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Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS MN Black

Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS MN Black



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The Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS, seen here in an ultra-sleek Black finish, gives you timeless Fender Strat style with new enhancements for even more versatility.

The Best Gets Better

One of the most popular electric guitars of all time, the Fender Stratocaster is back for more and boasts new features.

Made in Corona, California, USA this is one of the most impressive iterations of this iconic electric guitar yet.

Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS MN Black Key Features:

  • Alder Body
  • Two Yosemite Single-Coil Stratocaster Pickups
  • DoubleTap Humbucking Bridge Pickup
  • Push/Pull Pot for Coil Split on Bridge Pickup
  • “Modern C”-Shaped Neck with 9.5”-Radius Fingerboard; 22 Jumbo Frets
  • ClassicGear™ Tuning Machines; Silver ‘70s Logo
  • Includes Deluxe Gig Bag

Same Old Brand New You

Alder is a time-honoured wood for Stratocasters, renowned for its great resonance, enhanced upper midrange and excellent sustain and so is used again here.

The iconic double cutaway body design allows for easy reach of the upper frets for effortless lead guitar and solos.

Attached to the Satin finished Maple neck with a modern C shaped profile for easy playability.

Adding to that easy playability is a super smooth Maple fretboard with a modern 9.5” radius and 22 jumbo frets for easy and accurate bends.

Ultra-Versatile Electronics

Giving the Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS its incredible versatile voicings is its HSS pickup configuration.

A DoubleTap humbucking bridge pickup gives you the awesome sounds of both a humbucker and a single-coil pickup while eliminating volume loss when switched to single-coil mode.

The neck and middle pickups are Yosemite single-coil Stratocaster pickups featuring flat-staggered pole pieces for increased output while shellac potting allows the coils to breath while keeping feedback in check.

This powerful combination of pickups gives you rich and dynamic tone that’s suitable for any playing style or genre.

The 5-position blade allows you to choose from any of the following pickup selections:

  • Position 1. Bridge Humbucking Pickup
  • Position 2. Middle Pickup and Bridge Humbucking Pickup
  • Position 3. Middle Pickup
  • Position 4. Neck and Middle Pickup
  • Position 5. Neck Pickup

Further tone shaping comes in the form of a Master Volume knob and two tone knobs with a push-pull option allowing you to activate the DoubleTap humbucking pickup for even more tonal versatility.

What’s more; by using a Greasebucket tone circuit, the Fender American Performer Strat allows you to roll off the high end without adding unwanted bass, retaining your crispy clarity.

High Quality Hardware

ClassicGear tuning machines on the headstock provide precise and secure tuning of your strings along with a vintage look.

Down on the body is a 6-saddle vintage-style synchronised tremolo bridge, continuing that old-school style and providing precise intonation while giving you that awesome trem action.

Nickel and Chrome finished, this hardware adds that extra visual touch too, beautifully contrasting with the colour of the guitar which has a matching 3-ply black pickguard for an all over, stealthy and super-stylish aesthetic.

Ready for Anything You Are

With its incredible tonal versatility and fantastic playability, the Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS can handle anything you throw at it.

Plus, coming to you with a deluxe gig bag, this awesome guitar is ready to hit the road when you are.

Buy the Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS from PMT Online today and get one of the most versatile iterations of the iconic Fender Strat that has ever hit the market.

Fender American Performer Stratocaster HSS MN Black Specs:

  • Series: American Performer
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Neck: Maple, Modern “C”
  • Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
  • Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5” (241mm)
  • Frets: 22, Jumbo
  • Position Inlays: Black Dots
  • Nut (Material/Width): Synthetic Bone, 1.685” (42.8 mm)
  • Tuning Machines: American Performer
  • Scale Length: 25.5” (648 mm)
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
  • Pickups: DoubleTap Humbucking (Bridge), Yosemite™ Single-Coil Stratocaster (Middle/Neck)
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Humbucking Pickup; Position 2. Middle Pickup and Bridge Humbucking Pickup; Position 3. Middle Pickup; Position 4. Neck and Middle Pickup; Position 5. Neck Pickup
  • Special Electronics: Push-Pull Pot on Tone 2 for Coil-Split
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck & Middle Pickup), Tone 2. Grease-bucket™ Tone Circuit (Bridge Pickup)
  • Control Knobs: Aged White
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Strings: Fender® USA 250L, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)
  • Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Gig Bag
More Information
Manufacturer Fender
SKU 182241
Shipping Weight (kg) 5.740000
MPN 0114922306
Case Included gig bag
Colour black
Series American Performer
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.685"
Neck Wood Maple
Pickup Config 1 x humbucker 2 x single coil
Number Of Strings 6 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Fingerboard maple fingerboard
Guitar Style stratocaster style
Body Size full size
Body Material alder body


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