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.
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
Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.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.