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Fender Stratocaster Sunburst 1980 (s978)



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Body: Alder

Neck: Maple neck and fretboard with a medium-round profile, 1 5/8” wide nut, 7.25” radius, and dot inlays

Pickups/Hardware: Fender tuners, three single-coils (rated at 5.8kOhms in the neck and middle, and 6.6k in the bridge), five-way pickup selector switch, volume and tone controls (visible 1980 pot codes)

Cosmetic Condition: The finish has some average dings and dents, mostly around the edges, as well as plenty of pick marks and some light checking lines but overall the guitar is looking good for its age. The back has some finish worn away along the bass horn as well as some buckle rash and dings but nothing too major. The neck is nice and glossy with a handful of minor dents but no splits. The headstock has a few light blemishes but no cracks or repairs. This Strat is looking good!

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

Modifications/Repairs: Pickguard modified for extra switch (removed), replaced bridge pickup, Graphtec saddles, strap locks installed

Weight: 9lbs 7oz

Case: Original hardshell

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