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VINTAGE 1979 Fender Stratocaster (861)

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Physical Condition
This guitar is in good condition, but is nearly forty years old and has been played regularly, and has the wear and tear to show for it. At some point, the body was routed out for a Kahler, and that route has been filled in with a wood block; the repair isn't the best looking, but is solid and poses no issues to the guitar. There are some holes in the headstock leftover from a locking nut that was previously installed, and the bridge has also been replaced with a Wilkinson bridge. Otherwise, this guitar has many spots on the front, back, and sides of the body, as well as along the edges of the fingerboard that the finish has worn away over time. The finish has also been sanded down on the back of the neck. There are also a handful of typical dings, scratches, and finish checking common to an instrument of this age. Pickguard is not original. Overall, this guitar is SUPER cool and has a ton of mojo. Plays and sounds great! Tremolo arm not included.

This guitar does some typical fret wear but no large dents or divots. Frets are original and are low and wide, typical of this era. Plays great as is but may be a candidate for some fretwork in the future.

Action is low and plays great, but could use a quick tweak to your liking.

The pickups have been changed to a set of Seymour Duncan Red Devil Pickups. The volume and tone controls have more than likely been changed as well. All electronics work properly and sound great!

No case or gig bag included!


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