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Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster Ash Electric Guitar
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The Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster Ash has the distinctive grain pattern and spanking tone of an ash body, with all the cool specs of the Americ...Click To Read More About This Product
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A classic that's updated with hum-free electronics and a super comfortable neck.
The Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster Ash has the distinctive grain pattern and spanking tone of an ash body, with all the cool specs of the American Deluxe Stratocaster. The compound radius fingerboard allows effortless string bending anywhere along the neck.
N3 Noiseless pickups provide improved Stratocaster tones for sparkling bell-like chime with no hum, and reconfigured S-1 switching offers even more distinctive tonal options. Other features include staggered locking tuners, two-point synchronized American Deluxe tremolo bridge with pop-in arm, and beveled neck heel.
Fender N3 Noiseless pickups
N3 Noiseless pickups deliver the best of yesterday and today, because they deliver landmark vintage Fender tone and response without the hum that can plague single-coil pickups. Using an improved stacked coil-coil design, N3 Noiseless pickups are specially tailored for each Stratocaster and Telecaster pickup position. The insulated metal core of each pickup position type differs in thickness and composition for enhanced tone, and Fender has fine-tuned the sized, shape, and wire gauge of the coils to balance the magnetic responsiveness essential to great tone. N3 pickups represent a welcome return to the warmth and clarity of alnico magnets. An Alnico 5 magnet is used in the bridge position, Alnico 2 in the middle position, and Alnico 3 for the neck position. Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.
Pickup switching: 5-position blade and S-1 push/push
S-1 switch up:
Position 1. bridge pickup
Position 2. bridge and middle pickup in parallel
Position 3. middle pickup
Position 4. middle and neck pickup in parallel
S-1 switch down:
Position 1. bridge pickup in series with middle pickup
Position 2. bridge pickup in parallel with special capacitor and in series with middle pickup
Position 3. bridge/middle/neck pickups with neck and bridge pickups in parallel and in series with middle pickup
Position 4. neck pickup in parallel with special capacitor and in series with middle pickup
Position 5. neck pickup in series with middle pickup
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Not applicable
Body wood: Ash Premium
Body finish: Gloss Urethane
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: C modern
Neck wood: Maple
Scale length: 25.5"
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Satin Urethane
Material: Rosewood (or Maple)
Fret size: Medium jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
Neck: N3 single-coil
Middle: N3 single-coil
Bridge: N3 single-coil
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: S-1 switching
Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 5-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: Synchronized tremolo
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Locking
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Pickups
Case: Hardshell case
Country of origin: United States
Enjoy classic looks, a modern feel and hum-free sound. Order today.
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- Fun To Play
- Good Feel
- Good Pick Up
- Good Tone
- Solid Electronics
- Rock Concerts
- School Bands
- Small Venues
Comments about Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster Ash Electric Guitar:
This guitar doesn't fight you. Allow me to explain.
When you pick up most guitars, they take a little work. Getting the tone you want requires firmly pressing down on the strings, bending can feel difficult to next to impossible in some places on the fretboard, and a lot of guitars have necks that just feel sticky. This guitar was perfectly set up right out of the box so that the first time that I played it, it melted away in my hands. All of a sudden I wasn't just holding any old guitar, but an instrument that desired to be played.
The electronics are phenomenal. I'm a huge fan of the feel and action of the guitar. The neck is perfect, and I could never imagine needing to purchase another guitar. This could very well abe a for life-guitar.