Fender Custom Shop Master Built Late 60’s Stratocaster NOS Brazilian – Aged Daphne Blue

Serial Number: R128940
Weight: 8 lbs 3 oz

Like Fender itself, Dennis Galuszka is a Southern California native. Combining his dual passions for music and woodworking, he began building high-end acoustic guitars during his 13 years as a cabinetmaker. As a working drummer, it was a 1999 audition with one of the Fender Master Builders that led to a job interview and a new kind of steady gig—as an apprentice at the Fender Custom Shop.

After only eight months there, Galuszka was promoted to Master Builder. He has since built finely crafted instruments for influential players including Paul McCartney, Andy Summers, Johnny Marr, Patrick Stump, Mike Dirnt, Sting and many others. He has lent his expertise to a number of truly distinctive instruments, including double-neck guitars and unusual takes on classic Fender designs, and several artist model designs. “It’s all about the feel and sound of an instrument,” Galuszka said. “Those things are number one with me, above everything else.”

Other specs include:

  • Master Built by Dennis Galuszka
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Lacquer
  • Neck Profile: Large “C” Back-Shape
  • Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Fretboard Radius: 9.5″
  • No. of Frets: 21 Jumbo (6100) Frets
  • Fretboard Inlays: Mother of pearl
  • Pickups: Novak Wide Range, neck and bridge, Novak Strat Style Single Coil, middle
  • Bridge: 2-Point Custom Classic Trem
  • Pickguard: 3-ply Nitro
  • Tuning Machines: Schaller® “F” Tuning Machines
  • Hardware Finish: Nickle/Chrome
  • Case: Deluxe Hardshell
  • Accessories: Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
  • 8 lbs 3 oz
  • #R128940

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