The Fender Acoustic Custom Shop introduces a very special 15-instrument limited-edition run of the exquisitely appointed Newporter Custom Design. Crafted by top luthiers in the Fender Acoustic Custom Shop, it presents a truly distinctive high-end take on one of Fender’s original mid-1960s sun-and-fun acoustic models.
The Newporter Custom Design has a small triple-“O” body shape with a striking solid Carpathian spruce top, forward-shifted scalloped “X” bracing and solid figured walnut matched back and sides. Its two-piece neck in figured curly maple has a soft “V” profile with comfortably rolled edges, with a 10”-radius ebony fretboard, bone nut and Stratocaster® headstock shape. Other premium features include special body binding and custom blue rosette, classic Fender “Viking”-style ebony bridge with bone saddle and pins, gold hardware, Waverly® tuners and Fishman® Matrix Infinity electronics for peerless amplified performance.
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|Model Name:||Master Designed Newporter™ , Ebony Fingerboard, Ice Tea Burst|
|Color:||Ice Tea Burst|
|Body Material:||Solid Carpathian Spruce Top with Solid Figured Walnut Back and Sides|
|Body Finish:||Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Body Shape:||Triple O|
|Bracing:||Red Spruce Forward Shifted Scalloped "X"|
|Rosette:||Fender® Custom Blue|
|Body Back:||Figured Walnut|
|Body Sides:||Figured Walnut|
|Body Top:||Solid Carpathian Spruce|
|Neck Material:||1-Piece Maple|
|Neck Shape:||Soft "V" with Rolled Edges|
|Scale Length:||25.625" (650.8 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||10" (254 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||20|
|Nut Width:||1.7" (43.2 mm)|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Master Tone|
|Special Electronics:||Fishman® Matrix Infinity Pickup System|
|Bridge:||Ebony Vintage-Style Fender "Viking" Bridge with Compensated Bone Saddle|
|Tuning Machines:||Waverly® Vintage-Style Open-Back|
|Strings:||Fender® Dura-Tone® 880L (.012-.052 Gauge)|
|Unique Features:||Two piece figured curly maple soft "V" neck shape and Stratocaster® headstock, bone nut and saddle, ebony fingerboard, Solid Carpethian spruce top, and figured Walnut matched back and sides|
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