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The Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '62/'63 Stratocaster Journeyman in Aged Fiesta Red is a stunning combination of Fender's unparalleled history and the expertise of the Fender Custom Shop. With a design inspired by the iconic 1962 and 1963 Stratocasters, this instrument delivers the perfect blend of vintage vibe and modern playability. It's a tribute to the golden era of Fender's guitar craftsmanship and a shining example of the Custom Shop's dedication to innovation and authenticity.
The body of this exceptional guitar is constructed from sorted lightweight alder, a tonewood revered for its balanced and resonant tonal qualities. The classic 60 Strat body shape has been meticulously recreated, capturing the essence of the original model while providing a comfortable playing experience for the modern guitarist.
The neck of this masterpiece is crafted from rift-sawn maple, providing excellent stability and a smooth feel. The neck profile is a '63 Strat Style "C" with a heavy relic back, offering a vintage worn-in feel that's comfortable and easy to play. The AAA Rosewood fingerboard has a 9mm round lam and a compound radius of 7.25" to 9.5", providing a perfect balance between vintage playability and contemporary performance. With 47095 medium vintage frets, this guitar is equipped for effortless bending and precise intonation.
This Limited Edition Stratocaster features hand-wound 60/63 Strat pickups in the bridge, middle, and neck positions, each with a dirty CC cover. These pickups are a testament to the Custom Shop's attention to detail and offer authentic vintage tones with just the right amount of warmth and clarity. The electronics configuration includes a Vintage Modified Strat #2 setup, with a 5-way switch, separate tone controls for neck/middle (2,3,4,5) and bridge (1,2) pickups, and a tone saver for added versatility.
This guitar boasts a stunning Aged Fiesta Red finish, expertly applied by the skilled artisans at the Fender Custom Shop. The Journeyman finish offers a tasteful level of relic and aging, giving the instrument a well-loved and played-in appearance, without compromising its overall aesthetic appeal.
The Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '62/'63 Stratocaster Journeyman in Aged Fiesta Red is a testament to the legacy of both Fender's iconic guitars and the Custom Shop's commitment to innovation, quality, and authenticity. With its vintage-inspired design, premium materials, and expert craftsmanship, this guitar offers an unparalleled playing experience that honors the past while embracing the future. Whether you're a collector, a professional musician, or simply a fan of Fender's rich history, this Stratocaster is sure to exceed your expectations.
|Body Material:||Alder, Sorted for Light Weight|
|Neck Material:||Maple, Rift Sawn|
|Fingerboard Material:||AAA Rosewood, 9MM, Round Lam|
|Fingerboard Radius:||7.25"-9.5" Compound|
|Fingerboard Inlay:||White Micarta Dots .250", Wide at 12th|
|Body Shape:||60 Strat|
|Fret:||47095 Medium Vintage|
|Neck Profile:||63 Strat Style "C" (Heavy Relic Back)|
|Tuning Machines:||Vintage Style with Fender Logo|
|Bridge Pick-up:||Hand-Wound 60/63 Strat Bridge, Dirty CC Cover|
|Middle Pick-up:||Hand-Wound 60/63 Strat Middle RWRP, Dirty CC Cover|
|Neck Pick-up:||Hand-Wound 60/63 Strat Neck, Dirty CC Cover|
|Electronics:||Vintage Modified Strat #2|
|Controls:||5-Way Switch, Tone Control for Nck/Mid (2,3,4,5), Tone Control for Bridge (1,2) with Tone Saver|
|Bridge:||Vintage Strat Relic|
|Finish:||Aged Fiesta Red, Journeyman Finish|
|Case:||Strat/Tele Brown FCS Case|