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Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar

 
4.0

(5 reviews)

$799.99
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Description

For the modern guitarist who wants classic Jaguar sound and style, the Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special updates the timeless instrument with several thoroughly modern appointments.

With great Classic Player sound and style, these include hotter pickups, a tone cut switch, an Adjusto-Matic bridge, a neck pocket with increased back-angle for improved stability and sustain, and more.

Not too short, not too tall. Not too wide, not too narrow. On a guitar fingerboard, medium jumbo frets are the "Goldilocks" size - just right for any sound and playing style. The fingerboard radius is an important spec that describes the amount of curvature across the width of the fingerboard. This instrument's modern 9.5" fingerboard radius is slightly more flattened than a vintage-style radius, but still with enough arc to provide a natural and notably comfortable fretting-hand feel, and to make bending notes easier. For notable string placement and tuning stability, this instrument features an Adjusto-Matic bridge, along with a vintage-style "floating" tremolo tailpiece and tremolo lock button for an added touch of original-era authenticity. For hotter sound with more output than traditional Jaguar bite, this amped-up Classic Player model features two powerfully voiced Special Design Hot single-coil Jaguar pickups.

For optimal bridge and tremolo performance, this Classic Player model actually improves on the original models with a slightly more pronounced neck angle produced by a new neck pocket cut. Along with a more pronounced neck angle, bridge and tremolo performance on this instrument are improved by moving the tremolo plate slightly closer to the bridge. This increases the string-break angle for more stable string placement, and reduces the string length behind the bridge to lessen or eliminate unwanted sympathetic vibrations.

Features:
  • Neck pocket optimized for better neck pitch
  • 9.5"-radius rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
  • Dual special design "hot" single-coil Jaguar pickups
  • On/off slider switch for each pickup
  • Two-position tone cut switch
  • Classic Jaguar "lead"/"rhythm" dual-circuit design with volume and tone control for each
  • Adjusto-Matic bridge with vintage-style “floating” tremolo tailpiece and tremolo lock button
  • Deluxe gig bag included

Get your Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Deluxe Gig Bag
Reviews

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FenderClassic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar
 
4.0

(based on 5 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Reviewed by 5 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Absolutely a great buy

By 

from Meredith ,New Hampshire

Pros

  • 250 gauge strings great
  • All switches perfect
  • Great finish3 color
  • Great neck action
  • Great price under 800
  • The sound excellant

Cons

  • Fret board discolored
  • Invest in a hardshell cas

Best Uses

  • SurfRock n Roll

Comments about Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar:

This is a great universal guitar...I use the Rythum switch and play BASS through a twin 12in
cabinet...The Lead Switch is Excellant...I owned a 1965 3 color sunburst and this is better handling,better sounding, and over all a GREAT
value...Invest in a Reissue 1965 Twin Rvberb or
Frontman 212 (transistored twin reverb) or Super Reverb..and you have it all!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great Guitar

By 

from Largo, FL

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Good Quality Build

Cons

  • None so far

Best Uses

  • Gigs
  • Practice
  • Recording

Comments about Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar:

Bought this is September'10. Unlike some other reviews, mine was set up perfect, flawless finish. This does stay in tune if you lock the trem. otherwise, it does need occasional adjusting. Great action. All in all, this is a great guitar. Is is as good as the '62? No, but for the price, you won't find any better.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love this

By 

from Charlotte NC

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Plays Great
  • Sounds Great

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Gigs

Comments about Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar:

I bought this at the Charlotte NC store. I love this guitar. It sounds different then all my other Fenders. The bridge is improved and the pickups are hotter the the old Jags.I think it plays and sounds better then my old 64 Jag I bought at Mannys in NY in 1965. Finish and quality are excellent and the neck and action are fantastic.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

better than the real deal

By 

from Charlotte,nc

Verified Reviewer

Comments about Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar:

This is a great guitar. Action and quality are fantastic and as good as anything I have had.I have been playing for 53 years. Bought it in the Charlotte, NC store. Had a 65 Jag and this is better than the original. Bridge is improved, Pickups are great and it plays like a Fender.Mexico is making great guitars. Get one.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Buy the REAL THING instead!

By 

from Long Beach, Ca.

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Frets are finished poorly
    • Poor tremolo
    • Sub-standard finish

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar:

      You would have figured that by now, we all would know better than to buy a mexican Fender. I guess not. To the point: Milling/sanding marks visible under/through the finish, sharp fret ends that raise up, non-American tremolo throws you out of tune every time, string tree screw was not drilled deep enough (so the string tree would rattle. I had to counter bore it properly ).
      This Jag is NOT, a good substitute for an American Jag. My advice, save your pennies and buy the American Jag.

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      Specs
      Series Classic Player
      Other Features Trem plate moved closer to bridge to increase break angle and sustain,New neck pocket provides
      Model Classic Player Jaguar Special
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      Warranty Info:

      Classic Player Jaguar Special Electric Guitar

      Fender Musical Instruments Corporation warrants this Fender brand instrument to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser, except that pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, pickguards, plated surfaces, gig bags, cases and case hardware are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.

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