The Fender Custom Shop has been building dream guitars for the cream of the guitar crop for nearly 20 years. From faithful reproductions of classic axes of the past to fully tweaked customs built to an individual's personal specifications, few instruments command the level of respect afforded Fender Custom Shop models. There are degrees of Fender Custom Shop models: Stock Team-built and Team-built Custom. A select few instruments are handbuilt by the Master Luthiers, the same luthiers that build custom instruments for the likes of Eric Clapton, Kieth Richards, and Merle Haggard. This is the Fender Custom Shop Custom Deluxe Stratocaster.
The Fender Custom Shop has crafted its finest Custom Deluxe models yet for 2014, using the finest materials available for the player who demands a high-end boutique instrument. The 2014 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster encompasses favorite tonewoods, with a hand-selected alder body beneath the kind of AAA quilt maple top typically reserved for Master Built instruments, all with an elegant satin finish. The AAA bird's-eye maple neck is topped by a 9.5"-radius rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets. The three hand-wound '60s-spec pickups include a Fat '60s bridge pickup and a reverse-wound/reverse-polarity middle pickup that produces humbucking "in-between" sounds.
The Fender Custom Shop 2014 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster solid body electric guitar is the Strat guitarists dream about. Part of the 2014 Custom Shop collection, the 2014 Custom Deluxe Strat is a gorgeous guitar dripping with playability. The resonant alder body is complimented with a gorgeous AAA quilt maple top that stands out on stage. And for epic Strat tone, three Fat ’60s single-coil pickups ring out with distinctive spank and sparkle. Basically, the 2014 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster is a luxury model of one of the hardest-working guitars in music history.
Fender brings their best of the best builders together to form the Fender Custom Shop. Handling everything from gorgeous one-off guitars to special runs on classic designs, such as this Fender Custom Deluxe Stratocaster, you can be sure a Fender Custom Shop guitar is an unbelievable instrument. And one that’s poised to accrue serious value over time.
The Fender Custom Shop 2014 Custom Deluxe Strat sports one of the most beautiful tops we’ve ever seen. When the stage lights hit it, your fans in the first few rows will be drooling. The depth and grain of this hand-selected AAA maple top will make this guitar one of the stars of your collection.
The Fender Custom Shop Fat ’60s single-coils really sing. These pickups are wound to ’60s specs, and the middle pickup is reverse-wound for humbucker-like tone in the in-between pickup positions. Custom Shop Master Design pickups are serious pickups, with mountains of bell-like chimes that gives the 2014 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster that classic Strat tone you’re after.
Fender Custom Shop Custom Deluxe Stratocaster, for when you ready!
|Number of Strings||6|
|Body Material||Alder Body with AAA Quilt Maple Top|
|Body Finish||Satin polyurethane|
|Neck Material||AAA bird's-eye Maple Neck, bolt-on|
|Neck Shape||Large V|
|Fingerboard Material||Maple, 9.5" radius|
|Fingerboard Inlay||Pearloid dots|
|Number of Frets||22, Medium Jumbo|
|Nut Material||Synthetic bone|
|Bridge/Tailpiece||2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Block Saddles|
|Number of Pickups||3|
|Neck Pickup||Custom Shop Fat '60s Single-Coil|
|Middle Pickup||Custom Shop Fat '60s Single-Coil|
|Bridge Pickup||Custom Shop Fat '60s Single-Coil|
|Controls||Master Volume, Neck Tone, Middle Tone, 5-way pickup selector|
|Strings||Fender Super 250R, (.010-.046)|
|Manufacturer Part Number||1509950851|