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Fender American Elite Strat Sky Burst Metallic #US16087969  From Fender

Classic strat body with modern upgrades including the 4th gen noiseless pickups currently only available with the Elite Strat!

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What We Think

Weight: 7.6Lbs

Condition: Used, Excellent

This guitar plays effortlessly along the whole neck and is capable of everything you look for in a good strat. Versatility, power, speed and clarity are here in spades and you won't be able to put it down. Like they say, if it sounds good and feels good, it is good!

Manufacturer's Description from Fender

Externally the American Elite Stratocaster has Fender's timeless style, but under the hood it's an entirely new breed of guitar designed for 21st-century players who constantly push the envelope. With over a dozen new innovations, each guitar is a true performer with eye-catching style, exceptional feel and versatile sound from the very first moment you plug it in and play.

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About Manufacturer

With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, Fender has touched and transformed music worldwide and in nearly every genre: rock ‘n’ roll, country and western, jazz, rhythm and blues and many others. Everyone from beginners and hobbyists to the world’s most acclaimed artists and performers have used Fender instruments and amps, in the process making the company not only a revered music industry name, but also a cultural icon. It is our vision to continue championing THE SPIRIT OF ROCK-N-ROLL® throughout the world and our mission to exceed the expectations of music enthusiasts worldwide.

Specifications

Serial Number: US16087969

Year: 2017

Body Material: Alder 

Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane 

Body Shape: Stratocaster

Neck Material: Maple 

Neck Finish Satin: Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face 

Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D" 

Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm) 

Fingerboard Material: Ebony 

Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" to 14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm) 

Number of Frets: 22 

Fret Size: Medium Jumbo 

Nut Material: Synthetic Bone 

Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm) 

Position Inlays: Large Pearloid Dots 

Truss Rod: 2-Way Adjustable 

Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment

Bridge Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless 

Middle Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless 

Neck Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless 

Controls: Master Volume (with S-1™ switch), Tone 1 (Neck Pickup), Tone 2 (Middle and Bridge Pickups; No-Load™ Tone control) 

Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup  Configuration SSS

Bridge: 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm 

Hardware Finish: Chrome 

Tuning Machines: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts) 

Pickguard: 4-Ply Aged White Pearloid 

Control Knobs: Aged White Soft Touch Knobs 

Switch Tip: Aged White 

Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Asymmetrical

Hardshell Case