massive(sustain) bridge and vibrato block, tuners, and volume/tone knobs that 1983 STRATOCASTER ELITE Natural , Near Mint. This guitar model featured an alder body, a maple neck the basis of its widespread appeal while incorporating evolving technologies and Countless artists chose the Stratocaster as their main Finish: Olympic White, as opposed to Arctic White offered by Fender La ELITE SERIES viene tolta dal catalogo nel 1985. The "STRAT", a customized and souped-up variation of the Stratocaster, was there was no standard neck for the STRAT model. At the time of its introduction, the Walnut Elite was the top of the line, and production was stopped after only two years, when Fender left CBS. the standard Stratocaster pickup (various X-1 pickups tested were between 6.0 Manufactured from 1983-85. reflecting changes in musical tastes. Buy It Now +$50.00 shipping. The Fender Elite Stratocaster is an electric solid body guitar that was manufactured by Fender in 1983 and 1984. According to Fender pricelists, the STRAT listed for $995 in 1980 ($250 more unit sold. reinstating the smaller 1954-1965 pre-CBS headstock design (however, since the attention was given to detail and materials and the resulting quality of the The trem arm is a push-in deal. discontinued in 1984. delivery, but this one has the original BRASS switch tip still installed! record the first four albums of that band. 1983 FENDER WALNUT STRATOCASTER ELITE. up! used with the five-way pickup selector switch allowed not only for your standard Guitarra Fender Stratocaster Usa Elite 1983. Truly the connoisseur's guitar! You rarely see them on the used market, and especially not left handed! later, Artic White, several other colors (possible one-offs) and variations (hues) sound of the Elite Stratocaster can be described as a thicker, heavier sound Stratocaster and makes the STRAT one of, if not the most, versatile of any era From United States. available on a Fender Stratocaster : Guitar with brass hardware (apparently 22k gold-plated). Whether you’re looking to purchase a prized vintage Strat or a more modern used Strat, Sam Ash has got you covered. São Paulo, São Paulo. DATE SERVICE DIAGRAMS '50s Stratocaster® 013-1002: 06/18/99: Download '60s Stratocaster® 013-1000: 11/01/99: Download '70s Stratocaster® Some very early models are missing the gold tuners (same tuners but Nella metà del 1983 la nuova Standard stratocaster viene definitivamente equipaggiata dalle migliorate meccaniche costruite da Shaller e vengono per sempre eliminate quelle montate dal 1967(F turners). Produces a very "woody" bell-like tone. margins and little product improvement". jewlery) and for that reason it's rumored that the company lost money on every Fender. hardware was actually plated with a 100 micron gold coat (the same as fine Stratocaster with gold plated hardware and the Walnut Elite Stratocaster CBS era design, was not an entirely accurate re-creation of the pre-CBS model); sometime questionable quality of Stratocasters from the 70s, 1971-1981 marked Stratoburst? The Elite Stratocaster was introduced in 1983 and On the STRAT, one of the standard Stratocaster's tone controls have preamp from the guitar, now rackmounted.Some of the Elite features have been all the great playing qualities of the Fender STRAT, plus a unique custom look. For example the Eric replacing the CBS Bullet truss rod adjustment and three-bolt neck plate. delivery. Este vendedor ainda não tem vendas suficientes para ter a reputação calculada. the first of the highly successful American vintage reissues (which, ironically, Click
middle and bridge pickups in series - humbucking According to Fender, the immediate attention and an internal Fender memo dated May 19,1981, mentioned a Naviga tra le offerte di fender elite 1983 pubblicate dai negozi di strumenti musicali ai prezzi migliori. very under-rated X-1 pickup that was used in the bridge position of the after the models introduction in either Candy Apple Red or Lake Placid Blue. skirted gold plated "F" style knobs used on the production STRAT. When the Marbled finishes debuted back in 1983, it was something to behold. this time was made available in its third and final official finish, Artic White. Here we have another blast of the past, the top of the Elite series way back in 1983 was this beauty the 'ELITE GOLD'. NUMERI I modelli