Weight: 7.49 lbs
Fender's MIJ Traditional Series encompasses a range of vintage-inspired Fender instruments. Combining iconic looks and "Golden Era" specs with renowned Japanese craftsmanship, these time-honoured guitars and basses pay tribute to some of the most coveted music-making tools ever created!
This Traditional '50s Stratocaster is a real "time capsule" guitar that provides the playability and sound of Fender's earliest Strat models. From its vintage-style pickups and hardware, to its thick "U"-shaped neck and stylish 1-ply pickguard — this retro instrument is a nostalgic masterpiece that will give old-school guitar aficionados plenty of satisfying vibe.
Basswood Body — Lightweight timber with balanced tonal properties. A rock-solid foundation for the trio of single-coils.
Bolt-On Construction — Produces the "snappy" note response synonymous with all Fender instruments.
"U"-Shaped Neck — Classic '50s profile provides comfortable playability with its girthy, traditional shape.
Vintage Frets — Smaller fret-wire gives your fingers reassuring contact with the fingerboard and allows you to play with plenty of control.
Fender Vintage-Style Pickups — Three single-coils deliver the vibrant "chiming" sounds that all Fender Stratocasters are adored for. 5-way switch provides a wide sonic palette too!
Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo — Lets you embellish chords and lead lines with smooth, expressive vibrato.
Bone Nut — Classic, low-friction material minimises unwanted tuning slips and enhances sustain.
Vintage-Style Tuners — High-quality, old-school tuning machines allow for precise string pitching.
Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
Body Shape: Stratocaster
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Neck Shape: "U" Shape
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1.615" (41.02 mm)
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
Middle Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
Neck Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle 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
Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Pickguard: 1-Ply Eggshell
Control Knobs: Eggshell
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Case/Gig Bag: Fender Gig Bag