A hollowbody Strat that brings a new level of tone, resonance and beauty the Artisan Thinline Koa Strat is crafted from select tone wood and elevates function to the level of form. The thinline body adds warmth and a new dimension of variety to this Strat guitar’s formidable sound. Elusive and mysterious, this Thinline Strat is an instrument that begs exploration and demands a place in your sonic toolbox.
Built for the stage, this exciting instrument features a stunning, parchment-bound AAAA koa top over a roasted Okoume body, nitro-finished medium roast AAA birdseye maple neck with ‘63 Strat “C”-shaped profile, 9.5”-12”-radius flat-lam African Blackwood fingerboard, a trio of hand-wound Custom Shop ‘60/’63 single-coil Strat pickups, vintage clay dots, bone nut, 8-hole gold anodized pickguard, Vintage Mod #2 wiring and an American Vintage six-screw synchronized tremolo. Includes a deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.
2017 ARTISAN THINLINE KOA STRAT® - NOS
Roasted Okume Body with 4A Koa Top
Nitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish
AAA Roasted Birdseye Maple
25.5" (648 mm)
9.5" to 12" Compound Radius (241mm-305mm)
Number of Frets:
6105 Narrow Jumbo
1.650" (42 mm)
4-Bolt with Custom Shop Logo and Serial Number
Vintage Clay Dot
Custom Shop Hand-Wound '60/'63 Single Coil Strat®
Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 RWRP Middle
Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 Neck
Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
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
6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
6-in-Line American Vintage
1-Ply Gold Anodized
Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
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.