Fender Stratocaster American Series / Standard Hot Rod USA

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Sep 29, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Absolutely stunning Fender Stratocaster American Series Hot Rod with Sunburst finish and hard case.

Fitted with Texas Special pickups as standard and a genuine Fender Anodized Scratchplate as an extra. It really is as good as it looks and you could not be disappointed with this guitar.

I bought it new in 2001 and used it for a couple of years in the house and always took incredible care with it, it then went in it's case when I moved house and stayed there until this year. I've just restrung it and it plays as beautifully as ever, the action is just a joy to play. The trem is perfectly set up floating style and has no slop or 'grindy' feel. The neck, frets and fingerboard are unmarked with no dents or flaky finish. The only flaw on the guitar is a tiny chip the size of a grain of rice on the back which I put a spot of black paint on, you can see it in the picture of the rear if you look carefully.

Comes with a Hiscox deluxe hard case, manual, Fender strap with locking buttons (original) and the original Parchment scratchplate.

The guitar has a very nice resonant sound, quite thick and strong with a nice grainy overdrive sound from the bridge. The neck pickup has a lovely 'pipey' sound as I call it.

If you would like any more info, just ask. This guitar really is as good as I've said, it'
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