New Fender Road Worn Series
Based on classic Fender instruments of the 1950s and '60s, Road Worn instruments are designed to "reflect the mystic quality of life on the road." The series consists of a '50s Tele®, '50s Strat®, '60s Strat, '50s Precision Bass® and '60s Jazz Bass® guitars.
All models feature distressed nitrocellulose lacquer-finished bodies, as well as worn chrome hardware (nickel/chrome for basses), to create an aged appearance. Additionally, while the guitars have been designed with period-correct specifications, several modern upgrades have been built into each model, including Tex Mex™ single-coil pickups, larger 6105 frets, and five-way pickup switches (Strat models).
- The '50s Tele features an ash body, maple neck, vintage-style tuning machines and three-saddle strings-thru-body bridge, one-ply white pickguard, and is available in Two-Color Sunburst and Blonde.
- The '50s Strat has an alder body, maple neck, vintage-style tuning machines and synchronized tremolo, one-ply pickguard, and is available in Two-Color Sunburst and Black.
- The '60s Strat features an alder body, maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard, vintage-style tuning machines and synchronized tremolo, three-ply mint green pickguard, and is available in Three-Color Sunburst and Olympic White.
- The '50s Precision Bass has an alder body, maple neck, vintage-style reverse tuning machines and bridge, gold anodized aluminum pickguard, and is available in Two-Color Sunburst and Fiesta Red.
- The '60s Jazz Bass features an alder body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, vintage-style reverse tuning machines and American Vintage bridge, four-ply brown shell pickguard, and is available in Three-Color Sunburst and Fiesta Red.
Availability & Pricing
Fender Road Worn series guitars and basses are available this January at authorized Fender dealers worldwide. The Road Worn '50s Tele, '50s Strat and '60s Strat guitars manufacturer's suggested retail price is $1,200; '50s Precision Bass guitars suggested manufacturer's price is $1,500; '60s Jazz Bass guitars suggested manufacturer's price is $1,570.
For more info: www.fender.com.
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