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High Quality Craftsmanship
The classic 60s Stratocaster features a solid basswood body that delivers a fat, well balanced tone with a muscular midrange that adds some softness. The maple neck contributes tightness and cut to the guitars sound, allowing the highs to sizzle and gives the midrange a snappy attack. The rosewood fingerboard helps to ‘fur up’ the maples natural tonality, providing the guitar with thick lows and an open midrange. The Vintage style tremolo bridge provides the ability to create incredible pitch bends and dive bombs while keeping the strings stable and in-tune. The Gotoh tuners and tusq nut work together to keep the strings stable, while the tuners allow for quick string changes.
Vintage Style Single Coil Pickups
With specially voiced vintage style single coil pickups in the neck and bridge position, the FSR Classic 60s Stratocaster delivers the iconic bright and crisp tones of 60s Fender. The vintage style single coil pickups are perfect for a variety of genres and playing styles, but particularly excel when used for pop, rock and country as they achieve an impressive clarity and a balanced harmonic response.
The History of the Stratocaster
The Stratocaster is one of the world's most popular guitars and is an elegantly versatile creation that has a musical and cultural touchstone. Not long after Fender revolutionised music with the Telecaster and the Precision Bass, in 1954 they debuted the Stratocaster where it quickly became universally regarded as the archetypal electric guitar. Sleek and stylish aesthetics, smooth playing and tonally versatile, at the heart the Stratocaster remains a fantastic instrument - producing unmistakable sound with a timeless design. A first choice among players worldwide, there is simply nothing that sings, screams, whispers, moans, roars, rocks and rolls like a Fender Stratocaster.
Fender Japan Guitars
Fender Japan was established as a way for Fender to market their guitars to the Japanese market, allowing for the creation of low cost Fender guitars that still possess the high expectations and build quality of their American counterparts. Japan is often considered to be one of the leading places in the world for guitar manufacturing, although most of the guitars produced are not sold in the UK the FSR models allow you to purchase an exceptionally high quality and unique guitar.
- Model Number: 5251504941
- Series: Japan Exclusive
Body & Bridge
- Shape: Stratocaster
- Body: Basswood
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronised Tremolo
- Construction: Bolt-On
- Finish: Vintage White
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Maple
- Profile: Slim ‘C’
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Radius: 7.25”
- Scale Length:25.5”
- Frets: 21 Vintage-Style
- Inlays: White Dots
- Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Width at Nut: 1.650”
Electronics & Hardware
- Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
- Middle Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
- Neck Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
- Controls: Volume, 2 x Tone, 5-Way Switch
- Tuners: Gotoh Cast/Sealed
- Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
- Pickguard: 3-Ply White
- Hardware: Chrome
- Strings: NPS, Gauges .009 - .042
The product price includes 2 years' warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.
However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.
The highlights of this enhanced warranty service are:
- Warranty is extended to 6 years from the date of delivery.
- Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 180 days (terms apply after 30 days)
- Collection and delivery costs are included for the first 2 years
- Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 6 years if it has not been used!
- Warranty is transferable if the item is re-sold
- Loan or replacement equipment will be provided if the product isn't repaired within 30 days
- If an item can not be repaired, a similar alternative product or cash discount (as defined in this policy) will be offered
- The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount
Please note that this extended warranty is currently only available on products sold within the EU or EEA, and is subject to the terms and conditions as detailed on the extended warranty certificate provided.
For customers in outlying areas of the country, the price of the Extended Warranty may be marginally higher, due to the potential for higher collection and redelivery transport costs.
This enhanced warranty is in addition to the standard Gear4music and manufacturer warranty policies, and the Gear4music terms and conditions of trade. No statement or condition of sale contained within these terms affects or restricts your statutory rights as defined under the Consumer Contracts Regulation 2014.
Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.
All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of 2 years warranty.
Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:
- CDs & DVDs
- In-ear Monitors
- Earplugs and Ear Protection
- Mouthpieces, Reeds etc… for Woodwind and Brass instruments
- Mouth / Lip Care Products
We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer’s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.
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