Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS, Black

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Product Ref: 64241

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  • 22 Fret Maple Fingerboard
  • Greasebucket Tone Circuits
  • Vintage Synchronized Tremolo

Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS, Black

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The Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS offers premium American build quality and materials such as the resonant Alder body with Maple neck and 22 fret fingerboard for a fluid playability. The American Special Strat HSS also has an Atomic humbucker and dual Texas Special single coil pickups for a bright and full tone, vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, Greasebucket tone circuit and is finished in an sleek gloss black lacquer.

Product Ref: 64241

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Alder Body & Maple Neck

The Fender American Special Strat has an Alder body and produces a resonant and balanced tone with plenty of clarity and body. 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. Paired with a modern ‘C’ shaped Maple neck the American Special Stratocaster offers iconic Fender playability and sustain required by experienced musicians.

Atomic Humbucking Bridge Pickup

Incorporating a Fender Atomic humbucker in the bridge position the American Special Strat delivers attacking and sustaining tones perfect for chunky yet crisp rhythm playing. Designed with four conductor cabling, alnico 5 magnets and single enamel coated wiring the Atomic Humbucker perfectly complements the Texas Special middle and neck pickups.

Texas Special Middle & Neck Pickups

Loaded with two clear and dynamic Texas Special single coil pickups (middle/neck) the American Vintage Stratocaster delivers a distinctive mid-range punch, sparkling highs and focused bass response. Featuring an overwound single coil design, alnico 5 magnets and staggered pole pieces the Fender Texas Special pickups produce an array of professional tones ideal for a range of genres and playing styles.

Greasebucket Tone Circuit

The Fender American Special Strat incorporates a unique Greasebucket™ Tone Circuit which delivers a whole new style of tonal shaping. Apposed to standard tone controls that simply reduce the high frequencies leaving the bass frequencies more predominant, the Greasebucker™ tone circuit provides a high and low frequency roll off allowing you to create unique and natural clean tones.

Resonant Synthetic Bone Nut

Featuring a carefully fitted synthetic bone nut the American Special Stratocaster delivers an increased resonance and brighter tonality. When compared to traditional plastic and Tusq materials used to construct guitar nuts, synthetic bone improves the vibration transfer between the string and tuning machines without dampening the tone.

Legendary Stratocaster Style

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. Join the ranks of countless professional musicians who use premium Fender guitars in the studio and on the road, day after day.

Specifications

  • Model: American Special HSS Stratocaster
  • Model Number: 0115702306
  • Series: American Special
  • Colour: Black

Body & Bridge

  • Body: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage Style Synchronised Tremolo

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
  • Neck Shape: Modern ''C''
  • Scale Length: 25.5'' / 648mm
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5'' / 241mm
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Jumbo
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.6875'' / 42.8mm
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot

Hardware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Atomic Humbucker
  • Middle Pickup: Texas Special Single-Coil
  • Neck Pickup: Texas Special Single-Coil
  • Controls: 1 x Volume, 2 x Tone
  • Additional Electronics: Greasebucket Tone Circuit
  • Pickup Configuration: HSS
  • 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
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Control Knobs: Black Plastic
  • Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
  • Case/Bag: Fender Gig Bag