Fender American Vintage ’56 Stratocaster
If you want the vintage Fender tone and feel from the 1950s, you need not look further. The Fender American Vintage ’56 Stratocaster offers a multi-dimensional, very expressive and neither overly powerful nor weak tone. It excels at the classic Fender clean sound and also finds it home in other genres like blues, Jazz, Country. This Strat is perfectly balanced weight-wise. The body is alder and its finished in a Fender flash coat lacquer. The Fender Stratocaster American Vintage 56 has a maple neck, with a thick soft “V” shape, a 25.5″ scale lenght, the radius of the firgerboard is 7.25″, it comes with 21 vintage style frets, a bone nut, a maple fingerboard and black dot inlays.
The Fender American Vintage ’56 Stratocaster pickup configuration is SSS (single coil, single coil, single coil) and each one is a American Vintage ’56 Single-Coil Strat. It has a master volume and then two tone knobs, one for the neck pickup and the other for the bridge/middle pickups and a 5 position pickup selector (Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup)
It comes in 4 different colors:
- Aged White Blonde
- 2-Color Sunburst
- Shell Pink
The Fender Stratocaster American Vintage 56 comes with a 6 saddles american vintage synchronized tremolo, Fender Deluxe vintage style tunners and a Fender case.
Of course, nothing that we or a video can say will be better than going to your local music shop and see and feel and test a Fender American Vintage ’56 Stratocaster by yourself, nothing can be better than your own judgement. With our review, we try to help you make a decision but we always advise you to try the guitar by yourself before buying.