Fender expands its Modern Player series with new basses and guitars. Let's have a look at the three new guitars...
The Fender Modern Player Series now features three new guitars, a Stratocaster HSH, a Jazzmaster and a Mustang.
The Modern Player Stratocaster HSH features two Modern Player Humbucking pickups and a Modern Player Single Coil Strat pickup in the middle position. The guitar has a mahogany body, a bolt-on (4 bolt) maple neck with C shape, a rosewood fingerboard with 9.5" radius, 22 medium jumbo frets and white Dot inlays. Nut width is 1.650" and the scale length is 25.5". It also features one volume and two tone knobs, a 5-way pickup switch and the traditional tremolo system. The Stratocaster HSH is available in two Crimson Red Transparent and Charcoal Transparent finishes, both with 3-ply black pickguard. US MSRP is $559.99.
The Modern Player Jazzmaster HH uses the same woods as the Stratocaster HSH, but features 21 frets, two Modern Player humbuckers, master volume and master tone knobs, a 3-way pickup switch, and an Adjusto-Matic bridge with floating tremolo. You can choose between a Crimson Red Transparent finish with black pickguard, rosewood fingerboard and white Dot inlays, or Black finish with 4-ply aged pearl pickguard, maple fingerboard and black Dot inlays. Price announced is $699.99.
The Series also welcomes the Modern Player Mustang, also available in two Daphne Blue and Honey Burst finishes, with 4-ply aged pearl pickguard and vintage-style Jazz Bass knobs. The guitar has a pine body, a bolt-on maple neck (4 bolt) with C shape, a rosewood fingerboard with 22 frets, 9.5" radius and white Dot inlays. The scale length of the guitar is 24" and the nut width is 1.650". The guitar is equipped with two Modern Player Single Coil MP-90, a master volume, a master tone and two on/off and phase control switches (one for each pickup). It also features a vintage-style floating bridge with a Mustang tremolo system. US price announced is $699.99.
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