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Fender Stratocaster Sunburst 1977

Fender Stratocaster Sunburst 1977

Introduced in 1954 and bearing a suspicious resemblance to the outlines of the early Precision Bass, the Fender Stratocaster Sunburst became one of the most successful and versatile guitar designs. Here we’re looking at a CBS era Fender Stratocaster Sunburst, one of the most distinctive of Fender’s guitars and finishes. This example dates to late 1977 and is in good working condition, appearing largely original. The contoured body is Ash, with a Maple neck, here with a Walnut ‘Skunk Stripe’ indicating that the truss rod was mounted from the rear, unlike many Rosewood fingerboard models that have the truss rod mounted from the top, before the fingerboard is installed.

Vintage
Price: $3,395.00 CAD
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Ernie Ball MusicMan JP6 BFR Black Sugar, 2011

Ernie Ball MusicMan JP6 BFR Black Sugar, 2011

The Ernie Ball MusicMan JP6 is the original John Petrucci signature model, pairing a contoured basswood body with a Maple neck and Rosewood fingerboard. Here we are looking at a very good condition Ernie Ball MusicMan JP6 BFR, or ‘Ball Family Reserve’ model, built with higher grade woods and finishes. This model dates to March 8 2011 and was built in San Luis Obispo, California.

Used
Price: $2,500.00 CAD
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🚩 On Sale! Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid Parallel Universe Limited Edition Sunburst

🚩 On Sale! Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid Parallel Universe Limited Edition Sunburst

The Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid was the first instrument from the new limited edition Parallel Universe collection, melding together the best parts of two or more guitars.  This great guitar uses a slightly modified Ash Telecaster body – adding comfort conours – and adds a Strat type Maple neck, and Strat type hardware.

New
Price: $1,850.00 CAD
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Fender Player Precision Bass Maple Neck Black

Fender Player Precision Bass Maple Neck Black

Here we have the Fender Player Precision Bass – a straight ahead continuation of the classic, ultra versatile, durable and reliable solidbody bass that started it all.  The Fender Precision bass, introduced in 1951, has become the most recorded bass and has been used on countless shows, sessions, and recordings in virtually all genres.  Built at Fender’s plant in Ensenada, Mexico and  following the original materials choice with an Alder body and Maple neck with rear-mounted truss rod and Walnut ‘Skunk Stripe’, the Fender Player Precision Bass offers a great quality bass at an affordable price.

New
Price: $979.99 CAD
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Fender American Professional Jazzmaster Mystic Seafoam

Fender American Professional Jazzmaster Mystic Seafoam

The Fender American Professional Jazzmaster in Mystic Seafoam is part of Fender’s modernization of many of its top end models. Originally introduced in 1958 and marketed towards Jazz guitars the Jazz master quickly became popular with surf rock guitars of the 60’s. It later caught on with all types of players that liked its unique appearance and fat sound.

New
Price: $1,999.99 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Fender Stratocaster HardTail Sunburst, 1978

❌SOLD❌ Fender Stratocaster HardTail Sunburst, 1978

Here we have a Fender Stratocaster HardTail, built at the Fullerton plant during 1978, during the CBS era. The HardTail version was made from 1955 until 2006, when poor sales caused Fender to drop the HardTail model. The two Stratocaster versions are very similar, but the fixed hardtail bridge model doesn’t have the large cavity routed on the back for the trem block and springs. Without that cavity and the spring components, the Fender Stratocaster HardTail tends to have a bit more sustain and note-to-note clarity and separation, as with the Telecaster. Of course, this means it does not have the ‘built-in reverb’ contributed by the springs, whether the bridge is set to trem use, or fully tightened down for tuning stability.

Vintage
Price: $2,350.00 CAD

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