Guitar Reviewer » Fender Guitars http://guitar-reviewer.com Guitar Reviews and Information Fri, 01 Oct 2010 12:24:30 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.1 Fender Blacktop Stratocaster HH Electric Guitar Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-blacktop-stratocaster-hh-electric-guitar-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-blacktop-stratocaster-hh-electric-guitar-review#comments Mon, 27 Sep 2010 05:43:46 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=559 Fender's Blacktop Stratocaster is an in your face, no frills, dual humbucker Strat that delivers all the gain you need while leaving you some cash to spend on other things.Fender’s Blacktop Stratocaster is an in your face, no frills, dual humbucker Strat that delivers all the gain you need while leaving you some cash to spend on other things. The impressive gain can be attributed to the vintage-style Fender Blacktop Alnico humbucking pickups. Other features on this Strat include skirted black amp knobs and a synchronized tremolo bridge.

The solid alder body, maple neck, 9.5″-radius maple fretboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, gloss urethane finish, and nickel/chrome hardware make this guitar look just as good as it sounds. Whether you are looking to bring the house down at your next gig, or in your pajamas at home, this guitar will kick more than enough tail at a fraction of the price you would expect.

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Fender Blacktop Stratocaster HH Electric Guitar Features:
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck & fretboard
  • Dual Hot Vintage alnico humbucking pickups with nickel cover
  • Chrome/nickle hardware
  • Skirted amp knobs
  • Black dot inlays
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Fender American Special Stratocaster Electric Guitar Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-american-special-stratocaster-electric-guitar-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-american-special-stratocaster-electric-guitar-review#comments Sat, 18 Sep 2010 07:27:04 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=496 The American Special Stratocaster is one Strat that could get away with costing twice as much as it does. Featuring a gloss urethane-finished alder body, a 9.5? radius maple neck with a modern C profile and maple fretboard, this guitar gives you that pure “Strat sound”. The 3 Texas Special single-coil pickups will give you gain and tones like crazy and the Greasebucket tone circuit rolls of the highs nicely without adding bass.

Some of the other features onthe American Special Stratocaster include a vintage-style synchronized tremolo, chrome hardware, and a large ’70s-style headstock and Fender decal. This Strat may not have all of the bells and whistles that its more expensive siblings have, but you don’t need all of those when you sound this good.

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Fender American Special Stratocaster Features:

  • Alder body
  • Gloss urethene finish
  • Maple neck and fretboard
  • Vintage-style synchronized tremolo
  • Chrome hardware
  • 3 Texas Special Strat pickups
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Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-american-deluxe-stratocaster-hss-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-american-deluxe-stratocaster-hss-review#comments Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:21:19 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=468 The Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS is for guitarists demanding the same quality and craftsmanship that has been assiciated with Fender Stratocasters, but want or need the extra kick in the pants when they crank up the distortion.The Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS is for guitarists demanding the same quality and craftsmanship that has been assiciated with Fender Stratocasters, but want or need the extra kick in the pants when they crank up the distortion. The compound-radius fingerboard makes bending the strings effortless anywhere along the neck. The two Fender N3 noiseless single-coil pickups give you greatly improved stratocaster tones and the DH-1 humbucking bridge pickup delivers all the gain you need to rock.

Some of the Deluxe features on this Stratocaster include a reconfigured S-1 switch, which gives you a wider array of tonal options, staggered locking tuners, an LSR rolloer nut, 2-point synchronized American Deluxe tremelo bridge and a beveled neck heel. The all-new “passing lane” switch instantly routes your signal from any pickup position to the bridge position with the tone circuit bypassed, blasting overtones and volume straight into the Strat-osphere. This strat is a must for strat lovers wanting more output!

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Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS Features:

  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple or rosewood fretboard
  • 2 noisless N3 single-coil pickups
  • 1 DH1 Humbucking pickup
  • Compound radius fretboard
  • LSR roller nut
  • Reconfigured S-1 switching
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Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-custom-shop-david-gilmour-signature-series-stratocaster-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-custom-shop-david-gilmour-signature-series-stratocaster-review#comments Mon, 13 Sep 2010 10:33:22 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=447 The David Gilmour Signature Seried Stratocaster from Fender Custom Shop is an identical replica of the Strat used exclusively on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, the Wall and Gimour’s 2006 solo effort, On An Island.The David Gilmour Signature Seried Stratocaster from Fender Custom Shop is an identical replica of the Strat used exclusively on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, the Wall and Gimour’s 2006 solo effort, On An Island. This guitar really captures that revolutionary sound.

This Strat features an alder body, black or black over three-color sunburst finishes, black pickguard, one-piece straight-grain maple neck, custom pickups and Gilmour’s now-famous electronics and shortened vintage tremolo arm. This strat does come with a hefty price tag, but is worth it for anyone wanting to really capture that Pink Floyd sound.

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Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Stratocaster Features:

  • Alder body
  • One-piece maple neck
  • Vintage hardware
  • Vintage tuning keys
  • Custom pickups
  • Custom shortened vintage tremelo arm
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