Back to the main page Back to category Electric Guitar

musical instrument details

WUDTONE Vintage Reload - FENDER STRATOCASTER - 2006 Candy Apple Red

Estimated price for orientation: 610 $

Category: Electric Guitar

Condition: Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition Brand: Fender
Body Material: Solid Wood

This Stratocaster is based on a body and neck made in the Ensenada Plant (Fender), Mexico in 2005 – 2006, Production Number: 102331.  The alder, Candy Apple Red body, Rosewood board maple neck are both excellent examples of this classic 60s combination.Neck shape – Vintage CFret Wire – VintageFret board radius – 9 1/2 inchesCondition – a couple of marks on the bottom and top edges, also a little road wearing on the corner of the armrest, please see picturesThe guitar has been through Wudtone’s Vintage Reload programme. You can find out all about this unique programme at .The programme involves eleven stages during which all of the critical, non wood materials and key contact points ( not including tuners) are changed. It is these materials and the contact between them which determine the dynamic efficiency, sustain, tone character and also tuning stability of the guitar.  This Stratocaster now has vintage equivalent metal components, strongest possible neck joint, real bone nut. It is able to deliver the best, authentic Strat tones, performance, playability, bang for your buck.The eleven stages of Wudtones’ Vintage Reload programme are outlined below :1. Frets levelled whilst under tension
2. Fret polish after levelling
3. Fretboard re-oiling as required
4. Wudtone CP Vintage 50s – shim recess (finish removed)
5. Wudtone CP Vintage 50s trem fitted
6. Neck pocket holes re-drilled to suit Wudtone screws
7. Neck heel cleaned and correct pilot holes drilled
8. Neck fitted, Wudtone power plate (alignment check)
9. New strings fitted
10. Real bone nut fitted, final hand cut and shaping
11. Guitar relief, intonation, action, playability test
 . Benefits of the Vintage Reload Programme :Each guitar is transformed with:  Enhanced dynamic and sustain due toimproved neck /body jointWudtone’s “whacker plate shim” recessed for best body connectionGenuine, real bone, hand cut nut  Stiffer neck to body joint and with more compressionEasy set up, great playability and feel due todesign of CP Vintage Bridge and accurate levelling of frets under string tension  Improved tuning stability due toWudtone CP Vintage tremolo design, with top plate recessesMinimised String breaks due tocurved plate exit string guides  Sensitive (no slack) trem operation due to5mm stainless trem arm with nylon bush fitted in the block.  Classic Strat tones due to equivalent pre-cbs materials:1018 cold steel blockCP Vintage 50s bridge plateSteel Nickel bridge saddlesReal Bone nutGuitar comes with a serial numbered “Wudtone Vintage Reload” certificate as proof of the work that has been carried out.Includes Fender gig bag or this can be upgraded to Hiscox liteflight case  (additional £60) .Please do not hesitate to get in touch via email if you have any questions. If you wish to try the guitar at our workshops in Monmouthshire you are very welcome, call 01291 671515 or 07733264984 to arrange. Thank you in advance.