Fender Custom Shop 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Ash Body, Maple Neck and Fingerboard, and 3 Single-coil Pickups - Heavy Relic Black
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A Music Time Machine Par Excellence

The Fender Custom Shop 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster is as close to the genuine article as you can get without taking out a second mortgagee. The "battered Strat" is arguably the gold standard in solidbody electric guitar mojo; the '56 Heavy Relic gives you the spank, sparkle, and vibe of the original - without costly visits to your luthier. This axe may look a half-century old, but it sports a supremely playable modern 9.5" radius and 6105 frets on its juicy 10/56 large V-shaped neck. Topped off with superb-sounding Fat '50s pickups and custom wiring, the Fender Custom Shop 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster is a music time machine par excellence.

Fender Custom Shop 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster at a Glance:
  • The Heavy Relic treatment = real deal visuals
  • Fat 50s pickups serve up period-correct Strat chime 'n' chunk
  • It's all about playing feel
The Heavy Relic treatment = real deal visuals

Fender Custom Shop's Relic treatment creates instruments that are spittin' images of the originals. Without sneaking a look at the neck heel stamps, you'd be hard-pressed to distinguish the 1956 Stratocaster Heavy Relic from the real deal.

Fat 50s pickups serve up period-correct Strat chime 'n' chunk

The Fender Custom Shop's 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster is loaded with three Fender Custom Shop Fat 50s single-coil pickups that deliver all the legendary Strat spank, sparkle, chime and chunk of an original mid-'50s Stratocaster. So if authentic '50 Strat sound is your thing - the 1956 Heavy Relic Strat is the cost-effective way to get it.

It's all about playing feel

The Fender Custom Shop '56 Heavy Relic Strat looks totally vintage, and it plays like butter. If you savor the feel of a played-in guitar with perfect fretwork and with spot-on intonation, we've got your axe right here! the '56 Heavy Relic sports 6105 medium jumbo frets that let you shred and bend up high without fear of fretting out. It's the best of old and new!

Fender Custom Shop 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Features:
  • Heavy Relic treatment = half-century old looks; modern playability
  • Fender's classic "10/56" large V neck shape serves up outstanding feel
  • Three Custom Shop Fat 50's pickups for legendary chunk 'n' chime
  • Custom wiring gives you tone control over the bridge pickup
  • 6105 (medium jumbo) frets let you bend up high without fretting out
The Fender Custom Shop 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster is the real deal for vintage Strat fans!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 1510602806

Customer Reviews

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