Published On: Wed, Jan 2nd, 2013

Fender Custom Shop Introduce 2013 Custom Collection

Fender’s new Custom range promises sophistication, excellent craftsmanship and some distinctive features

The Fender Custom Shop’s 2013 Custom Collection includes eight guitars and two basses – some of their best output to date. These guitars will be showing at the Winter NAMM show, but for those who aren't attending, here's the lowdown…

2013 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster


 

- Okume body with access heel and AAA flame maple veneer top in Faded Three-Color Sunburst, Candy Yellow, or Ebony Trans
- Urethane-finished AAA flame maple neck with a mid-’60s oval “C” back shape
- Dark rosewood or one-piece maple fretboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
- Custom Shop Fat ’50s pickups with five-way pickup switch and modern Strat wiring
- Chrome hardware with pearl button tuners

2013 Custom Deluxe Telecaster


 

- Ash body with access heel, top and rear contour and AAA flame maple veneer top in Faded Three-Color Sunburst, Candy Yellow, or Ebony Trans
- Urethane-finished AAA flame maple neck with a mid-’60s oval “C” back shape
- Dark rosewood or one-piece maple fretboard with 22 medium jumbo frets 
- Twisted Tele pickups with three-way switching and custom wiring and Greasebucket tone circuit 
- Chrome hardware with pearl button tuners
- Research Special Division (RSD)-designed bridge 
 
2013 Closet Classic Stratocaster Pro 


 

- Lightweight ash body available in Black, Faded Three-Color Sunburst, and White Blonde
nitrocellulose lacquer finish
- Quartersawn maple neck with early-’60s C back shape
- Dark rosewood or one-piece maple fretboard with 22 6105 frets
- Custom Shop Fat ’50s pickups with five-way pickup switching
- Locking tuners
 
2013 Closet Classic Telecaster Pro 


 

- Lightweight ash body available in Black, Faded Three-Color Sunburst, and White Blonde 
nitrocellulose lacquer finish 
- Quartersawn maple neck with a mid-’60s oval “C” back shape 
- Dark rosewood or one-piece maple fretboard with 22 6105 frets
- Twisted Tele pickups with three-way pickup switching and Custom Tele wiring 
- Greasebucket tone circuit 
- RSD-designed bridge
 
2013 Closet Classic Precision Bass Pro


 

- Premium alder with Black nitrocellulose lacquer finish
- One-piece quartersawn maple neck with a 1960 Oval “C” back shape and 20 frets
- Two Seymour Duncan Stacked 1951 P Bass pickups with Vintage Jazz Bass wiring 
- Vintage-style reverse tuners
- Dual volume controls and master tone control
- RSD-designed high mass bridge                                  
 
 
1972 Closet Classic Telecaster Custom 


 

- Lightweight ash body with Black urethane finish and comfortable belly-cut contour
- Maple neck with a 1969 “U” back shape
- Round-lam maple fingerboard with 21 6105 frets 
- “Wide-Range” Humbucking (neck) and Twisted Tele (bridge) pickups with Custom Tele wiring
- Nickel hardware with vintage-style bridge 
- Original three-bolt neck-joint design with Micro Tilt™
 
1951 Relic Precision Bass


 

- Slab ash body in Aged Lake Placid Blue, Melon Candy or Candy Tangerine with nitrocellulose lacquer finish 
- One-piece quartersawn maple neck with a ’51 P Bass “U” Back Shape and 20 frets
- Custom-wound Seymour Duncan® Stacked Precision Bass pickup
- Gold anodized pickguard
- Gold hardware
 
1952 Relic Telecaster


 

- Lightweight ash body in Aged Lake Placid Blue, Melon Candy or Candy Tangerine with nitrocellulose lacquer finish
- One-piece maple with a 10/56 large “V” back shape and 21 frets
- Twisted Tele pickups 
- Gold anodized pickguard
- Gold hardware
 
1956 Relic Stratocaster


 

- Lightweight ash body in Aged Placid Blue, Melon Candy or Candy Tangerine with nitrocellulose lacquer finish
- One-piece maple neck with a 10/56 large “V” back shape and 21 frets
- Custom Shop Fat ’50s pickups
- Gold anodized pickguard
- Gold hardware
 
1959 Relic Esquire


 

- Alder body in Faded Three-Color Sunburst
- Maple neck with a mid-’60s oval “C” back shape
- Dark rosewood fingerboard with 21 6105 frets
- Twisted Tele pickups 
- Modern Tele wiring with Eldred Esquire Modification
- Greasebucket tone circuit
- Three-ply parchment pickguard
- Nickel Hardware
 
All models include case and certificate for authenticity

For more information, visit www.fendercustomshop.com


 

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