So what are they replacing it with? ). Shouldn't that have come out at NAMM? Supporting Members list unlimited gear with no listing fees in the Classifieds, get instant Keyword Alerts, and get Free Shipping at the TalkBass Store. TalkBass utilizes technology from Skimlinks that may give us a small affiliate commission on purchases made via links on our site. I hate to think they are getting the dump from Fender. Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sean150, Aug 18, 2019. Gold Supporters see zero ads! American Professionals came out in early December 2016, so their replacements will be out sometime between now and November. Supporting Members list unlimited gear with no listing fees in the Classifieds, get instant Keyword Alerts, and get Free Shipping at the TalkBass Store. For Sale: Bass Guitar Strings and Accessories, The TB Bazaar: Gear For Sale from our Sponsors, For Sale: Double Bass Amps, Strings & Accessories, Wanted: Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories, Wanted: Double Basses, Amps & Accessories, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Fender American Elite Series Discontinued? Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sean150, Aug 18, 2019. Go figure. Gold Supporters see zero ads! Thank you for your support! I have had three Elite Jazz's now and they along with the Roscoe Beck model are the best production basses Fender has ever made. I had an American Pro Strat and didn't love it. Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by camardelle, Apr 7, 2015. The brand new Long and Mcquade in Cambridge opened today, and has Elites. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. The neck shape felt nice, nice satin feel, the guitar was beautiful, and the pop-in trem arm was nice, but the frets just weren't big enough. Thank you for your support! I tried to order an American Special P through my local dealer in Oslo earlier this year, and was told that the model was discontinued. The one that I saw being taken down was a natural telecaster and I saw a natural jazz on special … By the way, when does new stuff hit the shelves typically? This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. TalkBass utilizes technology from Skimlinks that may give us a small affiliate commission on purchases made via links on our site. ). I actually prefer the neck over the American Standard...the price too. ....The Oilers should be out of the playoffs by then. I bought my Elite Jazz on discontinued clearance, but was told it was just ocean turqoise they nixed. Sweet Water email called it a Closeout on Elite’s...so it’s pretty much a done deal. On the other hand, both the American Special P and J are still to be found on the international Fender … For Sale: Bass Guitar Strings and Accessories, The TB Bazaar: Gear For Sale from our Sponsors, For Sale: Double Bass Amps, Strings & Accessories, Wanted: Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories, Wanted: Double Basses, Amps & Accessories, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. There have been a couple of posts over on Strat-Talk … I wish Fender would release something with all the Specs of the American … I tried to order an American Special P through my local dealer in Oslo earlier this year, and was told that the model was discontinued. On the other hand, both the American Special P and J are still to be found on the international Fender website.