Fender Vintage Hot Rod 50’s Stratocaster

By November 24, 20132013, New Release
Fender Vintage Hot Rod 50s Stratocaster

Fender introduces revamped Vintage Hot Rod series. Premium features include an ash body; maple neck with “D”-shaped profile, vintage-style heel-end truss rod adjustment, and satin back finish; and a compound-radius (7.25”-12”) maple fingerboard with 21 6105 frets, bone nut and gloss finish.

Singing tone comes from an American Vintage single-coil ’59 Stratocaster neck pickup and single-coil ’56 Stratocaster middle pickup, and a Texas Special™ single-coil Stratocaster bridge pickup.

Fender Vintage Hot Rod 50s Stratocaster Fiesta Red

Fender Vintage Hot Rod 50s Stratocaster 2-Tone Sunburst

Fender’s Vintage Hot Rod ’50s Stratocaster gives you the best Strat tone, style and performance of both eras — authentically vintage-style design touches straight from the 1950s and hot-rodded modern mods ideal for today’s players.

Fender Vintage Hot Rod 50’s Stratocaster features:

  • Series: Vintage Hot Rod
  • Body Material: Ash
  • Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish with Gloss Headstock Face
  • Neck Shape: “D” Shape
  • Scale Length: 25.5″ (64.8 cm)
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25″ to 12″ Compund Radius (184 mm to 305 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Narrow Jumbo
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Bridge Pickup: Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat
  • Middle Pickup: American Vintage ’56 Single-Coil Strat
  • Neck Pickup: American Vintage ’59 Single-Coil Strat
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup)
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Configuration: SSS
  • Bridge: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Vintage-Style Stamped Steel Saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Locking
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply White
  • Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
  • Colors: 2-Color Sunburst, Fiesta Red

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