Fender Custom Shop LTD 70th Anniversary Broadcaster, Heavy Relic
Heavy Relic version of the very limited run Custom Shop Boradcaster that so many have us have been waiting for. The guys at Custom Shop have resurrected this famously rare guitar in honor of its 70th anniversary. The Limited Edition 70th Anniversary Broadcaster has a two-piece select ash body with off-center seam, available in four different Custom Shop aging packages—NOS Time Capsule, Journeyman Relic®, Relic and Heavy Relic—all finished in the original “flash coat” lacquer. The one-piece rift-sawn maple neck has a 1950 Broadcaster profile, 7.25”-9.5” vintage compound-radius fingerboard and 21 medium vintage frets.
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Other features include hand-wound ’50-’51 Blackguard pickups with ’51 modded “Nocaster” wiring (similar to the original, with blender pot and slightly brighter rhythm setting in the neck position). The guitar comes with a “case candy” kit containing a 70th anniversary neck plate, Fat ’50s control assembly and original Broadcaster sales flyer reprint. Also includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
Weight: 7lbs 7.5oz - serial Number SN: R106163
Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Heavy Relic®, Aged Nocaster® Blonde
Body 2-Piece Offset Seam Ash
Body Finish Heavy Relic® Lacquer
Neck Material Maple
Neck Finish Tinted Flash Coat Lacquer
Neck Shape'50 Broadcaster® "U"
Fingerboard Radius 7.25" to 9.5" Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
Number of Frets 21
Frets Size Medium Vintage
Bridge Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50-'51 Blackguard
Neck Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50-'51 Blackguard
Controls Volume, Blend
Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup With Blender, Position 2. Neck Pickup with Volume, Position 3. Neck Pickup with Volume, 10K Resistor and .001uF Capacitor.
Bridge 3-Saddle '50 Broadcaster® with Brass Saddles
Hardware Finish Chrome
Tuning Machines Vintage Style
Pickguard 1-Ply Black Phenolic
Control Knobs Knurled Dome
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Includes Hard Case
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