Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS

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American Special Stratocaster HSS by Fender
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American Special Series ranks below the American Standard and Deluxe, it is the entry series into the American segment of the Fender`s catalog. It offers affordable, yet high quality guitars and basses. American Special Stratocaster HSS is a solid-bodied, double cut guitar with a body made of alder. This model comes with Strat standard 25-1/2" scale and it spans between the modern synchronized tremolo bridge and 1.6875" wide synthetic bone nut. In front of the chrome-plated bridge Fender installs a passive humbucker and two passive single coil pickups. Controls unit is a standard one. This model is available in Black and Three-Tone Sunburst with gloss finish. Maple neck is equipped with a C contour and 22-fret rosewood fingerboard. Fender tuners on the `70s headstock are plated in chrome.


American Special Stratocaster HSS Full Specs

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Body Shape Strat®
Body Type Solid Body
Body Wood Alder
Bridge Tremolo
Bridge Pickup Type Humbucker
Middle Pickup Type Single Coil
Neck Pickup Type Single Coil
Controls Volume
Controls Tone
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fret Size Jumbo
Fingerboard Inlays White Dot
Hardware Chrome
Neck Joint Bolt-on
Neck Shape C-shaped neck
Neck Wood Maple
Number of Frets 22
Number of Pickups 3
Number of Strings 6
Pickguard Yes
Pickup Switch Type 5-Position Blade
Nut Width 1.6875" (1-11/16")
Scale Length 25-1/2"
Tuners Fender
Fingerboard Radius 9.50"
Finish Gloss
Finish Urethane
Bridge String Through
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Body Shape
Strat®
Strat®
Body Type
Solid Body
Solid Body
Body Wood
Alder
Alder
Bridge
Tremolo
Tremolo
Bridge Pickup Type
Humbucker
Single Coil
Middle Pickup Type
Single Coil
Single Coil
Neck Pickup Type
Single Coil
Single Coil
Controls
Tone/Volume
Volume
Fingerboard Material
Rosewood
Maple
Fret Size
Jumbo
Jumbo
Fingerboard Inlays
White Dot
Black Dot
Hardware
Chrome
Chrome
Neck Joint
Bolt-on
Bolt-on
Neck Shape
C-shaped neck
C-shaped neck
Neck Wood
Maple
Maple
Number of Frets
22
22
Number of Pickups
3
3
Number of Strings
6
6
Pickguard
Yes
No
Pickup Switch Type
5-Position Blade
5-Position Blade
Nut Width
1.6875" (1-11/16")
1.6875" (1-11/16")
Scale Length
25-1/2"
25-1/2"
Tuners
Fender
Fender
Fingerboard Radius
9.50"
9.50"
Finish
Gloss/Urethane
Urethane
Bridge
String Through
Tremolo
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