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Handmade Fender style 'casters

The final ‘caster

Blog Post:

The Knopfler-caster.

Neck:

StyleStratocaster
Construction2-piece, vintage/modern
Scale25 – ½”
Neck woodBirds eye maple
FingerboardBirds eye maple
Nut width1-3/4”
Back shapeStandard Thin
Fret size6230
Radius10-16 inch compound radius
NutGraphTech White TUSQ
FinishVintage tint satin nitro finish

Neck settings:

Bow – 0.060″ at the eighth fret (unstring), 0.0×0″ at the eighth fret (strung)

Action @17th fret:

E - 0.070"
A - 0.080"
D - 0.080"
G - 0.080"
B - 0.080"
e - 0.070"

Tuners:

Schaller M6 135 Locking 6 inline Tuners, gold finish

Strings:

D’addario NYXL 9-42

Body:

Chambered stratocaster shape, Gloss black, cream binding

Pickups:

Neck: Lace Sensor Fingerburner humbucker

Bridge: Lace Sensor Fingerburner humbucker

Bridge:

Schaller 3d-6, gold

Setup:

Fender Stratocaster Setup Guide

Wiring diagram: