Fender Custom Shop Artisan Spalted Maple Top Stratocaster #18
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Fender Custom Shop Artisan Spalted Maple Top Stratocaster, Ebony Fingerboard, Natural
Empire Music Special Run #18
The wood for this Fender Custom Shop Artisan guitar was hand-selected at the Fender Custom Shop Factory by Empire Music Owner Joe Ravita. Each top was inspected by hand and selected from Fender's entire stock of wood. These tops represent the best that Fender has to offer. Empire Music is proud to offer these special instruments.
The Artisan series is built to spotlight fine woods with distinctive figures and hand-rubbed oil finishes. Artisan series instruments are also outfitted with a wealth of special appointments and features that contribute to their striking sound and style.
- Model Name: Custom Shop Artisan Spalted Maple Top Stratocaster
- Model Number: 9231009866
- S/N: CZ535618
- Series: Artisan
- Color: Natural
- Body Shape: Stratocaster®
- Body Material: Roasted Alder with Spalted Maple Top
- Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish
- Neck Material: One-Piece Medium-Roast 4A Flame Maple
- Neck Shape: 60's Style Oval "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)
- Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Vintage-Style
- Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
- Position Inlays: Vintage Clay Dot
- Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop HW Poblano Bridge
- Middle Pickup: Custom Shop HW Poblano RWRP Middle
- Neck Pickup: Custom Shop HW Poblano Neck
- 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
- Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
- Tuning Machines: Fender Vintage-Style
- Orientation: Right-Hand
- Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
- Control Knobs: Vintage White
- Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
- Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
"This Fender Custom Shop Artisan Spalted Maple Top Stratocaster, Ebony Fingerboard, Natural comes with Fender's Factory Warranty!"
"Each Fender guitar we sell is professionally set up and ready to play before they leave our store. Also, the guitar shown in this listing is the actual guitar that you will receive!"