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Fender Duo-Sonic - Surf Green
DMS Price: $949.00RRP: $1,099.00
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.
Condition: New Manufacturer: Fender Series: Offset (Made in Mexico) Product #: 0144013557
Orientation: Right Handed Colour: Surf Green Body Shape: Duo-Sonic Body Material: Alder Body Finish: Gloss Polyester Neck Material: Maple Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane Neck Shape: "C" Fingerboard: Pau Ferro, 9.5" (241mm) Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo Scale Length: 24" (610mm) Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.65" (42mm) Pickups: 2 x Duo-Sonic Single-Coil Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Way Switch Bridge: 6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Strat Hardtail with Bent Steel Saddles Hardware: Nickel/Chrome Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green Strings: Fender USA, NPS (.010-.046) Other Features: Knurled Flat-Top Control Knobs
Aged White Dot Position Inlays
Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
Accessories: Gig Bag/Case Not Included Other Models: 0144012558 - Torino Red, Maple Fingerboard
0144012582 - Capri Orange, Maple Fingerboard
0144012580 - Arctic White
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Pricing: The RRP is that which is set by the Australian Distributor and does not necessarily reflect a price at which the item has been previously sold.