Classic Series '50s Stratocaster® Lacquer


Model #: 0140061709
Classic Series '50s Stratocaster® Lacquer, Maple Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red

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During rock music's infancy in 1950s, Fender introduced a revolutionary new guitar—the Stratocaster. With its sleekly contoured two-horned body, triple-pickup layout and innovative tremolo bridge, it redefined the possibilities for guitarists everywhere and set the stage for unimagined musical heights to come.

The Classic Series '50s Stratocaster® Lacquer guitar epitomized the instrument in the era of its origin, with an authentic nitrocellulose lacquer finish on its alder body. Other features include a "soft V"shaped tinted maple neck, 7.25"-radius maple fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets and black-dot inlays, three vintage-style single-coil pickups with staggered alnico pole pieces and five-way switching, single-ply white pickguard, aged control knobs and switch tip, vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge and vintage-style tuners. Tweed case included.

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A True classic

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echtzeit2012 on September 17, 2013 (updated September 17, 2013)
Amateur Blues Rock Pop Rock

Bought this one today, this guitar is already a True classic.
The neck is gorgeous, though a bit sticky during the first few doodlings...

Big Bang for the bucks, it comes with a worthy tweed case that has a 130$ value..
To be played through a fender amp!

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What a deal!

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Jdrone on September 8, 2013 (updated September 9, 2013)
Semi-Professional Blues Jazz Alternative Rock Classic Rock Folk

I bought this beauty last week. It's amazing, sounds extremely good, excellent features and a very comfortable neck. You can play it for hours and hours and you won't be tired at all. Outstanding pickups, stay tuned without much care. If you are in post-rock, shoegaze, surf rock, classic rock, this's the guitar for you, and look at the price!

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EmpBas on June 26, 2013
Amateur Blues Alternative Rock Classic Rock Punk

Given the choice between this guitar and an American Vintage 56 I went with this beauty. It's unbelievably gorgeous, plays and sounds like a dream, it's an incredible value, I can't get over the quality of this guitar.

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2 tone sunburst please

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dinak on April 29, 2013 (updated April 29, 2013)
Amateur Blues Funk Alternative Rock Punk

This guitar seems to be great in every aspect, but for me the only issue is that there is only one color. 2 tone sunburst would be great!

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Burst finish?

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Michael1982 on April 22, 2013
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I really want one, please make a burst finish. I love my road worn 50's strat. Would really like one I can put the wear in my self.

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General
Model Name: Classic Series '50s Stratocaster® Lacquer, Maple Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red
Model Number: 0140061709
Series: Classic
Color: Candy Apple Red

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape: Stratocaster®

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: 1-Piece Maple
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape: Soft "V"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage-Style
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Truss Rod Nut: 3/16" Hex Adjustment
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Vintage-Style

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
Middle Pickup: Vintage Style Single-Coil Strat
Neck Pickup: Vintage Style Single-Coil Strat
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle 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
Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tremolo Arm Handle: Vintage-Style Tremolo Arm
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Pickguard: 1-Ply White
Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
Switch Tips: Aged White

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Unique Features: Aged Knobs and Switch Tip, Vintage Styling, Synthetic Bone Nut