Fender FSR American Professional Stratocaster HSS, Silverburst
Fender FSR American Professional Stratocaster HSS, SilverburstDetails
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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!
To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:
|Finance||APR||Deposit to Pay||Payments||Total Payable|
|Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9%||14.9%||No Deposit||48 months: £6.83 |
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9%||15.9%||No Deposit||36 months: £8.65 |
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9%||18.9%||No Deposit||24 months: £12.41 |
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee
How to Apply
Applying for finance couldn't be easier - if your order totals £250 or more, simply proceed through the checkout as normal, then select Pay by Finance on the payment page, then click the orange APPLY FOR INSTANT FINANCE button. This will start your application with V12 Retail Finance, our finance partner, and completing this form should take approximately 10 minutes.
You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.
Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website consisting of a single delivery, and is not available in store or via phone currently.
Full DescriptionView Full Description
The Stratocaster from Fender is no doubt the world's most-loved electric guitar, and has been an iconic image since its release in 1954. Its natural, versatile sound made it a favourite amongst guitar players, and remains as popular as ever. This new American Professional HSS model features that same classic design, with improvements for the modern player.
Body Shape & Aesthetics
Like many models from Fender, the American Professional Stratocaster HSS features an alder body, with comfortable contours that every player will love. The lightweight alder produces a resonant and balanced tone with plenty of clarity, while ensuring it can be played all night long without straining 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. Finished in a limited edition silverburst colour, the body is given a gloss polyurethane coating to protect the guitar from wear and tear while providing a smooth texture. The strat also features a full host of classic Fender appointments, including aged white plastic control knobs, an angled headstock, and a 3-ply black pickguard.
Deep C Neck Profile
The American Professional series from Fender features a deep-C maple neck designed for comfort and speed. Unlike other neck profiles, the deep-C shape features more substantial shoulders which creates a more natural feel in the player's hand, perfect for chords and single notes. The FSR version features an ebony fingerboard, offering players a fast attack with a controlled bass and snappy highs.
Narrow Tall Frets
Another new addition on this model are 22 narrow tall frets which are mounted on the ebony fingerboard. These are slightly narrower than standard medium jumbo frets and are effective for bending notes and playing chords with superb intonation. They also offer extreme comfort, and improve hand flexibility.
Pickups & Treble Bleed Circuit
The Stratocaster HSS features a Shawbucker humbucker on the bridge, along with two V-mod single-coils in the middle and neck position. The Shawbucker offers a fat tone which beefs up any performance for a classic rock sound. The V-mod single coil pickups include a blend of alnico magnets, and are voiced specifically their position, delivering a full host of high-output tones along with vintage warmth and crisp clarity. In addition to offering the perfect rock tones, the American Professional 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 to this iconic guitar, is the pop-in tremolo arm which stays firmly in place regardless of how hard you play. The arm tension can also be adjusted to achieve perfect pitch bending effects.
Real Bone Nut
The American Professional HSS also features a real bone nut, which maintains its classic appearance. The main benefit of a real bone nut compared to modern materials is that bone offers an 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
All of Fender’s American Professional series include a special hardshell case to ensure it remains protected during transportation. The Elite moulded case features body-hugging contours which holds your guitar firmly in place, protecting it against knocks and bumps. TSA latches are also included for enhanced security and easy access, ensuring your guitar remains safe and secure during transportation or storage. This durable case also stackable for easy storage and transport.
- Model Number: 0170206791
- Series: American Professional
Body & Bridge
- Body: Alder
- Shape: Stratocaster
- Bridge: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo w/Bent Steel Saddles
- Construction: Bolt-On
- Finish: Silverburst
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Maple
- Profile: Deep-C
- Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
- Truss Rod: Bi-Flex Dual Adjust
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Radius: 9.5"
- Frets: 22 Narrow Tall
- Inlays: White Dots
- Nut: Real Bone
- Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Electronics & Hardware
- Bridge Pickup: Shawbucker 1 Humbucker
- Middle Pickup: V-Mod Single-Coil
- Neck Pickup: V-Mod Single-Coil
- Controls: Master Volume (Treble-Bleed), 2 x Tone
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade
- Position 1: Bridge Pickup
- Position 2: Bridge & Middle Pickups
- Position 3: Middle Pickup
- Position 4: Middle & Neck Pickups
- Position 5: Neck Pickup
- Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Cast/Staggered Modern
- Control Knobs: Aged White Top Hats
- Pickguard: Mint Green
- Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
- Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
- Case Included: Elite Moulded Hardshell
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