Fender Stratocaster Blonde 1978

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Stratocaster Blonde 1978

Serial #S773152
  • $1,495.00

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please call to speak to one of our experts.
Finish Details: Original -fingerboard has been oversprayed
Body Material: Ash Body
Body Details: Solid ash body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: Medium C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.81" 12th - 0.90"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" to 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: Glossy maple neck with walnut stripe, unbound maple fingerboard, and black dot inlays. The neck has been refretted, the fingerboard has been planed with a compound radius, and the fingerboard has been oversprayed.
Electronics: Original Fender "grey bobbin" pickups and pots. The pot codes date to 1977. Controls include a 5-way pickup selector, master volume pot, neck tone pot, and middle tone pot. Some of the solder joints have been touched up.
Pickup Measurements: Neck - 5.80kΩ Middle - 5.62kΩ Bridge - 5.76kΩ
Hardware: -neck plate is not original -serial number on the underside of the pickguard matches the serial number on the headstock
Weight: 9 lbs 9 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -neck has been refretted -fingerboard has been planed and oversprayed -neck plate is not original
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. The neck and body have scratches, dings, and chips throughout. The new finish on the fingerboard is chipping in a few spots on the higher frets.
Serial Number: S773152
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are tall, wide, and show little sign of play wear. The pot codes date to 1977 and the serial number indicates a production year of 1977 or 1978.

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