Fender Unveils New Powercaster Guitar

(Image credit: Fender)

Fender has unveiled its new Powercaster guitar, the first model in the company's recently-announced Alternate Reality series.

The Powercaster features an Atomic humbucking pickup and a single-coil soapbar pickup, plus a Modern C-shaped roasted maple neck with a 9.5”-radius fingerboard, 22 medium-jumbo frets and a 24.75" scale length.

The guitar also includes an Adjusto-matic bridge with stop tailpiece, and comes with a deluxe gig bag. 

The Fender Powercaster is available beginning this month for $899.99.

For more info, head on over to fender.com (opens in new tab).

(Image credit: Fender)

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Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.