Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster, Ebony Fingerboard - 3-Tone Sunburst

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097-2023-200

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The American Acoustasonic™ Stratocaster® continues to embody the spirit of purposeful innovation that drives Fender guitars. The power of the Fender and Fishman®-designed Acoustic Engine is sure to deliver true inspiration. From acoustic shapeshifting to electric rhythm tones, this extremely versatile guitar creates a brand-new lane on the sonic highway.

Featuring a Solid Sitka Spruce top voiced for the optimal acoustic tone using transverse bracing. A Mahogany body chambered for weight and unique tonal characteristics. A modern Deep "C" Mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard featuring 22 narrow tall frets and a Graph Tech TUSQ nut.

The custom designed Fishman electronics deliver a wide array of acoustic and electric tones using a specially designed 3-pickup configuration: Under-Saddle Piezo/Internal Body Sensor/Forth Generation Noiseless. Use the Mod Knob and 5 way switch to dial in the exact blend of tones you wish to achieve.

Specs
• Country of Origin: US
• Body: Mahogany
• Body Finish: Polyester Satin Matte
• Body Shape: Modified Stratocaster®
• Neck: Mahogany, Satin Urethane finish
• Neck Shape: Modern "Deep C"
• Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
• Fingerboard: Ebony, 12" (305mm) radius
• Frets: 22 Narrow Tall
• String Nut: Graph Tech® TUSQ®, 1.6875" (42.86 mm) nut width
• Truss Rods: Bi-Flex™
• Controls: Master Volume, "Mod" Knob, 5-Way Switch
• Bridge: Modern Asymmetrical
• Tuning Machines: Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
• Case/Gig Bag: Includes Deluxe Gig Bag
• Strings: Fender® Dura-Tone® 860CL Coated Phosphor Bronze (.011-.052 Gauge)

Wow, several great guitar sounds in one, comfort of Strat playing4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
Holy moly this guitar is expensive! But it does sound great. USB charging is easy. Just don't lose the charge cable. 10 sounds; 7 acoustic, 3 electric. Traditional Strat 5 way selector switch. Traditional Strat volume control. Totally new blend knob. Dial (between acoustics) or (acoustic and electric) or between (FAT and overdriven electrics). Three different pickups. Two for acoustic and one for electric. But the internal circuitry is very sophisticated. Plug guitar into a PA or clean amp. Don't plug into a dirty amp. You want the acoustics to sound clean. The overdrive sound is fine as is, without need of external overdrive. Ease of playability. Feels like a Strat. Sounds and looks like an acoustic. The electric sounds do sound like a decent noiseless single coil Strat. A lot of design mojo went into this guitar made in the Custom Shop at Fender's Corona California facility. A beautiful guitar but pricey. I can see how this guitar will be the go-to guitar for many people. Switch from clean to dirty; from rhythm to lead in an instant. Comfortable to perform solo or in a band. Just get used to having the G string wound like back in the 1960's. It is an acoustic guitar with a 22 fret Strat neck; playable like a Strat. Beautiful. I can only afford one. In selector position 3, the body mic gives you a percussion option for your fingertips doing drum-like sounds. Got to learn how to do that that so it sounds musical and not like a gimmick. Looping would be a good tool to use with that option. If you don't want to compete with your percussionist - but then if you had two people each playing an Acoustasonic Strat on selector position 3 you would have an underemployed percussionist or one massive percussion set. The tail wagging the dog. This is a revolutionary instrument just like the original Strat was back in 1954. Leo Fender would be proud.
Posted by Retired Schmuck on Jul 22, 2020
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