Fender Offset Series Duo-Sonic Electric Guitar, Maple Fingerboard, Torino Red

Item # GTS144012558
| Mfg # 0144012558
| UPC # 885978725175
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Since its debut in 1956, the Duo-Sonic has found its way into the hands of genre-defining artists, becoming an underground sensation that helped create alternative music in the dingy clubs of New York City. A surprisingly hip guitar with upgraded contemporary features, this instrument features slick style and a unique sound that’s perfectly at home in modern music.

Almost infinitely flexible, the pair of Duo-Sonic single-coil pickups in the bridge and neck positions lends a unique character to for everything from bright, jangly arpeggios to heavy chords. Master volume and tone controls, along with a three-way pickup switch, shape the pickups’ voice to match the music. The 24” scale adds a bit of warmth and thickness to the guitar’s inherent tone, while granting a slinkier playing feel, making it easier to perform multi-step bends. Topped by a 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, the “C”-shaped maple neck is comfortable for all playing styles and ideal for players with smaller hands, or those who use extended chord forms. The six-saddle string-through-body hardtail Strat® bridge increases sustain while the bent steel saddles add some zing to your tone, enhancing the upper harmonics to cut through a dense mix.

The downsized body is comfortable for smaller players or those who enjoy energetic stage performances. A gloss polyester finish protects the body while the neck bears a satin polyurethane finish for fast, easy playability. Aesthetic appointments, including the knurled flat-top control knobs, cast/sealed tuning machines and a three-ply Mint Green pickguard, add a touch of classic Fender style to this updated design. The unsung hero of the alternative underground, the Duo-Sonic is perfect for players who desire a unique sound and visual style.

Features:
  • 24” scale length; “C”-shaped maple neck
  • Two Duo-Sonic single-coil pickups
  • 5”-radius maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
  • Six-saddle string-through-body hardtail Strat® bridge with bent steel saddles
  • Master Volume and Tone controls; three-way pickup switch

Specifications:
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Shape: Duo-Sonic™
  • Neck Pickup: Duo-Sonic™ Single-coil
  • Bridge Pickup: Duo-Sonic™ Single-coil
  • Switching: 3-Position Toggle:  Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Strat Hardtail with Bent Steel Saddles
  • Configuration: SS
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
  • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
  • Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Fret Size:Medium Jumbo
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Truss Rod: 3/16" Hex (Allen), Standard
  • Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed
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