1960 Heavy Relic 3 Tone Sunburst 2011 Fender Stratocaster 9.5" radius
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The new 2011 Custom Shop is Fender's Best. You got to have 9.5" Radius, Bigger frets! The frets are hand rolled and polished. Which mean ends of frets dressed nice and round and smooth. When your playing it it Rocks in feel.. Fender stepped up the Quality of wood used in the high end Custom Shop, THEY JUST SOUND BETTER!
The aging and relic, and more dead on. The Pickguard looks more like a real nitro pickguard, edges look better... more real... 5 way. YES! This is $400-$500 cheaper than others!
Plays like a beautifully broken-in instrument!
A very special year, an incredible Strat! Take a look at the '60 Heavy Relic Strat — it's easy to mistake this new guitar for a heavily played original! And thanks to its amazing set of vintage-style single-coil pickups, this guitar sounds like an original too! Hold the '60 Heavy Relic Strat, and you'll love the feel of its "C"-shaped neck shape. Its lightweight alder body is comfortable and very resonant, and the thin lacquer finish only adds to this amazing Strat's responsiveness. Take a trip back in time, with the '1960 Heavy Relic Strat!
This Fender Custom Shop Strat boasts an alder body with a nitro lacquer finish. The tinted quartersawn maple neck is topped with Dark Indian Rosewood, wrapped with a nitro finish, and sports a Big "C" shape. The 3-ply mint green pickguard and 5-way pickup switch help manage the single-coil pickups.
"Heavy Relic" treatment
As a member of the Fender Custom Shop Time Machine Series, this Strat is treated with the Heavy Relic treatment. This means the instrument is finished to resemble an instrument that has enjoyed a long life of heavy use. This includes significant wear and tear to the finish, dings to the body, neck, and headstock, and aged hardware. The end result is an instrument that looks like it's been around for a while and plays like a broken-in instrument.
1960 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
Heavy Relic'd Vintage 3 Tone Sunburst Finish
Lightweight Alder Body
Thin Skin Nitro Lacquer Finish
5 Way Selector Switch
1960 Custom Shop Staggard Pole Alnico Magnets Pickups
RWRP Middle Pickup
60s Style Oval "C" Neck Shape
3-Ply Mint Green Pickguard
Tinted Quartersawn Maple Neck
Dark Indian Rosewood Fretboard
Vintage Aged Hardware
Classic feel and tone with the '60" Pre CBS Heavy Relic Strat!