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Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar Black

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Introducing the American Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker. For the purest and most powerful HSS sound, Fender enlisted acclaimed humbucking pickup guru Tim Shaw to create a brand-new bridge pickup... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Introducing the American Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker. For the purest and most powerful HSS sound, Fender enlisted acclaimed humbucking pickup guru Tim Shaw to create a brand-new bridge pickup of unrivaled tone and quality. Shaw's expertise dates far back to his work with the first and biggest names in the history of humbucking pickup design, and the result of his efforts-the "Shawbucker" humbucking pickup-is an electrifying new landmark in Fender pickup design.

Shaw's handiwork makes the American Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker a formidable new instrument for guitarists who want the ultimate in modern humbucking tone. The model is made even more forceful by the added innovation of a dual 250K/500K volume potentiometer, which optimizes the tonality of each pickup switch setting by automatically running the Shawbucker bridge pickup at 500K for greater openness and brilliance, while the neck and middle pickups run at 250K for spine-tingling single-coil sparkle. Along with all the other great American Standard Stratocaster HSS features players already love, it's a truly phenomenal new Strat experience.

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: C modern
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Bi-Flex
  • Neck finish: Satin on back, gloss on front
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.685" (42.8mm)
  • Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
Pickups
  • Configuration: HSS
  • Neck: Custom Shop Fat '50s Single Coil
  • Middle: Custom Shop Fat '50s Single Coil
  • Bridge: Shawbucker Humbucking
  • Brand: Fender
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume with dual 250k/500k Volume potentiometer, 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
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning Machines: Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Fender Custom Shop Pickups & Humbucker designed by Tim Shaw
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: Strap, cable, polish cloth
  • Country of origin: United States
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FenderAmerican Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
 
4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome Guitar! No let downs with this one

By Dm

from Inverness, Fl

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

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

    Played great right out of the box. Only minor string hight adjustment to my liking and it's rocking. Excellent finish, Sound, and feel.

    (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    I could not be more disappointed and disillusioned with GC..

    By Mayor

    from Fort Wayne, IN

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

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

    I could not be more disappointed and disillusioned with Guitar Center than I am with this transaction. I have been wanting an American Standard Stratocaster for a long time. With the close-out pricing in place to make room for the new American Pro series, it finally became affordable enough for me to take the plunge.

    The salesperson at the local store did everything right and did a good job. It's in the fulfillment end of the deal that the disillusionment starts... I bought a new American Standard Strat, but that's not what I received. GC shipped the guitar in an off brand case, missing all the usual 'case candy' that's supposed to be there. No strap, no tools, no springs, documentation in a foreign language, and, get this, no tremolo bar!

    Then, it became obvious this was not a new guitar. It certainly appears to have been sold and returned once already. The tremolo spring was missing, signs of playing time, etc. coupled with the off-brand case and missing parts, it's clear I got a used guitar when I purchased a new guitar. I expect better from GC, and maybe should have driven the extra few miles to the Sweetwater retail store.

    The salesperson did nothing wrong, and of course Fender didn't do anything wrong. As far as I know, this is a great guitar, as you would expect from Fender.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great guitar very comfortable with tone

    By Giro

    from Brooklyn NY

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

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

      Great guitar very comfortable with tone

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Yes, I would recommend this Guitar.

      By Ruben

      from undisclosed

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      Verified Buyer

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

      This is an awesome guitar! Love it. I've been getting acquainted with it. I'd researched the reviews, thru YouTube, and Fender had taken care of the complaints. Such as the volume knob was too loose, the tremolo bar was dangling, etc.. all that has been addressed. They even threw in the Schaller strap locks, which are really nice.

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