Fender American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster
The Fender American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster saw the return to a thick “C”-shaped maple neck, this time with a round-laminated rosewood fingerboard and larger pearl dot inlays. That’s what players will find on the American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster, along with other authentic features including a three-ply white pickguard with 11 holes, lightweight alder body, aged plastic knobs and vintage-accurate pickups, bridge saddles, tuner spacing and more.
The body is alder and its finished in a Fender flash coat lacquer. The Fender Stratocaster American Vintage 56 has a maple neck, with a mid ’60s C shape, a 25.5″ scale lenght, the radius of the firgerboard is 7.25″, it comes with 21 vintage style frets, a bone nut, a rosewood fingerboard and black dot inlays.
The Fender American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster pickup configuration is SSS (single coil, single coil, single coil) and each one is an American Vintage ’65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat. It has a master volume and two tone knobs, one for the neck pickup and the other for the bridge/middle pickups, and a 5 position pickup selector (Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup).
It comes in 4 different colors:
- Dakota Red
- Shoreline Gold
- 3-Color Sunburst
- Olympic White
Of course, nothing that we or a video can say will be better than going to your local music shop and see and feel and test a Fender American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster by yourself, nothing can be better than your own judgement. With our review, we try to help you make a decision but we always advise you to try the guitar by yourself before buying.
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