The Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat electro-acoustic guitar, seen here in a great looking natural finish, is based on Armstrong's own battered old '60s Fender acoustic.
Tim Armstrong Signature Guitar
Singer and guitarist of seminal punk band, Rancid, Tim Armstrong has been behind some fantastic punk songs and is credited for being a huge influence on the revival of punk rock in the USA and bringing it into the mainstream.
Top-notch Fender craftsmanship, high quality electronics and real Tim Armstrong Hellcat attitude has gone into the creation of this awesome electro-acoustic guitar.
Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat Electro-Acoustic Guitar Natural Key Features:
- Tim Armstrong signature model, concert body style acoustic-electric
- Fishman Isys III pickup system with active preamp, tuner, volume and tone controls
- Natural-finish solid mahogany top with scalloped “X” bracing, mahogany back and sides
- Maple neck with satin finish
- 20-fret walnut fingerboard with “Hellcat” and double-skull inlays
- Walnut bridge with compensated Graph Tech Nubone saddle
Crafting the Fender Hellcat
The body of the Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat has been made with a Solid Mahogany top. Being solid Mahogany, this Tim Armstrong signature guitar produces a rich, resonant tone that will improve with age. Scalloped bracing gives enhances resonance while ensuring a sturdy build.
Attached to the body is a comfortable "C" shape Maple neck with a a great looking Walnut fretboard holding 20 frets.
While the Fender Hellcat signature guitar is based on Tim Armstrong’s ‘60s Fender acoustic, Tim has put is stamp on it with pearl acrylic Hellcat logos as position markers on the third, fifth and seventh frets with a skull design at the twelfth fret.
As another nod to the punk legend this guitar is made for and a seal of approval, the truss rod cover features Tim Armstrong’s signature.
Quality Electronics and Hardware
Allowing you to plug-in and play live and loud with great sound, this Tim Armstrong Hellcat comes equipped with a Fishman Isys III system with active onboard preamp.
With its built-in three-band EQ, the electronics of the Fender Hallcat allows you to adjust the bass, middle and treble frequencies to really shape your tone.
For added convenience, you’ll also find a built-in chromatic tuner so you can tune your guitar whenever you need to and without having to carry around a separate tuner.
Up on the headstock of the Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat electro-acoustic guitar, chrome die-cast machine heads allow for quick and precise tuning of your strings.
Down on the body, you’ll find a Rosewood vintage style Fender Viking Bridge which offers great transfer of energy from your strings to the resonating solid Mahogany top of the guitar. A compensated saddle is in place, ensuring accurate intonation across the guitar.
The Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat electro-acoustic guitar is an awesome signature guitar – perfect for fans of Rancid and Tim’s other work, or anybody that would appreciate a well-made Fender acoustic guitar.
Fender Tim Armstrong Hellcat Electro-Acoustic Guitar Natural Specs:
- Model Name: Tim Armstrong Hellcat, Walnut Fingerboard, Natural
- Model #: 0971752022
- Series: Artist Design
- Colour: Natural
- Body: Solid Mahogany Top with Laminated Mahogany Back and Sides
- Body Finish: Satin Polyurethane
- Body Shape: Concert
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Neck Shape: "C" Shape
- Scale Length: 25.3" (643 mm)
- Fingerboard: Walnut
- Fingerboard Radius: 11.81" (300 mm)
- Number of Frets: 19
- Frets Size: Vintage Style
- String Nut: Graph Tech® NuBone
- Nut Width: 1.69" (43 mm)
- Position Inlays: Hellcat
- Truss Rods: Dual-Action
- Bridge: Rosewood with Compensated Graph Tech® Nubone™ Saddle
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Aged White Plastic Buttons
- Pickguard: Black
- Strings: Fender® Dura-Tone® 880L (.012-.052 Gauge)
- Included Accessories: None
- Dimensions: 6.00 x 17.00 x 44.00 IN
- Weight: 10.50 LB
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Body Size||full size|
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