Fender Custom Shop LTD HS Strat, Aged White Blonde

£2,429.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Estimated delivery to you: 17th January 2017
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The product price includes a one year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.

However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.

The highlights of this enhanced warranty service are:

  • Warranty is extended to 5 years from the date of delivery.
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Product Ref: 77695

  • Certificate of Authenticity and Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • Heavy Relic Treatment Offers a Vintage Road-Worn Appearance
  • Overwound EVH Bridge Pickup Maintains Articulation
  • Custom Shop Hand-Wound Single-Coil Pickup on the Neck
  • Two-Piece Ash Body Offers a Lightweight Design

Fender Custom Shop LTD HS Strat, Aged White Blonde


The Fender Custom Shop LTD HS Strat features a vintage road-worn finish on a classic Stratocaster body shape. This simplistic guitar is ideal for all levels of guitarists due to its easy operation and functionality. Equipped with a Twisted Tele pickup in the neck position and a overwound EVH bridge pickup, the HS Strat provides a powerful telecaster tone with articulation and enhanced sustain. With its soft V-shaped neck profile, this guitar is very comfortable to play. Finished in a popular heavy relic treatment, the HS Strat boasts a deceiving history of tour use, that everyone will want. Includes certificate of authenticity and deluxe hardshell case.

Product Ref: 77695

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  • £3,030.84
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To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:

Finance APR Deposit to Pay Payments Total Payable
Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9% 14.9% No Deposit 48 months: £6.83
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9% 15.9% No Deposit 36 months: £8.65
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
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Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee

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Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website and is not available in store or via phone currently.

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Heavy Relic Treatment

The Fender Custom Shop LTD HS Strat is a unique guitar that will stand out from any crowd. Finished in an aged white blonde colour, the HS Strat features a heavy relic treatment on both the body and the neck that replicates the wear and tear from decades of heavy use , and a look that many guitarists long to achieve. The headstock also continues the aged-look and ties in well with the body-work adding extra authenticity to the guitar. Overall, its grungy appearance gives the HS Strat a deceiving history.

The two-piece body has been especially crafted from hand-selected alder, and carefully chosen by the Custom Shop for its tone, weight and appearance. This superb attention to detail provides you with a quality instrument that you can rely on, and also light enough to be played all night long.

V-Shaped Neck Profile

Sporting a 'soft V' shaped neck, the HS Strat offers comfort and ease of playing, and is also ideal for thumb-over playing. This style of neck maintains the replicated authenticity of the guitar, as soft v-shaped necks were originally designed to help stabilize the neck before the invention of truss rods. Fender use rift sawn maple for many of their guitar necks due to its strength, stability and quality.


The Fender Custom Shop LTD HS Strat is equipped with a Twisted Tele pickup and an overwound EVH bridge pickup, providing a distinctive sound. The twisted tele pickup offers a powerful high output, with a classic Telecaster tone that many guitarists will instantly recognise. As well as this neck pickup, the overwound EVH humbucker pickup on the bridge delivers crisp articulation, and also full sustain on every string, allowing each string to ring out proud and true.


  • Overwound EVH bridge pickup maintains articulation, and enhances the sustain of each string
  • Custom Shop Hand-Wound "Twisted" Tele® Single-Coil pickup on the neck
  • Heavy relic treatment offers a vintage road-worn appearance
  • Two-piece ash body offers a lightweight design allowing you to play for longer and maintains original authenticity
  • Vintage-style six-screw Custom Shop RSD Stratocaster® tremolo bridge
  • V-Shaped neck profile for extra comfort
  • Simple traditional shape is ideal for beginners
  • Certificate of Authenticity and Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • Includes an Engraved Limited Edition Neck Plate



  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Body Material: 2-Piece Select Ash
  • Body Finish:Relic® Lacquer
  • Body Colour:Aged White Blonde


  • Neck Material:Maple Rift Sawn
  • Neck Shape: 1957 Soft "V"
  • Neck Plate:4-Bolt "Limited Edition" Engraved
  • Neck Finish: Heavy Relic® Tinted Lacquer
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
  • Fingerboard: 1-Piece Maple Neck
  • Fingerboard Radius:9.5" (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot

Harware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup:EVH® Humbucking
  • Neck Pickup:Custom Shop Hand-Wound "Twisted" Tele® Single-Coil
  • Controls:Volume, Tone
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1: Neck Pickup, Position 2: Neck and Bridge Pickup, Position 3: Bridge Pickup
  • Bridge:RSD Stratocaster®
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Locking
  • Strings:NPS, .010-.046 Gauges
  • Case:Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • Accessories:Strap and Certificate of Authenticity