Fender Montego I

Fender Montego I

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Montego I, Hollow Body/Semi Hollow Body Electric Guitar from Fender.

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  • Manufacturer: Fender
  • Model: Montego I
  • Category: Hollow Body/Semi Hollow Body Electric Guitars
  • Added in our database on: 06/09/2013

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Average Score:5.0(5/5 based on 1 review)
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fanzic's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Archtop a Fender collector's top"

Fender Montego I
This guitar was designed in the U.S., shortly before the sale of the company Leo Fender to CBS ...

This is an extremely rare model, almost untraceable, little more than one hundred copies having been produced which are three models: "Montego I", "Montego II" and most luxurious "LTD"

This guitar is the Montego I model "Holow body" type, intended mainly jazz, blues, rock ... more modestly

The neck 20 frets to own particularity traditional branding to be screwed, micro type "De-Armond" is a unique model designed specifically (by De-Armond?) With an adjustment for volume, the for the other tone.


The ergonomics of the instrument was designed by luthier Roger Rossmeisl hired by Fender to counter the advance of Gibson on "archtop" jazz styles such ...

Personally I find the beautiful guitar: the choice of species is property enhancing with the patina of age gives an exceptional record in this beautiful instrument which has obviously been played and has a "lived" ...

The handle is very comfortable to play, it sounds great acoustic but plugged it proves true. I play with strings Thomastik flat net.


You understand, this is not a guitar for the hard rock or metal!

It was designed for jazz and still accommodate some hints of rock, blues and gypsy smoothly.

The sound is round, warm, precise, jazzy what!

On an amp with almost his age: a Fender Deluxe Reverb 68 is happiness! With my Gibson Goldtone is the top: You want to turn more serious tone to the treble for the soft and then like the Tex Avery wolf more I turn the knob and I language hanging down! ...


I have this guitar for about a year and think never intend to part ...

I tried lots of guitars but I never had the opportunity to try a very similar model Gibson L5 or 175, much less years there and am able to any comparison, if Sometimes I actualiserais my comment.

What I can say is that I have a Fender Montego history and it is a sacred personality. It remains incomparable unique look: the more I play, the more I love and I want to play, am overwhelmed ...

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