Fender Stratocaster Buyer's Guide Fender Stratocaster Buyer's Guide Fender Standard Strat Fender American Special Strat Fender American Standard Strat Fender American Deluxe Strat
    Standard » American Special
    • Made in Corona, California
    • Thinner body undercoat allows for improved body resonance
    • Texas Special Pickups: Most requested pickups for Custom Shop and artist’s guitars
    • Jumbo Frets
    • Greasebucket tone circuit: Rolls off highs without adding bass
    • Gig Bag
    American Special » American Standard
    • Custom Shop Pickups
    • Rolled fingerboard for ultimate playing comfort
    • Bent steel saddles, and copper-infused steel bridge block for improved tonal clarity
    • More detailed fret work
    • More color and fingerboard options
    • Ash Bodies & Left-handed models available
    • Delta Tone “no load” tone circuit
    • Bi-Flex Truss Rod and Micro-tilt for quick neck adjustments
    • Hard-shell Case
    American Standard » American Deluxe
    • Greater variety of custom-level options. Premium colors, Ash bodies, V-Neck option, deluxe pick guards
    • Compound radius fingerboards
    • Contoured neck heel
    • Fender N3 Noiseless single coil pickups
    • Staggered Locking tuners
    • S-1 pickup switching for ultimate tonal variety
    • Straplocks included
    • LSR roller nut and Passing Lane switch (switches to bridge pickup and bypasses tone controls) for HSS models
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