2018 ARTISAN KOA STRAT®


Model #: 9235000580
Artisan Koa Stratocaster®, Macassar Ebony Fingerboard, Aged Natural

More about 2018 ARTISAN KOA STRAT®

The Artisan Koa Strat is a refined and elegant guitar with all you would expect in playability and tone from the Fender Custom Shop. Stunning in looks and performance, the Artisan Koa Strat boasts a roasted okume body and 4A koa top that gives it an enticing aesthetic and near-perfect tone. Adding a 4A roasted flame maple neck with a Macassar ebony fingerboard and a set of hot, hand-wound Ancho Poblano pickups makes it a pleasure to play and look at.

Additional features include a 1963 “C”-shaped neck profile, 9.5”-12” compound-radius fingerboard, 21 6105 frets, 5-way switch, Vintage Modified #2 wiring, single-ply gold anodized pickguard, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, vintage-style tuning machines with Fender logo, bone nut and string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

Specs

General

General
Model Name: Artisan Koa Stratocaster®, Macassar Ebony Fingerboard, Aged Natural
Model Number: 9235000580
Series: Artisan
Color: Aged Natural

Body

Body
Body Shape: Stratocaster®
Body Material: Roasted Okoume
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: 4A Roasted Flame Maple
Neck Shape: 1963 "C"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"-12" Compound Radius (241mm-305mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: 6105 Narrow Tall
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Serialized with Custom Shop "V" Logo
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
Position Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl Dots

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat®
Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano RWRP Single-Coil Strat®
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat®
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

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Orientation: Right-Hand
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
Control Knobs: Vintage White
Switch Tips: Vintage White

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity