Starcaster® Guitar

Model #: 0243102521

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A True Fender Original Returns
Virtually fabled since the mid-to-late 1970s, the seldom-seen Starcaster occupies a special place in Fender history as its one-and-only offset-waist semi-hollow electric guitar. Prized decades later by a new generation of adventurous guitarists with a flair for appealingly unconventional Fender style, the Starcaster now returns in fabulous new Modern Player form with greater sound, build and beauty.
  • Thin semi-hollow offset body with bound maple top and back, and bound f holes
  • Maple neck with “C” profile and distinctive Starcaster headstock
  • 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
  • Dual Fender Wide Range humbucking pickups with three-way toggle switch
  • Four skirted amp control knobs (volume and tone for each pickup)
  • Adjusto-Matic™ bridge with anchored tailpiece
Artists on the Return of the

Coronado and Starcaster®

  • Highlights

    Semi-Hollow Maple Body With Alder Center Block
    Semi-Hollow Maple Body With Alder Center Block

    A big part of this instrument’s resonant tonal character comes from its semi-hollow maple body, which improves on the original design with an alder center block for more sustain and less susceptibility to feedback.

    Wide Range Humbucking Pickups
    Wide Range Humbucking Pickups

    Like the original mid-1970s models, the Starcaster guitar features a pair of large Wide Range humbucking pickups that produce full-bodied tonal character and impart a cool vintage-authentic look.

    Classic Starcaster Shape with Dual F Holes
    Classic Starcaster Shape with Dual F Holes

    Just like the original models of the mid 1970s, this guitar is built with the classic Starcaster semi-hollow double-cutaway design, which features a sleek offset waist and the elegant touch of dual f holes.

    Adjusto-Matic™ Bridge
    Adjusto-Matic™ Bridge

    Among its other highly individualized design elements, this instrument features an Adjusto-Matic bridge for notable string placement and tuning stability, and the added benefit of an authentically vintage-style look.

    Double-Bound Body
    Double-Bound Body

    For an especially refined look, the Starcaster guitar features elegant white binding on the top and bottom of its offset semi-hollow body.

    Modern Neck
    Modern Neck

    This instrument features a stylish and great-feeling modern neck with a comfortable “C” profile (the shape of the neck in cross section), smooth-playing finish and fingerboard, and convenient adjustability for periodic maintenance. The latest in smooth Fender playability.

  • Specs

    • Body Material
      Laminated Maple with Alder Center-Block
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Polyester
    • Body Shape
    • Neck Material
    • Neck Finish
      Gloss Polyester
    • Neck Shape
      "C" Shape
    • Scale Length
      25.5" (648 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material
    • Fingerboard Radius
      9.5" (241 mm)
    • Number of Frets
    • Fret Size
      Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material
      Synthetic Bone
    • Nut Width
      1.650" (42 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      Black Dots
    • Truss Rod
    • Bridge Pickup
      Fender® "Wide Range" Humbucking
    • Neck Pickup
      Fender® "Wide Range" Humbucking
    • Controls
      Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
    • Switching
      3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    • Configuration
    • Bridge
      Pinned Adjusto-Matic™ with Anchored Tailpiece
    • Hardware Finish
    • Tuning Machines
      Standard Cast/Sealed
    • Pickguard
      3-Ply Black
    • Control Knobs
      Skirted Amp Knobs
    • Neck Plate
      4-Bolt Standard
    • Strings
      Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
    • Other Features
      Offset-Waist Semi-Hollow Body with Center-Block, Distinctive Starcaster® Headstock Shape with Black Accent Stripe, Bound Top, Back and “F”-Holes, Vintage Tinted Neck, Black Pickup Bezels, Vintage Style Skirted Control Knobs, Single Wing String Tree, Fender® Engraved Neck Plate
    • Legal Notice
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    • Case/Gig Bag
      Optional Gig Bag (p/n 099-1612-206)
    • Included Accessories
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