The FR has a completely new body shape, which is reminiscent of the Fender Telecaster. It is also similar to the Ibanez Ballback/Turbot and the 'Starfield Cabriolet' models which were all inspired to some degree by the Tele shape.
All FR models feature either an ash or mahogany body, a bolt-on 24 fret Wizard neck and the Calm Crusher pickups specially designed for the series, although the FR6UC Uppercut is equipped with Bare Knuckle Aftermath pickups. The Tight-End bridge premiered on the FR but was also used later on hard-tail JEM and RG models. This bridge would be featured on all FR models, except for the FR365, which featured a traditional fixed bridge. (more...)
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List of all 13 models in the FR series