(Pre-Order) Fender Custom Shop 2018 Artisan Spalted Maple Stratocaster

Fender Custom Shop
$4,200.00
Current Stock:
SKU:
9235000581
Availability:
Pre-Order
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout
Body Shape:
Stratocaster
Body:
Roasted Alder
Top Wood:
Spalted Maple
Pickups:
Single-Coil

The Artisan Spalted Maple Strat is a uniquely splendid guitar with the signature playability and tone of the Fender Custom Shop. The Artisan Spalted Maple Strat sports a roasted alder body and spalted maple top that gives it a luxurious aesthetic and unforgettable sustain. Complemented with a 4A roasted flame maple neck with a Macassar ebony fingerboard, the result is a striking combination of tone wood that galvanizes creativity.

Additional highlights include a NOS lacquer finish, 9.5”-12” compound-radius fingerboard, 21 6105 frets, hand-wound Ancho Poblano pickups, 5-way switching, Vintage Modified #2 wiring, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, vintage-style tuning machines with Fender logo, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

General
Model Name: 2018 ARTISAN SPALTED MAPLE STRAT
Model Number: 9235000581
Series: Artisan
Color: Aged Natural

 

Body
Body Shape: Stratocaster®
Body Material: Roasted Alder with Spalted Maple Top
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish
Body Top: Spalted Maple

 

Neck
Neck Material: 4A Roasted Flame 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
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
Headstock: Stratocaster
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Serialized with Custom Shop "V" Logo
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
Position Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl Dots

 

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat®
Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano RWRP Single-Coil Strat®
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat®
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
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
Pickup Configuration: SSS

 

Hardware
Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Orientation: Right-Hand
Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold
Control Knobs: Vintage White

 

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity