Any American Elite Strat Owners?

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  1. RiverDog

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    Anyone here own one? I have a hankering for a quality strat with noiseless pickups. I have questions about all the wiring options though, since Fender doesn't provide much of an explanation on their site.

    Edit: Got my questions answered about the wiring stuff but would love opinions about the ergonomic upgrades, N4 pickups, etc. Thanks!
     
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    Are you sure Fender doesn’t have a lot of info?? I recall finding a ton of detail when I was researching mods for my Tele...

    To the internet...!
     
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    Thanks. I actually did find that info last night after I posted but I was having trouble finding the HSS version. I found it though. Was wondering with all those switching options, if there was a way to split the coils in the Shawbucker but it appears there isn't. Thanks for going to the trouble.

    Would still love to hear from anyone who owns one on their experience with the compound radius, N4 pickups, etc.
     
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    Thanks. I actually did find that info last night after I posted but I was having trouble finding the HSS version. I found it though. Was wondering with all those switching options, if there was a way to split the coils in the Shawbucker but it appears there isn't. Thanks for going to the trouble.

    Would still love to hear from anyone who owns one on their experience with the compound radius, N4 pickups, etc.
     
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    Hopefully you can find a way. The Shawbuckers in my Tele sound great split.
     
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