Fender Custom Shop, 2018 NAMM Limited '57 Strat Heavy Relic, TTQ/2TS

Fender Custom Shop

This Guitar is a screamer straight from the 1950's! We love this instrument and the tones that have come from its fantastic woods! The Handwound pickups have an amazing vintage and "spanky" tone that we have rarely heard except from a true vintage 50's instrument. There is a clarity in this guitar that is unique and truly wonderful to behold. We spent about an hour running her through on a clean toned Fender amp and were delighted beyond delighted...and then we kicked the overdrive in and a new world was revealed to us. No longer were we in the world of Buddy Holly and The Wind Cries Mary but we were transported to an overdrive paradise of shimmering highs and thunderous lows. 

The only part of this guitar that may compete with the tone is its absolute and fierce beauty. And when we say beauty we really mean how absolutely "ugly" this girl is! This is one of the best relics we have seen and the color of the turquoise is an amazing contrast to the two tone sunburst below. The burst is perfect underneath and is pulled off just right to reveal the grain on the body of the instrument. 

The Guitar comes with a Custom Shop Case and of course the case candy we all love. And now all Custom Shops are coming with the actual build sheet for the guitar in hand! This has all of the specs that the builder actually builds the instrument off of and is placed in a leather binder with the COA. 

  • Limited Edition 
  • Heavy Relic Flash Coat Lacquer
  • Lightweight Tinted Ash Body
  • Tinted Quartersawn Maple Neck
  • Dark Rosewood Board
  • 6105 Frets
  • Width at 1st Fret: .850"
  • Width at 12th Fret: .990"
  • 9.5" Radius
  • '57 Soft "V" Neck
  • Handwound '57 Pickups
  • Bone Nut
  • Deluxe Tweed Case
  • Coa