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FACTOIDS & TRIVIA

This is a custom-made reissue of a 1955 Stratocaster designed and manufactured by the Fender Custom Shop.  It is very accurate in nearly every detail, right down to the nail holes under the pickguard and its center-pocket tweed case.

Fender '55 Stratocaster Reissue (2000)

Body:  Solid, 2-piece ash

Finish:  Sunburst, nitrocellulose lacquer

Neck:  1-piece maple, bolt-on

Fingerboard:  Maple, black plastic dot markers

Number of Frets:  21

Pickguard:  Single ply white plastic

Bridge:  Fender adjustable steel with Synchronized Tremolo, chrome

Nut:  Plastic

Tuners:  Gotoh “Kluson style”, enclosed, nickel

Pickups:  Three, Fender single coil

Controls:  Master volume, separate tone controls for neck and bridge pickups, 3-way pick-up selector switch

Scale Length:  25 1/2 inches

Neck Width at Nut:  1 5/8 inches

Body Width at Lower Bout:  12 3/4 inches

Body Depth:  1 3/4 inches

Weight:  6.6 lbs










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