SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (April 1, 2011) —

Fender introduces the new Pawn Shop Series guitars: the Fender ’51Fender ’72 and Mustang® Special. The Pawn Shop Series instruments are all-new Fender guitars with diverse Fender components.
 
The Pawn Shop Fender ’51 has a Stratocaster® body and a C-shaped Telecaster® neck, with a single-coil Texas Special™ neck pickup, Fender Enforcer™ humbucking bridge pickup and an early-’50s Precision Bass-style dual-knob chrome control plate. Other features include a maple fretboard with modern 9.5” radius and medium jumbo frets, master volume control with push-pull coil split function to get single-coil tone from the humbucking bridge pickup, three-position rotary pickup selector knob, ’70s-style hard-tail Stratocaster bridge, vintage-style tuners and strap buttons, and deluxe gig bag.


The Pawn Shop Fender ’72 has a semi-hollow Stratocaster body with an f hole with a U-shaped Telecaster neck, rosewood fretboard with modern 9.5” radius and 6105 frets, Fender Wide Range humbucking neck pickup and Fender Enforcer™ humbucking bridge pickup, early-’50s Precision Bass-style dual-knob chrome control plate with master volume and center-detented pickup blend controls, ’70s-style hard-tail Stratocaster bridge, ’70s-style Fender “F” tuners, mint green pickguard, bullet truss rod, three-bolt neck attachment and deluxe gig bag.


The Pawn Shop Mustang Special is a modified offset Mustang body and has a 24” short-scale maple neck with a ’60s-era C shape, a rosewood fretboard with modern 9.5” radius and medium jumbo frets, dual Fender Enforcer humbucking pickups with ’70s-style covers, pickup toggle switch, three-way coil selector slide switch for each humbucking pickup (enabling 18 different tonal options), mint green pickguard, ’70s-style hard-tail Stratocaster bridge, vintage-style tuners and strap buttons, and deluxe gig bag.
 
For more information, visit www.fender.com.
 

 

Originally posted 2011-04-05 05:14:41.