Tag Archives: Fender Guitars
In the late 1970s and early 1980s Fender was facing competition from lower priced and some would say better made Japanese guitars. The lower priced Fender guitars were made in America and could not compete with the lower prices of Japanese made Fender knock offs.

SMG Review: Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster Electric Guitar

In the late 1970s and early 1980s Fender was facing competition from lower priced and some would say better made Japanese guitars. The lower priced Fender guitars were made in America and could not compete with the lower prices of Japanese made Fender knock offs.

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The company began as Fender's Radio Service in late 1938 in Fullerton, California and produced the Telecaster (originally named the 'Broadcaster) as well as the first mass-produced electric bass, the Precision Bass and the popular Stratocaster (Strat) guitar.

SMG Poll: Which is Your Favorite Fender Electric Guitar?

The company began as Fender’s Radio Service in late 1938 in Fullerton, California and produced the Telecaster (originally named the ‘Broadcaster) as well as the first mass-produced electric bass, the Precision Bass and the popular Stratocaster (Strat) guitar.

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The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple fret board on this model which feels comfortable and are semi fast.

SMG REVIEW: The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass

The Fender American Standard Series Jazz Bass has a classic feel to it in that it does not feel like a modern bass. The Alder body gives this bass really nice tone and sustain. The neck is graphite-reinforced and has rolled edges for a broken-in feel. You have you choice of Rosewood or a maple […]

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