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Fender Custom Shop Proto Stratocaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard
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Proto Series models (formerly Pro Series) are the Fender Custom Shop's proving-ground instruments, built with distinctive features typically requeste...Click To Read More About This Product
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Classic looks with key innovations under the hood.
Proto Series models (formerly Pro Series) are the Fender Custom Shop's proving-ground instruments, built with distinctive features typically requested for Master Built guitars and basses. They've incorporated several such features into a special custom instrument-the 2014 Proto Stratocaster, which has a hand-selected light ash body and a AAA bird's-eye maple neck with the "number three" early-'60s "C"-shaped profile and a smooth satin finish.
Other features include a maple fingerboard with a 9.5" radius and 22 medium jumbo frets, Texas Special neck and middle pickups, Super 55 Split-Coil Stratocaster bridge pickup, stripped-down control configuration (master volume, master tone, five-way pickup switch), Custom Classic tremolo system, locking tuners, and graphite nut for easier tuning and minimal string slippage.
- Select lightweight ash body with AAA Birdseye maple neck
- Early '60s neck profile
- Maple fretboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
- Texas Special single-coil and Super 55 split-coil pickups
- Nickel/Chrome hardware with Sperzel Locking tuners
- Includes case
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Proto Stratocaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard
Body Material: Select Lightweight Ash with Cutaway Heel
Body Finish: Urethane
Body Shape: Stratocaster
Neck Material: AAA Bird's-eye Maple
Neck Finish: Urethane
Neck Shape: Early '60s Oval "C"
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8cm)
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86mm)
Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
Bridge Pickup: Super 55 Split-Coil Strat
Middle Pickup: Texas Special Single-Coil Strat
Neck Pickup: Texas Special Single-Coil Strat
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
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 Block Saddles
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Sperzel Locking
Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
Included Accessories: Case, Cable, Strap, CruzTools Tool Kit, Certificate of Authenticity
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- Fun To Play
- Good Feel
- Good Pick Up
- Rock Concerts
- Small Venues
Comments about Fender Custom Shop Proto Stratocaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard:
This is quite a beautiful guitar. Smooth as can be. Great Neck. Pickups are a little harsh and need to be changed. Otherwise an exceptional guitar. A big upgrade from the American Series and worth it. Just wish Fender put in better quality pickups.
Straight out of the box the setup was pretty good. Definitely a keeper.