Fender 65 Mustang Classic Guitar Review :: Fender Electric Guitars Reviews

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Fender is proud to reissue the Fender 65 Mustang Classic Guitar. Originally designed as a “student model,” the 65 Mustang Classic Guitar was nonetheless destined for greatness, and has been seen slung over the shoulders of great players such as David Byrne, John Frusciante, Kurt Cobain, Todd Rundgren, Graham Coxon and Adrian Belew, to name but a few.
The Fender 65 Mustang Classic Guitar comes in great vintage colors (Daphne Blue, Olympic White and Dakota Red) with highly period-correct detailing. Features include a poplar body, C-shaped maple neck with 22-fret rosewood fingerboard, four-ply pickguard with classic control plate and pickguard gap, chrome hardware, Fender/Gotoh® vintage-style tuning machines with white buttons, floating bridge with “Dynamic” vibrato tailpiece, two Mustang single-coil pickups with on/off slider switch and in/out phase switch for each pickup, “F”-stamped neck plate and vintage correct headstock and bridge plate logos. A classic revived, and a real beauty at that!

Unique Features of Fender 65 Mustang Classic Electric Guitar:

Vintage Correct Styling that Includes:
– 65 Mustang Headstock and Bridge Plate Logos, – “F” Neck Plate,
– White Tipped Vintage Tuning Machines,
– Vintage Appropriate Gap Between the Control Plate and the Pickguard.

Features + Technical Specs of Fender 65 Mustang Classic Electric Guitar
Model Name ’65 Mustang®
Model Number 027-3706-(Color#)
Series Classic Series
Colors (504) Daphne Blue,
(505) Olympic White,
(554) Dakota Red,
(Polyurethane Finish)
Body Poplar
Neck Maple, “C” Shape,
(Gloss Polyurethane Finish)
Fingerboard Rosewood, 7.25” Radius (184mm)
No. of Frets 22 Vintage
Pickups 2 Mustang Single-Coil Pickups (Neck & Bridge)
Controls Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching On/Off Slider,
In/Out Phase Switch for Each Pickup
Bridge Floating Bridge with “Dynamic” Vibrato Tail-piece
Machine Heads Fender/Gotoh® Vintage Style Tuning Machines with White Buttons
Hardware Chrome
Pickguard 3-Ply White Pearloid on:
(504) Daphne Blue,
(554) Dakota Red,

4-Ply Tortoise Shell on:
(505) Olympic White

Scale Length 24” (610 mm)
Width at Nut 1.625” (41 mm)
Strings Super 250R, NPS,
Gauges: (.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046), p/n 073-0250-006
Accessories None
Case None

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