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Fender Coronado Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar Black Cherry Burst Rosewood Fingerboard

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The Coronado guitar is back, with greater sound, build and beauty than ever for the guitarist who appreciates a different Fender guitar with a special history. In the mid-to-late 1960s, the Coronado f... Read More

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The Coronado guitar is back, with greater sound, build and beauty than ever for the guitarist who appreciates a different Fender guitar with a special history. In the mid-to-late 1960s, the Coronado family was Fender's first foray into the hollow-body electric guitar world. Now the Coronado name and style returns to Fender as an utterly cool new guitar in the Modern Player family, with stunning looks, tone and features.

The Fender Coronado guitar's thin semi-hollow maple body has an alder center-block and bound top and back, with stylish bound f holes. Its "C"-shaped maple neck has a 9.5"-radius white-bound rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets and elegant white pearloid block inlays. Other distinctive features include dual Fideli'Tron humbucking pickups with three-way toggle switching, three-ply black pickguard, four skirted "amp"-style control knobs (volume and tone for each pickup) and an Adjusto-Matic bridge with floating "F" trapeze tailpiece.

Features
  • Thin semi-hollow maple body with alder center-block
  • Bound top and back
  • Stylish bound f-holes
  • "C"-shaped maple neck
  • 9.5"-radius white-bound rosewood fingerboard
  • 21 medium jumbo frets
  • Elegant white pearloid block inlays
  • Dual Fideli'Tron humbucking pickups
  • 3-way toggle switching
  • 3-ply black pickguard,
  • Four skirted "amp"-style control knobs (volume and tone for each pickup) and an
Specifications
  • Body
    Body Material: Laminated Maple with Alder Center-Block
    Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
    Body Shape: Other
    Neck
    Neck Material: Maple
    Neck Finish: Gloss Polyester
    Neck Shape: "C" Shape
    Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
    Fingerboard: Rosewood
    Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241mm)
    Number of Frets: 21
    Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
    String Nut: Synthetic Bone
    Nut Width: 1.650" (42mm)
    Position Inlays: Pearloid Block
    Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
    Electronics
    Bridge Pickup: Fideli'Tron Humbucking
    Neck Pickup: Fideli'Tron Humbucking
    Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
    Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    Pickup Configuration: HH
    Hardware
    Bridge: Pinned Adjusto-Matic with Floating "F" Trapeze Tailpiece
    Hardware Finish: Chrome
    Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed
    Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
    Control Knobs: Skirted Amp Knobs
    Miscellaneous
    Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
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FenderCoronado Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar
 
5.0

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5.0

Fantastic Work of Art

By Joseph Almeida

from California

Comments about Fender Coronado Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

I just picked up My Coronado yesterday 3/18/14. I was totaly impressed by the craftsmanship,Fender put into The Coronado to start with. It's a beautiful guitar. I got the Black Cherry Burst. I plugged it in at the store, and again I was impressed. It's designed for any style of music you play, with the sound quality of the pick ups in any position.The neck is as sweet as my Stratocasters. I had "Vince" The Repair Tec. at the "G.C. Block Store" do a quick set up. He didn't have to do much but, I'm very particular about my new guitars when it comes to string height and intonation from the factory. He had to make few slight adjustments but, everything fell right into place. I've owned many guitars in my life and I have to admit, this is one of the finest yet. Everything you could possibly want out of a guitar is built into the Coronado. It was a good purchase and a good price. JJr. O.C. Ca.

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Fender Coronado; a great value

By Bruce Weese

from Olympia, WA

Comments about Fender Coronado Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

The Fender Coronado re-issue is a fantastic guitar at any price. The price is much less than the vintage instruments I had been seeking. The Coronado was playable out of the box. I did file the string slots down at the nut, as I prefer to do with any new guitar. The rest of the set up was made very easy by the fact that the truss rod adjustment is now at the headstock, not at the body as with the vintage guitars. The adjusto-matic bridge made the intonation straight forward. The floating bridge featured in the vintage model has been changed to a pinned bridge, the set up you choose will stay in place. Another change is the 9.5" radius fretboard. I would have preferred the original 7.25" radius but I'm having no problem making this work for me. The pick-ups are humbucking FideliTrons! How on earth did Fender produce such a great guitar at such a great price? The guitar looks fantastic, the back and top are bound and there are pearloid block inlays marking the frets.Oh yes, it sounds absolutely fantastic.

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(5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The Amazing Coronado!

By APRIL PANICHAYA

from Tinley Park, IL

Comments about Fender Coronado Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

I never write reviews but after receiving the Fender Coronado a few days ago, I was compelled to write one. After waiting a few months for this to arrive, I finally was able to play this guitar. First of all, the finish of the guitar is fantastic. There isn't a blemish that I can see. The 3 tone sunburst is beautiful. I'm impressed with the quality of the entire guitar build. It's a little heavier than I anticipated but that's not a problem. The setup out of the box was really good. I just tweaked a little bit on the bridge saddles. The action was nice and low. This plays like a dream. I'm really digging the Fidelitron pickups. It's something different from what I normally play, which is a Jazzmaster. I think is going to be new favorite guitar to play. Really impressed with the quality of instruments being made in China. This feels like it should be more expensive. A great bang for your buck! I only wish Fender included a hardshell case but other than that I would buy another.

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The Fender Coronado Is Amazing

By Kerry Ford

from Brandon, MS

Comments about Fender Coronado Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

I had my first Coronado in 1968. I sold it in 1980 and have regreted it ever since. After seeing that Fender was going to start making them again, I knew I had to get one. Well, I got it and all I can say is "BUY IT " !! There are no design flaws in this guitar. It is everything an electric guitar should be. The pickups are a perfect match and deliver every tone I have been missing with my Strat and Telecaster. The Coronado blows them away. The neck fits my hand like it was custom made. The playability is second to none. I know each guitar player has their own idea about what sound they want to hear but I can tell you this, I am selling my Strat and Telecaster because the Fender Coronado is everything I will ever want or need in an electric guitar. You need to put this guitar on your "Must have list".

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