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Fender Custom Shop "59 Special" Stratocaster Journeyman Relic Super Faded Sonic Blue

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Original price $ 4,150.00 - Original price $ 4,150.00
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$ 4,150.00
$ 4,150.00 - $ 4,150.00
Current price $ 4,150.00
SKU 00FCS099
Fender Custom Shop

Limited Edition '59 Special

Uniting the coolest vintage features with modern favorites, the Limited Edition Journeyman Relic "'59 Special" Strat is an exceptional guitar that could only spring from the hands at the Fender Custom Shop. This tasteful combination of ingredients has been thoughtfully selected for authentic, flexible Fender tone, premium playing feel and stunning style that's ready for any stage, large or small.

The standout feature on this guitar is the gorgeous flame maple (AAA) neck.  Not only does it look great, but it also feels amazing.  We went with the '59 C neck shape, which is slim, but not super skinny.  You can play fast up & down the neck, but with enough of a "grip" to make it super comfortable.  While the rest of the guitar is a Journeyman (light) Relic, we went with a Heavy Relic treatment for the back of the neck.  This gives it an extremely "broken in" feel.  

The other calling card that this guitar waves is sure to catch the eye of anyone that favors hot pickups - it has Handwound Ancho Poblano pickups.  These are individually calibrated from neck to bridge, and uniquely overwound by hand for a wide range of high-output tones, ranging from blistering hot output to sizzling vintage warmth, with plenty of flexibility.  The wiring on this guitar also provides a lot of flexibility - you can roll down the volume without losing definition, you roll down the tone to reduce treble but not adding bass, and you have the opportunity to blend the bridge and neck pickups.  This makes for a very versatile instrument, where you adjust everything to achieve the exact sound you want.

Includes a "Limited Edition" engraved neck plate, Certificate of Authenticity and deluxe hardshell case.

Come to Club Fender at Truetone Music to give it try, or order right here right now.

Product Specs

Serial # CZ551453
Weight:  7.5 lbs
Model Name: Limited Edition "59 Special" Strat®, Journeyman Relic®, Super Faded Sonic Blue
Model # 1510590872
Series: Custom Limited
Country Of Origin: US
Color: Super Faded Sonic Blue
Body: 2-Piece Select Alder
Body Finish: Journeyman Relic® Lacquer
Neck Material: 1-Piece AAA Flame Maple Neck
Neck Finish: Heavy Relic® Tinted Lacquer
Neck Shape: 1959 "C"
1st fret depth: .790"
12th fret depth: .970"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Slab Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Frets Size: 6100 Jumbo
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Vintage Clay Dot
Truss Rods: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat®
Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano RWRP Single-Coil Strat®
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat®
Controls: Master Volume with Tone-Saver Bleed, Master Tone with Greasebucket, Neck/Bridge Pickup Blend
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 American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Hardware Finish: Relic® Chrome-Plated Hardware
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green Relic®
Control Knobs: Vintage White Relic®
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories:  Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
**The Guitar Pictured is the One You Will Receive