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Fender FSR '62 Stratocaster Electric Guitar  

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        Exciting '60s vibe in an American Vintage Series Strat

        1962 was a benchmark year for the Stratocaster® guitar. Five years of experimentation after the famous 57 model culminated in another pivotal year for the Stratocaster. The American Vintage 62 Stratocaster recalls the vibe of its Kennedy-era ancestor, with features including a capped rosewood fingerboard, three-ply aged white pickguard and special 57/62 pickups.

        • Series: American Vintage
        • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
        • Neck: Maple
        • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
        • Fretboard: Rosewood
        • Fretboard Radius: 7.25" (18.41 cm)
        • Frets: 21, Vintage Style Frets
        • Position Inlays: White Pearloid Dot Position Inlays
        • Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
        • String Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.650 (42 mm)
        • Truss Rod Nut: Original Vintage Style
        • Pickups: American Vintage '62 Strat® Single-Coil Pickup
        • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Middle
        • Pickup, Position 3. Neck Pickup
        • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
        • Special Electronics: 5-Way Switch Upgrade (Included in Kit)
        • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
        • Tuning Keys: Vintage Style Tuning Machines
        • Bridge: American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
        • Tremolo Arm: American Vintage Tremolo Arm

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        FSR '62 Stratocaster Electric Guitar Specifications:

        • Strap Buttons: Vintage Style Strap Buttons
        • Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic Knobs
        • Strings: Fender® USA Super 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
        • Incl. Accessories: Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case, Strap, Cable, 5-Position Switch
        • Update Kit, "Ash Tray" Bridge Cover
        • Unique Features: Aged Knobs and Switch Tip, Synthetic Bone Nut
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        FenderFSR '62 Stratocaster Electric Guitar

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        By BillyJohnson123

        from Palo Alto, CA

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        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone


          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Fender FSR '62 Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

          Great guitar.
          It's 100% true that strats were made much better in the past.

          The neck is very round and feels amazing when playing chords.
          Most people don't like the fact that the action has to be a little higher than regular models.

          My opinion is: If you can play guitar, you can get used to any neck.

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          (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)


          Good Reissue Strat

          By ThreeEcho7

          from Northern Virginia

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          Comments about Fender FSR '62 Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

          This is a good reissue Strat in an different color than the usual sunburst or white. The color is not as electric as some of the pictures online seem to suggest. It's more of a slightly darker daphne blue. The AlNiCo V '57/'62 pickups are very sweet sounding, nice and bright with no harshness. The nitro finish has a nice feel, and mine is not sticky like some Fender reissues I have played. Since it is a reissue it comes with a three-way switch, but Fender includes a five-way if you want to modernize (which I did). Tremolo bends are smooth and return to pitch well. Considering this is an American-made guitar from the vintage reissue series I did expect a bit higher quality. The nut is cut so that the fretboard dots are not centered between the D and G strings; a minor thing, but it looks cheap. Some of the screws are set in crooked. Lastly, the finish cracked slightly under the strap button on the horn (but not due to removing the guitar before waiting the suggested 24 hours to allow the temperature to adjust slowly). Those are the reasons I marked this guitar down on quality and value. Overall it's a solid Strat. I think it ought to be priced at the level of the American Standard series considering the build quality.

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