Fender Electric Guitar Reviews

American Standard Stratocaster

Why choose the American Standard Stratocaster from Fender? Fender is one of the most famous names in the guitar industry, and with good reason. They make some of the most iconic guitars in the world, and they’ve been doing so since 1946. When people think of an electric guitar, even if they’ve never picked up an instrument in their life, they will usually picture a Fender Stratocaster. Over the years, the company has been building on and perfecting the design of this model, and the newest iteration is something truly special. Let’s look at some of the features that help to make this a great guitar, as well as some of the potential drawbacks that might not make it the guitar for you.

American Standard Stratocaster

American Standard Stratocaster

Made in the USA, the Stratocaster is both gorgeous and highly functional for guitar players who play a wide array of different types of music. Some of the features of the new guitar that you will likely appreciate include the Fat 50’s pickups from the Fender Custom Shop, as well as the two-point synchronized tremolo bridge to help give your playing even more style…READ MORE.

American Vintage ’65 Jaguar

The American Vintage ’65 Jaguar is a classic you will love. Fender has been one of the most prolific companies in the history of guitars, and they have some of the most iconic models in the world. Even though they’ve innovated over the years, they know that sometimes, you just don’t want to mess with the classics too much. With the American Vintage ’65 Jaguar, you will find that they’ve kept the heart and soul of the guitar firmly intact.

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American Vintage 65

When you play the American Vintage ’65 Jaguar, it’s like going back in time, and that’s a good thing. This beautiful guitar was extremely popular in the 50s through the 70s, and it’s been returning to prominence over the course of the past few years, thus the number of reissue vintage models now available. It’s great for rock, punk, surf, and so many other types of music. This guitar is extremely stylish thanks to the slick design of the body.

The guitars in this new series were created with painstaking attention to detail to make them as close as possible to the original, and you can see that in every aspect of the design. The guitar features a Mid-60s C-shape neck profile, a round-laminated rosewood fingerboard, pearl dot inlays that are larger than you will find on many other guitars, and a vintage-style floating tremolo (along with a lock button). The shorter 24″-scale makes it perfect for many different types of players, especially those who have shorter arms. It offers high quality dual circuit wiring and controls, along with a sound that is simply perfect…READ MORE

American Standard Telecaster

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American Standard Telecaster

The American Standard Telecaster remains a classic. While it might not have quite as much recognition as the Stratocaster, the Telecaster is a fantastic and iconic guitar in its own right. The American Standard Telecaster features an elegant and classic design as well as a wonderful bright and clear tone. The Telecaster is actually the original guitar style that the company manufactured and made famous in the world of music, and as with other guitars from the company the design is much the same. They’ve only added features that make sense, such as better electronics and components. The American Standard Telecaster you play today will have much the same feel as those from yesteryear, and that’s a good thing – it means you will get the sound that you expect.

The American Standard Telecaster is comfortable to hold and play for long periods thanks to the shape of the body. It has a modern neck profile and fingerboard, as well as Micro-Tilt neck angle adjustments. The guitar features a string-through-body six-saddle bridge as well. It also offers two pickups – the Fender Custom Shop Twisted Tele on the neck and a Broadcaster on the bridge. It has a 3-way pickup selector, and a volume and tone knob, naturally…READ MORE

American Special Mustang

The American Special Mustang continues to wow. The Mustang, one of Fender’s most popular guitar options, began as an ideal instrument for students who were just starting out on the guitar. However, more advanced players soon came to realize that the guitar actually had quite a bit more to offer. Over the years, the guitar has seen no massive changes to the design style, but there have been quite a few upgrades to the internals of the guitar, making it a viable choice for guitar players of many different styles.

American Special Mustang

American Special Mustang

With classic style and modern features, this is a guitar that many players will certainly enjoy. It offers a wonderful tone, and it’s a good guitar whether you are playing at home or at a venue. The maple neck has a C profile, and the 9.5″ radius rosewood fingerboard features 22 jumbo frets. These larger frets help to make it easier to hold and control the strings if you are bending them or trying to get a nice vibrato…READ MORE

Standard Jazzmaster HH

Should you choose the standard Jazzmaster HH? Fender is known for quality and classic design, and that’s why so many of their guitars have retained the same basic design for decades. The new Standard Jazzmaster HH has the same look and feel of the guitars from years ago, although it offers far more when it comes to the electronics. Those guitarists who are looking for a nice and heavy tone that has an aggressive edge to it will love what the Standard Jazzmaster HH offers. It’s a sleek guitar, and despite the name, you will quickly discover that this guitar can do far more than just play Jazz. Let’s look at some of the features of the guitar so you can get a better idea of whether it’s a good choice for you or not.

Standard Jazzmaster

Standard Jazzmaster

The guitar has a lot going for it. It offers a maple neck that has a modern C profile, along with a 9.5″ radius rosewood fingerboard and 21 medium jumbo frets. It also has some great pickups – two Dual Blacktop open-coil humbuckers that have chrome and black bobbins that look great on the guitar. The guitar also features the classic floating tremolo, a 3-way pickup selector, and a push/pull switch in the tone knob. When you use this knob, you can switch between the outer coils of the bridge pickup so you can emulate the single-coil tone. It’s a nice feature that many guitar players are sure to appreciate…READ MORE