The Fender Select Stratocaster® HSS Exotic Maple Flame guitar certainly lives up to its name, with an atypical and highly distinctive wood figure in its flame maple top. No two instruments are identical, and the swirling, almost marbled quality of the flame wood figure is highlighted to even more beautiful effect by the guitar’s satin nitro-lacquer finish in Bing Cherry Burst. An exotic creation indeed, it launches the Fender Select series into 2014 with more style and performance than ever, including a striking “channel-bound” birds-eye maple fingerboard with a compound radius (9.5”-14”). This inlaid fingerboard design imparts an elegant appearance and an amazingly comfortable fretting-hand feel in which both edges are pleasingly rounded, with no side seam between neck and fingerboard.
Other premium features include a comfortably contoured neck heel on the alder body, rosewood neck with thick “modern C” profile and hand-rubbed oil finish, 21 medium jumbo frets and black pearloid inlays, single-coil Fender Select Stratocaster guitar neck and middle pickups, Twin-Head Vintage humbucking bridge pickup, five-way switching, three-ply parchment pickguard and aged white control knobs, Bi-Flex™ truss rod system, two-point synchronized tremolo bridge with bent steel saddles, deluxe staggered tuners, Micro-Tilt™ neck adjustment and Fender Select headstock medallion. Includes Fender Select tweed case, guitar strap, cable and polishing cloth.
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|Model Name:||Fender Select Stratocaster® HSS Exotic Maple Flame, Channel-Bound Maple Fingerboard, Bing Cherry Burst|
|Color:||Bing Cherry Transparent|
|Body Material:||Select Alder with AAA Exotic Maple Flame Top|
|Body Finish:||Hand-Stained with Gloss Lacquer Finish|
|Neck Finish:||Hand-Rubbed Oil|
|Neck Shape:||Modern "C"|
|Scale Length:||25.5" (648 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||21|
|Fret Size:||Medium Jumbo|
|String Nut:||Synthetic Bone|
|Nut Width:||1.685" (42.8 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||Black Pearloid Face Dot, White Pearloid Dot|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt with Micro-Tilt™|
|Bridge Pickup:||Twin Head Humbucking|
|Middle Pickup:||Fender Select Single-Coil Strat|
|Neck Pickup:||Fender Select Single-Coil Strat|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup)|
|Pickup Switching:||5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup|
|Bridge:||2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles|
|Tuning Machines:||Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking|
|Control Knobs:||Aged White Plastic|
|Switch Tips:||Aged White|
|Strings:||Fender® USA 250L, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||Fender Select Medallion Inlaid on Back of Headstock, Highly Detailed Fret and Nut Work, Laser Engraved Fender Logo on Front of Headstock, Lightweight 4-Bolt Aluminum Neckplate with Micro-Tilt™ Adjustment and Laser Engraved Serial Number, Bi-Flex™ Truss Rod System, Rolled FIngerboard Edges, Synthetic Bone Nut, Strap Lock Ready Strap Buttons, Single "T"-Roller String Tree, Contoured Heel Aged White Plastic Parts|
|Included Accessories:||Strap, Cable, Cloth, Tweed Hardshell Case|
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