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Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar Faded Sonic Blue

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1500000004550   POS #:112016738
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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 hard-fought wear and tear. The sparkling trio of hand-wound ’56 single-coil Stratocaster pickups features a hum-cancelling reverse-wound/reverse-polarit...  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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