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Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar Wide Fade 2-Color Sunburst

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The 2016 Limited Edition 1956 Relic Stratocaster takes you straight back to the instrument’s original era, with a deep-contoured lightweight ash body and a Relic lacquer finish that evokes years of ha... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

The 2016 Limited Edition 1956 Relic Stratocaster takes you straight back to the instrument’s original era, with a deep-contoured lightweight ash body and a Relic lacquer finish that evokes years of hard-fought wear and tear. The sparkling trio of hand-wound ’56 single-coil Stratocaster pickups features a hum-cancelling reverse-wound/reverse-polarity middle pickup, with a five-way switch, Vintage Modified wiring and Tone-Saver treble bleed circuit for modern tonal versatility.

Other premium features include a one-piece tinted quartersawn maple neck with a 10/’56 “V” profile, 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard with 6105 frets and bone nut, single-ply eggshell pickguard, vintage hardware and more. Includes Custom Shop Limited neck plate, case and certificate of authenticity. 

FEATURES

Body 
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Not applicable
Body wood: Ash with deep contours
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: 10/56 V
Neck wood: Maple Quartersawn
Joint: Bolt-on
Scale length: 25.5"
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
Material: Maple
Radius: 9.5"
Fret size: 6105
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: Dot
Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
Pickups
Configuration: SSS
Neck: Handwound 1956
Middle: Handwound 1956 reverse wound, reverse polarity
Bridge: Handwound 1956
Brand: Fender Custom shop
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Piezo: Yes
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: Vintage Modified #2 Wiring with Tone-Saver Bleed
Controls
Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 5-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: 6-saddle vintage-style syncronized tremolo
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Vintage-style
Color: Chrome
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Pickups Relic treatment
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Certificate of authenticity
Country of origin: United States

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