Fender Japan Standard Stratocaster ST43 Capri Orange 2000

Fender Japan J-Craft Standard Strat, capri orange, crafted in Japan 1999-02. This one is pretty hard to miss! Capri orange is one of those cool non-catalog anomalies that pops up very occasionally; it's a superbly bright and sunny hue befitting of a gumball, muscle car or traffic cone. Paired with a streaky rosewood board and some lightly aged off-white plastics, it's a great looking Strat, no bones about it. These Japan Standard models have a great neck: modern C shape, slim and round like a '62 Strat, modern bend-friendly 9.8" radius, slick satin finish... it's all sass in the hands; it virtually plays itself. The classic single coil pickups deliver an eloquent and balanced take on the Strat-spank: heaps of rounded, thick bass and a crystal clear chiming top end. These come up semi-regularly in the sunburst/black/white type finishes, but this is the first example we've managed to score in this finish. Now, where to score a matching muscle car?

Model: Fender Japan J-Craft Standard Stratocaster (ST43)
Made: Japan, Tokai plant, 1999-02 (serial P039889)
Finish: capri orange (CPO)
Body: basswood
Weight: 3.485kg
Neck: maple with rosewood slab board, satin finish, 9.5" radius, 25.5" scale
Mods: none
Pickup: Fender Japan ST-Current single coil x3
Case: none

Cosmetic condition notes: mild finish wear. Headstock has no major marks. The neck is clean and smooth in the hands, minor dimples only. The back has no major marks, just a couple of very light scuffs. The sides are pretty clean, just some light scuffs on the top horn, elbow area and near the jack. The front is pretty clean, just a couple of dimples near the rear strap pin and some play wear on the guard and top horn. Overall: excellent condition (9/10)

Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electrics tested and working properly. Frets are looking good, minor wear only, 8/10 for life left. Set up with fresh 10/46 Moonshiners strings.

Fender Japan Standard Stratocaster ST43 Capri Orange 2000

$1,295.00
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Fender Japan Standard Stratocaster ST43 Capri Orange 2000

$1,295.00
$1,295.00

Fender Japan J-Craft Standard Strat, capri orange, crafted in Japan 1999-02. This one is pretty hard to miss! Capri orange is one of those cool non-catalog anomalies that pops up very occasionally; it's a superbly bright and sunny hue befitting of a gumball, muscle car or traffic cone. Paired with a streaky rosewood board and some lightly aged off-white plastics, it's a great looking Strat, no bones about it. These Japan Standard models have a great neck: modern C shape, slim and round like a '62 Strat, modern bend-friendly 9.8" radius, slick satin finish... it's all sass in the hands; it virtually plays itself. The classic single coil pickups deliver an eloquent and balanced take on the Strat-spank: heaps of rounded, thick bass and a crystal clear chiming top end. These come up semi-regularly in the sunburst/black/white type finishes, but this is the first example we've managed to score in this finish. Now, where to score a matching muscle car?

Model: Fender Japan J-Craft Standard Stratocaster (ST43)
Made: Japan, Tokai plant, 1999-02 (serial P039889)
Finish: capri orange (CPO)
Body: basswood
Weight: 3.485kg
Neck: maple with rosewood slab board, satin finish, 9.5" radius, 25.5" scale
Mods: none
Pickup: Fender Japan ST-Current single coil x3
Case: none

Cosmetic condition notes: mild finish wear. Headstock has no major marks. The neck is clean and smooth in the hands, minor dimples only. The back has no major marks, just a couple of very light scuffs. The sides are pretty clean, just some light scuffs on the top horn, elbow area and near the jack. The front is pretty clean, just a couple of dimples near the rear strap pin and some play wear on the guard and top horn. Overall: excellent condition (9/10)

Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electrics tested and working properly. Frets are looking good, minor wear only, 8/10 for life left. Set up with fresh 10/46 Moonshiners strings.