Fender Custom Shop 1958 Stratocaster Relic Super Faded Aged Surf Green
Original price $ 4,600.00 - Original price $ 4,600.00
$ 4,600.00 - $ 4,600.00
Current price $ 4,600.00
LImited Edition Custom Shop 1958 Stratocaster
1958 was the final year of the original one-piece maple neck before Leo Fender switched to a glued-on “slab” rosewood fingerboard, which significantly changed the look and tone of Fender instruments. Many players swear by the one-piece maple for its tone and stability, which is what makes 1958 such a sought-after year for the Strat. The ’58 Strat Relic is a nod to that year in all its glory, with several custom mods.
A two-piece select alder body has the '57 style deep contours for ultimate comfort, while the resonant one-piece quartersawn maple neck has a comfortable 1954-style “soft V” profile, 9.5 fingerboard radius and 21 narrow tall (6105) frets. Custom Shop hand-wound Fat ’50s pickups (with reverse-wound/reverse polarity middle pickup) are connected to Vintage Modified #2 wiring with Tone-Saver bleed circuitry and five-way switching, creating a thick, balanced tone at any volume.
For this one, we went with Super Faded Aged Surf Green - a truly classic Fender color that evokes memories of 50's car culture and beach vibes. The "Super Faded" aspect tames it down a bit, and the "Aged" aspect softens the brightness, creating a cool, vintage feel. We chose the Relic finish package, to add to the vintage look and feel. Creating the authentic worn-in wear of a guitar that has experienced many years of use is not easy to achieve, but the masterfully skilled team at the Custom Shop nailed it. We've had a lot of Relic's here over the years, and they just seem to be getting better and better. We also requested for the finish to be worn off of the back of the neck, to give it a true "broken in" feel. We tend to do this on most of our Custom Shop builds, and have found that players absolutely love it.
Other features include a single-ply eggshell pickguard, Custom Shop vintage synchronized tremolo, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut, and wing string tree. Also includes a deluxe tweed hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
We're in love with this Custom Shop '58 Strat. Come to Club Fender at Truetone Music to experience it for yourself, or order it here to be shipped directly to your home.
- Serial # CZ557868
- Weight: 7.3 lbs
- Part # 9235001571
- Finish Package: Relic with Heavy Checking
- Finish: Nitro Lacquer
- Color: Super Faded Aged Surf Green
- Pickguard: 1-ply White
- Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Fat 50's
- Middle PIckup: Custom Shop Handwound Fat 50's (RWRP)
- Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Fat 50's
- Body: 2 Piece Select Alder with '57 Deep Body Contours
- Sort for Lightweight
- Neck: Maple Quartersawn
- Tint: Medium
- Dots: Micarta Black
- Neck Shape: '54 Strat "V"
- Frets: 21
- Fretwire: 6105 Narrow Tall
- Radius: 9.5"
- Neck Nut Width: 1.650"
- Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: .850"
- Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: .980"
- Neck Butt Width: 2.200"
- Bone Nut
- Hardware: Chrome
- Knobs & Pickup Covers: Vintage White
- Tuners: Vintage
- String Tree: Wing
- Bridge: American Vintage
- Neck plate: FCS V Logo
- Switch: 5 Way
- Wiring Vintage Modified # 2
- Case: Tweed Deluxe Custom Shop