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Fender Classic Player '60s Strat Electric Guitar  Candy Apple Red 

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Designed by Fender Custom Shop Master Builder, Greg Fessler, the '60s Stratocaster guitar features an alder body, C-shaped maple neck with 12"-radius...Read More

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Classic looks with that '60s sound and better playability.

Designed by Fender Custom Shop Master Builder, Greg Fessler, the '60s Stratocaster guitar features an alder body, C-shaped maple neck with 12"-radius rosewood fingerboard and 21 medium jumbo frets, '69 Strat pickups, custom two-point vintage-style tremolo, and aged knobs and switch tip.

  • Contoured alder body,
  • Maple neck with a 9.5" radius and 21 medium jumbo frets
  • Custom '69 single-coil pickups
  • Five-way switch
  • 2-point synchronized tremolo
  • Vintage-style tuners
  • Includes gig bag

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Classic Player '60s Strat Electric Guitar

  • Body
    Body Material: Alder
    Body Finish: Polyester
    Body Shape: Stratocaster
    Neck Material: Maple
    Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
    Neck Shape: C Shape
    Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
    Fingerboard: Rosewood
    Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305mm)
    Number of Frets: 21
    Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
    String Nut: Synthetic Bone
    Nut Width: 1.650" (42mm)
    Position Inlays: Dot
    Truss Rods: Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
    Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
    Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Custom
    Bridge Pickup: Custom '69 Single-Coil Strat
    Middle Pickup: Custom '69 Single-Coil Strat
    Neck Pickup: Custom '69 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
    Bridge: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Vintage-Style Stamped Steel Saddles
    Hardware Finish: Chrome
    Tremolo Arm Handle: Vintage-Style Tremolo Arm
    Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
    Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
    Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
    Switch Tips: Aged White
    Strings: Fender USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
    Unique Features: Aged Knobs and Switch Tip, Vintage Style Tuning Machines, Custom '69 Single-Coil Strat Pickups, 21 Medium Jumbo Frets, "Custom Shop Designed" Neck Plate, Vintage Style 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo, 12" Fingerboard Radius, Synthetic Bone Nut
    Included Accessories: Deluxe Gig Bag

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FenderClassic Player '60s Strat Electric Guitar

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Amazing high quality from FENDER

By shuriken4

from AL

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  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics


    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Fender Classic Player '60s Strat Electric Guitar:

    Excellent instrument amazing finish and tone, don't miss out these guitars won't be around forever

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


    Amazing sound, playability and features.

    By SlinginAStrat

    from South Central

    About Me Professional Musician


    • 12
    • 69 Custom Shop Pus Rock
    • Amazing tone
    • Candy Apple Red
    • Custom Shop Features
    • Most Stable Fender Trem
    • No Freting Out Bent Notes
    • Poly Finish Is Gorgeous
    • Thick C Neck Love It
    • Two Point Trem Pivot


    • Details On Fretboard
    • Fine Details On Neck

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender Classic Player '60s Strat Electric Guitar:

      Ordered sonic blue ...but the fretboard, between the 9th and 13th frets was "over sanded" or just a bad piece of wood. It appeared as if they over belt sanded the fret board and it gave a very shallow "scalloping" to that part of the neck. Also, that same area they used a "dye" or stain to try and cover it up. Sent it back, ordered the Candy Apple Red version, b/c it was from a different batch/manufacturing run, hoping the fretboard issue would not occur again. It did! Same area just not as bad. Fretboard on the Low E side between the 12th and 14th fret was over sanded and a light dye/stain was used. This is not being picky, it's simply stating a fact. Overall it was acceptable, especially consdering everything else this guitar has to offer.

      NOW ...with that said, this guitar is amazing! Playability, looks, tone, pups, trem system ...SOUND. The THICK C neck is absolultely addictive. Rounded and comfy for traditional chording or wrapping the thumb ala Hendrix. The thickness of the neck along with the rosewood board imparts a heftyness to the tone, enhancing the bass response while still mainting the shimmering glassy strat highs. These models DO have the 12" radius, I'd never had a 12" radious strat, though my Les Pauls are all 12" radius. WOW! What was i thinking going with 7 1/2" radius? This 12" radius refuses to chock out notes, bending is a breeze.

      I know I was dissapointed with the fret board issue ...but the rest of the guitar was flawless. The poly finish has no detrimental effect on the tone ...and it just "glistens" ...blinging that gorgeous candy apple red!!!

      Summary: This guitar is THE best value I have ever found for any guitar ...ever ...all time. If you want or need a strat ...get this model sunburst, sonic blue or candy apple read and your set.

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