Fender continue their sonic adventures by collaborating with other tone fanatics, updating and upgrading some of their most iconic guitars. The Shawbucker Strat has a contemporary humbucker designed by Tim Shaw and 2 Custom Shop single coils for classic flavours. There's no mistaking the hallmarks of a great American Standard Strat, it's not until you hear the Shawbucker scream that you really hear (and feel!) the difference in this guitar.
Custom Shop quality with classic Strat design.
Shaw’s handywork makes the American Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker a formidable new instrument for guitarists who want the ultimate in modern humbucking tone.
Custom Humbucker Bridge Pickup
At the neck and middle position, this Strat comes loaded with a pair of 50s Single-Coil pickups for great, classic Strat tone. However, switch over to the bridge, and you're loaded with a pure and powerful Humbucker tone courtesy of legendary pickup guru Tim Shaw. Control the balance perfectly with independant 500k and 250k pots, setting the stage for a blend of brilliance, shine and in-your-face tone.
Tweaked to perfection
Over the years, the Strat has changed very little. Why fix something that isn't broken, right? The sleek, contoured Alder body has defined the tone and playability of the Strat since 1956 and remains today. The trademark 'whammy' tremolo system offers up outrageous string-bending tone without affecting tuning stability. However, modern innovations have helped Fender craft the Strat to perfection. A thinner undercoat finish offers improved resonance, while a copper-infused bridge block further adds to the tone consistency and performance.
Premium comfort neck
The latest incarnation of the all-American Fender Standard Strat employs the hand-rolled fingerboard edges that players love. A super smooth neck finish makes fast fretting a dream and offers great accessibility all the way up the fretboard.
Case and Accessories Included
As with all American-made Fenders, the Standard Stratocaster comes with a hardshell case and all the case candy - Cable, Strap, Polishing Cloth and Trem Arm all included. Everything you need to keep your prized guitar in tip top shape. Nothing quite beats the feeling of unearthing a box-fresh Strat straight from the Factory. Fantastic!
Along with all the other great American Standard Stratocaster HSS features players already love, it’s a truly phenomenal new Strat experience.
- Model Name: American Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker
- Model Number: 0113112700
- Series: American Standard
- Colour: 3-Colour Sunburst
- Body Shape: Stratocaster
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Shape: Modern "C"
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Number of Frets: 22
- Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
- Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
- Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Position Inlays: Black Dot
- Bridge Pickup: Shawbucker
- Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Fat '50s Single-Coil Strat
- Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Fat '50s Single-Coil Strat
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
- Pickup Configuration: HSS
- Special Electronics: Dual 250K/500K Volume Potentiometer
- Bridge: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles
- Tuning Machines: Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed
- Orientation: Right-Hand
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
- Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
- Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
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