Fender Introduces Upgraded American Standard Series
Fender's acclaimed American Standard series guitars and basses
have been upgraded for 2012, resulting in the latest iterations of
the company's four archetypal instruments-the
Telecaster®, Stratocaster®, Precision
Bass® and Jazz Bass® guitars.
They're the same great best-selling go-to instruments they've
always been, and now feature Fender Custom Shop pickups, as
well as other distinctive new design touches.
Ideal for every gig from the garage to the club to the stadium,
the American Standard Telecaster has been upgraded with a
comfortable new body contour and classic-sounding Fender Custom
Shop Twisted Tele® (neck) and Broadcaster (bridge)
pickups, making it ring more fully, brightly and crisply than
ever. Left-handed model also available.
The American Standard Stratocaster has been upgraded
with aged plastic parts and full-sounding Fender Custom Shop Fat
'50s pickups for the very essence of Stratocaster tone. Its
high-output hot-rodded sibling, the American Standard
Stratocaster HSS, has also been upgraded with aged plastic parts,
with Fender Custom Shop Fat '50s pickups in the neck and middle
positions and a Diamondback™ humbucking bridge
pickup for an added measure of muscle that makes it more graceful
and powerful than ever. Both instruments are also available in a
The American Standard Precision Bass and
five-string American Standard Precision Bass V are now
upgraded with a seismic Fender Custom Shop '60s Precision Bass
split single-coil pickup, making the latest incarnations of the
indestructible workhorse instrument that revolutionized popular
music, stronger and more indispensable than ever. The four-string
version also comes in a striking new Jade Pearl Metallic finish
option, and both basses are available in a left-handed model.
The American Standard Jazz Bass, in right- and left-handed
models, is now upgraded with Fender Custom Shop '60s Jazz Bass
single-coil pickups and a striking new Jade Pearl Metallic finish
option, making the latest incarnation of our timeless bass hit
sing, snarl, groove and growl more powerfully than ever. The
five-string American Standard Jazz Bass V and the
gracefully voiced American Standard Jazz Bass
Fretless now feature the Custom Shop '60s Jazz Bass
single-coil pickups; the fretless model is also available in the
new Jade Pearl Metallic finish.
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