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Fender Custom Shop 1965 Stratocaster Relic 3 Tone Sunburst Rosewood Fingerboard Masterbuilt by Kyle McMilin #R97930

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Manufacturer's ID: 9218001984

What we say:

At A Glance:

This Fender Custom Shop 1965 Stratocaster is a true work of Custom Shop art.

We get some stunning guitars crossing the threshold of guitarguitar, and when we received an authentic Fender Strat from 1965 a while back, we knew we had something special on our hands. So, we tasked the musos at Fender Custom Shop with producing some special instruments based on that guitar.

This Fender Custom Shop 1965 Masterbuilt Strat is the result. Hand built by Fender Custom Shop Master Builder Kyle McMillin, this is his very own interpretation, boasting a host of era-authentic specs, stunning Hand-wound '65 Strat singlecoil pickups and a tasteful Relic job from Kyle McMillin himself.

Features We Love:

The Genuine Article?

Based on an actual, authentic, 1965 Stratocaster we received here at guitarguitar, this stunning piece is about as close to a genuine vintage instrument as many of us will get! This guitar is full of era-correct specs including the '65 Strat "C" neck carve, nitrocellulose lacquer and 7.25" radius!

Masterbuilt by Kyle McMillin

This strat was built by none other than Master Builder Kyle McMillin. Having already worked for Fender for 15 years, Kyle then finished a 5 year long apprenticeship under Principal Master Builder Yuriy Shishkov. During this period of time he worked on almost 1000 guitars under the watchful eye of Yuriy. Now having completed this undertaking, McMillin joins the high ranks of some of the world's finest guitar builders as a Master Builder at Fender Custom Shop. He has kept up his high standard of work with this finely crafted instrument.

A Real Player's instrument

Don't be fooled into thinking this is a museum piece; this is one stunningly playable guitar! with '65 Strat "C" neck carve and 7.25" radius, it screams vintage style and playability, while the wonderful Hand-Wound '65 Strat singlecoil pickups positively sing out every note you play.


  • Closely based on a genuine 1965 Fender Stratocaster
  • Masterbuilt by Kyle McMillin
  • A stunning, period correct piece that oozes '60s vibe
  • This is still a serious playing machine, no mere museum piece
  • Gorgeous Hand-wound '65 Strat Singlecoils sing out every note you play

What's Included:

  • 1965 Stratocaster Relic 3 Tone Sunburst Rosewood Fingerboard Masterbuilt by Kyle McMillin
  • Fender Custom Shop Hard Case


Plating Vintage
Body Wood Alder
Body Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape '65 Strat "C"
Neck Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Wood Maple Plain Grain
Fretboard Rosewood AAA
Radius 7.25"
Frets 21, Narrow Tall
Nut Material Standard Bone
Nut Width 1.650"
Neck Joint 4 Bolt
Bridge Vintage Strat
Scratch Plate 3 Ply
Tuners Vintage
Pickups Hand-wound '65 Strat