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Fender Introduces Fender Select Series Guitar and Bass Models

 

 

Fender Select Series

Fender Select Series

The Fender Select Stratocaster has a Dark Cherry Burst gloss-lacquer finish on a flame-maple top body. Its “C” shaped flame-maple neck has a contoured heel, Bi-Flex truss rod system, a satin lacquer back finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The compound-radius flame-maple fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 22 medium jumbo frets, black pearloid position inlays and a gloss lacquer finish. The instrument also has vintage-style bent steel saddles, locking tuners and nickel-chrome hardware.

The Fender Select Stratocaster HSS shares the same features as the Fender Select Stratocaster, with a Fender Select Stratocaster humbucking bridge pickup and an Antique Burst gloss-lacquer finish. Other features include a modern “C” shaped birdseye maple neck and compound radius rosewood fretboard (9.5”-14”) with white pearloid position inlays.

The Fender Select Telecaster  has a Violin Burst gloss-lacquer finish and natural binding on a resonant honeycomb-chambered ash body with a solid flame-maple top. The “C” shaped birdseye maple neck has a contoured heel, Bi-Flextruss rod system, a satin lacquer back finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The compound-radius birdseye-maple fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 22 medium jumbo frets, black pearloid position inlays and a gloss lacquer
finish. Other features include knurled chrome knobs, American Telecaster bridge with new American Standard bent steel saddles and stamped brass plate, locking tuners and nickel-chrome hardware.

The Fender Select Carved Koa Top boasts a Sienna Edge Burst gloss-lacquer finish on a lightweight empress body with a carved koa top. Its modern “C” shaped flame-maple neck has a Bi-Flex truss rod system, a satin lacquer back finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The compound-radius rosewood fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 22 medium jumbo frets, white pearloid position inlays and a gloss lacquer finish. Other premium features include knurled chrome knobs, American Telecaster bridge with new American Standard bent steel saddles and stamped brass plate, locking tuners and nickel-chrome hardware.

The Fender Select Carved Maple Top Telecaster resembles the Fender Select Carved Koa Top, with the exception of its Amber gloss-lacquer finish, carved flame-maple top and black pearloid position inlays.

The Fender Select Precision Basshas a Two-color Sunburst gloss-lacquer finish and flame-maple top. Its modern “C” shaped quartersawn maple neck has Posiflex graphite support rods, a satin lacquer back finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The compound-radius flame-maple fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 20 medium jumbo frets, stylish black pearloid position inlays and a gloss lacquer finish. Other premium features a High-Mass Vintage bridge, Fender/Hipshotvintage-style tuners with tapered shafts, knurled chrome knobs, “stealth” string retainer and nickel-chrome hardware.

The Fender Select Jazz Bass has an Amber Burst gloss-lacquer finish and flame-maple top. It also has a modern “C” shaped quartersawn maple neck with Posiflex graphite support rods, satin lacquer finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. Its compound-radius rosewood fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 20 medium jumbo frets and white pearloid position inlays. Two brand-new single-coil Fender Select Jazz Bass pickups pump warm and full low end, snarling midrange and ringing highs. Much like the Fender Select Precision Bass, it also features Fender/Hipshotvintage-style tuners with tapered shafts, knurled chrome knobs, a “stealth” string retainer and nickel-chrome hardware.

All Fender Select series models come with a Custom G&G Fender Select case and accessories including a strap, cable and polishing cloth. For more information, go to www.fender.com.

 

 

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