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FACTOIDS & TRIVIA

This is a reissue of a 1961 Stratocaster.  It was made by the Fender Custom Shop and differs from the the standard 1960 Custom Shop reissue by virtue of its neck dimensions (bigger) that were spec'd out to reflect an typical neck from a 1961 Strat..

FENDER 1961 STRATOCASTER Reissue (January 2002)


Body: Solid, 2-piece alder

Finish: Sunburst, nitrocellulose lacquer

Neck: 1-piece maple, bolt-on

Fingerboard: Indian rosewood, pearloid dot markers

Number of Frets: 21

Pickguard: White/black/white plastic laminate

Bridge: Fender adjustable steel with Synchronized Tremolo, chrome

Nut: Plastic

Tuners: Kluson-style Gotoh, enclosed, nickel

Pickups: Three, Fender single coil

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

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: 7.0 lb.











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