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Fender Player Stratocaster Maple Fingerboard HSS, Tidepool
- Brand: Fender
REAL DEAL SOUND
The inspiring sound of a Stratocaster is one of the foundations of Fender. Featuring this classic sound—bell-like high end, punchy mids and robust low end, combined with crystal-clear articulation—the sonically flexible Player Stratocaste
Serial Number: MX18174486
Weight: 8 lbs, 0.2 oz
REAL DEAL SOUND
The inspiring sound of a Stratocaster is one of the foundations of Fender. Featuring this classic sound—bell-like high end, punchy mids and robust low end, combined with crystal-clear articulation—the sonically flexible Player Stratocaster HSS is packed with authentic Fender feel and style. It’s ready to serve your musical vision, it’s versatile enough to handle any style of music and it’s the perfect platform for creating your own sound.
- Alder body with gloss finish
- One Player Series humbucking bridge pickup; two Player Series single-coil Stratocaster middle and neck pickups
- “Modern C"-shaped neck profile
- 9.5"-radius fingerboard
- 2-point tremolo bridge with bent-steel saddles
PLAYER SERIES PICKUPS
Designed for authentic Fender tone—with a bit of an edge—our Player Series pickups are crisp and articulate, a modern tweak of our classic sound.
2-POINT TREMOLO BRIDGE
This Stratocaster features a two-point tremolo bridge for smooth, superior tremolo action.
BRIDGE PICKUP TONE CONTROL
Breaking with tradition, we added a dedicated tone control for the bridge pickup, giving you more control over your sound in pickup positions one and two.
Adding another fret extends the range, while the “Modern C”-shaped neck profile is comfortable for almost any playing style.
MORE TRADITIONAL BODY RADII
The Player Stratocaster model’s sleek curves are hand-shaped to original specifications.
“F”-STAMPED NECK PLATE
Each Player Stratocaster includes an “F”-stamped neck plate, leaving no doubt as to the instrument’s pedigree.
Body FinishGloss Polyester
Neck FinishSatin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
Neck ShapeModern "C"
Scale Length25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets22
Fret SizeMedium Jumbo
Nut MaterialSynthetic Bone
Nut Width1.650" (42 mm)
Position InlaysWhite Dots
Truss Rod Nut3/16" Hex Adjustment
Bridge PickupPlayer Series Alnico 2 Humbucking
Middle PickupPlayer Series Alnico 5 Strat Single-Coil
Neck PickupPlayer Series Alnico 5 Strat Single-Coil
ControlsMaster Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Switching5-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
Bridge2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles
Tuning MachinesStandard Cast/Sealed
Control KnobsParchment Plastic
Neck Plate4-Bolt "F" Stamped
StringsFender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
Legal NoticeWARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Why buy from Melody Music Shop, LLC?
Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Melody Music Shop strives to maintain a diverse, high quality inventory along with exceptional customer service. We carry a wide range of instruments and accessories, including new and used guitars, band and orchestral instruments, pianos, amps, sound systems, and so much more!
With certified technicians on staff and a century + of experience between them all, you can rest assured any instrument you purchase from Melody Music Shop LLC is in the best condition possible! Our ENTIRE STORE is maintained at 50% humidity year round per manufacturer’s stringent requirements. All items will be packaged carefully to ensure their safe arrival. Guitars will have their string tension lowered and packaged to manufacture specs or better. Melody Music Shop LLC guarantees quality products, fast shipping, and top-notch customer service!
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