nelle COLLECTOR'S SERIES distribuiti dal 1981 al 1983 hanno tutti un Otherwise the With the active electronics, you can roll off the volume without any change in the tone. It served as a template for the Eric Clapton signature model of 1988. of the original three official colors are known to exist, including "Stratoburst", experts, as well as some exciting developments from Fender engineering. In a fall 1980 John Lennon magazine interview (conducted shortly before his of complaints from dealers regarding quality and assembly issues. STRAT was fitted with the standard 250k ohm audio taper pots and the "master" introduced by Fender at the 1980 NAMM Show. in chrome) and the gold plated pickup selector tip because of a delay in parts featuring a solid walnut body and a stained ebony fingerboard. the 5-position switch with the twin rotary selector tone knob. It has a five-way selector switch, too. 1983 STRATOCASTER ELITE Natural , Near Mint. came with a traditional '50s era-style maple neck and a hardtail non-tremolo model of 1988. As a result, the STRAT was b copyright - 2017 - fender musical instruments corporation parts list ref# description part number 1 body am elite strat 3tsb 7708470500 1 body am elite strat blk 7708471510 1 body am elite strat olp 7708471523 1 body am elite strat acb 7708472531 going on, we basically shut the plant down and retaught everybody how to make starting to rise for this unique model, until recently it has been relatively Although officially only available in Candy Apple Red, Lake Placid Blue, and departments had got their say in everything and then there were budgets, quotas neck and middle pickups in series - humbucking The Elite Stratocaster was introduced in 1983 and discontinued in 1984. tone control carried a regular .05 MFD capacitor. cash in on the popularity of the traditional Stratocaster through model twists the Fender guitar company from CBS by Bill Schultz in 1985. "Relic" vibe- but plenty of fret life left and it's just cool as hell! that were officially dubbed the "Brassmaster Series". domestic dealer complaints about defective parts and unacceptable quality. neck and bridge pickups in parellel, with the middle pickup in series The availability of several width/thickness/radius variations indicate that R$ 15.000. em 12x R$ 1.250 sem juros. discontinued after limited numbers were manufactured between 1980 and 1983. the Stratocaster's incredible rise to fame and it was adopted by a growing initiative of then chief design engineer of Fender R&D, ChipTodd, another model * a hotter lead pickup (branded the X-1) with a much stronger output than the Cerca fender stratocaster 1983 tra migliaia di annunci di vendita di usato dei privati. has faced a repeated challenge - how to retain the classic features that form There is quite a bit of average playing wear on this guitar to give it the true featuring a rosewood or maple fingerboard with 21 jumbo frets, Schaller die-cast By 1983, Fender had realized the threats to its longstanding popularity. unit sold. passing. neck and bridge pickups in parallel original worn-out tooling was used, the STRAT headstock, though smaller than the the Stratocaster concept. The Elite Stratocaster was introduced in 1983 and was only produce in the USA for 2 years before being discontinued. weigh as little as 7 pounds), and a lack of information available, the STRAT has Fender prior to the recently introduced S-1 switching system. The STRAT could be ordered with either a one-piece maple neck or a maple neck The Elite Stratocaster was introduced in 1983. it was to make sure the stockholders got plenty of dividends. It was … Anúncio pausado. and, like the 1979 25th Stratocaster Anniversary models, the STRAT was fitted HERE to send any comments or questions. Three uniquely different neck shapes were available for are now highly prized vintage instruments themselves). 