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FENDER AMERICAN SPECIAL STRATOCASTER HSS

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Fender® introduces the American Special Series Stratocaster® HSS guitar, which puts everything you want in an affordable U.S.-made instrument within your reach. Features include alder body, maple neck with 9.5”-radius fingerboard and jumbo frets, Texas Special™ middle and neck pickups, Atomic™ humbucking bridge pickup, vintage-style synchronized tremolo and satin urethane finish. The American Special Series - guitars for the times.

Features

General

  • Model Name: American Special Stratocaster® HSS
  • Series: American Special
  • Color : Black, 3-Color Sunburst

Body

  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®

Neck

  • Neck Shape: Modern "C" Shape
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Jumbo Frets
  • Position Inlays: White Dot Position Inlays
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (43 mm)
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
  • Headstock: Large ’70s Style
  • Neck Plate: Standard 4 Bolt
  • Truss Rod Nut: 1/8" American Series Nut

Electronics

  • Pickup Configuration: H/S/S
  • Bridge Pickup: Atomic Humbucking™ Pickup
  • Middle Pickup: Texas Special™ Single-Coil Middle Pickup
  • Neck Pickup: Texas Special™ Single-Coil Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
  • Special Electronics: Greasebucket™ Tone Circuit (rolls off high without adding bass)
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup) Greasebucket™ Tone Circuit, (Rolls Off Highs without Adding Bass) Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup), Greasebucket Tone Circuit

Hardware

  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Bridge: Vintage Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Switch Tips: Black Switch Tip
  • Tremolo Arm Handle: Vintage Style Tremolo Arm

Tools

  • Truss Rod Wrench: 1/8" Hex (Allen) Wrench
  • Saddle Height Wrench: .050" Hex (Allen) Wrench

Miscellaneous

  • Strings: Fender® USA Super 250L’s, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)

Accessories

  • Case Gig Bags: Deluxe Gig Bag
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
  • Included Accessories: Deluxe Gig Bag, Polishing Cloth
  • Polishing Cloth: Polishing Cloth Included

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