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Premium Features of the Fender Custom Shop Postmodern NOS Stratocaster
The Fender Custom Shop Postmodern NOS Stratocaster is equipped with a sparkling trio of Custom Shop Ancho Poblano single-coil pickups (with a reverse-wound/reverse polarity middle pickup) with modern five-way switching and a special ''Tone-Saver'' treble-bleed network. This configuration helps to keep the tone consistent regardless of volume, ensuring no loss of highs when decreasing volume and providing versatility that is perfect for on stage or in the studio. Other premium features include a three-ply parchment pickguard, an American Vintage 6-saddle tremolo bridge, staggered tuning machines and Fender ''F'' logo engraved neck plate.
This Custom Shop Postmodern - New Old Stock - model has been specially devised to capture the authenticity of the original-era instrument, and to look like a model from the past that hasn't aged at all -as if you went back in time and bought it brand new. This unique model comes complete with a nitrocellulose lacquer, as well as a black textured vinyl hardshell case.
Compound Radius Fingerboard
The Fender Custom Shop postmodern Stratocaster features a unique and innovative compound-radius fretboard design, in which the fretboard gradually flattens toward the heel from its more rounded profile at the nut providing a smooth playability for both chords and riffs. Furthermore the compound radius design also offers a flatter heel to deliver sensational accessibility and speedy at the high register perfect for both lead and rhythm players.
Unrivalled Quality and Craftsmanship
Since 1987, the skilled craftsmen in Fender's Corona, California ''dream factory'' have been producing guitars that are known worldwide for their artistry and unrivalled quality. Ranging from the fine to the fantastic, whether it's building a new custom instrument from the ground up or modifying an existing one, their best is the best. These wonderful instruments have been crafted for and with the input of the world's finest guitarists such as Clapton, Springsteen, Cray, Gilmour, Townshend, Wilko Johnson and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to name just a few.
The History of the Stratocaster
When many people think of an electric guitar, this is the one that leaps to mind. The Stratocaster is one of the world's most popular guitars and is an elegantly versatile creation that is both a musical and cultural touchstone. Not long after Fender revolutionised music with the Telecaster and the Precision Bass, in 1954 they debuted the Stratocaster and 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.
- Model Name: New Old Stock Postmodern Stratocaster, Maple Fingerboard, Sonic Blue
- Model Number: 1504022872
- Series: Postmodern
- Colour: Sonic Blue
Body & Bridge
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Body Shape: Stratocaster
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
- Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Neck Shape: 60s Oval''C''
- Scale Length: 25.5'' (648mm)
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5'' – 12” Compound Radius
- Number of Frets: 21
- Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
- String Nut: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.650'' (42mm)
- Position Inlays: Black Dot
- Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
Hardware & Electronics
- Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat
- Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat
- Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat
- Master Tone 2
- Master Tone 1
- Master Volume
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade
- Position 1: Bridge Pickup
- Position 2: Bridge & Middle Pickup
- Position 3: Middle Pickup
- Position 4: Middle & Neck Pickup
- Position 5: Neck Pickup
- Pickup Configuration: SSS
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Staggered
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
- Strap Buttons: Schaller Strap Locks
- Control Knobs: White Plastic
The product price includes 6 years' warranty and 180 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 180 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
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