Early 1960 saw a major transition of the Strat from its original 1950s version. New features that year included a rosewood slab fingerboard, a three-ply mint green nitrocellulose pickguard, thinner oval C-profile necks and a tall metal spacer on the string guide, Further, it was the last year of the original spaghetti headstock deal (Fender Stratocaster with Synchronized Tremolo) before the addition of patent numbers.
Replay Guitar Exchange proudly offers the absolutely stunning Fender 1960 Stratocaster Heavy Relic electric guitar, complete in a Faded Aged 3-Color Sunburst with a one-ply eggshell pickguard and nickel/chrome hardware. For this recreation, Fender Custom Shop added several compelling player-centric features for greater tonal options and a heightened playing experience. The Heavy Relic lacquer finish on the two-piece alder body imparts the look and feel of a guitar that's been played for years. The tinted quartersawn maple neck has a 1960-style oval C back shape, topped by a rosewood fingerboard with jumbo frets and a modern 9.5" radius for comfortable feel when bending anywhere along the neck.
Three hand-wound Texas Special pickups are connected to Strat 1/2 Blender wiring, which creates seven possible tonal options through neck-pickup blending in switch positions 1 and 2. Other features include a Custom Shop vintage-style synchronized tremolo, vintage-style tuning machines, a wing string tree with a tall metal spacer, and a bone nut. The wicked redesign of the original '60s style comes bursting to life — a monument to Stratocasters that you have to see to believe. Check out the Heavy Relic 1960 Stratocaster at Replay Guitar Exchange today!
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