Fender Custom Shop LTD American Custom Stratocaster Desert Tan CZ545225

Sale price$499.99


Do you like fast playing, thin necks? Then read on! This Fender Custom Shop LTD American Custom Stratocaster in Desert Tan may look unassuming with its Tan Finish but man, can this thing shred! AAAA Flame Maple Neck, Hand-wound pickups, compound radius, locking tuners. Yeah, all that!

The neck made from AAAA Flame Maple. That's 4A's, people! For a teambuilt piece to get that level of awesomeness is a rarity. The neck is carved to a 63 C with a depth of .795" at the 1st fret and of .965" at the 12th fret. That's a pretty full taper for those keeping track. A compound radius of 9.5" to 12" is very subtle and very awesome. The 9.5" feels perfect for chords under the 7th fret and above it, you'll find bends go further, vibrato is easier, and extra sustain seems to come naturally. 

The pickups are a set of El Diablo Single Coils that sound like the name implies. This is a great Strat for Rock and intense Blues. These pickups wanna get chippy with your amp so be prepared to back off on the volume control to get them to play nice. A Master Volume, 2 x Tone Controls, and a 5-way Switch are all present.

An Alder Body helps this beast sound punchy and feel deeply resonant in the mid-range. The perfect body wood choice for a Strat meant to sound powerful. Finished in the rare color of Desert Tan as a New Old Stock or NOS Model, this guitar comes ready for YOU to relic!

The Music Gallery has been a Fender Custom Shop dealer since its formation in 1987. We keep a bevy of about 50 Fender Custom Shop instruments in inventory at all times. Whether you're looking for Stratocaster's, Telecasters, Precision Basses or Jazz Basses we are able to help you design or find whatever the special instrument you're looking for maybe!

The Music Gallery of Highland Park: Your 'Mom and Pop' Neighborhood Guitar Shop! For Music Lessons, Fretted Instrument Repairs, and the finest in Electric and Acoustic Guitars.

  • Fender Custom Shop
  • Limited Edition
  • American Custom Stratocaster
  • Desert Tan Finish
  • 2 Piece Alder Body: Sorted for Weight
  • Weighs 7 lbs 10 oz
  • 63 Strat C Neck Profile
  • 9.5" to 12" Compound Fingerboard Radius
  • .795" at 1st Fret
  • .965" at 12th Fret
  • AAAA Flame Maple Neck w/ accented figure
  • Micarta Black Dots Fingerboard Inlays
  • Bone Nut
  • Hand Wound El Diablo Pickup Set
  • Master Volume
  • 2 x Tone Controls
  • 5 Way Switch
  • Sperzel Deluxe Locking Tuners w/Pearl Button
  • Original Tweed Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity

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