(SOLD) Fender Japan '62 Stratocaster ST62-58US Sunburst 1998
Fender '62 Strat, sunburst, crafted in Japan 1997-00. This is a great little vintage style Strat. The '62 style neck is a slim, rounded vintage C shape, which is very easy to get along with. The rosewood slab board is dark and streaky and looks great too. The USA pickups deliver plenty of brightness and sparkle, paired with an understated midrange and a fast, talkative attack that means all your notes come out with plenty of nuance and clarity. The classic sunburst never seems to go out of style, and complemented with the spaghetti logo and aged plastics it has a certain understated visual strength. Yep, that'll work!
Model: Fender '62 Stratocaster (ST62-58US)
Made: Japan, Dyna plant, 1997-00 (serial O091528)
Finish: three tone sunburst (3TS), 3-ply white guard
Neck: maple with rosewood board, 7.25" radius, 25.5" scale
Pickups: Fender USA ST-Vintage x3
Case: basic non original gig bag
Cosmetic condition notes: mild finish wear. The headstock has some scuffs on the end and bottom edge, as well as a dimple on the top edge. The neck is clean and smooth in the hands, minor dimples on the back only. The back has a dent down from the cavity cover and some light scuffs on the top horn, elbow area and back edge. The sides have some dimples on the top horn, a couple of small chips and some scuffs in the elbow area, some dimples near the jack and some light scuffs on the bottom horn. The front has some scuffs near the jack, a dent behind the bridge, some dimples in the elbow area and some standard play wear on the guard and horn. Overall: good condition (7/10).
Playing condition notes: Neck is straight, action is low, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electronics tested and working properly. The frets have some significant wear, but they're in functional order without major buzz, 5/10 for fret life left. Setup with fresh 10/46 Moonshiners strings.