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Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat - Walnut/Black GUITAR ESSENTIALS BUNDLE

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    Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat - Walnut/Black

    Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat celebrates 10 years in partnership with Fender and is based on Armstrong's own instrument from the 1960s, which makes for a great guitar for pop, rock, folk and more. It features upgraded modern appointments such as a solid spruce top, high-quality onboard electronics, gold hardware and Tim's signature Hellcat inlay.

    (Sells separately for
    $449.99
    )
    Fender Adjustable Guitar Stand

    This adjustable guitar stand conveniently showcases your acoustic, electric or bass guitar.

    (Sells separately for
    $19.99
    )
    Fender 2" Poly Logo Strap

    Made from black poly-webbing, this 2" strap features an embroidered Fender logo.

    (Sells separately for
    $9.99
    )
    Fender FT-1 Pro Clip-On Tuner

    Convenient and unobtrusive, the FT-1 multi-function clip-on tuner helps ensure your instrument is always in tune, even on a dark stage. Its handles noisy environments with ease thanks to its built-in vibration sensor. The LCD display's easy-to-read needle indicates how close to pitch a note is, and the screen's backlight turns green once the note is in tune. The FT-1's dual-hinge design allows you to mount the tuner on either side of your instrument's headstock.

    (Sells separately for
    $14.99
    )
    Fender String Winder - Black

    A black Fender-branded string winder with bridge pin notch. Makes changing your strings a breeze!

    (Sells separately for
    $1.29
    )
    Fender Custom Shop 4-Step Cleaning Kit - (4-pack)

    The Fender Custom Shop Deluxe Guitar Care System is a convenient package that contains one bottle of each Fender Custom Shop Guitar Care product: Cleaner, Polish, Quick Clean and Fingerboard Remedy.

    (Sells separately for
    $24.99
    )
    Fender Microfiber Polishing Cloth

    This premium care cloth has millions of microfibers that remove and trap dirt, dust and grime whereas traditional cotton cloths with thicker fibers merely push dirt, dust and grime around on the instrument surface without trapping it.

    (Sells separately for
    $7.99
    )

    Well-known as the Grammy-winning founder of influential US punk band Rancid, Tim Armstrong has also carved paths as a well-respected producer and indie label owner. A longtime fixture on the punk scene, he has always turned to his old Fender concert-style acoustic for songwriting inspiration. Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat celebrates 10 years in partnership with Fender and is based on Armstrong's own instrument from the 1960s, which makes for a great guitar for pop, rock, folk and more. It features upgraded modern appointments such as a solid spruce top, high-quality onboard electronics, gold hardware and Tim's signature Hellcat inlay.

    • Tim Armstrong signature concert body style acoustic-electric
    • Fishman Presys III pickup system with active preamp, tuner, volume and tone controls
    • Solid spruce top with scalloped 'X' bracing
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • Gloss black finish with gold hardware
    • 20-fret walnut fingerboard with 'Hellcat' and double-skull inlays
    • Walnut bridge with compensated Graph Tech Nubone saddle
     
    close-up perspective view of Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat showing top and right side of body and portion of fretboard

    Solid spruce top
    The soundboard provides the most important tonal element of an acoustic guitar. Spruce is the standard choice, as few woods can beat its strength, sound and dynamic range. Solid spruce tops are known for opening up and sounding better over time.

    detail view of Fender acoustic guitar interior showing scalloped bracing design and construction

    Scalloped bracing
    Scalloped bracing is thinner than more conventional bracing. That means that the bracing pattern inside the guitar uses less wood, which means that soundboard mass is reduced. This lets the top resonate more freely, resulting in better tone with more nuance and greater projection.

    detail view of Fender acoustic guitar interior showing scalloped bracing design and construction
    detail view of Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat showing Fishman Presys III preamp and tuner controls

    Fishman preamp with built-in tuner
    A Fishman pickup/preamp system gives your acoustic instrument peerless amplified performance with a variety of onboard controls and no compromise whatsoever on pure, rich and resonant acoustic tone. The built-in tuner is conveniently placed right where you can see it, helping to keep your intonation right on the money.

