Fender American Elite Stratocaster – Ash Tobacco Sunburst - Maple Fretboard
Externally the American Elite Stratocaster has Fender’s timeless style, but under the hood it’s an entirely new breed of guitar designed for 21st-century players who constantly push the envelope. With over a dozen new innovations, each guitar is a true performer with eye-catching style, exceptional feel and versatile sound from the very first moment you plug it in and play.
Featured on all American Elite instruments, the new fourth generation Noiseless pickups are only available in this series, and represent a quantum leap in pickup design. Combining vintage-style sound with effectively noise-free performance, these are the pinnacle of Fender’s noiseless pickup designs, offering pristine cleans and fat, overdriven tones that scream with pure rock ‘n’ roll power. Designed for fast playing and effortless position changes, the compound profile neck is ideal for all playing styles. A modern “C”-shape at the nut, the profile morphs along the length of the neck to a modern “D”-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of comfortable support for fret hand antics. New locking short-post tuning machines provide increased break angle at the synthetic bone nut for buzz-free performance while the smooth two-point modern tremolo adds emotive touches to your performance without sacrificing your tuning.
Fender is renowned for head-turning style, and this guitar is no different—from the redesigned sleek back and forearm contours that hug the player’s body for an enhanced playing experience to the black chrome headstock logo and large pearloid fret markers this instrument will dazzle the audience with elegant style. The American Elite Stratocaster is a bold new guitar for the brave new guitarist who is setting out to cross uncharted musical terrain. Includes a redesigned Elite Molded Case with TSA locks to provide increased protection for your cherished instrument.
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Body Material: Ash
Body Shape: Stratocaster
Colour: Tobacco Sunburst
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
Number of Frets: 22
Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Position Inlays: Large Pearloid Dots
Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
Bridge Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
Controls: Master Volume (with S-1™ switch), Tone 1 (Neck Pickup), Tone 2 (Middle and Bridge Pickups; No-Load™ Tone control)
Middle Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
Neck Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
Bridge: 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm
Control Knobs: Aged White Soft Touch Knobs
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Asymmetrical
Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
Tuning Machines: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)
Case: Elite Hard case included
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