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Artisan Spalted Maple Stratocaster®
PRODUCT#: 1521070821
$6,099RRP

With its intricate color pattern and alluringly strong grain, the Artisan Spalted Maple Strat is an eye-catching example of the Fender Custom Shop’s art. Equal parts work of art and functional instrument, this guitar lets its exotic mix of roasted alder, spalted maple, roasted AAA birdseye maple and African blackwood do the talking, blazing forth with sonic and visual character.

Three hand-wound Custom Shop ’60/’63 single-coil Stratocaster pickups—including a RWRP middle pickup—provide authentic vintage-style tone, with all the pristine highs, punchy mids and robust lows that made the Strat a legend. Vintage Modified Strat #2 wiring adds even more sonic variety, connecting the middle pickup to the first tone control and adding our Tone-Saver treble-bleed circuit to the master volume control, ensuring your tone remains unchanged when reducing the instrument’s volume.

Other features include a lightweight two-piece body with nitrocellulose lacquer finish and WLS undercoat, “ ’63 Strat C”-shaped neck profile, 9.5”-12” compound-radius fingerboard, six-saddle vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge, gold hardware, 21 6105 frets, gold anodized pickguard, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

General

General

Series:

Artisan

COLOUR/RRP/PART#:

Natural
$6,099
1521070821


Body

Body

Body:

Roasted Alder with Spalted Maple Top

Body Finish:

Nitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish


Neck

Neck

Fingerboard:

African Blackwood

Fingerboard Radius:

Vintage White

Neck Material:

One-Piece Medium-Roast AAA Birdseye Maple

Neck Finish:

Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Shape:

"1963 C"

Scale Length:

25.5" (648 mm)

Number of Frets:

21

Fret Size:

Gold

String Nut:

Bone

Nut Width:

1.650" (42 mm)

Position Inlays:

Vintage Clay Dot


Electronics

Electronics

Bridge Pickup:

Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 Bridge

Middle Pickup:

Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 RWRP Middle

Neck Pickup:

Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 Neck

Controls:

Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)

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

Pickup Configuration:

SSS


Hardware

Hardware

Pickguard:

1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum

Bridge:

6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo

Control Knobs:

Vintage White


Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Strings:

Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)

Included Accessories:

Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity