Fender American Original '60s Stratocaster Electric Guitar, Rosewood Fingerboard (with Case)

Feature: What it does:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom pickups Period-correct pickups for even feel and tone
Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish Lets guitar age naturally without impeding tone
- Body: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Control Knobs: Aged White
- FingerBoard: Round-Laminated Rosewood
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
- Dimensions: 4.9x16.9x51 IN
- Weight: 27.35 LB
- Series: American Original
- Body Shape: Stratocaster
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Shape: Thick "C"
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Num of Frets: undefined
- Fret Size: Vintage Tall
- String Nut: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Truss Rod: Vintage-Style
- Truss Rod Wrench:
- Bridge Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
- Middle Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
- Neck Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup)
- 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
- Pickup Configuration: SSS
- Bridge: Pure Vintage 6-Saddle Synchronized Tremolo
- Tunning Machines: Pure Vintage Single Line "Fender Deluxe"
- Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
3-Color Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 22.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 43 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0110120800
Olympic White
Shipping Weight: 23 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0110120805
Shell Pink
Shipping Weight: 23.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0110120856
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
(1 ratings)
Submitted August 27, 2020 by Rick Foxx in Shelton, WA
"Feels great and has killer sound"
Between this year (2020) and last year, these American Original 50' and 60's Fender Strats are as good as it gets. In this price point there is not "one...single... strat", from last year or this year that comes close to being this great or this playable. This instrument is great to hold, has great looks and a killer sound as well as being as close to an original 60's strat (save for the 7.5 radius which I'm glad they changed to 9.5). It's so nice to have a neck (on either the 50's or 60's strat) on an instrument that is not a C or modern C or deep D, I am so tired of buying MIM Fender guitars and having to swap out the neck... except for the classic players 50's strat which wasn't to bad but is no longer available. I assume it was replaced by the Vintera series which has a 7.5 radius...no thanks . I only wish they (Fender) would use these exact specks and build a line of these (call them MIM Originals or whatever) guitars in Mexico thus making them more affordable for us all. However, at the very least you can get close to custom shop appointments with this series for under 2k and that aint bad. Good job Fender but try harder... and stop with all the various maddening C necks... not all of us are shredders needing a flat surface to play on.
Musical Background:
Musical Style:
Rock, Blues, Folk and Country
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