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Fender Custom Shop 1962 Heavy Relic Stratocaster HSS Maple Fingerboard Masterbuilt by John Cruz Lake Placid Blue over Black

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1500000023259   POS #:112486873
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1962 is a legendary year for Stratocasters. Maybe it was the change from a "slab" fingerboard to the subtly arched, round-laminated version. Maybe it was subtle neck profile changes. Or maybe is was just the times. Fender Custom Shop Master Builder John Cruz recreates his vision of a hot-rodded HSS '62 with this gorgeous Heavy-Relic version. Featur...  Click To Read More About This Product

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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.
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Overview

1962 is a legendary year for Stratocasters. Maybe it was the change from a "slab" fingerboard to the subtly arched, round-laminated version. Maybe it was subtle neck profile changes. Or maybe is was just the times. Fender Custom Shop Master Builder John Cruz recreates his vision of a hot-rodded HSS '62 with this gorgeous Heavy-Relic version. Featuring an EVH humbucker in the bridge and hand-wound '60s Strat single-coils for the neck and middle, these guitars have the vibe of a well-played favorite coupled with the fit, finish and attention to detail for which Cruz and the Custom Shop are renowned.

Features

  • Heavy Relic-Finish solid alder body
  • Mid-'60s Oval C flame maple neck with round-lam maple fingerboard
  • Custom Shop hand-wound '60s Strat neck and middle, EVH bridge pickups
  • Vintage-style synchronized tremolo, vintage-style tuners
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Relic
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Mid '60s oval C
  • Neck wood: AAA flame Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Relic
Fingerboard
  • Material: Round laminate Maple
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: 6105
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width/material 1.65 in. (42 mm) Bone
Pickups
  • Configuration: HSS
  • Neck: Hand-wound '60s Strat
  • Middle: Hand-wound '60s Strat
  • Bridge: EVH
  • Brand: Fender Custom Shop
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: 6-saddle vintage-style synchronized tremolo
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Certificate of Authenticity
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: United States
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