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Fender Stratocaster Hardtail Black 1981 (s053)



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Body: Original black finish

Neck: Maple neck with a medium “C” profile, 1 9/16” wide nut, maple fretboard, 7.25” radius, and dot inlays

Pickups/Hardware: Fender tuners, three single-coil pickups (Rated at 5.5 kOhms in the neck, 5.7 k in the middle, and 7.2 k in the bridge), five-way pickup selector switch, volume and tone controls

Cosmetic Condition: The top is aging nicely, with plenty of finish swirling, a bit of light case rash along the bass side horn, and a handful of dings and scratches. The back has a good amount of buckle rash, accented by long scuffs, and a couple of small finish chips. The sides show a handful finish chips, mostly along the rear, as well as a bit of case rash, and a few dings and scratches. The neck is nice and glossy, with some finish wear along both edges of the fretboard. The headstock is in nice shape, with just a few small dings. This Strat is ready for the road!

Playability: The strings are nice and low, play great, and ring out clearly across the board! The frets are wide and low.

Modifications/Repairs: Repro volume knob and replaced volume pot.

Weight: 8lbs 8oz

Case: Non-original hardshell

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