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Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat

SKU: 783402 Model: 923-6081-271 Serial: CZ561231
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Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat
Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat 2
Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat 3
Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat 4
Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat 5
Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat 6
Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat 7
Fender Custom Shop 65 Dual Mag Strat 8

Price: $6850

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New for 2023, the Fender Custom Shop introduces the Limited '65 Dual-Mag Strat Journeyman Relic with Closet Classic Hardware - a stunning beauty from bridge to headstock, with special pickups and wiring, gold hardware, a three-ply black pickguard, mother of pearl fingerboard dot inlays and more. Most notably, it wears a beautiful Journeyman Relic finish in Aged Inca Silver, Aged Blue Ice Metallic, Aged Sage Green Metallic and Faded Aged Charcoal Frost Metallic. This finish imparts the look of moderate playing wear, with a fine network of finish checking on the two-piece select alder body and quartersawn maple neck with '65-style "C" profile, plus a handful of "friendly" down-to-the-wood nicks and dings and Closet Classic hardware that's only slightly oxidized.

All three Custom Shop hand-wound Dual Mag II pickups (reverse-wound/reverse-polarity middle pickup for hum cancellation in switch positions 2 and 4) deliver high-output vintage Strat tone with enhanced string-to-string tonal balance. Vintage Modified #2 wiring routes the neck and middle pickups to a shared tone control, with the bottom tone control routed to the bridge pickup. Further, the Tone-Saver bleed circuit eliminates tonal loss when the volume control is turned down.

Other premium features include a 9.5"-radius round-lam rosewood fingerboard with 21 narrow tall (6105) frets and a bone nut, five-way pickup switch, Custom Shop vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, vintage-style tuners, wing string tree with nylon spacer, deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.

SERIES: Limited Edition
BODY MATERIAL: 2-Piece Select Alder
BODY FINISH: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
NECK: Quartersawn Maple
NECK FINISH: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Round-Laminated Rosewood
FRET SIZE: Narrow Tall (6105)
POSITION INLAYS: Mother of Pearl, 0.28" (7 mm)
NUT WIDTH: 1.650" (42 mm)
TUNING MACHINES: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
SCALE LENGTH: 25.5" (64.77 cm)
BRIDGE: Custom Shop Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Neck: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat®
Middle: Custom Shop Hand-Wound RWRP Dual-Mag II Strat®
Bridge: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat®
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
CONTROLS: Master Volume with Tone-Saver Treble-Bleed Circuit, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
CONTROL KNOBS: Vintage White Plastic
STRINGS: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
PICKGUARD: 3-Ply Black
CASE/GIG BAG: Deluxe Hardshell