Fender Stratocaster Special Edition – LITE ASH STRATOCASTER Electric Guitar Review :: Fender Electric Guitars Reviews

Ash is a desirable body wood because of its tonal qualities.

Natural Birdseye Maple

The Lite Ash Stratocaster guitar is something new from Fender. Ash is a desirable body wood because of its tonal qualities; and with its birdseye-maple neck and Seymour Duncan pickups, these guitars give players just what they need to get the job done.
The pickup array consists of a Seymour Duncan APS-1N Alnico Pro2 staggered (neck), APS-1RWRP Alnico Pro2 staggered (middle), and APS-1B Alnico Pro2 (bridge) with 5-way switching. Chrome hardware complements the chrome, 2-point pivot trem. Single volume and dual tone controls. Weighs less than 8 lbs.

Features + Technical Specs
Model Number 026-5002-(521)
Series Special Edition Series
Colors (506) Black,
(521) Natural,
(541) Vintage White,
(Polyurethane Finish)
Body Light Weight Ash
Neck Birdseye Maple, Modern “C” Shape,
(Satin Polyurethane Finish)
Fingerboard Birdseye Maple 9.5” Radius (241mm)
No. of Frets 22 Medium Jumbo Frets
Pickups Seymour Duncan APS-1N, APS-1RWRP, APS-1B, (Neck/Middle/Bridge) (APS=Alnico Pro Staggered)
Controls Master Volume,
Tone 1. (Neck Pickup),
Tone 2. (Middle/Bridge Pickups)
Pickup Switching 5-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup
Position 3. Middle Pickup
Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup
Position 5. Neck Pickup
Bridge 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo
Machine Heads Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
Hardware Chrome
Pickguard 1-Ply Black
Scale Length 25.5” (648 mm)
Width at Nut 1.625”
Unique Features Black Plastic Parts,
Abalone Dot Position Inlays,
Oversized Strap Buttons
Strings Fender Super Bullets 3250L, Nickel Plated Steel, (.009 to .042), p/n 073-3250-003
Accessories None
This musical instruments offer includes Case None
Introduced 1/2004

Black Birdseye Vintage White Birdseye  maple
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