Strings: Fender USA 7250M Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 gauges), Case/gig Bag: Deluxe Moulded Case (included). The series has also been showcased in a set of Fender Demo episodes – hear the guitars in action below, and follow through to see the full playlist. • The ’63 P Bass profile neck now sports smooth rolled fingerboard edges, a “Super-Natural” satin finish and a newly sculpted neck heel. • Upgraded 2-point tremolo with a cold-rolled steel block "increases sustain, clarity and high-end sparkle". background: url( 0 0 no-repeat; The DC-based musician on struggling to fit in, finding his tribe with the goth kids, and chasing the guitar sound in his head. • New V-Mod II Double Tap pickups offers humbucking and coil-split sounds. Justin Norvell again explains: “We stand behind all artists by providing them with the tools they need, no matter where they are creating or performing, and remain committed to making every great instrument even better through thoughtful innovation. These new Strat, Tele, Jazzmaster electric guitars and Precision and Jazz Basses come with some notable new features, including brand new switching options. The new flagship American Professional II series arrives alongside Fender's 'The One. “Over the past few years we have refined and elevated the American Professional series as a result of ongoing conversations with our artist partners," says Justin Norvell, EVP of Fender Products. Here’s a Part 1 guide to the man jokingly dubbed Slowhand. Strings: Fender USA 7250M Nickel Plated Steel (.045-.105 Gauges), Case/gig bag: Deluxe Moulded case (included), Body material: Alder, Roasted Pine (Roasted Pine), Fingerboard: Rosewood, maple - 9.5” (241 mm) radius, Nut (material/width): Bone, 1.5” (38.1 mm), Tuning Machines: Fender lightweight vintage-style keys with tapered shafts, Bridge: 4-saddle HiMass Vintage (string-through-body or top-load), Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoiseshell (Olympic White, 3-Colour Sunburst), 3-Ply Black (Dark Night, Roasted Pine, Mercury), 3-Ply Mint Green (Miami Blue, Mystic Surf Green, Black), Pickups: V-Mod II Single-Coil Jazz Bass (bridge, middle), Controls: Volume 1. The new flagship American Professional II series arrives alongside Fender's 'The One. (neck/middle pickups), tone 2. Fender American Professional Jazz Bass review. From teenage ‘indie’ beginnings, Johnny Marr has flourished into one of the finest guitar stylists in rock music. For more gear news, click here. campaign, which celebrates the “unifying” nature of the instrument. The launch comes alongside that Fender’s new The One. Fall All' campaign above. “With their feedback and innovation, a priority, we reviewed every element across the series, incorporating specs like a new sculpted neck heel, new pickups, supernatural neck finish, and various aesthetic refinements including bold colourways, tonewoods like roasted pine and tortoiseshell guards on select models.”. Fender's pro-focussed flagship line gets a full overhaul, including Roasted Pine bodies and some eye-catching new finish options. is the world’s leading authority and resource for all things guitar. (bridge pickup), Tone 1. The October 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! You can always unsubscribe (so you won't receive any more e-mails) by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each e-mail. • New V-Mod II Stratocaster single-coil pickups are "more articulate than ever while retaining bell-like chime and warmth". The November 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! Fender American Professional Telecaster review. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. Middle  4. middle and neck pickup position, 5. neck pickup, Controls: master volume, tone 1. neck/middle pickups, tone 2. bridge pickup, Auxilliary switching: push-push tone control activates DoubleTap function, Strings: Fender USA 250L nickel plated steel (.009-.042 gauges), PN 0730250403, Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Moulded Case (Included). For more information, hear to “When we started, we weren't reinventing the wheel.”. #tdi_175_d50 .td-doubleSlider-2 .td-item2 { Combining compression, boost and a powerful EQ section, could this unassuming grey box from Croatia be the ultimate tone-enhancer? Bath Fender American Professional Precision Bass review. We take a look back at Elephant – the duo’s heavy-hitting 2003 garage-rock masterpiece that unleashed rock’s last truly world-conquering riff. • The rhythm circuit puts both pickups in series for increased output, controlled by independent volume and tone roller pots. 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Fender American Professional Telecaster Deluxe Shawbucker review, Fender American Professional Jazzmaster review. Electronics-wise there’s now push-push switching, as well as new V-Mod II pickups and voicings. For more gear news, click here. American Professional Precision Bass guitars use the ‘63 P Bass® neck profile while the Jazz Bass features the fast-playing, smooth feel of our slim “Modern C”-shaped profile. Fall All' campaign above. Visit our corporate site. Body material: Alder, roasted pine (Sienna Sunburst, Butterscotch Blonde, Position inlays: White dot (rosewood), Black Dot (maple), Nut (material/width): Bone, 1.685” (42.8 mm), Bridge: 3-saddle top-load/string-through Tele with compensated brass bullet saddles, Pickguard: 4-ply Tortoiseshell (Olympic White, 3-Colour Sunburst), 3-ply Aged White (Sienna Sunburst), 3-Ply Mint Green (Black, Mystic Surf, Green, Miami Blue), 3-Ply Black (Dark Night, Mercury, Butterscotch, Blonde, Roasted Pine), Pickups: V-Mod II Single-Coil Tele (bridge, neck), Pickup Switching: 3-position blade, Position 1. bridge pickup, Position 2. bridge and neck Pickups, Position 3. neck pickup, Auxiliary switching: Push-push tone control activates Series Mode, Strings: Fender USA Bullets 3250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 gauges), Case/gig bag: Deluxe Moulded Case (included), Fingerboard: Rosewood, maple - 9.5” (241mm) radius, Position inlays: White dot (rosewood), Black dot (maple), Bridge: 3-saddle top-load/String-through “Cut” Tele with compensated brass saddles, Pickups: V-Mod II Double Tap Humbucking (bridge, neck), Pickup Switching: 3-position toggle: Position 1. bridge pickup, Position 2. bridge and neck pickups, Position 3. neck pickup, Controls: Volume 1. Take a look above. And, as with any new Fender refresh, there's new finishes including Miami Blue, Dark Knight for the Telecaster and Mercury. The full list of models announced as part of the series is below: Left-Handed Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, Precision Bass and Jazz Bass models, as well as 5-String and fretless basses will launch in early 2021. The big news for tones here is the models feature push-push switching for the new V-Mod II pickups to enhance their versatility. background: url( 0 0 no-repeat; And after trying the new Tele and Strat recently we can absolutely vouch for that. background: url( 0 0 no-repeat; Time to remind ourselves of just 20 of his countless great guitar moments. • Double Tap bridge pickup delivers "punchy humbucking tones as well as calibrated single-coil sounds at the push of a button".