Often copied, but never surpassed, the Stratocaster is arguably the world's most-loved electric guitar. Electrifying the music world since its debut in 1954, its natural, versatile sound made the Stratocaster the benchmark for exceptional guitar tones. The American Professional Stratocaster HH ShawBucker isn't a re-imagining of the classic design; it's the authentic original model, evolved. The choice of musical legends since its release, the Stratocaster feel and sound set the world on fire, powering music movements from electric blues to EDM, and everything in-between. In your hands this Strat is ready to navigate the creative twists and turns of your music, inspiring you to express yourself in new ways through your playing. Developed by pickup master Tim Shaw, the brand-new V-Mod single-coil pickups are voiced specifically for each position, mixing alnico magnet types to produce powerful, nuanced tones with original Fender sonic DNA. Retain high end clarity when adjusting the volume controls, thanks to the new treble-bleed tone circuit that lets your tone shine through in all its glory. The new modern Deep C-shaped neck profile feels just right in your hand while the narrow-tall frets make it easy to bend strings accurately and play perfectly intonated chords. The best of yesterday and today, the American Professional Stratocaster HH ShawBucker is the latest form of electric inspiration from Fender. Step up and stake your claim to a legend.Series: American ProBody Material: Alder Body Finish: Gloss PolyurethaneNeck: Maple, Modern “Deep C”Neck Finish: Satin UrethaneFinish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock FaceFingerboard: Rosewood, 9.5” (241 mm)Frets: 22, Narrow TallPosition Inlays: White DotNut (Material/Width): Bone, 1.685” (42.8 mm)Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed StaggeredScale Length: 25.5” (648 mm)Bridge: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles and Pop-InTremolo ArmPickups: Shawbucker 2 (Bridge), Shawbucker 1 (Neck)Pickup Switching:5-Position Blade: 5-Position Blade: Pos 1. Full Bridge Pickup, Pos 2. Inside Coils ofBoth Pickups, Pos 3. Both Full Pickups, Pos 4. Outer Coils of BothPickups, Pos 5. Full Neck PickupControls: Master Volume with Treble-Bleed, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2.(Bridge Pickup)Control Knobs: Aged White PlasticHardware Finish: Nickel/ChromeStrings: Fender USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)Color: Antique Olive.