2017 ARTISAN THINLINE KOA STRAT® - NOS


Model #: 9235000489
2017 ARTISAN THINLINE KOA STRAT® - NOS

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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.

Specs

General

General
Model Name: 2017 ARTISAN THINLINE KOA STRAT® - NOS
Model Number: 9235000489
Series: Artisan
Color: Aged Natural

Body

Body
Body Shape: Stratocaster®
Body Material: Roasted Okume Body with 4A Koa Top
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: AAA Roasted Birdseye Maple
Neck Shape: 1963 "C"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" to 12" Compound Radius (241mm-305mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: 6105 Narrow Jumbo
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt with Custom Shop Logo and Serial Number
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: African Blackwood
Position Inlays: Vintage Clay Dot

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 Bridge
Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 RWRP Middle
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 Neck
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: 6-in-Line American Vintage
Orientation: Right-Hand
Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold Anodized
Control Knobs: Vintage White

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Polishing Cloth, Certificate of Authenticity