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Fender Road Worn 50s Stratocaster Electric Guitar (with Gig Bag)

Get an aged look for your sunburst strat that holds up to Fender's 50s specifications. It features Tex Mex single-coil pickups. (18) Read 4 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Fender Road Worn 50s 2-Color Sunburst

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What's special about this product?
Features: What it does for you:
Road Worn finish Look and feel of a "broken in," well-played guitar
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
Tex-Mex "Hot Bridge" single-coil pickup Hottest Tex-Mex pickup; adds midrange output
Modified V-shaped neck profile Classic look and feel, updated for comfort

Product Description

Like classic cars or your favorite T-shirt, some things just get cooler with age. It's especially true of electric guitars--they develop an unmistakable mojo over time that only makes 'em look even cooler and feel even more comfortable than when they were first bought. Fender's Road Worn '50s Strat guitar delivers that killer aged look, feel and mojo without breaking the bank; designed using 1950s specs augmented by Tex-Mex pickups and 6105 frets. A true player.

Few things in this world have gotten cooler with age than the Stratocaster. Born in the '50s, they became even cooler after years of use (and abuse) on the road--morphing over time to look appealingly battered and feel even better than when they were first bought. Fender's maple-fretboard Road Worn '50s Strat delivers that aged look and feel -- built to look, sound and feel like it's got more than just a few miles on it, designed with 1950s specs, including a nitrocellulose-lacquer finish, and supercharged with Tex-Mex pickups and 6105 frets.

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- Model Name: Road Worn '50s Stratocaster
- Model Number: 013-1012-(Color#)
- Series: Road Worn(TM) Series
- Colors: (303) 2-Color Sunburst, (306) Black, (Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
Body: Alder
- Neck: 1-Piece Maple, Soft "V" Shape, (Polyurethane Finish)
- Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25 in. Radius (184 mm)
- No. of Frets: 21 6105 Narrow Jumbo Frets
- Pickups: 3 Tex-Mex Strat Single-Coil Pickups with Staggered, Alnico Magnet Pole Pieces and Parchment Covers
- Bridge: Vintage Style Synchronized Tremolo
- Machine Heads: Fender(R)/Ping(R) Vintage Style Tuning Machines
- Hardware: Chrome
- Pickguard: 1-Ply White, (8-Hole)
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Width at Nut: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Unique Features: Distressed Body, Neck, and Hardware Creating an Aged Appearance, Aged Knobs and Switch Tip, Vintage Styling, Synthetic Bone Nut
- Strings: Fender Standard Tension(TM) ST250R, Nickel Plated Steel, Gauges: (.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046), P/N 0730250206
- Accessories Included: Deluxe Gig Bag
- Introduced: 1/2009

Controls:
- Master Volume
- Tone 1. (Neck Pickup)
- Tone 2. (Middle Pickup and Middle/Bridge Pickup Combination)

Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade:
- Position 1. Bridge Pickup
- Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup
- Position 3. Middle Pickup
- Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup
- Position 5. Neck Pickup
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
2-Color Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Black
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (18 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
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Sound: OK..I don't know what the complainers were smoking, but this guitar is great!! IMHO. The sound is awesome...just like a strat should sound. This one sounded even better than the american standards I tried. I was considering the standard first, but this road worn one just blew it away. I would recommend staying with Fender 250R (10-46) strings. They really give the guitar that Fender strat sound. At first I changed strings to ernie ball slinky 10's, but it wasn't as good. I switched back to the Fender 250R's. Did some recordings going direct into the board...sounded killer. Feature: The guitar comes with a fender deluxe gigbag, polish cloth, allen wrench for saddle height, and a whammy bar with aged white tip. The tex-mex pickups sound great and the neck feels wonderful. The guitar feel comfortable, and not all that shiny new yuckiness. Ease of Use: in my opinion the playability is remarkable, abd again, the guitar has just the right weight and comfortable feel to it... Quality: I found the quality to be excellent, in my case. I have read where the necks are made in the USA but shipped to mexico for assembly onto the guitar (or some such). Everyone should know that most guitars need a little adjustment after purchase. I am a guitar tech and only had to do very minor adjustments for intonation...but that's about it. You have to go to the music stores and try them out...if you come across multiple lemons, then go to another store and try those others. You'll find one that matches your expectations sooner or later. it will be worth the hunt. Value: It's a great value... $899 is really topping out though...but if you can bargain down into the mid700's...that's a little easier to swallow. still cheaper than the american standards, although it seems there was a recent price reduction? anyway, Manufacturer Support: don't know...haven't used it. I would imagine it would be good. The Wow Factor: this guitar (after finding the right one) is really appealing. If you are an experienced guitarist, you will thoroughly enjoy this road worn 50's strat. It will inspire you. Overall: I expect to keep this strat... I have been thru multiple others, Fender and copies... but this one is a keeper. It's my friend already, and i just got it a few weeks ago.
Style of Music: pop rock ballads alternative art
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Overall: Outstanding Guitar at any price. Some people do not like the road worn finish or MIM thing, however its all about the sound. I could care less how it looks....It has to be comfortable and produce the sound you need. Mine was delivered to my door in two days...A+ service in my book...Double boxed with all the accessories. I plugged her in and fired it up and just smiled. I lowered the action a bit as they come a little high and put her through about 30 songs in various styles. I could not be happier and that's what counts for me. I almost bought the American Standard and I am glad I bought this guitar instead. 6 lbs on the button, nice broken in feel, and even with Tex- Mex pickups she just rips through anything. You do not see a lot of these for sale (Used) and probably with good reason. Get one and smile.
Style of Music: Classic-Rock
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