Fender Custom Shop 1955 Stratocaster Relic …

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The Fender Custom Shop 1955 Stratocaster Relic Ash Master Built by John Cruz will please any Strat fan fortunate enough to strap it on. Close inspection reveals the remarkable workmanship and relic treatment for which Mr. Cruz is known. It’s available in a vintage combination of Strat specs with a contoured ash body with a 54 maple neck sporting a “U” back shape. The fingerboard is maple with 21 vintage frets with a custom/compound radius. Gold hardware, a Vintage Strat tremolo bridge, a one-ply parchment pickguard and three handwound ’50s pickups come together to produce a fantastic look and classic Strat tone.John CruzJohn Cruz came to Fender in 1987, joined the Custom Shop in 1993 and became a Master Builder in 2003. Custom guitars are his passion, and he is the man behind several famous Custom Shop instruments, including the replica of Stevie Ray Vaughan’ famous Number One Stratocaster guitar.Cruz also built the limited-run Moto guitar and amp sets, worked on the ’49 Woody amp project and developed all production processes for the Rory Gallagher and Muddy Waters tribute guitars. Further, his meticulous work was essential to all aspects of the initial Custom Shop Relic guitars and basses, and he initiated the Custom Shop’ quality assurance program.Cruz has built fantastic guitars for players such as Doug Aldrich (Dio, Whitesnake), Dave Amato and Bruce Hall (REO Speedwagon), Mick Mars (Motley Crue), Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi), Bono (U2), Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), Ike Turner and Brad Whitford (Aerosmith).BodyBody shape: Double cutawayBody type: Solid bodyBody material: Solid woodTop wood: Not applicableBody wood: AshBody finish: NitrocelluloseOrientation: Right handedNeckShape: 1954 UWood: MapleJoint: Bolt-onScale length: 25.5″Truss rod: StandardFinish: NitrocelluloseFretboardMaterial: MapleRadius: CompoundFret size: Vintage-styleNumber of frets: 21Inlays: DotNut width: 1.653″ (42mm)PickupsConfiguration: SSSNeck: Handwound ’50s StratMiddle: Handwound ’50s StratBridge: Handwound ’50s StratBrand: FenderActive or passive: PassiveSeries or parallel: ParallelPiezo: NoActive EQ: NoSpecial electronics: NoneControlsControl layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2Pickup switch: 3-wayCoil tap or split: NoKill switch: NoHardwareBridge type: Tremolo/VibratoBridge design: Vintage goldTailpiece: Not applicableTuning machines: Vintage goldColor: GoldOtherNumber of strings: 6-stringSpecial features: Relic treatmentCase: Hardshell caseAccessories: NoneCountry of origin: United States
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