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Take it on back with premium craftsmanship and killer pickups.

Take it on back with premium craftsmanship and killer pickups.With their years of building experience, the Fender Custom Shop craftsmen created a "dream list" of specs, and this customized '60s-style Stratocaster guitar—designed by Master Builder Greg Fessler—has it all. Special features include '69 pickups that provide the brilliant voicing made famous by the guitar heroes of the era, "Custom Shop Designed" neckplate, custom two-point vintage bridge (never before offered outside the Custom Shop!) and a flatter, more modern 12" fingerboard radius.It also features an alder body and a maple C-shape neck with rosewood fingerboard and medium-jumbo frets for easy bending. Aged knobs and switch tip create a mellow retro look.Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.

Fender Classic Player '60s Stratocaster Electric Guitar Features:

  • Alder body (polyester finish)
    Maple C-shaped neck (gloss urethane finish)
    Rosewood fretboard with 12" radius
    21 medium-jumbo frets
    '69 Strat single-coil pickups with grey bobbins
    Aged knobs and switch tip
    25-1/2" scale
    Two-point synchronized tremolo with stamped steel saddles
    5-position blade pickup selector
    Fender/Ping vintage-style tuning machines
    Chrome hardware
    3-ply mint green pickguard
    Synthetic bone nut
    1.650" nut width
    Deluxe gig bag




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  • Classic Strat, High Quality

    As reviewed by Ben Richman on 1/4/2008

    I've never been a big Strat fan. I tried an American Standard and the Clapton model, but both left me cold. Then I stumbled upon the Classic Player '60s Strat. I immediately loved the feel of it--the glossy, C-shaped neck is fast and comfortable--but I was afraid that when I plugged it in, the tone would be as unimpressive as the other Strats. Boy was I wrong! This thing screams. The bridge pick-up is twangy; crank up the gain and it's sharp and abrasive, full of Hendrix-esque bravado. The other four pick-up settings are just as impressive, offering a wide variety of versatile tones. And what do you expect? This Strat might be made in Mexico, but it's custom shop designed, INCLUDING the pick-ups! The tremolo is also custom, and almost always stays in tune even if you're hard on it. The finish is also beautiful, but since it's polyester it lacks the subtlety of nitrocellulose. Still, this is an amazing guitar, and I highly recommend trying it out even if you're not a Strat fan. I wasn't one either until I picked up this baby.

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  • Love It

    As reviewed by Brian on 8/15/2011

    Before This I owned an American Standard Telecaster Ash body and neck. Great guitar but not for me. The neck was just to thin and I really wanted that "bell" like tone you get with a Strat. I bought a Mexi Standard Strat and still was not happy. The Neck was to thin and I did not like the amount of wood that was cut out for routing. More wood = more tone. SO I did my research and found these babies. They have single coil routing meaning more wood in the body and the neck is thicker than other Strats. This is hands down my fav electric I have ever owned.

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  • 5 stars for the money, 4 overall

    As reviewed by dave on 1/25/2011

    I bought the sunburst last year. The pickups provide the true strat quack tone. The feel and playability is great. The pickups provide beautiful tones but are pretty noisy. I shielded the back of the pickguard and that helped. The 12" radius allows me to lower the action without fretting out past the 12th fret. Not a fan of the truss nut being at the bottom of the neck, but it poses no barriers to setting up the guitar. I grinded down a screwdriver to fit in there so I can make adjustments without taking the neck off. Also not a fan of vintage tuners. I put a few drops of lemon oil on the nut and that made tuning easier. Also my guitar tech said the bridge and neck pickup were accidentally swapped at production.

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