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Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar  Natural 

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Tim Armstrong wanted to rock a 12-string version of his distinctive Hellcat Acoustic, one of the best-selling artist models in the history of Fender ...Read More

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A rich-sounding and affordable 12-string that's easy-to-play and ready-to-rock.

Tim Armstrong wanted to rock a 12-string version of his distinctive Hellcat Acoustic, one of the best-selling artist models in the history of Fender acoustic guitars, and here it is. The richly resonant Tim Armstrong Hellcat-12 has distinctive features including a solid mahogany top with scalloped X bracing and four-ply tortoiseshell pickguard, "Hellcat" position inlays, 12-fret double-skulls inlay, Fishman preamp and Armstrong's signature on the truss rod cover.

FEATURES
  • 12-string version of Tim's Hellcat guitar
  • Solid mahogany top
  • Scalloped X bracing
  • Multiple body bindings
  • Maple neck with rosewood fingerboard

Add some richness to your music without spending a fortune. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS

Tim Armstrong Hellcat 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar

  • Body
  • Body: Solid Mahogany Top, Laminated Mahogany Back and Sides
  • Body Shape: Concert
  • Body Back: Laminated Mahogany
  • Body Sides: Laminated Mahogany
  • Body Top: Solid Mahogany
  • Body Finish: Satin
  • Bracing: Scalloped X Bracing
  • Rosette: '70s F Style
  • Body Binding: Multiple Body Bindings
  • Neck
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Position Inlays: "Hellcat" Position Inlays
  • Fretboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Nut Width: 1.77" (45 mm)
  • Scale Length: 25.3" (64.3 cm)
  • Electronics
  • Special Electronics: Fishman Isys III System with Active On-Board Pre-Amp and Tuner
  • Hardware
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: Rosewood with Compensated Saddle
  • Bridge Pins: White with Black Dots
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Auxiliary Switching: Built In Chromatic Tuner with On/Off Switch, Volume, Bass, Mid, Treble
  • Miscellaneous
  • Strings: Fender Dura-Tone Coated 80/20 Bronze (.012-.052 Gauge)
  • Unique Features: 4-ply tortoiseshell pickguard, "Hellcat" position inlays, 12th-fret double-skulls inlay, Tim Armstrong signature on truss rod cover, cream body binding, black-painted headstock, synthetic bone nut and saddle, black bridge pins with white dots
  • Accessories
  • Pickguards: 4-Ply Tortoiseshell
  • Included Accessories: Tim Armstrong "Let's Go" guitar strap
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FenderTim Armstrong Hellcat 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
3.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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75%

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4.0

Plays Nicely

Pros

  • Ease Of Playability
  • Tone
  • Volume

Cons

  • Decoration
  • Signature Branding

Best Uses

  • Gigging
  • Home

Comments about Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I play prewar slide and this is really nice for that, good sustain and tone. The reason I gave it four stars is its a walking advertisement for the signature artist, the decoration is a detraction, IMHO the name on the trussrod cover would have been enough.

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4.0

Good instrument for the money

Pros

  • Beautifully Made
  • Great sound
  • Out Of The Box Tuned

Cons

  • Action a little high
  • Fishman Tuner Sucks

Best Uses

    Comments about Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    I was impress by how good it looked. It played well out of the box but the action needed some adjustment. Easy fix. The fishman electronic tuner is not accurate. Pluged into my Korg and solved the problem. All in all it's a good instrument and has a good sound for the money. I am happy with it and would play it anywhere.

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    4.0

    Best bang for the buck

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    from Nashville, TN.

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          Comments about Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          I was in need of a 12 String acoustic...with pickup and with a built in tuner. I gig allot in Nashville and a 12 string is a nice addition to the arsenal. The Hellcat met all of the above. Most 12 strings are limited in what they have to offer. Either you are paying for the name or quality. And most do not offer what the Hellcat comes with.
          The quality blew me away! I received the guitar the day of a rehearsal. Played great, sounded great. Played a gig the night after. Played great, sounded fantastic! I played the guitar for 90% of the four hour gig. I tune the guitar once. That was it. For a Made in China instrument, This was a great find.
          I am tempted to purchase the 6 string version.

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          1.0

          Worst Online purchase I ever made.....

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          from Florida

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          Comments about Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Guitar had damage to the head stock.
          The damage was colored in with a sharpie !!
          Then customer service wanted to make a deal and give me a lower price on the guitar, but first I had to take pictures and upload them so they could see how much or how little damage there was.
          I have made over 5 purchases from them and there treatment of valued customers is poor. Just make me an offer and lets settle on a price!!
          I returned the guitar for a full refund, which took almost 2 weeks! and I will never buy from them again.

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