Fender American Vintage 62 Jazzmaster Guitar Review :: Fender Electric Guitars Reviews

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First introduced at the 1958 NAMM show, the Fender American Vintage 62 Jazzmaster guitar features a uniquely contoured body, a snappy 25-1/2” scale length and warm-sounding pickups. Separate lead and rhythm circuit switching is a classic original design incorporating independent volume and tone controls, and the floating tremolo with tremolo lock adds to the Jazzmaster’s distinctive look and sound.
You heard the Fender American Vintage’62 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar on numerous surf and rock instrumentals in the ’60s, new-wave chart-toppers in the ’70s, and alternative hits in the ’80s. Now it’s ready for the millennium.

Unique Features of Fender American Vintage 62 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar:

60’s Styling. Two vintage soapbar pickups. Contoured alder body with offset waist. 21-fret rosewood fingerboard. Switchable lead and rhythm circuits. Floating tremolo with Tremolo-Lock. One-piece maple neck. A classic sound of rock guitar history can be yours.

Features + Technical Specs of Fender American Vintage 62 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar
Model Name American Vintage ‘62 Jazzmaster®
Model Number 010-0800-(Color#)
Series American Vintage Series
Colors (800)* 3-Color Sunburst,
(805) Olympic White,
(806) Black,
(808) Ocean Turquoise,
(857) Surf Green,
(883) Ice Blue Metallic ,
(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
Body Alder
Neck Maple, “C” Shape,
(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
Fingerboard Rosewood, 7.25” Radius (184mm)
No. of Frets 21 Vintage Style Frets
Pickups 2 Special Design American Vintage Jazzmaster Single-Coil Pickups (Neck & Bridge)
Controls “Lead” Circuit: Volume, Tone
“Rhythm” Circuit: Volume, Tone
Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickup
Position 3. Neck Pickup

(Lead Circuit)

2-Position Slide:
Up: Lead Tone Circuit;
Down: Rhythm Tone Circuit

Bridge Vintage Style “Floating” Tremolo with Tremolo Lock Button
Machine Heads Heads Fender/Gotoh® Vintage Style Tuning Machines
Hardware Chrome
Pickguard 4-Ply Brown Shell on:
(800) 3-Color Sunburst,
(805) Olympic White,
(806) Black,

3-Mint Green on:
(808) Ocean Turquoise,
(857) Surf Green,
(883) Ice Blue Metallic

Scale Length 25.5” (648 mm)
Width at Nut 1.650” (42 mm)
Strings Fender Super 250R, Nickel Plated Steel,
Gauges: (.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046), p/n 073-0250-006
Accessories Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case, Strap, Cable, Meguiar’s Mist and Wipe Kit
Case Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case

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