New Fender Acoustic Models
Fender Acoustic guitars announced several new models for the summer.
They include a new take on a signature model, a dreadnought bass and a pair of mandolins.
The Tim Armstrong Hellcat-12 takes off where Tim’s distinctive six-string model left off. The Tim Armstrong Hellcat-12 is a 12-string version of his signature model, and has features including a solid mahogany top with scalloped X bracing and four-ply tortoiseshell pickguard,Hellcat position inlays, 12-fret double-skulls inlay, Fishman preamp and Armstrong’s signature on the truss rod cover. $599.99.
The CD-220SCE All Zebrano dreadnought acoustic features all-zebrano wood back and sides. Other features include scalloped X bracing and back center stripe mosaic inlay, abalone rosette and tortoiseshell pickguard, mahogany neck with dual-action truss rod, 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with smaller (3 mm) dot inlays, rosewood bridge with compensated saddle, black bridge pins with abalone dots, mother-of-pearl Fender logo headstock inlay, gold hardware and Fishman Presys pickup system with active onboard preamp, tuner, volume and tone controls and low-battery indicator light. $629.99.
The Fender California series meets the Hot Rod Design series. When you cross Sonoran and T-Bucket acoustic models, the result is the new Sonoran-Bucket dreadnought. Features include a vintage-sunburst flame maple top with T-Bucket rosette, laminated mahogany back and sides, Stratocaster headstock and maple neck with 12th-fret F logo, rosewood bridge with compensated saddle and Fishman Isys III pickup/preamp system with built-in tuner. $499.99.
The CB-100CE Bass is an affordable dreadnought cutaway acoustic bass with pro features, including a resonant spruce top with scalloped X bracing and mother-of-pearl acrylic rosette, mahogany back and sides, mahogany neck with Jazz Bass profile and dual-action truss rod, rosewood bridge with compensated saddle, and Fishman Isys III pickup/preamp system with built-in tuner. $449.99.
The FM-63S is now electrified with a piezo pickup and volume and tone controls. The FM-63SE mandolin also features a solid spruce top with tone barbracing and f holes, carved solid maple back, flame maple sides, ivory bodybinding, three-ply tortoiseshell pickguard, bound fingerboard and headstock, pearloid dot inlays, rosewood bridge with compensated saddle, gold hardware and tail piece, and mother-of-pearl headstock inlays. $949.99.
The FM-101 Mandolin features a laminated spruce top with f holes and tone bar bracing, ivory body binding and gloss sunburst finish, bound fingerboard, rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, rosewood bridge with compensated saddle, and chrome tailpiece. $249.99.
For more information, go to www.fender.com.