Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Bound Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, "Abby Red Hots" Single-coil Pickups, Hardshell Case Included - Lake Placid Blue
Item ID: CS65CCLPB

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Plays Like a '60s Original

Getting your hands on the Fender Custom Shop 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD solidbody electric guitar is like catching up with a long-lost friend. The Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD's hand-selected alder body gives you legendary Strat tone, for the sound of a classic guitar that has aged with grace. You also get the popular '65 "C" shape maple neck, along with a special bound rosewood fretboard - you'll love how this Strat plays. And for the classic Telecaster tones you crave, the Closet Classic Strat sports a trio of"Abby Red Hots" single-coil pickups, hand-wound by the pickup winding master Abigail Ybarra. For a guitar that plays like a classic and sounds like one too, look no further than the Fender Custom Shop 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD.

Fender Custom Shop 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD at a Glance:
  • Timeless look and feel
  • Hand-wound "Abby Red Hots" pickups
  • Fender Custom Shop precision and quality
Limited Edition look and feel

You'll immediately notice that the Fender Custom Shop 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD feels and sounds like a classic 60's guitar that you just re-discovered in the closet. The white fretboard binding not only looks elegant, it lends a smooth feel to the already comfortable '65 "C" shape neck. And thanks to three very special pickups, you'll command the tone that helped define rock 'n' roll.

"Abby Red Hots" pickups

The first thing you'll notice after plugging in the Fender Custom Shop 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD is that it packs more punch than a standard Strat. That's because the Custom Shop "Abby Red Hots" single-coil pickups are hand-wound by the legendary Abigail Ybarra to give you a hotter, brighter output than standard Strat pickups, for tone that never fails to deliver. Abigail Ybarra has earned a reputation for making some of the best sounding electric guitar pickups around, and the proof is in the Closet Classic Strat.

Fender Custom Shop precision and quality

Every detail on the Fender Custom Shop 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD reminds you of the historic lineage of the Stratocaster, from the synchronized tremolo to the vintage hardware. But the Fender Custom Shop isn't just built for looks - the neck of the Closet Classic Strat is bound for a classy look and incredibly smooth feel, and the alder for the body was hand-selected for maximum quality.

Fender Custom Shop 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD Features:
  • The sound, look, and feel that made the Stratocaster a legendary instrument
  • "Abby Red Hots" single-coil pickups give you a hotter, more energetic output than standard Strat pickups, and were hand-wound by pickup master Abigail Ybarra
  • Bound maple neck is extremely smooth to play, and looks great
  • Modern Strat wiring lets you access the middle pickup's tone circuit with the bridge pickup, letting you shape the sound of the bridge pickup
  • Comes with hardshell case and Fender Custom Shop certificate
The Fender Custom Shop 1965 Closet Classic Stratocaster LTD is like a great-playing blast from the past!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 9235000047

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See also: Solidbody Guitars, Fender Custom Shop, Fender Custom Shop Solidbody Guitars