Fender Duo Sonic Electric Guitar Torino Red 0144012558

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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.

Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
Body Material: Alder
Body Shape: Duo-Sonic
Neck Pickup: Duo-Sonic Single-coil
Bridge Pickup: Duo-Sonic Single-coil
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
Configuration: SS
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
Neck Shape: "C" Shape
Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Number of Frets: 22
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Truss Rod: 3/16" Hex (Allen), Standard
Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed