Guitar Reviewer » fender electric guitar 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 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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Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar Review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-american-standard-telecaster-electric-guitar-review http://guitar-reviewer.com/fender-american-standard-telecaster-electric-guitar-review#comments Thu, 09 Sep 2010 00:25:50 +0000 admin http://guitar-reviewer.com/?p=398 The Fender American Standard Telecaster electric guitar is a special axe. This Tele has American Series pickups and deluxe hardware. The body (ash or alder) is made to the exact dimensions of the original ’52 model, yet delivers more resonance and tone. The modernized C shaped maple neck features rolled edges and highly finished frets for easier playability. The custom staggered tuning machines remove the need for one of the string trees and the staggered pole pieces in the pickups provide and even output across all strings.

The new American Standard Telecaster again proves Fender’s traditon of commitment to their fans worldwide. Today’s American Standard Telecaster guitars are worthy heirs of their revered ancestors—mindful of player needs and taking full advantage of modern advances, yet remaining completely true to the elements and spirit that made these instruments legendary in the first place.

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Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar Features:

  • Alnico V pickups
  • Deluxe hardware
  • Solid alder or ash body
  • Modern C-shaped neck
  • Highly finished frets
  • Detailed nut work
  • Rosewood or maple fretboard
  • Staggered machine heads
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