La edición 2013 de la Fender Select Stratocaster HSS supera a su predecesora del 2012 con nuevas y atractivas características. La primera de esas características es el diapasón de palo rosa incrustado, una innovación de Fender completamente nueva en la que el diapasón de palo rosa con radio compuesto (9,5”-14”) está alojado en un grueso mástil de arce con forma de "C", que se ha ahuecado para adaptarse al diapasón. Además de crear una apariencia moderna, transmite una sensación sorprendentemente cómoda al colocar la mano sobre los trastes con ambos bordes redondeados, sin separaciones laterales entre el mástil y el diapasón.
La Fender Select Stratocaster HSS también cuenta con un precioso cuerpo de tapa de arce flameado y contornos tradicionales. El cuerpo presenta un elegante acabado Tobacco Sunburst teñido a mano y cubierto de una capa de laca brillante y el mástil acabado a mano con aceite y un cómodo talón rebajado. Entre otras características de primera calidad se incluyen pastillas de mástil y medios single-coil Fender Select Stratocaster, una potente pastilla de puente humbucker Twin-Head, selector de cinco posiciones, golpeador de tres capas en pergamino, botones de control en blanco envejecido, 21 trastes medios jumbo, sistema de alma Bi-Flex™, puente de trémolo sincronizado de dos puntos de apoyo estilo vintage con selletas curvadas de acero, clavijero bloqueante escalonado deluxe y medallón Fender Select en la pala.
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This is a beautiful instrument. I think my friends at Fender could have taken it a step further. Instead of the old Rosewood, how about an Ebony neck, or even Maple or Birdseye Maple at this price. Why the Jumbo Frets? Other than that, I could see this Strat or even the Tele version hanging on my wall.
Truly amazing. A beautiful looking guitar which sounds great. The neck is fantastic despite the chunky feel and the inlaid fretboard is a dream.the pick up tone is to die for. I have one of the first Squiers to be made in Japan - a 1960 candy apple red with a slinky neck and a rosewood board - which I love, but this one steals the show. Keep up the good work Fender.
cjmartin owns this item
I just got this guitar a couple of days ago and WOW is all I can say. The flame maple top and the finish are beautiful. The inlaid rosewood fretboard is something I have never had on a guitar before. As soon as a I gripped the neck on a test drive at the store I liked it. It's a full C 50's neck style and it fits perfectly in my hand. Having the recessed fretboard with the maple neck serving as a sort of binding is a very smooth feel. The rolled edges are actually the maple neck. Not the rosewood fretboard. This gives the neck a unique feel when you grip it. I like the compound radius. I have a 2004 deluxe tele maple neck that also has the 9.5 to 14 compound radius and I think it has been replaced as number 1. This new beauty is making it's debut at rehearsal next week so I really can't fully evaluate the pickups until I crank it up with the band. Sometimes you acquire guitars to go in your collection or to play a specific style or what have you. Then there are guitars you come across and they instantly become the new number 1 absolute go to guitar replacing the previous titleholder. This my friend is one of those guitars.
rknjr owns this item
I have always loved single coil guitars. I recently bought a LP Standard and found that the playability for me just didn't work like Fenders.
I loved the bridge humbucker, but not the neck, and i needed my cluck and chime there.
When i took it back to Guitar Center this beauty caught my eye. I love the tone woods and finish. The neck is amazing, and so playable. And with the HSS config, buddy this thing will get dirty too! As a church musician moving across many genres of music in any given set, this guitar can cover them all. I definately wont be taking this one back!
Joe$oup owns this item
I initially saw this guitar on the Fender website and was intrigued by the new Fender Rosewood embedded fingerboard in a maple neck. I finally got a call from my local Guitar Center and got the opportunity to be the first to have one from this store. I immediately went down and had to try it out. I was amazed by the unique neck and fingerboard and how easy it was to play. The action was amazing and the sound was super sweet. The humbucker pickup had a smooth crunch that helped me immediately make the decision to buy it. The finish was beautiful, the neck amazing, the sound the best yet from any Fender I have played. Everyone around me wanted to try the guitar but I immediately swooped it up and didn't want anyone else to get it. This guitar is the most exciting one I have ever owned and I can't wait to get on stage with my Rock Immortal friends to make it scream!
