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Fender Custom Shop 70th Anniversary '54 Strat - Relic Masterbuilt Austin Macnutt

Handwound Poblano Pickups - Jumbo Frets - 6lb 14.5oz!!!

Austin Macnutt, a revered Masterbuilder at Fender, has crafted the Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt 70th Anniversary '54 Relic Stratocaster to honor the iconic Stratocaster's seven-decade legacy. This exclusive model features a two-piece select ash body with a stunning Wide Fade Two-Colour Sunburst lacquer finish and authentic relic'ing. The 1951 "U" profile neck, made of 5/4 quartersawn maple, boasts a 9.5" vintage radius fingerboard, 21 jumbo frets, and a 1.625" bone nut for exceptional playability. Hand-wound Poblano Strat pickups deliver the classic Stratocaster sound, while the vintage tremolo and Fender tuners ensure stability and intonation.

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Austin Macnutt 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 Austin Macnutt 54 Strat is a great example of the legendary prowess of the Masterbuilders.

Introducing the Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt 70th Anniversary '54 Relic Stratocaster, meticulously crafted to honour the seven-decade legacy of the iconic Stratocaster. This exclusive model faithfully captures the essence of the original 1954 Stratocaster while showcasing authentic vintage appointments and premium craftsmanship.

Constructed with a two-piece select ash body, featuring an offset seam on the treble side, this Stratocaster resonates with a balanced tonal spectrum - delivering articulate highs, rich midrange, and defined lows. Adorned with a stunning Wide Fade Two-Colour Sunburst lacquer finish, completed with an authentic relic'ing process, this instrument exudes timeless elegance.

The neck of the 70th Anniversary Stratocaster boasts a medium tint 5/4 quartersawn maple neck, shaped to a 1951 "U" profile. Its vintage radius fingerboard  of 9.5" hosts 21 jumbo frets and a 1.625" bone nut - ensuring exceptional playability across the entire fretboard. Equipped with three hand-wound Poblano Strat pickups, this guitar delivers the iconic Stratocaster sound characterised by clear, bell-like highs, and dynamic responsiveness.

With an iconic looking vinyl black pickgaurd and white ABS pickup covers and controls, this strat looks immense! Featuring a custom shop vintage tremolo and vintage Fender tuners for optimum stability and intonation - this is one of the very best in the Fender catalogue!