Fender Introduces 2013 Fender Select Series Models

Published 10 years ago on January 9, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Fender Introduces 2013 Fender Select Series Models-

The highly acclaimed Fender SelectSeries has announced an all-new lineup of seveninstruments 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.

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 carved flamemaple top in elegant hand-stained Cayenne Burst and Twilight Burstfinishes with gloss-lacquer topcoat, hand-rubbed oil neck finish,21 medium jumbo frets, Bi-Flex™ truss rod system, andAdjusto-Matic™ bridge with stop tailpiece.

Fender Select Carved Maple Top Jazzmaster HH
The 2013 edition of the Fender SelectStratocaster HSS ups the ante on its 2012 predecessorwith several striking new features. Among these is a channel-boundrosewood fingerboard, a beautiful flame maple-top with traditionalcontours, an elegant-stained Tobacco Sunburst finish with a glosslacquer topcoat, neck with hand-rubbed oil finish, and acomfortable contoured heel.

Fender Select Stratocaster HSSThe new Fender Select Carved TopTelecaster SH offers a chambered alder body, gorgeouscarved Tasmanian blackwood top and hand-stained Black Cherry Burstfinish with gloss lacquer topcoat. If offers a "C"-shaped flamemaple neck with satin lacquer finish and Bi-Flex™ truss rod system,and a compound radius rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbofrets.

Fender Select Carved Top Telecaster SH


The new Fender SelectTelecaster HH is powerful, beautiful and light,with a potent pair of Wide Range Special humbucking pickups,chambered alder body, gorgeous Malaysian blackwood top, comfortableback contour and Natural gloss lacquer finish. Its modern"C"-shaped birdseye maple neck has a comfortable contoured heel,satin lacquer finish and Bi-Flex™ truss rod system; the compoundradius birdseye maple fingerboard has 22 medium jumbo frets and agloss lacquer finish.
Fender Select Telecaster HH

The Fender Select Telecaster Thinline presents afinely crafted take on the popular semi-hollow version of our veryfirst guitar model. Stylish and light, it has a semi-hollow ashbody with a beautiful flame maple top and hand-stained Violin Burstfinish with gloss lacquer topcoat. The Fender Select TelecasterThinline with Gold Hardware offers the same specifications with theadditional touch of gold hardware.

Fender Select Telecaster Thinline

Like its passive-electronics 2012 predecessor, the FenderSelect Active Jazz Bass® takes Fender's most versatilebass to new heights of elegance and power. Premium features includean alder body with a flame maple top and a beautiful hand-stainedTobacco Sunburst finish with gloss-lacquer topcoat, modern"C"-shaped quartersawn maple neck with a comfortable contouredheel, satin lacquer finish and Postflex™ graphite support rods, anda compound-radius fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets.

Fender Select Active Jazz Bass

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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