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Handmade Fender style 'casters

Knopflercaster

Build Thread:

Building the Knopfler-caster

Neck:

StyleStratocaster
Construction1-piece, vintage/modern
Scale25 – ½”
Neck woodMaple
FingerboardMaple
Nut width1-11/16”
Back shapeStandard Thin
Fret size6130
Radius9.5 inch radius
NutGraphTech White TUSQ
FinishClear satin nitro finish

Tuners:

Schaller M6 135 Locking 6 inline Tuners, satin pearl finish

Strings:

D’addario NYXL 9-42

Body:

Chambered stratocaster shape, Dakota Red, gloss finish.

Pickups:

Neck: Lawing Z-core MD5, one coil per string, noiseless

Middle: Lawing Z-core OW2, one coil per string, noiseless

Bridge: Lawing Z-core OWF, one coil per string, noiseless

Bridge:

Fender American Standard hardtail

Wiring diagram:

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