DonnyRock owns this item
I played a Strat back in the 60s and had fun in a small 3 man band playing classic rock-n-roll. When I went into the service and got out of music for a while, my heart was just not in it anymore. When I came back to music later, it was with an acoustical guitar. Lately I have had the bug to play an electric guitar again. So I took the plunge with this beautiful lady! I am in awe of this Lady....she has all the inner & out beauty, sleek grace and mellow tone as well as a raunchy guttural snarl of a fine tuned Formula-1 at the Indy 500! The wood front & back is flawless with a sleek luster finish. The maple birdseye neck with rosewood fret board is a beauty. The neck fills your hand and is smooth with the strings that melt like butter to the touch. I may have to go to heavier gauge strings until I soften my acoustical neck (death) grip. The ability to play all high, mid-range and low ranges of music voices with such quality, clarity as well as hold a note and switching from single coils to humbucker drives my crazy! When I transport this vibe through my new Limited Super Sonic 22, I am in heaven. When I shoot them through my Mustang II with all the warped preset modes, I can't help but think of my first '65 Corvette Stingray Roadster! You couldn't wipe the smile off my face with a baseball bat! I feel like a kid again! Thank you FENDER! I salute all your artists & craftsmen!
Mike owns this item
I got this guitar in November 2012. Wow what a guitar! I received a certificate with the guitar indicating it was one of the first 100 made. The humbuckers sound so good! These, with the two single-coil pickups provide such an awesome array of tones which enables me to be very creative! The fit and finish of this Strat is second to none. The combination of the neck being so smooth and the rosewood fretboard allow my fingers to glide
up and down the neck. This guitar is truly a dream to play! You ask, would I purchase this guitar again ? YES! I would highly recommend this guitar to anyone looking for an excellent playing, excellent built, and excellent sounding electric guitar!
playing4him27 owns this item
|Model Name:||Fender Select Stratocaster® HSS, Rosewood Fingerboard, Tobacco Sunburst|
|Body Material:||Alder with Flame Maple Top|
|Body Finish:||Hand-Stained with Gloss-Lacquer Topcoat|
|Neck Finish:||Hand-Rubbed Oil|
|Neck Shape:||Thick Modern "C"|
|Scale Length:||25.5" (648 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||Radio variable de 9.5"-14" (241mm-355.6mm)|
|Number of Frets:||21|
|Fret Size:||Médium Jumbo|
|String Nut:||Hueso sintético de cejuela|
|Nut Width:||1.685" (42.8 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||Incrustaciones de posición de punto|
|Truss Rods:||Sistema de doble alma Bi-Flex|
|Truss Rod Nut:||Cejilla 1/8" American Series|
|Bridge Pickup:||Twin Head Humbucking|
|Middle Pickup:||Fender Select Single-Coil Strat|
|Neck Pickup:||Fender Select Single-Coil Strat|
|Controls:||Volumen maestro, Tono 1. (Pastillas de mástil y media). Tono 2. (Pastillas de puente y puente/media combinadas)|
|Pickup Switching:||5-Position Blade: Postion 1. Bridge Humbucking Pickup; Position 2. Middle Pickup and Inner Coil of Humbucker; Position 3. Middle Pickup; Position 4. Neck and Middle Pickup; Position 5. Neck Pickup|
|Bridge:||Trémolo sincronizado de 2 puntos con selletas dobladas estilo vintage|
|Tuning Machines:||Clavijero bloqueante cerrado escalonado Deluxe de metal|
|Control Knobs:||Botones envejecidos en blanco|
|Strings:||Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||Neck Heel Contour, Fender Select Headstock Medallion|
|Included Accessories:||Cable, Strap, Cloth|
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