The EX 1 has an alder body with bolt-on maple neck with dot inlays on a rosewood fingerboard. It has 22 jumbo frets, a scale length of 25.5" (i.e. 648 mm) and a neck radius of 16.9" (430 mm). Black chrome hardware, Gotoh cast/sealed tuners, Gotoh Floyd Rose-licensed tremolo, no pickguard, three high-output single coil pickups (2 singles in a 'humbucker' configuration at the bridge, 1 in the neck position), 3-way switch with coil selector and 3-way frequency boost, master volume control, master (Fender) TBX control. frequency control and boost.
It used to sell for $869.99.
Heartfield colour codes available for this guitar: Mystic White (589), Blue Pearl Burst (590), Black Pearl Burst (591), Red Pearl Burst (592).
First documented month of manufacture: December 1988 (serial number L88004). Last documented month of manufacture: December 1989 (serial number L89085). The guitar appeared in Fender Frontline first in spring 1990 (there were no earlier issues) and last in winter (i.e. early) 1992.