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Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar

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With the introduction of the American Performer Strat HSS, Fender brings players a U.S.-made version of a perennial favorite instrument, loaded with stunning finishes, refined electronics and hardware, plus a few hidden surprises. These guitars and basses are designed for musicians of any level, and are ideal for those who seek Made in...  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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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

With the introduction of the American Performer Strat HSS, Fender brings players a U.S.-made version of a perennial favorite instrument, loaded with stunning finishes, refined electronics and hardware, plus a few hidden surprises. These guitars and basses are designed for musicians of any level, and are ideal for those who seek Made in USA quality and playability at a surprisingly accessible price.

Fender American Performer Stratocaster contours

New looks for new guitars

The American Performer Strat HSS takes the familiar lines and contours of a timeless design and dresses them in spectacular finishes. This version comes in a choice of a classic black finish or a subdued satin surf green with maple fretboards. Whichever way you choose to go, the looks are absolutely outstanding.

Fender American Performer Stratocaster electronics and finish

Increased versatility and fatter tone

Fender designed a whole new series of Yosemite pickups for the American Performer series. Meant to bring a little modern attitude while still summoning the historic Strat tones, the two single coils and powerful DoubleTap bridge humbucker on the American Performer Strat HSS with maple fingerboard deliver just enough snarl to be satisfying when they're opened wide, and provide those classic sounds when you roll back the volume. The unique Greasebucket tone circuit keeps the mud out when you roll down the tone knob. The hidden surprise lies in the push/pull tone pot that triggers the new coil tap technology, delivering a widely increased tonal palette.

Fender American Performer Stratocaster headstock and tuners

Chrome and steel

A classic 6-point synchronized tremolo bridge pairs with ClassicGear split-post tuning machines for stable tuning whether your whammy action is subtle or sweeping. For a crowning touch, the oversize '70s-style headstock with silver Fender logo helps set this guitar apart as something truly special.

Features

  • Gloss-finish solid alder body
  • 25.5"-scale maple neck with 22-fret, 9.5"-radius maple fingerboard
  • Fender DoubleTap humbucker, Yosemite flat-staggered, single-coil pickups, 5-way switch
  • Fender 6-point synchronized tremolo, Vintage-Modern tuners
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: C modern
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Satin 
Fingerboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HSS
  • Neck: Yosemite single-coil
  • Middle: Yosemite single-coil
  • Bridge: DoubleTap humbucker
  • Brand: Fender
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Special electronics: Push/Pull coil-tap 
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil tap
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: 6-point synchronized
  • Tuning machines: Fender ClassicGear
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Country of origin: United States
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  • Free transfer of coverage to a new owner
  • Repair costs covered for up to five years from date of purchase
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