Fender’s Player Series gets a new limited run with roasted maple necks and Custom Shop pickups

Fender Player Series guitarguitar
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The Fender Player Series – known for its reliable Mexican-made guitars which combine affordability and great tone – has announced an updated, limited run collection of electric guitars exclusive to the UK guitar store guitarguitar.

Arriving in the form of two Stratocasters and a Telecaster, Fender has swapped out the Player Series Alnico 5 pickups in favor of more boutique Custom Shop replacements and given the maple necks a stunning makeover.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.