Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Fender California Series Malibu SCE

Fender’s vintage-vibe California Series Malibu™ SCE folk-style cutaway acoustic is a blast to play; perfect for beginners and pros alike with its compact body. Electric players will feel right at home, too, with the soft C-shaped neck and Stratocaster® guitar headstock. Other features include a new pickguard shape, classy block inlays, scalloped bracing, traditional bridge and a Fishman® preamp with tuner. Perfect for Fender® enthusiasts, fans of vintage-style guitars, players who want a different look and vibe and anyone who wants to ride the wave of Fender’s rich musical history and SoCal lifestyle.

Model Name: Malibu™ SCE
Series: California
Color / MSRP* / Part # :
  • Natural
  • 3-Color Sunburst

Body Shape: Folk
Body Back:
Laminated Mahogany Back
Body Sides: Laminated Mahogany Sides
Body Top: Solid Spruce
Body Finish:
  • (0968004021, 0968004000)
    Gloss Polyurethane
Bracing: Scalloped X Bracing
Rosette: Checkerboard Rosette
Body Depth: 3.1875" (Front) to 3.875" (Rear)
Width at Heel: 2.125" (54mm)
Body Binding: Multiple Body Bindings

Neck Shape: Vintage "C" Shape
Number of Frets: 20
Position Inlays: Block Position Inlays
Fretboard: Rosewood
Neck Material: Maple
Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
Scale Length: 24.75" (62.9 cm)
Truss Rods: Dual Action Truss Rod

Pickup Switching: Fishman® Presys™ Pickup System with Active On-Board Pre-Amp and Tuner
Controls: Integrated Electronic Tuner with On/Off Switch, Volume, Bass, Mid, Treble, Body (Mid-Sweep), Low Battery Indicator Light

Hardware: Chrome
Bridge: Rosewood with Compensated Saddle
Bridge Pins: White Bridge Pins with Black Dots
Tuning Machines: Vintage Fender® Style with Aged White Plastic Buttons
String Nut: Synthetic Bone

Strings: Fender® Dura-Tone® Coated 80/20 Bronze (.012-.052 Gauge)
Unique Features: Fender® Stratocaster® Headstock Shape, Fender Folk Guitar Body Shape, Dual Action Truss Rod, Traditional Fender Bridge, Factory Mounted Forward Strap Button with Internal Block Reinforcement, Bound Fingerboard, White Pearloid Block Inlays, Checkerboard Rosette, Soft "C" Shaped Neck, Multiple Body Bindings