Pawn Shop Offset Special

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Model #: 0143402303

Pawn Shop Offset Special, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst $799.99

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Pawn Shop Offset Special, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst

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Las guitarras Pawn Shop Series están inspiradas en las más excéntricas creaciones de Fender desde mediados de los 60 hasta mediados de los 70, que algunas veces vieron la luz y otras terminaron en las páginas más oscuras de la historia de Fender. Fabricadas para alcanzar un sonido y una calidad absolutamente modernos, presentan una creativa alquimia de los diversos elementos Fender. Como novedad para 2012, la Pawn Shop Series presenta un surtido poco convencional de "las guitarras que nunca fueron, pero que deberían haber sido".

La guitarra Pawn Shop Offset Special es uno de los diseños más insólitos de la historia de Fender. Las características incluyen un cuerpo semihueco de doble cutaway con agujero en forma de "f" y elegante cintura compensada, dos fantásticas pastillas humbucker JZHB grandes con selector de pastillas de tres posiciones y un puente Adjusto-Matic™ con cordal flotante de trémolo estilo vintage. Una guitarra del pasado y del futuro.

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Almost amazing

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Jakely on February 20, 2014 (updated February 25, 2014)
Amateur Blues Funk Jazz Alternative Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Country Bluegrass Punk

Finally, Fender has released the kind of guitar I've always wanted... well, sort of. All maple neck, semi-hollow body, Jazzmaster pickups and vibrato, unique minimalistic styling; It should be an indie rocker's dream come true.

However, the stock electronics are useless. I was so excited to receive this guitar as a Christmas present and started playing it, then immediately was disappointed when I plugged it in. The JZHB's, stacked humbuckers with metal slug pole pieces, are in stark contrast to a real Jazzmaster pickup, a wide single coil with alnico magnet pole pieces. The output is far too high (neck pickup measures about 15k ohms, bridge pickup measures a ridiculous 30k ohms). It distorts my vintage tube amp at very low gain without providing any brightness. As usual, I also need to replace the tone capacitor with a value that doesn't sap all of the treble at a small turn of the dial. It amazes me how Fender can make such brilliant products while totally ignoring simple, but major aspects, Musicians don't want to buy a guitar for over $700 when they have to replace the electronics as soon as they get it, especially when they can find Squiers with good playability and better sounding pickups for less than half the price.

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Who would have thought

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D Marshall Saba on December 25, 2013
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Who would have thought I would like this guitar so much. The blend of the JZHB Humbuckers with the Bridge - Vintage Style "Floating" Tremolo and the Tremolo Locking Button is a killer combo. Together with the semi - hollow unique shape and an F - hole to boot!

Unique look, Great sound!

I am running it through an American Made Fender Blues Jr. 1998. Wow, sounds great clean and dirty.

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Model Name: Pawn Shop Offset Special, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst
Model Number: 0143402303
Series: Pawn Shop
Advertised Price: $799.99
Color: 2-Color Sunburst

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Polyester
Body Shape: Other

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: 1-Piece Maple
Neck Finish: Urethane
Neck Shape: Forma "C" años 60s
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: Radio 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Médium Jumbo
String Nut: Hueso sintético de cejuela
Nut Width: 1.650” (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Incrustaciones de posición de punto
Truss Rod Nut: Llave Ajustable 3/16"

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: JZHB Humbucking
Neck Pickup: JZHB Humbucking
Controls: Volumen Master, Tono Master
Pickup Switching: Selector de 3 posiciones: Posición 1: Pastilla del puente, Posición 2: Pastillas del puente y mástil, Posición 3: Pastilla del mástil
Pickup Configuration: H/H

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: Puente Adjusto-Matic™ con cordal de trémolo flotante tipo Vintage y botón de bloqueo de trémolo.
Hardware Finish: Cromo
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Pickguard: None

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Super Bullets® 250L, NPS (Calibres .009-.042)
Unique Features: Humbucking Jazzmaster Pickups, Semi-Hollow Body, Unique Shape
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