Jason Smith is known across the globe as one of Fenders highly revered Masterbuilders, a select group of the worlds most esteemed luthiers. With this Godly status, any guitar with his name attached generates a huge amount of interest, and rightly so!
The Fender Custom Shop Jason Smith Masterbuilt '69 Stratocaster Relic is a great example of the legendary prowess of the Masterbuilders.
With a two-piece Alder body this guitar is super resonant and has a really bold tone. The heavy relic Inca Silver finish gives the appearance of a well-loved and gigged guitar, it's totally authentic and really cool. The level of attention to detail that has been applied to this guitar is simply out of this world!
The neck is crafted from Quartersawn Maple and features a '69 U profile, it's real comfortable and with a 12" radius and 21 57110 frets it's smooth and at home playing slick runs and crisp chords right up the neck.
Loaded with a trio of handwound '69 Strat single coils, you get a broad variation of tones. From clean sparkle to a raunchy growl, this guitar really is a players dream. These pickups were handwound by Fender pickup master Josefina Campos, Josefina was apprentice to Fender legend Abigail Ybarra and knows all the secrets to unlock the tonal potential of any guitar.
Supreme quality from top to bottom and shipped in a Fender Custom Shop hardcase, it's easy to see the Fender Masterbuilders are so highly regarded. Guitars of this calibre just don't come around every day, we love it and we're pretty sure you will to!