On Order – Fender Stratocaster/Limited Edition ’62/’63 Stratocaster Journeyman Relic Fiesta Red
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On Order 26-02-2021 – ETA Oct 21 – Pics of the last one through the store.
MORE ABOUT LIMITED EDITION ’62/’63 STRATOCASTER JOURNEYMAN RELIC RW
Original Fender design in concert with modern appointments and a custom Journeyman Relic® finish make the Limited Edition ’62/’63 Strat® a timeless one-of-a-kind tool for players, pros and collectors alike. Created in the Fender Custom Shop, this road-worthy stage companion features Custom Shop hand-wound ’60/’63 Strat® pickups, which are wound to the exact specs from those formidable years that burned the Stratocaster into the history of music forever. A combination of features from this transitional period are wide 12th fret dot spacing, pickguard screw spacing and a round-lam fingerboard.
The two-piece alder body wears a nitro lacquer Journeyman Relic® finish, while the tinted rift-sawn maple neck sports a ’63 “C” profile, round-lam rosewood fingerboard, 7.25”-9.5” fingerboard radius and 21 medium vintage frets. Vintage modified #2 wiring with tone-saver treble bleed gives the player ability to roll off volume without losing delicate highs. Other features include five-way pickup switching, vintage synchronised tremolo and tuning machines, bone nut and wing string tree with metal spacer. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
Limited Edition Series
Each Custom Shop Limited Edition instrument is only available for a short time, which makes it eminently collectable and adds to its investment value. Crafted with many features reserved only for certain artists and master built instruments, they are just what the name says they are: highly anticipated limited-edition models that go very quickly.
|Model Name:||Limited Edition ’62/’63 Stratocaster® Journeyman Relic®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Aged Fiesta Red|
|Colour:||Aged Fiesta Red|
|Body Material:||2-Piece Select Alder|
|Body Finish:||Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Neck Material:||Rift Sawn Maple|
|Neck Shape:||1963 “C”|
|Scale Length:||25.5″ (648 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||7.25″ to 9.5″ Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||21|
|Fret Size:||Medium Vintage|
|Nut Width:||1.650″ (42 mm)|
|Truss Rod Nut:||Vintage-Style Slotted|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt “Limited Edition” Engraved|
|Neck Finish:||Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Position Inlays:||Micarta White Dot|
|Bridge Pickup:||Custom Shop Hand-Wound ’60/’63 Single-Coil Strat®|
|Middle Pickup:||Custom Shop Hand-Wound ’60/’63 RWRP Single Coil Strat®|
|Neck Pickup:||Custom Shop Hand-Wound ’62/’63 Single-Coil Strat®|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge 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|
|Bridge:||6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo|
|Pickguard:||3-Ply Mint Green|
|Control Knobs:||Vintage White|
|Switch Tips:||Vintage White|
|Strings:||Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)|
|Included Accessories:||Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity|