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Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '65 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Electric Guitar (with Case)

With heavy relic treatment showing the natural wear and tear of years of use, this Custom Shop '65 Strat looks, feels and sounds like a well-loved treasure. Rate and review this product
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Fender Custom Shop '65 Strat Aged Lake Placid Blue
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Features: What it does for you:
Ash body Strong, snappy responsive tone
Dark rosewood fretboard Hand-selected for optimal tone and beauty
Fender Handwound ‘65 Strat Single-Coils Classic Strat tone; lively and bell-like
Fender Flash Coat lacquer Thinner nitrocellulose finish extends natural tone

Fender Custom Shop LE '65 Stratocaster

Here's a chance to own a highly collectible guitar. Hand-selected by us at the invitation-only Fender Custom Shop event at 2018 NAMM, this instrument represents one of a very limited number ever made with this set of features. Perfect for players in search of superb tonal versatility, light weight and vintage worn-in feel, this Custom Shop guitar is a study in sonic contrast and balance, with built-in mojo and style to spare. Includes an engraved "Limited Edition" neck plate, Certificate of Authenticity and deluxe hardshell case.

The Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '65 Heavy Relic Stratocaster guitar is finished in Super Faded/Aged Lake Placid Blue flash coat lacquer. The lightweight ash body has received a Heavy Relic treatment that shows natural wear and tear of years of heavy use, nicks, scratches, worn finish, rusty hardware and aged plastic parts. The '65 "C"-shaped maple neck is quartersawn for strength and responsive tone with a round-laminated dark rosewood fretboard. The 9.5"-12" Compound Radius and 6105 frets assure easy play and deep bends without fretting out as you play up the neck. Other premium features include a set of three Handwound '65 Strat Pickups w/ RWRP Middle Pickup, 3-Ply Mint Green Pickguard, 5-Way Switch, Bone Nut, Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity.

Each Custom Shop Limited Edition instrument is only available for a short time, which makes it eminently collectible and adds to its investment value. Crafted with many features reserved only for certain artists and masterbuilt instruments, they are just what the name says they are: highly anticipated limited edition models that go very quickly.

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- Model Name: Limited Edition 1965 Heavy Relic C/R Strat
- Series: 2018 Custom Limited Edition
- Color: Super Faded/Aged Lake Placid Blue
- Body: Lightweight Ash
- Finish: Heavy Relic Flash Coat Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Neck: '65 "C" Shape Quartersawn Maple
- Neck Finish: Flash Coat Tinted Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Fingerboard: 9.5"-12" Compound Radius Round Lam Dark Rosewood
- Frets: 21
- Neck Pickup: Handwound '65 Strat Single-Coil
- Middle Pickup: Handwound '65 Strat RWRP Single-Coil
- Bridge Pickup: Handwound '65 Strat Single-Coil
- Controls: 1 Volume, 2 Tone
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade, Hum-canceling in Positions 2 & 4
- Bridge: American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
- Machine Heads: Vintage Style Tuning Machines
- Hardware: Nickel/ Chrome
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Nitro Mint Green
- Nut: Bone
- Other Features: Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
- Case: Deluxe Hardshell
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 26 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 43 x 17 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 9231009517
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
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