Fender Special Edition – KOA STRATOCASTER Guitar Review :: Fender Electric Guitars Reviews

Exotic and highly sought-after koa wood.

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The Special Edition Koa Stratocaster guitar marks the first time that Fender has used exotic and highly sought-after koa wood in an instrument outside our Custom Shop models. The guitar features a koa veneer atop a basswood body, with a Light Burst Rosewood finish, modern C-shaped birds-eye maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, Seymour Duncan alnico Pro II pickups, a two-point synchronized tremolo, and pearl pickguard and dot inlays.

Features + Technical Specs
Model Number 026-5106-(537)
Series Special Edition Series
Colors (537) Light Burst,
(Polyurethane Finish)
Body American Basswood with Koa Top
Neck Birdseye Maple, Modern “C” Shape,
(Satin Polyurethane Finish)
Fingerboard Rosewood 9.5” Radius (241mm)
No. of Frets 22 Medium Jumbo Frets
Pickups Seymour Duncan APS-1N, APS-1RWRP, APS-1B, (Neck/Middle/Bridge) (APS=Alnico Pro Staggered)
Controls Master Volume,
Tone 1. (Neck Pickup),
Tone 2. (Middle/Bridge Pickups)
Pickup Switching 5-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup
Position 3. Middle Pickup
Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup
Position 5. Neck Pickup
Bridge 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo
Machine Heads Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
Hardware Chrome
Pickguard 3-Ply White Pearloid
Scale Length 25.5” (648 mm)
Width at Nut 1.625”
Unique Features Koa Top,
Seymour Duncan Pickups,
White Plastic Parts,
Mother-Of-Pearl Dot Position Inlays,
White Pearloid Pickguard,
Oversized Strap Buttons
Strings Fender Super Bullets 3250L, Nickel Plated Steel, (.009 to .042), p/n 073-3250-003
Accessories None
These musical instruments offer includes Case None
Introduced 1/2006

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