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Open-Box American Professional Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar

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Often copied, but never surpassed, the Stratocaster is arguably the world’s most-loved electric guitar. Electrifying the music world since its releas...Click To Read More About This Product

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(Open Box) Ground-breaking pickups and all the pro features.

Often copied, but never surpassed, the Stratocaster is arguably the world’s most-loved electric guitar. Electrifying the music world since its release in 1954, its natural, versatile sound made the Stratocaster the benchmark for exceptional guitar tones. The American Professional Stratocaster HSS ShawBucker isn’t a re-imagining of the classic design; it’s the authentic original model, evolved.

The fat-sounding ShawBucker humbucking bridge pickup is joined by tone wizard Tim Shaw’s latest vintage-informed design—the V-Mod single-coil pickups. These brand-new pickups are voiced specifically for each position, mixing alnico magnet types to produce powerful, nuanced tones with original Fender sonic DNA. Retain high end clarity when adjusting the volume controls, thanks to the new treble-bleed tone circuit that lets your tone shine through in all its glory. The new modern “Deep C”-shaped neck profile feels just right in your hand while the narrow-tall frets make it easy to bend strings accurately and play perfectly intonated chords.

The best of yesterday and today, the American Professional Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker is the latest form of electric inspiration from Fender. Step up and stake your claim to a legend.

Elite molded case included.


FEATURES
Body 
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Not applicable
Body wood: Alder
Body finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: Deep C
Neck wood: Maple
Joint: Bolt-on
Scale length: 25.5 in.
Truss rod: Dual-action
Neck finish: Gloss top, satin back
Fretboard
Material: Maple
Radius: 9.5 in.
Fret size: Tall narrow
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: Dot
Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm)
Pickups
Configuration: HSS
Neck: V-Mod Single-Coil Strat 
Middle: V-Mod Single-Coil Strat 
Bridge: Shawbucker
Brand: Fender
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Controls
Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 5-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles and Pop-In Tremolo Arm 
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Standard cast/sealed staggered
Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Body shape
Case: Elite molded case 
Accessories: None
Country of origin: United States

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FenderAmerican Professional Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
 
5.0

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5.0

Great sounds and playability!

By TBird Greg

from Vero Beach Florida

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Fender American Professional Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

    I play in a rock cover band and need a variety of sounds from my guitar and the Strat Professional delivers that. I love the classic glassy sounds from the middle and neck pickups but for soloing I need the extra volume boost that the HB in the bridge gives. It's not a PAF sound but more a SC on steroids.

     
    5.0

    Exceeded my expectations

    By Force wielding guitarist

    from Columbus, Ohio

    Pros

    • Hardshell case
    • Neck profile
    • Tone configuration
    • Treble bleed circuit

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Blues
    • Country
    • Metal
    • Rock

    Comments about Fender American Professional Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

    My first impression while unpacking was the high quality of the case it came in. Then I opened it and I was floored by how beautiful the body was and the maple neck. Pictures on here doesn't do it justice. It's the most comfortable neck I've ever played on. Setup was near perfect. The high E string snapped on me but I was okay with it because I was wanting a different string gauge anyways. A few adjustments to my liking and it was perfect. The term is very smooth. Fret edges were smooth and I really dig the tall frets. The humbucker is a bit weak as compared to other humbuckers but it suites the other single coils and has great harmonic response so I was very okay with this. It's very light weight and it's easy to sit down and play with. The treble bleed circuit is amazing. Having a tone on the bridge pickup is a nice change I think it makes more sense that way. Overall it's a solid guitar and I'm glad I made the purchase.

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    5.0

    Awesome guitar

    By Speed Racer

    from Johnson City,TN.

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    Comments about Fender American Professional Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

    Just personal use in my home,just love the feel and ease of play ability.

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    5.0

    Great Guitar!

    By Jaybro

    from Cabot, Ar

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    Pros

    • Packaged well

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Practice
    • Professional gigging

    Comments about Fender American Professional Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

    A little skeptical for a First time guitar purchase online. You just don't know what you were gonna get. Have to say it's every bit American quality...sounds great! Very little setup had to be done to it.

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