    Tim Armstrong sitting on beach playing Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat

    A hellraiser of an acoustic guitar
    Singer, songwriter and guitarist Tim Armstrong has spent 30 years leading influential Bay Area punk legends Rancid. And though the band's music is nothing short of electric, the main instrument driving their raucous three-chord anthems is actually a stalwart '60s-era Fender, which Armstrong calls his 'number one' songwriting partner.

    Tim Armstrong sitting on beach playing Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat
    close-up view of Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat being played by Tim Armstrong

    Ten years ago, as an homage to that beloved guitar, Armstrong teamed up with Fender to create his own signature model deemed the Hellcat. Topped with his trademark 'Hellcat' and double-skull inlays, this striking guitar quickly became one of the best-selling Fender acoustic artist models ever. Now, to celebrate a decade of this iconic instrument, Fender has unleashed a special anniversary model featuring a solid spruce top, gilded hardware and stage-ready onboard electronics.

    Tim Armstrong sitting on beach playing Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat

    A versatile songwriting machine
    As his musical resume proves, Armstrong is far more than a just a punk icon. In addition to Rancid, he's fronted the seminal ska act Operation Ivy and rap-rock supergroup Transplants, recorded as a solo act, founded his own Hellcat record label and produced/written for artists ranging from reggae legend Jimmy Cliff to pop phenom Pink. So when it comes to his main guitar, Armstrong needs something that's easy to play, built to last and versatile enough to handle anything. Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat is that guitar.

    Tim Armstrong sitting on beach playing Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat
    detail view of Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat showing walnut fretboard

    A cat out of hell
    The 10th anniversary Hellcat features a compact concert-sized body with a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides. This classic tonewood combination is paired with a comfortable 'C'-shape maple neck and a walnut fingerboard and bridge, as well as modern appointments like a dual action truss rod and a Graph Tech NuBone nut. Meanwhile, a Fishman Presys III pickup/preamp system with easy-to-access onboard controls and a built-in tuner ensures a pristine amplified performance of the guitar's bright and resonant acoustic tone.

    detail view of Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat showing Tim Armstrong signature truss rod cover

    This one-of-a-kind bruiser also features eye-catching aesthetic touches, including specially-designed Hellcat fingerboard inlays punctuated by a 'double skull' insignia at the 12th fret, Armstrong's signature on the truss rod cover and a 70s F-style rosette. A sleek Black Gloss finish accented by gold hardware and a matching gold pickguard is unique to the 10th anniversary model. The result is a smooth-playing, great-sounding acoustic guitar that can traverse all styles and stages with authentic Fender edge and attitude.

    detail view of Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat showing Tim Armstrong signature truss rod cover
    More Information
    SKU FEN-0971752306GE
    MPN 0971752306
    Manufacturer Fender
    Condition New
    Included from Manufacturer Fender Dura-Tone 880L coated 80/20 strings (.012-.052 gauges)
    Acoustic Body Style Concert
    String Material Steel
    Number of Strings 6-Strings
    Right/Left Handed Right
    Top Solid spruce
    Back Mahogany
    Sides Mahogany
    Neck Maple
    Fingerboard Walnut
    Number of Frets 19
    Bridge Walnut
    Cutaway No
    Electronics Fishman Presys III preamp/pickup system
    Tuner Built In Yes
    Scale Length 25.3"
    Nut Width 1.69"
    Nut Material Graph Tech NuBone
    Finish Gloss
    Black
    Hardware Finish Gold
    Unique Features 'Hellcat' and double-skulls inlays
    3-ply gold pickguard
    Vintage-style tuning machines with aged white plastic buttons

    Fender/Squier Acoustic Guitars and Basses 2-Year Limited Warranty

    Fender warrants this Fender or Squier acoustic guitar or bass to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two (2) years from the date of original purchase, subject to limitations set forth herein ('Limited Warranty'). This Limited Warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein.

    Please retain your original sales receipt, as it is your proof of purchase validating this limited warranty.

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