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NAMM 2012: Fender Blacktop Electric Guitar Models Announced

NAMM 2012: Fender Blacktop Electric Guitar Models Announced
NAMM 2012: Fender Blacktop Electric Guitar Models Announced
The Fender Blacktop Jaguar 90, Blacktop Stratocaster HSH and Blacktop Telecaster Baritone electric guitars have been released at this years NAMM 2012. The Blacktop Jaguar 90 is perfect for guitarists that like a softer tone. For this new model Fender have taken the humbucking pickup-equipped Blacktop Jaguar HH and outfitted it with two single pick-ups. This gives the guitar a completely new sonic personality and an alluring sound available in three colour sunburst or candy red. Features include Jaguar 24" scale, skirted black amp knobs (volume, tone) and an Adjusto-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece. Other features include an alder body, maple neck, 9.5" radius rosewood fretboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and aged white position markers, three-way toggle pickup switching, three-ply pickguard (black-white-black) and chrome hardware. The Blacktop Stratocaster HSH takes the Blacktop Stratocaster HH model to another level with the addition of a single-coil Telecaster middle pick-up on top of the neck and bridge humbucking pick-ups. This simple change makes the electric guitar even more versatile and is also available in black and silver. Features include an alder body, maple neck, 9.5" radius rosewood fretboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and aged white position markers, humbucking neck and bridge pickups, single-coil Telecaster middle pickup, five-way pickup switching, three-ply pickguard (black-white-black). The Blacktop Baritone Telecaster is a unique addition to the Blacktop series creating a rich sound an available in classic copper or ghost silver. It's 27" scale,lowdown B-to-B tuning, and triple-pickup configuration covers the entire sonic spectrum. Features include an alder body, maple neck, 9.5" radius rosewood fretboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and aged white position markers, single-coil Telecaster neck and middle pickups, humbucking bridge pickup, five-way pickup switching.
Posted on 10 Jan 2012 12:42 to category : Instruments News

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