Find everything you need to make music. Local music shops & gear makers are open online and ready to ship your dream gear. Plus, the Vintage Noiseless neck and middle pickups produce all the brilliantly pristine, well-defined tone of vintage single-coil Strat pickups, with no hum. Every Coke has a Pepsi, so the saying goes. We recommend you give it a try. 10-1097American Fender Stratocaster Plus Deluxe with Lace Sensor Pickups. "The two points vibrato is smooth and effortless, with impressive pitch stability for all but the wildest abuse.". Compared with a good American Vintage, there's less depth and sense that the whole instrument is working as one, perhaps due to the two-pivot bridge, perhaps because the stacked-coil pickups are - by definition - cancelling some of the whole picture you get with a great set of true single-coils. Future Publishing Limited Quay House, The Ambury, This is taken a step further by the fact that the 'board also has a conical radius: 241mm (9.5-inch) at the first fret, and 356mm (14-inch) up the dusty end. The American Deluxe Series first received Fender's S-1 switching in 2004. Maple neck. For anyone who wants a classy, modern-feeling Strat and isn't hung up on having strict vintage appointments. Feels notably flat even though there’s still slight curvature—great for bending notes without fretting out. Neck Pickup, S-1™ Switch on Volume Control Selects Rear Coil of Bridge Pickup, 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking with Vintage Style Button, Fender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges), PN 0730250403. Maple neck. Order now and we expect to ship within the next 30 days. Position five sounds honky and thin; you may think it isn't much use for anything, but don't write it off - try it in a busy band mix for a focused rhythm tone, or as a layering tool for recording. Fender has also redesigned its noiseless pickups and come up with new N3 variants. Jumbo frets.Comes with Original Hard Shell CaseWeight: 8IbsAll our instruments are accurately pictured and described. The S1 switching options are much improved on those of old, and while these latest N3 noiseless pickups are as good as any stacked-coil Strat pickups we've ever heard, in a straight tone fight we'd still go with the best of the true vintage-style single coils. Lovely feel, efficient in every respect, lots of sounds. In any case, it's an excellent one-step kick for huge-sounding solos. Underneath the breathtaking gloss urethane sunset metallic finish - candy apple over orangey/gold, basically - on this 'basic' American Deluxe Strat (ash-bodied and HSS pickup configurations are also available) is an alder body. This American Deluxe Strat, once again, typifies what Fender does best with confidence. A quarter of a century later, the best of the imitators are still there, but Fender is now a radically different company: giant, dominant and without doubt producing the best guitars it has ever made. Jumbo frets.Comes with Original Hard Shell CaseWeight: 8IbsAll our instruments are accurately pictured and described. It's smooth and effortless, with impressive pitch stability for all but the wildest whammy abuse, though do be aware of marginally tighter string spacing compared with a vintage-style bridge. 2008-2009 Fender Stratocaster RH Made in USA w/ Hard Case * Pre-owned* FREE SHIP Buyers are encouraged to ask questions before placing an order. In position one you get a significant level jump, and with all three coils in play you have the bite from the bridge and the meat from the neck, but do be careful with the amp's bass settings. Fender American Strat Plus Deluxe Stratocaster 1990 Candy Apple Red. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. Absent from this guitar was the S-1 Switching system which would be introduced in the 2004-2009 series American Deluxe Stratocaster. Don’t see your country listed above? Follow this product to see new listings in your feed! Where vintage single-coils are plagued by lights, computer monitors and other extraneous sources, the N3s perform far, far better, which will be good news to those of you who don't like to ride the volume control or move about to avoid noisy spots. United States (106) 45360 Fingerboard Material Clear Facets. Bath Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster El… Sperzel locking tuners. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, goes another. This is it, the Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster is the top of Fender’s American made production Stratocaster line. For the Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster Fender went back to the original design drawings of the 1950’s and found that the Stratocaster’s body shape had gradually “wandered” a bit from the original Strat. It's still a stacked-coil design, the samarium cobalt magnets of the previous SCN versions are replaced with Alnico - V for the slightly hotter bridge pickup, II in the middle and III at the neck. TWO-POINT TREMOLO BRIDGE WITH VINTAGE-STYLE SADDLES, Fender®-Squier® Brands Electric Instrument 2-Year Limited Warranty, Fender Deluxe Stratocaster HSS Service Manual, Single Twin Head Vintage humbucking pickup (bridge); two Vintage Noiseless Strat pickups (neck and middle), S-1™ switch to select rear coil of the humbucking bridge pickup, Two-point synchronized tremolo bridge with bent steel saddles, 12”-radius fingerboard; contoured neck heel; locking tuning machines.