Fender Richie Kotzen Stratocaster, Maple Fingerboard, Transparent Red Burst

Fender Richie Kotzen Stratocaster, Maple Fingerboard, Transparent Red Burst

$2,599.00 inc GST

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Description

The Japan Exclusive Series Richie Kotzen Stratocaster guitar.

Known for his playing style that mixes rock, blues, jazz, fusion, and soul, Richie Kotzen is a stellar singer, songwriter, and guitar player. Although he was primarily known for playing Telecaster® in the band Poison, Fender Japan released two signature Richie Kotzen Stratocaster® models in 1996 that came equipped with DiMarzio pickups.

Richie Kotzen’s Stratocaster features a solid ash wood body with a flamed maple top to deliver a classic Fender twang with sweet, airy tones. The flamed maple top adds some bright characteristics to the guitars tone, while creating a visually stunning and unique aesthetic. The lightweight ash provides the guitar with excellent resonance and sustain, offering firm lows, pleasing highs, and a scooped midrange. The Fender also features a vintage-style synchronised to provide incredible string stability while offering the ability to create excellent pitch bends.

Featuring DiMarzio Custom Single Coil pickups that are very articulate. Even with distortion, each and every note can be heard. The tone is punchy and percussive with that bright Strat transparency.

This guitar has a 5-way switch, and the custom pickups are wired as single coils but will also be humbucking in the 2 and 4 positions. The centre pickup has a reverse magnet.

Product Specs

General
Colour Transparent Red Burst
Country Of Origin JP
Orientation Right-Hand
Platform Japan Exclusive
Series Made in Japan Artist

Neck
Fingerboard Material Maple
Fingerboard Radius 12″ (305 mm)
Neck Finish Satin Urethane
Neck Material Maple
Neck Shape Thick “C”
Number of Frets 22
Nut Material Synthetic Bone
Nut Width 1.650″ (42 mm)
Position Inlays Black Pearloid Dots
String Nut Synthetic Bone

Body
Body Ash with Flame Maple Laminated Top
Body Finish Polyester
Body Material Ash with Flame Maple Laminated Top
Body Shape Stratocaster®

Hardware
Bridge 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Control Knobs White Plastic
Hardware Finish Gold
Neck Plate 4-Bolt
Pickguard 3-Ply Pearloid
Pickup Covers White Pickup Covers
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Switch Tip White
Tuning Machines Gotoh® with Pearl Buttons

Electronics
Bridge Pickup DiMarzio® Custom Single Coil
Controls Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
Middle Pickup DiMarzio® Custom Single-Coil
Neck Pickup DiMarzio® Custom Single-Coil
Pickup Configuration SSS
Switching 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup

Measurements
Dimensions 4.40×17.60×43.00 IN
Fret Size Super Jumbo
Scale Length 25.5″ (648 mm)
Shipping Height 4.40 IN
Shipping Length 43.00 IN
Shipping Weight 13.00 LB
Shipping Width 17.60 IN

Additional information

Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 120 × 45 × 10 cm