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Fender American Professional Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar Olympic White

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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 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 desig...  Click To Read More About This Product

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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

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

wow. greate guitar

By Steal Pigeon

from palmdale

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

if you want big balls, its got that too with the double shawbucker at the bridge. the whammy bar is very usable, guitar stays in tune. beyond its feel and tones its just a beautiful guitar, mine still smells like lacquer.
freakin love this guitar

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Classic Fender tone and feel with updated features

By Chuck

from Boston, MA

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Pros

  • Comes with a sweet case
  • Quality build
  • Very comfortable neck

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

      Bought this because my new cover band covers a lot of different material, pop, country, classic rock, hard rock and wanted one guitar to handle everything. Fender hit a home run with this Professional Series and its a pretty good value. The feel of the neck, the treble bleed circuit on the volume control, V-mod PUs, pop-in pop-out tremolo. Came with a wonky high E string that broke, which was disappointing. I will likely swap out the Shawbucker for a hotter pickup. Non players I show it to comment on how beautiful it is. Three-color sunburst with maple neck.

       
      5.0

      If I could afford It, I would buy a few more !!!

      By DAVID

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

      Just what I ordered... The feel of the deep C neck and the tone are incomparable ...

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