Fender 61 Stratocaster Relic Fiesta Red John Cruz Masterbuilt - SOLDSerial #: JC1822

Slingin' Price $6,099.00

John Cruz came to Fender in 1987, joined the Custom Shop in 1993 and became a Master Builder in 2003. Custom guitars are his passion, and he is the man behind several famous Custom Shop instruments, including the replica of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s famous “Number One” Stratocaster® guitar.

Cruz also built the limited-run Moto guitar and amp sets, worked on the ’49 Woody amp project and developed all production processes for the Rory Gallagher and Muddy Waters tribute guitars. Further, his meticulous work was essential to all aspects of the initial Custom Shop Relic guitars and basses, and he initiated the Custom Shop’s quality assurance program.

Guitar Specifications:

Masterbuilt or Teambuilt?  - Masterbuilt

Builder - JOHN CRUZ

Finish Package - Relic

Plating - Chrome

Orientation - Right Handed

Weight - 7.4 lbs


Body Wood - GTR & Bass Alder

Body Construction - 2 Piece

Color Finish - Fiesta Red

Sort for Light Weight - No Sort

Finish - Lacquer


Bridge Assembly - Standard Assembly

Tuner Keys: Vintage Relic

Neck Plate - Vintage Relic

Back Plate and Tremelo Cover - Relic STR Parchment


Neck Assembly - Custom Neck

Fingerboard - Dark Rosewood Indian

Neck Blank - Plain Grain

Face Dot - Micarta White .250

Side Dot - Micatar White 3/32

Fret Wire - Cut "6105"

Fingerboard Radius - 9.5"  Radius

Neck Shape - Mid 60's style Oval "C"

Neck Thickness at 1st Fret - .860"

Neck Thickness at 12th Fret - .960"

Nut - Bone


Style - 60 Stratocaster

Neck Pickup - 60's Strat

Middle Pickup - 60's Strat

Bridge Pickup - 60's Strat

Pickguard - 60 Strat Nitro, 3-Ply White

Pickup Selector Switch - 5-way Lever

Volume & Tone Knobs - White Relic Pimpco

Pots - 250K 10% Taper


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