Fender Limited Edition 1963 Heavy Relic Stratocaster

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Limited Edition 1963 Heavy Relic Stratocaster by Fender
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Fender`s Custom Shop is a world of it`s own. It`s a place where legends of the time past come back to life, a place where dream and day unite. For the summer of 2012 Fender Custom Shop prepared a five-model limited edition and 1963 Heavy Relic Stratocaster is one of them. It comes with the iconic 1960s Stratocaster shaped body all beaten and bruised, worn, torn and played for ages. To complement this hardware is also heavily aged. Body is made of hand selected alder, for only the finest pieces of wood can be considered for Custom Shop Fenders. Black is the color of this Strat and it is finished in nitrocellulose lacquer. Tortoise shell pickguard is scratched and pretty beaten. Bridge on this model is a vintage styled synchronized tremolo with string-through construction. Pickups department gives away that this model is made after the '80s aftermarket Strats made in 1963, for the bridge position features a Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB humbucker with coil splitting. Other two pickups are Texas Special single coils. Volume and tone knobs comprise the controls unit. Pickup switch is a five position blade. Neck is made of maple and it features oval C contour from the 1960s. Fingerboard on this neck is made of rosewood and it comes with 21 medium jumbo frets, 9.50" radius and 1.65" wide string nut. The MSRP for Limited Edition 1963 Heavy Relic Stratocaster is set at $7,000.


Limited Edition 1963 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Full Specs

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Body Shape Strat®
Body Type Solid Body
Body Construction Double cutaway
Body Wood Alder
Pickguard Yes
Bridge Vintage-style
Bridge Tremolo
Number of Pickups 3
Bridge Pickup Type Humbucker
Middle Pickup Type Single Coil
Neck Pickup Type Single Coil
Controls Volume
Controls Tone
Pickup Switch Type 5-Position Blade
Neck Wood Maple
Neck Shape '60s
Neck Shape C-shaped neck
Neck Shape Oval
Neck Joint Bolt-on
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Number of Frets 21
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Fingerboard Inlays Dot
Hardware Aged Nickel
Fingerboard Radius 9.50"
Nut Width 1.65"
Scale Length 25-1/2"
Finish Nitrocellulose
Finish Lacquer

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Body Shape
Strat®
Tele®
Body Type
Solid Body
Solid Body
Body Construction
Double cutaway
Single cutaway
Body Wood
Alder
Alder
Pickguard
Yes
No
Bridge
Tremolo/Vintage-style
Tele bridge
Number of Pickups
3
2
Bridge Pickup Type
Humbucker
Single Coil
Middle Pickup Type
Single Coil
No
Neck Pickup Type
Single Coil
Single Coil
Controls
Tone/Volume
Tone
Pickup Switch Type
5-Position Blade
3-Position Blade
Neck Wood
Maple
Maple
Neck Shape
'60s/C-shaped neck/Oval
V-shaped neck
Neck Joint
Bolt-on
Bolt-on
Fingerboard Material
Rosewood
Maple
Number of Frets
21
21
Fret Size
Medium Jumbo
Medium Jumbo
Fingerboard Inlays
Dot
Black Dot
Hardware
Aged Nickel
Aged Nickel
Fingerboard Radius
9.50"
9.50"
Nut Width
1.65"
1.65"
Scale Length
25-1/2"
25-1/2"
Finish
Lacquer/Nitrocellulose
Lacquer
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