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1957 Stratocaster Relic Gold Hardware Electric Guitar Masterbuilt by Dale Wilson

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The Fender Custom Shop 1957 Stratocaster Relic Ash Gold Hardware Master Built by Dale Wilson will please any Strat fan fortunate enough to strap it on. Close inspection reveals the remarkable workmans... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Fender Custom Shop 1957 Stratocaster Relic Ash Gold Hardware Master Built by Dale Wilson will please any Strat fan fortunate enough to strap it on. Close inspection reveals the remarkable workmanship and attention to detail for which he is known. It's available in a vintage combination of Strat specs with a contoured ash body with a 54 maple neck sporting a "U" back shape and a compound radius. The fingerboard is maple with 21 frets, leading to Vintage Fender logo tuners. Perfectly incorporating a Vintage Strat tremolo bridge, the 56-style pickguard houses three handwound Strat pickups for classic Strat tone.

Dale Wilson Master Builder
Dale Wilson arrived at Fender in 2003, joined the Custom Shop in 2005 and became a Master Builder in 2011. Building guitars has been a driving passion for the California native since childhood. Wilson comes from a long line of expert woodworkers, and the requisite Custom Shop zeal for outstanding craftsmanship has long been part of his DNA. He did repair work and mods in a small guitar shop right out of high school in the late 1980s; subsequently moving on to stints at Dobro and Rickenbacker before arriving at Fender, where he worked on Guild, Gretsch and Benedetto guitars before beginning his apprenticeship with various Custom Shop Master Builders.

FEATURES

Relic treatment
Hand-selected ash body
54 Maple neck with "U" back shape
Custom compound radius
Maple fingerboard
Vintage Strat relic bridge
Fender logo tuners
Handwound '50s Strat pickups
56 Strat pickguard shape
Gold hardware
Includes case
SPECIFICATIONS
General
Made by Master Builder Dale Wilson
Relic finish
Tweed vintage case
Gold hardware
Body
Ash body
Lacquer finish
Thin skin nitro finish, unpainted neck pocket
Hardware
Vintage Strat relic hardware
Vintage Strat relic bridge
Fender logo tuners
Neck
56 Strat maple neck
Dot inlays
Maple fingerboard
Stew Mac fret wire
Compound fingerboard radius 7.25" - 9.5"
54 Strat "U" shape
Pickguard
56 Strat pickguard
Handwound '50s Strat pickups (custom wound Abby pickups)
250K 10% taper speed pots
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