Vintage Custom '55 Hardtail Strat®


Model #: 9235001540

Vintage Custom '55 Hardtail Strat® Time Capsule Package, Maple Neck, Aged White Blonde

9235001540

Vintage Custom '55 Hardtail Strat® Time Capsule Package, Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst

9235001541
Vintage Custom '55 Hardtail Strat® Time Capsule Package, Maple Neck, Aged White Blonde

More about Vintage Custom '55 Hardtail Strat®

A rare and compelling find indeed, the Vintage Custom ’55 Hardtail Strat has all the tremolo-less charm needed to inspire any player, collector or aficionado. Start with a two-piece ash body finished in NOS flashcoat lacquer and add a one-piece rift-sawn maple neck with a 1954 “U” profile, vintage compound-fingerboard radius fingerboard (7.25”– 9.5”) and medium vintage 47095 frets.

Hand-wound 1955 Strat pickups with 1954 covers are wired to a vintage ’55 control assembly and five-way switch. Other features include Closet Classic hardware, single-ply eggshell pickguard, vintage-style hardtail bridge with patent pending saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and a disc string tree. Available in Wide-Fade Two-Color Sunburst and Aged White Blonde finishes. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.

Specs

General

General
Model Name: Vintage Custom '55 Hardtail Strat® Time Capsule Package, Maple Neck, Aged White Blonde
Model Number: 9235001540
Series: Vintage Custom
Color: Aged White Blonde

Body

Body
Body Shape: Stratocaster®
Body Material: 2-Piece Select Ash
Body Finish: Lacquer

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: 1-Piece Rift Sawn Maple
Neck Shape: 1954 "U"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" to 9.5" Vintage Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Medium Vintage (47095)
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: 1-Piece Maple
Position Inlays: Micarta Black Dot

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge with Neck Blend, Position 2. Bridge and Middle with Neck Blend, Position 3. Middle, Position 4. Neck and Middle, Position 5. Neck
Pickup Configuration: SSS

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: 6-Saddle Hardtail with "Pat. Pend." Saddles
Tuning Machines: Vintage Style
Orientation: Right-Hand
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Pickguard: 1-Ply Eggshell
Control Knobs: Eggshell
Switch Tips: Eggshell

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap and Certificate of Authenticity.
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    Vintage Custom '55 Hardtail Strat® Time Capsule Package, Maple Neck, Aged White Blonde

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    Vintage Custom '55 Hardtail Strat® Time Capsule Package, Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst

    #9235001541