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September 15, 2010

Fender Blacktop Series Guitars

Fender has a new line of guitars out, called the Blacktop guitar series. This expands on the designs of the classic Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster and Jaguar guitars, by the addition of high-gain humbucker pickups.

The Blacktop series provides thick and heavy sounds for modern rock tones. These guitars will be perfect for those who need rich and aggressive guitar tones.

Fender Blacktop Jazzmaster HS

The Blacktop Jazzmaster HS looks like an interesting and powerful Jazzmaster model. The Jazzmaster single-coil neck pickup and humbucker bridge pickup will provide some hot high gain tones.

Features include an alder body, a maple neck, 9.5" radius rosewood fretboard, 21 medium jumbo frets, gloss urethane finish and nickel/chrome hardware.

Blacktop Jaguar HH

The Blacktop Jaguar HH has dual over-wound alnico humbucking pickups, with other distinctive features including skirted black amp knobs, a slinky 24" scale, Adjusto-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece, and a lean control layout featuring a single three-way toggle switch.

Other features include an alder body, maple neck with 9.5" radius rosewood fretboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, gloss polyester finish and chrome hardware.

Fender Blacktop Stratocaster HH

The dual humbucker Stratocaster is an affordable guitar with tons of gain available.

Vintage-style Fender Blacktop Alnico humbucker pickups provide high gain and aggressive tones. This guitar also has black amp knobs and a vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge.

Features include an alder body, maple neck, 9.5" radius rosewood or maple fretboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, gloss urethane finish and nickel/chrome hardware

Fender Blacktop Telecaster HH

The Blacktop Telecaster HH is a dual-bucker Tele and it has high gain tones available as well.

As with the Blacktop Stratocaster HH, this guitar has vintage-style Fender Blacktop Alnico humbucker pickups for high gains sounds. Other distinctive features include skirted black amp knobs, reversed control plate and a vintage-style hard-tail bridge with six grooved saddles for optimum string alignment.

Features include an alder body, maple neck, 9.5" radius rosewood or maple fretboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, gloss urethane finish and nickel/chrome hardware.

For more information about this line of guitars, go to Fender's Blacktop Series Website.

By Robert Renman - www.dolphinstreet.com

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Posted by Robert Renman on September 15, 2010

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