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FENDER ANNOUNCES JV MODIFIED STRATS AND TELES

As we discussed earlier, today Fender released a swag of new products for 2022. Included in their announcement was a nod to their 80s Japanese Vintage reissue history with the announcement of the JV Modified series.

The JV Modified Series combines classic aesthetics with modern playability to suit the needs of today’s guitarist. Taking cues from the now highly sought-after “Japanese Vintage” reissues from the early ‘80s. For the player seeking classic Fender® instruments with a twist, the JV Modified Series delivers a unique combination of vintage Fender with modern playability.

JV Modified ‘50s Stratocaster® HSS guitar ($2599.00 AUD) The ‘50s Stratocaster® HSS has a resonant basswood body and features a pair of vintage-voiced single-coil pickups in the neck and middle positions and a powerful humbucking pickup in the bridge position. A push-pull pot on Tone 2 splits the humbucking pickup for sparkling single-coil sounds, making this Strat extremely versatile. The soft “V”-shaped maple neck has a silky-smooth satin finish and the 9.5” radius maple fingerboard and medium jumbo frets provide effortless playability.

JV Modified ‘60s Stratocaster® guitar ($2499.00 AUD) The ’60s Stratocaster® has a resonant basswood body and is loaded with a set of three touch-sensitive vintage-style single-coil pickups for unmistakable Fender tone. A push-pull pot on Tone 2 adds the neck pickup for even more tonal possibilities. The Soft “V”-shaped maple neck has a silky-smooth satin finish and the 9.5” radius maple fingerboard and medium jumbo frets provide effortless playability.

JV Modified ‘60s Custom Telecaster® guitar ($2599.00 AUD) The ’60s Custom Telecaster® has a resonant basswood body and is double bound for a touch of elegance. Its dual single-coil pickups are voiced to deliver classic Tele® tone. A 4-way switch allows players to quickly select each pickup individually or both pickups in either series or parallel wiring. A push-pull pot on the tone control allows players to flip the pickups in and out of phase in switch positions 2 and 4. The soft “V”-shaped maple neck has a silky-smooth satin finish and plays effortlessly thanks to the 9.5” radius maple fingerboard and medium jumbo frets.

JV Modified ‘50s Telecaster® guitar ($2499.00 AUD) The ‘50s  Telecaster® is equipped with a resonant basswood body and dual single-coil pickups voiced to replicate classic Tele® tone. A 4-way switch allows players to quickly select each pickup individually or both pickups in either series or parallel wiring. A push-pull pot on the tone control allows players to flip the pickups in and out of phase in switch positions 2 and 4. The soft “V”-shaped maple neck has a silky-smooth satin finish and plays effortlessly thanks to the 9.5” radius maple fingerboard and medium jumbo frets.

Available March 2022.