Malibu™ CE


Model #: 0968608021
Malibu™ CE, Folk Cutaway Electric, Natural, Spruce Top, Fender® Preamp with Built-In Tuner

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The Malibu CE folk-style cutaway acoustic offers great Fender acoustic tone and unbeatable value, and has now been upgraded with new features including a three-ply gold pickguard and a vintage-inspired "Viking" rosewood bridge with compensated Graphtech® Nubone™ saddle.

Other great features include a spruce top with scalloped X bracing, mahogany back and sides, vintage C-shaped maple neck with dual-action truss rod and Stratocaster® headstock shape, 20-fret rosewood fingerboard, body binding and elegant checkerboard rosette, vintage-style tuners with plastic buttons, chrome hardware, forward strap button with internal block reinforcement, gloss neck and body finish, and Fishman® Isys III pickup system with active onboard preamp and tuner.

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General

General
Model Name: Malibu™ CE, Folk Cutaway Electric, Natural, Spruce Top, Fender® Preamp with Built-In Tuner
Model Number: 0968608021
Series: California
Color: Natural

Body

Body
Body Material: Laminated Spruce Top with Laminated Mahogany Back and Sides
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Body Shape: Folk
Bracing: Scalloped X
Rosette: Checkerboard
Body Binding: Multiple
Body Back: Solid Mahogany
Body Sides: Laminated Mahogany
Body Top: Laminated Spruce

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss
Neck Binding: White
Scale Length: 25.3" (643 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Number of Frets: 20
String Nut: Graph Tech® NuBone™
Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
Position Inlays: Dot

Electronics

Electronics
Controls: Volume, Bass, Mid, Treble, Low Battery Indicator Light
Special Electronics: Fishman® Isys III System with Active Onboard Preamp and Tuner

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: Rosewood-Based Vintage-Style Fender® "Viking" Bridge with Compensated Graph Tech® Nubone™ Saddle
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® Dura-Tone® 880L (.012-.052 Gauge)
Unique Features: Fender® Stratocaster® Headstock Shape, Fender Folk Guitar Body Shape, Gold Pickguard, Dual Action Truss Rod, Traditional Fender Bridge, Factory Mounted Forward Strap Button with Internal Block Reinforcement, White Dot Inlays, Checkerboard Rosette, Soft "C" Shaped Neck, Multiple Body Bindings