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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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1500000006240
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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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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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