Fender Custom Shop '62 Heavy Relic Stratocaster
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Fender Custom Shop '62 Heavy Relic Stratocaster

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Custom Shop '62 Heavy Relic Stratocaster, STC-Shaped Guitar from Fender in the Custom Shop Stratocaster series.


2 user reviews
Prices starting at $3,750 Average price: $3,750

Fender Custom Shop '62 Heavy Relic Stratocaster tech. sheet

  • Manufacturer: Fender
  • Model: Custom Shop '62 Heavy Relic Stratocaster
  • Series: Custom Shop Stratocaster
  • Category: STC-Shaped Guitars
  • Added in our database on: 07/20/2011

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Fender Custom Shop '62 Heavy Relic Stratocaster user reviews

Average Score:5.0( 5/5 based on 2 reviews )
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iamqman07/20/2011

iamqman's review

Fender Custom Shop '62 Heavy Relic Stratocaster
It really doesn't get any better than this. I am not that much a fan of the relic guitars even though they look cool. I feel that someone should put the time and years of pain on a guitars to make it look used and abused. When it comes straight from the manufacturer already beaten then I don't find that it has as much character. This guitar does however, have a tone of character.

This guitar is nice and smooth and just feels like butter to play. You get a nice sweet neck that is already pre worn in so that feel in there right out of the box. It really is a dream come true guitar. Since the heavy relic is pre done you have the years of work taken out of the guitar and you can just add to that stamp of use.


UTILIZATION


1962 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

* Heavy Relic'd Vintage White Finish
* Lightweight Ash Body
* Thin Skin Lacquer Finish
* 9.5" Radius
* 6105 Frets
* 5 Way Selector Switch
* 1960 Custom Shop Pickups
* RWRP Middle Pickup
* 60s Style Oval "C" Neck Shape
* 3-Ply Mint Green Pickguard
* Tinted Quartersawn Maple Neck
* Dark Indian Rosewood Fretboard
* Vintage Hardware
* Bone Nut

SOUNDS


These guitars sound amazing in any format you put them in. They are an essential element of music and will be until judgment day. When it comes to the sound of a Strat there really is no other. I hear guys talk about finding a Strat sounding guitar and look to Suhr and Anderson and completely bypass the sound that started it all. The sound is everyone from Jimmy to John Mayor and in between.

I play rock music and this guitar is great for my style. I love Charvels and will probably put this guitar down when I get one of those. I prefer humbuckers to the single coils.

This guitar has a feel to it that the others really don't This is a custom shop guitar and if you have ever felt a custom shop Fender or Charvel then you will immediately feel the balance difference in these versus the standard guitar coming out of the production line.

OVERALL OPINION


This guitar is beyond perfect. If you have the chance to play a dream guitar like this it is well worth it. I wold recommend everyone get a chance to play a real custom shop Fender and you will be wondering why you didn't try it much sooner.
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andymorton05/04/2009

andymorton's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Fender Custom Shop '62 Heavy Relic Stratocaster
Features:
Sea Foam Green on a 3-Tone Sunburst,
Alder body,
Fat neck profile mid 60s oval "C", 9.5 "Radius,
Dunlop 6105 frets,
Dark Indian Rosewood fingerboard,
Finish: back of the neck with dpolis wear
Custom neck pickup 69,
Micro Middle Custom Fat 50s
Bridge Pickup Texas Special
Tone 1 / neck pickup
Tone 2 / pickup.
Blond Case

USE

"Alder body, neck profile C rather round, key Indian rosewood, combination of microphones (aged by the Custom Shop ...) Magic: Custom 69 handle, Custom Fat 50 middle, Texas Special in the bridge! all in a beautiful quite exceptional finish: connoisseurs will recognize the expertise nitro A fine painted on a 3-tone sunburst t has applied the guitar Then, a typical vintage color t applied on top.. .: The Sea Foam Green A at the time, the sunburst n'tant not very fashionable, many guitarists were repainting their guitars in color more "modern" used in the automotive industry The. Custom Shop has reproduced the wear of a guitar on which we see appear the 2 layers; Manire of this absolutely perfect and natural.

SONORITS

... A little extreme versatility default even when: a trslgre hum of the single coils (like the original)

NOTICE GLOBAL

This Strat pse weight. The alder body and diffrentes painted layers are there for something. But believe us; This is very far from being a default; This Stratocaster sounds exceptionally fawn. Grain as plain crunch is incredible; this copy rponds attacks perfectly and makes you REALLY review all your game. You'll want to adjust your sentences as ever and the result will be immediately reflected in your instrument. Jump on this model; it's REALLY a single copy that is rarely seen passing in a guitarist life! "

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