The Fender American Performer Stratocaster, seen here in a striking Arctic White, is one of the most versatile Fender Strats to date.
An Iconic Electric Guitar Taken to The Next Level
Made in Corona, California, USA, the Fender American Performer Stratocaster gives you the incredible tone, feel and style you expect from Fender but with new enhancements for one of the most inspiring and versatile iterations of this iconic instrument yet.
Fender American Performer Stratocaster RW Arctic White Key Features:
- Made in Corona, California, USA
- Satin Finished Maple Neck
- Rosewood Fretboard
- ClassicGear Tuning Machines
- 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronised Tremolo Bridge
- Yosemite Single-Coil Stratocaster Pickups
- Push/Pull Tone Switch
- Greasebucket Tone Circuitry
- Includes Deluxe Gig Bag
Crafted in California
Alder has been used for the distinctive, signature shape of the Fender Stratocaster with its double cutaway allowing for easy reach of the higher frets.
Attached to the body is a Maple Neck with a modern “C” shaped profile for a comfortable and easy playing grip.
Atop the neck is a traditional Rosewood fretboard which boasts a modern 9.5” radius and 22 jumbo frets for effortless playing and accurate bending.
Extremely versatile, the Fender American Performer Stratocaster is the perfect electric guitar for the modern guitarist.
This is due in no small part to its incredible electronics.
A trio of Yosemite single-coil Stratocaster pickups are in place, giving you rich and expressive tones.
Their flat-staggered pole pieces increase output while a shellac coating allows the coil to breath while keeping feedback under control.
Greasebucket tone circuitry is in use, allowing you to roll off high frequencies without adding unwanted bass to your tone, keeping it crisp and clear.
What’s more, with the addition of a push-pull tone control, you can use the neck pickup with any pickup selection.
The Fender American Performer Stratocaster is equipped with a 5-position blade allowing you to choose between five different pickup selections:
- Position 1. Bridge Pickup (Push/Pull Switch up on Tone 2 adds Neck Pickup in Parallel)
- Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup (Push/Pull Switch up on Tone 2 adds Neck Pickup in Parallel)
- Position 3. Middle Pickup
- Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup
- Position 5. Neck Pickup
You can further shape your sonic output with the use of a Master Volume knob and two tone controls.
High Quality Hardware
On the body of the American Performer Strat, you’ll find a 6-saddle vintage-style synchronised tremolo bridge providing precise intonation for all strings across the entire neck.
At the headstock, there are six ClassicGear machine heads providing secure and precise tuning.
A synthetic bone nut provides enhanced sustain while encouraging the naturally bright tone of your strings.
Finished with Nickel and Chrome, the hardware acts as the cherry on the cake of this beautiful guitar.
A New Age for The Fender Stratocaster
With exceptional craftsmanship, iconic Fender Stratocaster style and powerful electronics modern versatility, the American Performer Stratocaster heralds in a new age of the Fender Stratocaster.
What’s more, it comes with a deluxe gig bag – a fantastic way of storing and transporting this incredible electric guitar.
Buy the Fender American Performer Stratocaster from PMT Online today and get the convenience and power of this incredible iteration of a classic instrument.
Fender American Performer Stratocaster RW Arctic White Specs:
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Neck: Maple, Modern “C”
- Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Frets: 22, Jumbo
- Position Inlays: White Dots
- Nut (Material/Width): Synthetic Bone, 1.685” (42.8 mm)
- Tuning Machines: ClassicGear™
- Scale Length: 25.5” (648 mm)
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
- Pickups: Yosemite™ Single-Coil Stratocaster (Bridge/Middle/Neck)
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup (Push/Pull Switch upon Tone 2 adds Neck Pickup in Parallel), Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup (Push/Pull Switch up on Tone 2 adds Neck Pickup in Parallel), Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck & Middle Pickup), Tone 2. Greasebucket™ 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
|Case Included||gig bag|
|Pickup Config||3 x single coil|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||stratocaster style|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||alder body|
September 24, 2018Read Article
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