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Tylers 2011 "Summerbabe Stratotone" SSS Custom

Commissioned for my granddaughters 18th birthday, this tone monster features a hot orange metalflake nitro gloss finish, matched Artec Giovanni pickups, Wilkinson hardware, Elixer strings plus Tusq nut and string retainers.



Edition Tylers' Special 18th Birthday Edition 1 of 1
Manufactured November/December 2011
Brand Logo "Flying D" Edition 1 of 1 – custom solid copper, handcrafted by Tara Herberger, Wooster Ohio USA
Scale 25.5" traditional Fender Stratocaster scale
Construction Bolt-on neck with direct coupling joint system
Colour/Finish "Summer Orange" – 5 coats of enamel, 5 metal flake nitrocellulose, 5 coats nitrocellulose clear lacquer and wax polished
Body wood Poplar - recycled Korean component
Neck wood Maple - recycled component (most likely of Korean origin)
Neck "C" style finished in satin nitrocellulose
Fingerboard Radius 9-11" – Maple with satin polyurethane finish
Frets 22 cupronickel medium jumbo
Truss rod Single action - adjustment at headstock
Nut Graphtech Tusq 45mm
String Tees Graphtech Tusq, like the Nut – you really can’t have one without the other!
Strings Elixer NanoWeb – Light/ .010 - .045 gauge
Fitout MIM Fender Parchment pickguard (3 ply shielded), knobs, switches and trem cover. Fully shielded cavity using .018 copper shim
Pickups Artec Giovanni Dimarzio USA Standard Vintage matched set. Neck 6.0K, Middle 6.3K RWRP (hum cancelling), Bridge 6.9K
Controls 5 way switch and 250k mini pots. 1 Volume / 2 Tone: Neck ~ Neck & Middle combo ~ Middle ~ Bridge ~ Middle & Bridge combo
Bridge/Trem Wilkinson 6 point extended travel tremelo bridge with intonable saddles, steel sustain block and push-in arm
Tuners Wilkinson fully sealed self-lube Gotoh style
Weight 4.5-5kg approx
Accessories Hex keys, emergency lead, spare set of Elixer NanoWeb strings, cleaning cloth, knockdown stand & hardcase


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