'62 Strat Heavy Relic - Sweetwater Style!
The Sweetwater-exclusive Fender Custom Shop Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster solidbody electric guitar combines classic elements with a few modern touches to bring you a truly amazing Strat! Sweetwater worked closely with the Fender Custom Shop to create a unique version of a timeless instrument: a lightweight alder body and classic "C"-shaped maple neck, and a 3-pickup configuration with a humbucker in the bridge. Want modern performance and reliability with your old-school strat vibe? Play the Fender Custom Shop Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster!Fender Custom Shop Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
- You can't beat this pickup configuration
- Alder body with a nitrocellulose lacquer finish
- Fender Custom Shop precision and quality
For a perfect combination of classic Strat tone and modern output, Fender outfitted the Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster with a Seymour Duncan TB-4 JB humbucker in the bridge position and Fender Custom Shop '60s Strat pickup in the middle and neck. You get all of the quack and high-end sparkle the Strat has become famous for since it first appeared in 1954, plus the robust signal strength you need for different styles of music. The controls of the Fender Custom Shop Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster feature a single volume control that doubles as a coil-tap switch and dual tone controls.Relic finish and hardware for that aged look
As you can imagine, a true 1962 Strat would show signs of wear and tear, and the Fender Custom Shop Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster is finished to represent those years of playing. The heavily worn finish on the body and neck, and the aged and slightly rusty hardware will make you wonder if it really isn't a true vintage guitar.Fender Custom Shop precision and quality
Every detail on the Fender Custom Shop Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster reminds you of the historic lineage of the Stratocaster, from the lacquer finish to the vintage hardware. But this Fender Custom Shop Strat isn't just built for looks - the neck of the Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster is made from maple for strength and maximum vibration, and the alder for the body was hand-selected for maximum quality.Fender Custom Shop Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
- Killer Vintage looks with modern hardware
- Flexible guitar with classic single-coil and humbucking tones
- Dual tone controls let you blend your pickups to create the perfect tones
- Fender Custom Shop '60s Strat single-coils at the neck and middle and a Seymour Duncan JB humbucker at the bridge
- Modern two-point tremolo with vintage saddles
- Alder body with nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Craft new tones with our exclusive Fender Custom Shop Sweetwater Mod Squad '62 Stratocaster.
NOTE: This product is available in the United States only - no international sales.