Fender Stratocaster Time Machine – 60 STRATOCASTER CLOSET CLASSIC Electric Guitar Review :: Fender Electric Guitars Reviews

A detailed recreation of its Kennedy-era ancestor.

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Inside and out, the 60 Stratocaster Fender Closet Classic guitar is a detailed recreation of its Kennedy-era ancestor. It features an alder body, ’60s C-shaped maple neck, and for the first time in its history a smaller truss rod and slab laminated rosewood fingerboard with clay dot markers. The pickup design is faithful to the original right down to the materials and winding, producing a characteristically smooth and glassy tone. Under the hood, Fender has even replicated the finish undercoating and the crude pickup-wiring routing in the body. This electric guitar features the Closet Classic treatment—built as if it was bought new in its respective model year, played maybe a few times per year and then carefully put away. It has a few small dings, a mildly checked finish, lightly oxidized hardware and aged plastic parts.

Features + Technical Specs
Model Number 015-0800-(Color#)
Series Time Machine Series
Colors“Thinskin” Finish:
(800) 3-Color Sunburst,
(804) Daphne Blue,
(805) Olympic White,
(840) Fiesta Red,
(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
Body Select Alder
Neck Maple, Early ‘60s “C” Shape,
(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
Fingerboard Rosewood, 7.25” Radius (184 mm)
No. of Frets 21 Vintage Style Frets
Pickups 3 Custom ‘60s Single-Coil Strat Pickups
Controls Master Volume,
Tone 1. (Neck Pickup),
Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Middle Pickup
Position 3. Neck Pickup
Bridge American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Machine Heads Fender/Gotoh Vintage Style Tuning Machines
Hardware Nickel/Chrome
Pickguard 3-Ply Parchment
Scale Length 25.5” (648 mm)
Width at Nut 1.650” (42 mm)
Unique Features“C” Shape Maple Neck,
Built as if bought new in its respective year and played a few times a year and then put carefully away. Has a few small dings, checked finish, oxidized hardware and aged plastic parts.
Strings Fender Super 250R, Nickel Plated Steel,
Gauges: (.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046),
p/n 073-0250-006
Accessories Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case (Gold Interior), Strap, Cable
These musical instruments offer includes Case Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case
Introduced 1/1999

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