Fender Custom Shop LTD 1965 Stratocaster Closet Classic Guitar, Rosewood Fretboard, 3-Tone Sunburst

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FEN-9236080934
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Fender Custom Shop LTD 1965 Stratocaster Closet Classic Guitar, Rosewood Fretboard, 3-Tone Sunburst

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Fender Custom Shop LTD 1965 Stratocaster Closet Classic Guitar, Rosewood Fretboard, 3-Tone Sunburst

Player's Perspective

We're proud to offer this new Limited-Edition Fender Custom Shop 1965 Stratocaster! The clean Closet Classic aging on the quintessential 3-tone sunburst finish gives this classy-looking instrument a vibe of an heirloom piece preserved with care over the decades.

This guitar is loaded with Fat 60s pickups, which do the typical "60s Strat" thing beautifully but are wound a little hotter for some extra punch. What makes this guitar extra special in the tone department though is the "Fat 50s 1/2 Blend" wiring, which not only acts as Treble Bleed that keeps your tone consistent as you work the volume knob, but the 2nd tone knob is instead a blend pot that allows you to get pickup combinations like Neck and Bridge (or mostly Neck with a little bit of the Bridge!) usually inaccessible on a regular Strat.

Another thing you'll quickly notice is going to be the way the gorgeous Flame Maple neck feels. They've sanded it down just a little bit so that it's silky smooth and doesn't have any of that stickiness that glossy necks can sometimes experience. It really feels like the neck on a guitar, finished in nitro, that has been played regularly for 15 - 20 years. Combined with the amazing fretwork, which is pure perfection, playing this guitar is a true joy.

Adorned with luxurious appointments such as a 3A Flame Maple neck, gold hardware, and a channel-bound fingerboard, this 1965 Stratocaster stands out from the rest. When you pick this guitar up, you immediately know it's a special instrument, and since it's built by Fender's Custom Shop team, it's sure to not only meet but exceed your expectations.

Item Specifics

With a 9.5"-radius fingerboard for comfortable playing and pickups, a unique wiring scheme, gold hardware, and vintage appointments that call back to the era of psychedelic Strat tone and the Summer of Love, this limited-edition Strat® combines the best of the past and present and adds on some unique aesthetic touches for a truly "Custom Shop" guitar. Includes deluxe hardshell case, ashtray cover for the bridge, strap, and Certificate of Authenticity.

General

  • Model Name: Stratocaster® Closet Classic®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Tone Sunburst
  • Color: 3-Tone Sunburst Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Body

  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Body Material: 2-Piece Select Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck

  • Neck Material: 3A Flame Maple
  • Neck Shape: 65 Strat "C"
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Narrow Tall / 6105
  • String Nut: Bone Graphite
  • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt with Custom Shop "V" Logo
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Fingerboard: Round-Laminated AAA Rosewood
  • Position Inlays: Mother of Pearl

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup:Custom Shop Hand-Wound Fat 60s Strat®
  • Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Fat 60s Strat® RW/RP
  • Neck Pickup:Custom Shop Hand-Wound Fat 60s Strat®
  • Controls: Fat 50's Strat Half Blend (Volume, Master Tone, Blender Pot for Neck Pickup)
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Way Switch
  • Pickup Configuration: SSS

Hardware

  • Bridge: Vintage Strat® Gold
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Gold
  • Orientation: Right-Hand
  • Hardware Finish: Gold
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment Nitro Coated
  • Control Knobs: Strat®
  • Switch Tips: Strat®

Miscellaneous

  • Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
  • Instrument Weight: 7.8 lbs
More Information
Condition New
SKU FEN-9236080934
UPC 4157339848
Weight 42.000000
Shipping Free 2-Day
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