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SOLD – 2018 Fender Custom Shop Artisan Claro Walnut Stratocaster

Great guitar, with special woods for warm tones and very light with only 3.320 kg. Some small alterations. Kluson locking tuners and Custom Shop Fat 50s. Due to the alterations and two small dings in the headstock (see photo’s) at an interesting price!

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Alluringly warm-looking thanks to its mix of a roasted butternut body and claro walnut top, the Artisan Claro Walnut Strat effortlessly melds distinctively upscale looks with traditional Fender sound and design. A Fender Custom Shop original, crafted for the fearless player who’s eager to stand out on stage, this Strat is the pinnacle of elegance and playability.

The stunning birds-eye neck was finished with a satin finish for a nice feel, while the headstock is in gloss for the looks! The original hand-wound Custom Shop ’60/’63 single-coil Stratocaster pickups were replaced by three Fat 50s for more oomph. Original pickups are not included. Tone-Saver treble-bleed circuit connected to the master volume control, ensuring your tone remains unchanged when reducing the instrumentƒ??s volume.
Other features include a lightweight two-piece body with nitrocellulose lacquer finish and WLS undercoat, ’63 Strat C-shaped neck profile, 9.5″-12″ compound-radius fingerboard, six-saddle vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge, gold hardware of which the tuners were replaced by Kluson Locking tuners, 21 6105 frets, gold anodized pickguard, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case and Certificate of Authenticity.

Send me a message if you’re interested! This guitar will be shipped from The Netherlands, so if you live in the EU there will be no taxes! If you live outside the European Union, please drop me a message. This way we can figure out what shipment and taxes will be.

Weight: 3.320 kg (What!!!! that’s very light)
Model Name: Artisan Claro Walnut Stratocaster
Model Number: 1521080821
Body Material: Roasted Butternut Body with Claro Walnut Top
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish
Neck Material: One-Piece Medium-Roast AAA Birdseye Maple
Neck Shape: 1963 C
Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5″ to 12″ Compound Radius (241mm-305mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: 6105 Narrow Jumbo
Nut: Bone, 1.650″ (42 mm)
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Vintage-Style
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: African Blackwood
Position Inlays: Vintage Clay Dot
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Fat50s
Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Fat50s
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Fat50s
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickups), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade
Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Tuning Machines: Kluson Locking tuners
Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
Control Knobs: Vintage White
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Certificate of Authenticity

This item is a used guitar and sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

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