Last year, Fender replaced the American Standard Series with the American Professional Series, while 2016 saw the replacement of the American Deluxe Series with the American Elite range. The new series includes six different guitar models and four bass models which, like the American Vintage range, replicate the specs and style of classic instruments from Fender's past. It’s bye-bye to the American Vintage series, which was launched back in 2012, and hello to the new American Originals. https://shop.toneshopguitars.com/co...n-original-60s-telecaster-rosewood-fiesta-red, https://shop.toneshopguitars.com/pr...8-jazzmaster-rosewood-2-color-sunburst-w-case, https://shop.toneshopguitars.com/co...0s-jazzmaster-rosewood-ocean-turquoise-w-case. These new Originals, however, aim for a ‘Best of Decade’ vibe. The Gear Page is the leading online community and marketplace for guitars, amps, pedals, effects and associated gear. If American Original does have a 9.5" radius and MJ frets then I would jump on one. !. Early 60s Fender sound is bright and the neck section is thin. Learn More, See more New Products and Highlights from. I have tried vintage tall frets and they annoy me to no end. Hmm maybe I should have waited before ordering one of the turquoise wildwood jm's yesterday.... Is it what most people want or is it what most people are led to believe they want due to years and years and many people saying vintage radius + frets are difficult to play and esp. "60s" is about Don Rich, through a Fender Super Reverb combo 4x10. #V213346 $ 2,299.99 The new line is set to replace the American Vintage Series, which was first introduced in 1982. This wholesale replacement of a longstanding line in Fender's catalog has precedents in recent years. Not fat, and not fat. If American Original does have a 9.5" radius and MJ frets then I would jump on one. The American Original ’50s Telecaster is based on Fender’s original 1952 Telecaster design and shares many of the same features, including slot-head screws and brass barrel bridge saddles. Re: Jazzmaster: American Original vs. American Vintage ‘65 Post by daysleeperjeff » Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:42 am Well, I Bought an AO Ocean Turquoise today! Entries in the American Original Series include a '60s Jazzmaster, Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jaguar, Jazz Bass, and Precision Bass; a '50s Telecaster, Stratocaster, and Precision Bass; and a '70s Jazz Bass with block inlays. The new series includes six different guitar models and four bass models which, like the American Vintage range, replicate the specs and style of classic instruments from Fender's past. My son ran into Rev. I vastly prefer the vintage … You're after the wrong AO American Fender product. According to Fender, the American Original guitars offer "modern playability" via more contemporary fingerboard radii and switching. Fender’s own Pure Vintage 64 single coils are the pickups of choice. Oops, looks like you forgot something. Wow, I couldn't imagine any improvement over the American Vintage, those guitars are fantastic. After years of playing vintage-spec Fenders, I found that 9.5"/bigger frets was just easier on my hands. CAD Fender Replaces American Vintage Series with New American Original Line, American Standard Series with the American Professional Series. JavaScript is disabled. Fender announced today the release of the new American Original Series of guitars and basses. Billy G. last night! 1957 Fender Stratocaster: original vs. reissue. Finish options for various guitars include Aztec Gold, White Blonde, 2-Color Sunburst, Olympic White, Candy Apple Red, 3-Color Sunburst, Butterscotch Blonde, Fiesta Red, Lake Placid Blue, Surf Green, Ocean Turquoise, Natural, and Black.