Fender has launched the complete Fender Parallel Universe series early, with shipping dates subject to change. With names like the Strat-Tele Hybrid and the Jaguar Strat, it’s easy to see that Fender took some of the best elements of classic Fender guitar and bass models and brought them together to create gear we could have previously only imagined possible. Here is a brief summary of each of the Fender Parallel Universe instruments.
Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid 2018 Limited Edition
The Fender Strat-Tele hybrid features a traditional Tele body with pro specs like three Custom Shop '69 Aged Strat pickups, a Strat synchronized tremolo bridge and silver spaghetti Fender logo. Its ash body has Strat comfort contours and is fitted with an American Professional Deep C neck. The Fender Strat-Tele has a 9.5 in. radius fingerboard with 22 narrow-tall frets and a high-quality bone nut. You’ll also find a Strat tremolo and Limited Edition neck plate. Hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included.
Fender American Elite Nashville Telecaster HSS 2018 Limited Edition
The Fender Elite Nashville Telecaster HSS boasts custom-contouring and easy playing feel. Its ShawBucker humbucking bridge pickup and pair of Pure Vintage '64 Tele pickups deliver powerful and versatile tone. Features a compound C-to-D shaped neck, 9.5 to 14 in. compound-radius fretboard, medium jumbo frets and a bone nut. The Fender Nashville Tele also has polished chrome-plated brass saddles and the old-school silver Fender headstock logo. Elite molded hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included.
Fender Jazz Tele Hybrid 2018 Limited Edition
The limited-edition Jazz Tele has vintage inspired sound, modern feel and sensational aesthetics. It features American Vintage '65 single-coil Jazzmaster pickups, a lacquer-finished ash body and custom-designed 3-ply pickguard. You’ll also find an American Professional Jazzmaster tremolo and bridge, American Vintage tuning machines and white witch hat knobs. Modern C-shaped American Original Jazzmaster neck, 9.5"-radius rosewood fingerboard, 21 narrow-tall frets and a bone nut. Fender floral headstock logo and limited edition neck plate. Hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included.
Fender Troublemaker Tele 2018 Limited Edition
The Troublemaker Tele boasts a bound mahogany body with a maple top, custom Cabronita pickguard and lacquer finish. It’s powered by a pair of Shawbucker 1T and 2T humbucking pickups are voiced specifically for their positions. Features a 25.5-scale, Deep C-shaped American Professional Tele neck and large Stratocaster headstock, along with a 9.5 in. radius rosewood fingerboard, 22 narrow-tall frets and a bone nut, plus an Adjusto-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece, vintage-style Telecaster Deluxe logo and Troublemaker Limited Edition neck plate. Hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included.
Fender Tele Thinline Super Deluxe 2018 Limited Edition
The Tele Thinline Super Deluxe features TV Jones Classic pickups and semi-hollow Tele design. You’ll love its 25.5 in. scale American Professional Deep C-shaped neck, modern 9.5 in. radius rosewood fingerboard and 21 narrow-tall frets. The American Professional Tele Deluxe Hardtail bridge is engineered for accurate intonation and vintage-informed tone. Features the old-school Fender Thinline logo, a sweet lacquer finish, silver sparkle pickguard and limited edition neck plate. The limited-edition Tele Thinline Super Deluxe includes a hardshell case and certificate of authenticity.
Fender Whiteguard Strat 2018 Limited Edition
The Whiteguard Strat features Telecaster twang and sleek Strat body feel, plus Tele hardware, electronics and neck feel. You’ll love the feel of its Fender Custom Shop '51 Nocaster pickups, modern C-shaped maple Telecaster neck, 9.5"-radius fretboard and 22 narrow-tall frets and a bone nut. The Whiteguard Strat’s other touches include its silver Fender headstock logo on the headstock and limited edition neck plate. The Fender Whiteguard Strat will surprise with its looks and its incredible tone. Hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included.
Fender Jaguar Strat Hybrid 2018 Limited Edition
The limited-edition Jaguar features an alder Strat body, chrome control plates and tortoiseshell Jaguar pickguard. Features Jaguar’s switching system melded with Strat electronics. Its 5-way switch has a dedicated thumbwheel tone control for the bridge pickup. Its dual upper bout switches allow position 3 to select either the middle pickup alone or all 3. It has a 25.5 in. scale maple Jaguar neck with Deep C profile and 9.5 in. radius rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, plus a bone nut, locking trem, chrome-plated Mustang bridge saddles and Jaguar knobs. Hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included.
Fender Meteora 2018 Limited Edition
The Meteora features two biting Custom Shop Tele pickups: a Custom Shop vintage-style Tele bridge pickup and a Custom Shop Twisted Tele neck pickup. Its offset body is fixed to a 25.5 in. scale American Professional Jazzmaster maple neck with an American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster profile, and a 9.5 in. radius fingerboard, regal block inlays, 22 narrow-tall frets and a bone nut. Ash body, lacquer finish, custom black single-ply pickguard, American Professional Tele bridge with compensated brass saddles, chrome dome knobs and vintage spaghetti logo and limited edition micro-tilt neck plate. Hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included.
Fender '51 Telecaster PJ Bass 2018 Limited Edition
The limited-edition '51 Telecaster PJ Bass adds thunderous, modern tone and enhanced feel to a classic design. It features a single-ply black pickguard, dual-concentric volume knobs and vintage spaghetti headstock logo. You’ll love its Custom Shop pickups: a '60s Jazz Bass single coil bridge pickup and '60s P Bass split-coil middle pickup. You’ll also find a 34 in. scale Telecaster bass maple neck with an American Vintage '63 P Bass profile, modern 9.5"-radius fingerboard and narrow-tall frets. the '51 Telecaster PJ Bass’ HiMass Vintage bridge boasts vintage-style nickel-plated brass saddles. Hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included.
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