Malibu Special with Bag, All Mahogany, Pau Ferro Fingerboard, Natural
Disrupt the status quo with the Malibu Special, a small-body, short scale acoustic-electric with a comfortable feel that will encourage you to reach for new chords and melodies. Featuring solid mahogany top, back and sides, the bold style and balanced, articulate sound make the Malibu Special a natural partner on stage and in the studio. Suitable for any playing style, the mahogany neck features a comfortable, slim-taper "C"-shaped profile, inspired by Fender’s electric legacy. It also includes a premium Fender- and Fishman-designed preamp system voiced specifically for the Malibu’s body shape, allowing you to reproduce the guitar’s natural sound when plugged into an amplifier.
The Malibu Special’s no-compromise attitude extends to its build quality, featuring quartersawn scalloped X bracing for superior resonance, an upgraded bone nut and saddle, and a tilt-back headstock for enhanced sustain. Sleek maple binding, matching maple rosette, and the 6-in-line headstock punch up the Malibu’s quintessential Fender vibe. With superb playability and unique aesthetics, the Malibu Special resonates with those destined to stand out from the crowd.
Body: Solid Mahogany Top with Solid Mahogany Back and Sides
Body Finish: Satin
Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
Position Inlays: Maple Dots
Body Shape: Malibu
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Shape: Slim "C"
Scale Length: 24.1" (612 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 15.75" (400 mm)
Number of Frets: 20
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.69" (43 mm)
Controls: Volume, Bass, Treble, with Tuner and Phase Controls
Bridge: Modern Viking
Tuning Machines: Sealed Nickel
Strings: Fender Dura-Tone 880L Coated 80/20 (.012-.052 Gauges), PN 0730880303
Case/Gig Bag: FAS-620 Deluxe Gig Bag