains the guitar's authentic appearance. The main benefit of a real bone nut compared to modern materials is that bone offers excellent resonance and sustain. A bone nut also delivers a very balanced tone, and will last a long time. In addition, this type of nut naturally self lubricates and helps you stay in tune for longer.

Elite Moulded Case

Finally, no guitar would be complete without a hardshell case. The Elite moulded case features body-hugging contours which holds your guitar firmly in place. TSA latches are also included for enhanced security and easy access. This durable case is also stackable for easy storage and transport.


  • Equipped with a trio of V-Mod single-coil pickups for powerful nuanced tones with high clarity
  • Includes Elite moulded case for storage and transportation
  • Deep C shaped neck profile provides a comfortable feel
  • Narrow-tall frets make it easy to bend strings accurately and achieve perfect intonation
  • Classic Stratocaster details include aged white top-hat control knobs, 3-ply mint green pickguard and angled headstock
  • Maple fingerboard mounted on maple neck
  • Iconic body shaped crafted from alder, for a lightweight and comfortable feel
  • Control options include master volume with treble bleed, Tone 1 and Tone 2, along with a 5-position blade
  • Treble bleed circuit maintains the high end when turning down the volume, offering a perfect tone regardless of the volume level
  • Pop-in Tremolo arm stays firmly in place and can be adjusted to accommodate the players preference



  • Series: American Pro
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Colour: Black


  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Profile: Deep C
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane Front, Satin Urethane Back
  • Neck Construction: 4 Bolt
  • Truss Rod: Bi-Flex Dual Adjust
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Narrow Tall
  • Nut: Real Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
  • Position Inlays: White Dots

Hardware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: V-Mod single-coil
  • Middle Pickup:V-Mod single-coil
  • Neck Pickup: V-Mod single-coil
  • Controls: Master Volume with Treble-Bleed, Tone 1. (Neck and Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Postion Blade
  • Bridge: 2-point synchronized tremolo with bent steel saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Staggered Modern
  • Control knobs: Aged White top hats
  • Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
  • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Case: Elite Moulded Case