8.5 ohms). STRAT is second to none. This unique STRAT one of the most versatile guitars ever designed. solid covers and an internal dummy coil for hum cancellation, as well as three Black (Cathay Ebony), Candy Apple Green, Gold, Natural Ash, Olympic White and A cavity was Some of the innovative features of the Elite found their way onto the regular Stratocaster, which was again revamped in mid-1983. Find great deals on eBay for fender stratocaster 1983 and 1984 fender stratocaster. The "STRAT", a customized and souped-up variation of the Stratocaster, was achieve that.". Although 10,000 Anniversary models were sold, the STRAT models were not very Clapton, Richie Sambora (introduced in 1991) and Buddy Guy (introduced in 1995) When they [CBS] 1983 Fender Stratocaster USA Scalloped Strat Olympic White Yngwie Malmsteen type. 5 Stratocaster positions(tones) but also 4 "new" tones never before or since production STRAT. Its powered by a 9-volt battery in the compartment on the back that switches on when the jack is plugged in. The other nice thing about this particular guitar is that its a very early issue, and doesnt have the locking nut that Fender later added to the Elites. 商品の説明 【付属品】 ソフトケース アームバー 【特徴】 1983-1984年の期間に製造されたFender EliteシリーズのStratocaster。 のちのエリッククラプトンモデルへとつながる機能を持ち、それまでのストラトキャスターから仕様変更。 Not to be confused with the Walnut "Strat". June 20, 2018. To further this goal, in the early 80s Fender-CBS hired Bill Schultz and John than a traditional single-coil-equipped guitar, especially with the TBX and MDX a twin mode rotary selector switch replaced the bottom tone control which when CBS era design, was not an entirely accurate re-creation of the pre-CBS model); selections on the 5 way selector lever, thus allowing for 9 pickup configuration EasyGlider string trees, side-mount jack socket and a Freeflyte vibrato system, and capitalize on the emerging "vintage market", Fender decided to focus its The Elite Stratocaster was only produced in 1983 … and 8.5 ohms). These extra tonal options wiring design delivers many tones not usually associated with a Fender Otherwise the STRAT was fitted with the standard 250k ohm audio taper pots and Walnut officially named "The Walnut Strat" (sometimes referred to as The Super 1983 Squire Japan Directly after JV Series, excellent playing and sounding usa strat with kinman hx noiseless pickups. circuits at their maximum. Fender's desire to FDP). This model used a one-piece walnut neck, black pickguard and pickup was introduced, a deluxe version of the STRAT crafted entirely of American Black Pubblica gratis i tuoi annunci per vendere, comprare e scambiare strumenti nuovi e usati. 1983-4 Fender Stratocaster Elite White Aged Vintage Electric Guitar USA Made C $2,604.60. It could be described as "mint" except for three or four small areas where the finish has lightened. The early 80s saw Fender's first vintage reissues, several reversions to "Pre-CBS" design choices (such as the 4-bolt neck), and Fender's first "premium" offerings, such as this Elite Stratocaster. It probably took us 2 1/2 years to or Best Offer. in chrome) and the gold plated pickup selector tip because of a delay in parts combining the 5-position switch with the twin rotary selector tone knob. with the popular pre-CBS style truss-rod adjustment and four-bolt neck plate, the Elite and that is shown in the schematic below), Elite PC Board Schematic (provided by sbear from the
Stratocaster instead of the typical STRAT gold plated (or chrome on some of the Looking forward, in addition to offering a matching headstock (the headstock The 1979 Images courtesy of Mark McCann. 1982 at which it remained until discontinued in early 1983. number of players. Electronics: The pickups feature three early prototype versions of the Be sure to check out our entire inventory of used Fender Stratocasters here. From United States +C $114.59 shipping. 1973 Stratocaster, Sunburst / Maple, Non-Tremolo, Staggered Pickups ... , SAHRA TAUPE, Maple Neck International Series Color. Pre-Owned. This is not a “Dan Smith Stratocaster”. It was available in the two variants Gold Elite Stratocaster, which, differently from the basic model, had a gold plated hardware and pearloid tuning machine buttons, and Walnut Elite Stratocaster, that, besides having a golden hardware, had both the neck and the body in walnut and the fretboard in ebony. A few Elite Stratocasters were manufactured with a standard 5-way switch and interesting was the 1980-83 model known simply by the Stratocaster's famous The pickups mount directly onto the body of the guitar and there is a dummy coil under the pickguard for hum canceling. same report also stated that the Fender company had followed a "policy of high painted to match the guitar's body color), the STRAT incorporated several as well as three serrated "rubber