Fender Stratocaster Custom Shop LIMITED EDITION big head 1966 Aged Candy Apple Red

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Limited-edition Strat with Post-’65 Large Headstock
7.8lbs

The Fender Custom Shop Big Head Stratocaster celebrates guitars made in the mid-’60s — the ones with the large headstock and gold logo. This limited-edition Strat churns out classic tones that range from bell-like and jangly to blues-like and biting, thanks to a trio of Fat ’60s single-coil pickups, while an RWRP middle pickup and modern 5-way switch wiring unlock a myriad of tonal options. Enjoy playability that’s second to none, by virtue of the Big Head Strat’s quartersawn maple neck and 9.5"-radius fingerboard, while reveling in the well-played feel of its Journeyman Relic finish. If you’re a fan of post-’65 Strats, the Big Head Stratocaster will definitely get your blood pumping.


Perfect. Brand new. Unboxed for photos and back in. Flame maple neck is absolutely delicious. With incredible resonance from the combo of maple and AAA Laminated rosewood. This is an absolute beast. Not the standard candy apple red but the special candy apple red which only can be had from the custom shop. Gorgeous moderate checking in the nitro. Not a detail missed on this build. Act fast. Lefties gooooooo real fast

Fat ’60s hand-wound Stratocaster single-coil pickups provide classic Strat tone

No matter how well you play, your tone lives and dies by the pickups in your axe. This limited-edition Custom Shop Big Head Stratocaster sports three Fat ’60s single-coil pickups, which are known far and wide for their classic bell-like, jangly, smooth, and bluesy tone. These pickups deliver bright and clear cleans with the perfect amount of midrange bite. When you plug your Big Head Strat into your favorite tube amplifier, you'll find everything from smooth mellow tones to outrageously aggressive leads, all within a casual twist of a volume knob. On top of that, you get a reverse-wound/reverse-polarity middle pickup with a modern 5-way blade pickup selector.


Quartersawn neck gives you ultra-stability and ultra-playability

The neck is one of the most important aspects of any instrument, which is why this Fender Custom Shop Big Head Stratocaster features a quartersawn maple neck. Besides looking good, the straight grain of quartersawn necks is about 50% more stable than plain-sawn necks, and less likely to warp, twist, or shrink. You'll also love the playability and feel of this Big Head Strat's 9.5"-radius fingerboard — it keeps things nice and comfortable for natural, relaxed fretwork. you won't be able to put it down!
Journeyman Relic finish adds character to your axe

If you want your axe to look and feel "broke in," but without the vintage vibe, you'll love the Journeyman Relic finish on this Big Head Stratocaster. Although it looks as though it has been a well-cared-for, albeit well-loved, member of your guitar collection for years, this limited-edition Strat nonetheless projects an aura of distinct modernism. Aged, but without the heavy wear and tear, this guitar will feel as though you've played it for a lifetime!

Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition Big Head Stratocaster Features:

Journeyman Relic lacquer finish and post-’65 large headstock
Fender's classic ’63 "C" neck profile serves up outstanding feel
9.5"-radius fingerboard with 21 jumbo frets for fast playing
Fat ’60s Stratocaster single-coil pickups provide classic Strat tone
Reverse-wound/reverse-polarity middle pickup plus modern 5-way switch wiring
Includes a hardshell case, strap, and certificate of authenticity

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Listed2 months ago
ConditionMint (Used)
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