NAMM 2013: Fender Introduces 2013 Select Series Models

Published 10 years ago on January 23, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

 Fender has added aJazzmaster, Thinline Tele, HH Tele, SH Tele, and Active Jazz Bassto its Select Series for 2013.


PRESS RELEASE - The highly acclaimedFender Select Series is proud to welcome an all-new lineup ofinstruments for 2013. These finely crafted models join sevenpreviously released instruments, and put decades of Fenderexpertise on display with elegant features and design options fordiscerning musicians everywhere.


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The all-new Fender Select Carved Maple TopJazzmaster is a distinctive high-end version of avenerable Fender classic. It boasts a potent pair of new Wide RangeSpecial humbucking pickups and a "channel-bound" rosewoodfingerboard-a brand-new Fender innovation in which thecompound-radius rosewood fingerboard is "inlaid" into the thickmodern "C"-shaped maple neck. In addition to creating a stylish newlook, it imparts an amazingly comfortable fretting-hand feel inwhich both edges are pleasingly rounded, with no side seam betweenneck and fingerboard.



Other features include a chambered alder body with a carvedflame maple top in elegant hand-stained Cayenne Burst and TwilightBurst finishes with gloss-lacquer topcoat, hand-rubbed oil neckfinish, 21 medium jumbo frets, Bi-Flex truss rod system, andAdjusto-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece.



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The 2013 edition of the Fender Select StratocasterHSS ups the ante on its 2012 predecessor with severalstriking new features. Among these is a channel-bound rosewoodfingerboard, a beautiful flame maple-top with traditional contours,an elegant-stained Tobacco Sunburst finish with a gloss lacquertopcoat, neck with hand-rubbed oil finish, and a comfortablecontoured heel. 




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The new Fender Select TelecasterHH is powerful, beautiful and light, with a potentpair of Wide Range Special humbucking pickups, chambered alderbody, gorgeous Malaysian blackwood top, comfortable back contourand Natural gloss lacquer finish. Its modern "C"-shaped birdseyemaple neck has a comfortable contoured heel, satin lacquer finishand Bi-Flex truss rod system; the compound radius birdseye maplefingerboard has 22 medium jumbo frets and a gloss lacquerfinish.




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The new Fender Select Carved Top TelecasterSH offers a chambered alder body, gorgeous carvedTasmanian blackwood top and hand-stained Black Cherry Burst finishwith gloss lacquer topcoat. If offers a "C"-shaped flame maple neckwith satin lacquer finish and Bi-Flex truss rod system, and acompound radius rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbofrets. 




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The Fender Select TelecasterThinline  presents a finely crafted take on thepopular semi-hollow version of our very first guitar model. Stylishand light, it has a semi-hollow ash body with a beautiful flamemaple top and hand-stained Violin Burst finish with gloss lacquertopcoat. The Fender Select Telecaster Thinline with Gold Hardwareoffers the same specifications with the additional touch of goldhardware.




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Like its passive-electronics 2012 predecessor,the Fender Select Active Jazz Bass takes Fender's most versatile bass to new heights of elegance andpower. Premium features include an alder body with a flame mapletop and a beautiful hand-stained Tobacco Sunburst finish withgloss-lacquer topcoat, modern "C"-shaped quartersawn maple neckwith a comfortable contoured heel, satin lacquer finish andPostflex graphite support rods, and a compound-radius fingerboardwith 20 medium jumbo frets.

Additional features include dual Fender Select Jazz Basssingle-coil pickups, active/passive mini-toggle switch, mastervolume knob and pickup pan knob, and three-band active EQ (treble,mid and bass boost/cut knobs).

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