My Fender Stratocaster 1972 (Carlo) Restoration

This Stratocaster was rebuilt in the style of the Schecter guitars in the early 80s. My goal is to restore it to its original appearance. Because the 1972 Stratocaster is a testament to Fender’s relentless pursuit of innovation and craftsmanship. With its bold design and unrivalled playability, it represents a unique chapter in the history of the electric guitar. The ’72 Stratocaster features a distinctive design with a large headstock and three-bolt neck plate that sets it apart from its predecessors. Contrary to the legends of the unsuspecting, this design not only provides more sustain and stability, but also contributes to its iconic aesthetic. In addition, the ’72 Stratocaster is known for its incisive tone, which it owes to its excellent pickups. Whether you crave crisp cleans, gritty blues or searing leads, this guitar delivers with unrivalled clarity and dynamics. The 1972 Stratocaster epitomises the spirit of Fender, combining tradition with innovation to create an instrument that continues to inspire musicians around the world today.

Work is still in progress…

# Neck stripped from red stain and refinished with new Decal and aged
# Tuner Original F-stamped Fender
# Tuner Holes drilled to 10 mm
# String Tree Original Fender
# Nut Original Fender
# Trussrod with full function
# Neck Plate & Screws Original Fender
# Neck professional refretted
# Vibrato with all screws, clamp and springs Original Fender
# New Pickguard, new Pickup-covers, new aged Screws from Crazyparts
# Volume & 2 x Tone Knobs Original Fender
# Bridge, Middle & Neck Pickup Original Fender with leadcable-rewired
# Pots, cap, cables and 5-way-switch are new CTS and Fender and are rewired with no-tone-mod for the Neck-Pickup, Volume-Pot selected with 270 KOhm for the little Brightness-Kick
# Jackplate Original Fender
# Body stripped from red stain and refinished and aged