Fender Custom Shop 1959 Esquire Custom Relic …

Fender Custom Shop 1959 Esquire Custom Relic  ...Fender Custom Shop – Fender Custom Shop 1959 Esquire Custom Relic Masterbuilt By John Cruz Olympic White
The Fender Custom Shop 1959 Esquire Custom Relic Masterbuilt by John Cruz will please any vintage Tele fan fortunate enough to strap it on. Close inspection reveals the remarkable workmanship and relic treatment that John of Fender Custom Shop is known for. It’s available in a vintage combination of Esquire specs. It has an alder body with a maple neck sporting a “U” back shape. The fingerboard is Dark Indian rosewood with 21 vintage frets and a compound radius. Chrome hardware, a vintage Tele bridge, a single-ply pickguard and one hand-wound 1963 Tele pickup come together to produce a fantastic look and classic Esquire tone. Includes hardshell case.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’s 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 Shops 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: Single cutawayBody type: Solid bodyBody material: Solid woodTop wood: Not applicableBody wood: Alder 1-pieceBody finish: Gloss NitrocelluloseOrientation: Right handedNeckNeck shape: 1954 UNeck wood: MapleJoint: Bolt-onScale length: 25.5″Truss rod: StandardNeck finish: GlossFretboardMaterial: Rosewood Dark IndianRadius: Compound 7.25″-9.5″Fret size: Medium Stew Mac VintageNumber of frets: 21Inlays: DotNut width: Not specifiedPickupsConfiguration: SNeck: Not applicableMiddle: Not applicableBridge: 1963 TeleBrand: Fender Custom shopActive or passive: PassiveSeries or parallel: Not applicablePiezo: NoActive EQ: NoSpecial electronics: NoneControlsControl layout: Master volume, tonePickup switch: 3-way, position one/wide open, position two/volume and tone controls, position three/high-cut tone filterCoil tap or split: NoKill switch: NoHardwareBridge type: FixedBridge design: 3-saddle vintage-styleTailpiece: String thru bodyTuning machines: Vintage-styleColor: ChromeOtherNumber of strings: 6-stringSpecial features: Relic treatmentCase: Hardshell case