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Fender Custom Shop 1963 Stratocaster Relic, Shoreline Gold

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Overview by GAK

This luxurious Strat effortlessly combines the best elements of a vintage and modern instrument. With an impressive spec that includes hand wound Fat '60s pickups and Fender Custom Shop’s world-class craftsmanship, this Stratocaster will excite the most discerning of vintage Fender enthusiasts.

Classic Feel & Sound

This Custom Shop Stratocaster’s vintage heart is derived from its '60 base model, which gives this guitar an undeniable “golden era” quality. Effortless old-school playability is handled by the gorgeous 1-piece Quarter Sawn Maple neck, which features a comfortable '63 style C profile. This shape works great for a wide range of playing techniques and the jumbo 6100 frets make expressive bends a breeze.

The 2-piece Alder body has a tone that’s well-rounded with stunning note definition. It’s coated in a period-correct nitrocellulose lacquer, which will look better over time and enhances sustain by helping the guitar to “breath”.

Gorgeous Worn-In Look

The Custom Shop’s meticulous Relic treatment gives this guitar a truly authentic worn-in look. All the checks, dings and playing wear that adds soul and character to a guitar is here. From the bridge to the headstock, every aspect of this Strat has been carefully processed for that timeless aesthetic.

Vintage Strat Tone

The trio of handwound Fat 60’s pickups boast a rich mid-range, with a crisp high-end that enhances the nuances in your playing articulation. These pickups have been slightly overwound, which gives them a punchy low-end that works well for more modern styles. The middle pickup features a Reverse-Wound/Reverse-Polarity, which kills hum and cleans up the sound.

Modern Reliability

Thanks to Fender Custom Shop’s incredible build-quality and premium components, this Stratocaster seamlessly blends the best aspects of a prized vintage guitar with the rock-solid reliability of a modern one. If you need to bring a vintage tone to your gig or recording session, this Strat won’t let you down!

With a trio of lush handwound Fat 60’s single-coils, a gorgeous AAA Dark Rosewood fretboard and slick Jumbo frets, this Custom Shop Strat is a lot more than simply an authentic relic of the “golden era”. Combine this with a distinctive Aztec Gold finish and you have a Stratocaster that looks as good as it sounds.

Weight - 7.82lb

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  • Body Wood: Alder
  • Base Model: '60 Strat
  • Body Spread: 2-piece
  • Body Finish: Relic, Nitrocellulose
  • Finish Colour: White Blonde
  • Neck Wood: 5/4 Quarter Sawn Maple
  • Neck Shape: '63 Style Strat "C"
  • Fingerboard: Sort For AAA Dark Rosewood
  • Radius: 9.50
  • Fret Size: Jumbo / 6100
  • Frets: 21
  • Face Dots: White Micarta - Narrow Spacing
  • Nut: Blank Bone
  • Tuners: Fender Gotoh Vintage
  • Hardware: Chrome/Nickel
  • Bridge: American Vintage Strat
  • Pickguard: Mint Green '63-69 Strat
  • Controls: Modern Strat Wiring
  • Selector Switch: 5-way
  • Pickups: Handwound Fat '60s Strat (Middle is RW/RP)
  • Pots: 250K 10% Taper Split
  • Included: Fender Custom Shop Strat/Tele Brown Case, Strap & Certificate of Authenticity



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