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Fender Offset Duo-Sonic HS, Black

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Fender Offset Duo-Sonic HS Black Overview by GAK:

A modernized version of a student-turned-classic instrument originally released in 1956, the Duo-Sonic HS model’s compact form belies its giant-sized sound. It’s the ideal companion for adventurous players who aren’t afraid to buck the norm and shatter expectations. The Duo-Sonic HS new pickups let the true voice of the instrument shine. The single-coil Duo-Sonic neck pickup is joined by a vintage-spec humbucking bridge pickup for flexible tone that can match any playing style imaginable. The push/pull tone pot switches to single coil operation on the humbucking bridge pickup, unlocking a variety of tones that can be shaped via the master volume and tone controls to find just the right sound. 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 pau ferro 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 smaller body is ideal for smaller players or for energetic stage performances. A gloss polyester finish protects the body while the neck bears a satin polyurethane finish for fast, easy playability. The 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 and modernized design. A new take on a classic guitar that’s flown under most player’s radars, the Duo-Sonic HS is ready and rarin’ to go with the surprisingly giant sound.

  • Body: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
  • Scale Length: 24" (610 mm)
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
  • Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
  • Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
  • Position Inlays: Aged White Dot
  • Bridge Pickup: Duo-Sonic™ Humbucking
  • Neck Pickup: Duo-Sonic™ Single-coil
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone (with Push/Pull Coil Select Feature)
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle:
  • -Position 1. Bridge Pickup
  • -Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups
  • -Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Strat Hardtail with Bent Steel Saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed
  • Orientation: Right-Hand
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
  • Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)