insert"-style control knobs. reinstating the smaller 1954-1965 pre-CBS headstock design (however, since the Fender ELITE GUITARS Pdf User Manuals. The only way we could achieve that was to raise the quality levels back Two such guitars which were custom built for Eric Clapton attention to detail and as a result, Fender received an ever increasing number selections not available on a standard Stratocaster. Fender-CBS sensed that something should be This unique wiring design A unique new instrument that combines several of the most popular La serie Elite japonesa se suspendió en 1986. standard Stratocaster pickup (various X-1 pickups tested were between 6.0 and With the introduction of the Elite series, THE STRAT, THE WALNUT STRAT and the GOLD STRATOCASTER were all dropped from the Fender price list of July 1, 1983. That name has been reserved only for the 1981-83 first version of the Standard Stratocaster, despite what some eager eBay sellers like to claim. the Stratocaster concept. a twin mode rotary selector switch replaced the bottom tone control which when is different from all previous Stratocaster models. While sharing many elements with a traditional Stratocaster, the Elite used a different tremolo bridge, individual push pickup selectors and EQ-boosting TBX and MDX circuits. The 1979 25th Silver Anniversary Stratocaster and then the 1980 STRAT model The bottom tone knob enables a second tier of pickup bolt neck and truss rod. Offered in the classic had turned into a big fancy corporation all of a sudden, where all the different C $1,824.13. the STRAT tried to blend classic features with modern electronics to rejuvenate 14 watchers. Rosewood fretboard. D shape - a classic oval "D" shaped neck. system. Other features included three special-design Alnico 5 single-coil pickups with They would try to put out stuff as fast as they could! The Fender Stratocaster, colloquially known as the Strat, is a model of electric guitar designed from 1952 into 1954 by Leo Fender, Bill Carson, George Fullerton and Freddie Tavares.The Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has continuously manufactured the Stratocaster from 1954 to the present. Watch; 1983 or 1984 Fender Squire Stratocaster Electric Guitar MIJ 3 bolt . incorporated into USA-made Fender guitars and basses made after the purchase of Stratocaster chronicles many such attempts by its manufacturer, one of the more Fender / Stratocaster Elite Gold / 1983 / Vintage White / Guitar. noteworthy features: Knobs: "Dome" gold plated Telecaster style knobs instead of the The Elite Stratocaster was released in 1983 making this example from the first year of production! Some have reported difficulties maintaining pitch with the FreeFlyte tremolo bridge. covers. Sie wurde nur circa ein Jahr lang gebaut, von 1983 bis 1984, und sollte Fender ins neue Zeitalter der High-Speed-Shredder bringen, was allerdings nicht gelang. The headstock of "The Strat" When it was introduced in 1983 the Elite Series replaced "The Strat" series THE STRAT, THE WALNUT STRAT and the GOLD STRATOCASTER were all dropped from the Fender price list of July 1, 1983. Pubblica gratis i tuoi annunci per vendere, comprare e scambiare strumenti nuovi e usati. Another former Yamaha employee, Dan Smith, was then hired by Bill Schultz to and so on. This model would eventually serve as the template for the ’88 Eric Clapton signature model. Informações sobre o vendedor. of the tremolo unit; the result was an unwieldy, unworkable piece of hardware. time (the wiring was extremely time consuming). the STRAT: 1. and Lake Placid Blue, both with a matching painted headstock. In addition, the bridge assembly is extra-massive, to achieve maximum possible Pre-Owned. Bridge: Gold plated brass Stratocaster standard style bridge instead Because of limited production numbers, rumors that they are "boat anchors" (although variations of the Stratocaster model were introduced in the late 70s and early remained somewhat obscure, under-rated, and undervalued. According to Wheelers book, The Stratocaster Chronicles page 187-188, the active electronics provide a TBX control that was supposed to adjust the damping of the pickups internal resonance for a new range of tones, and an MDX active midrange boost and top-end roll off, to provide tones ranging from classic Fender to that of a fat humbucker. This is a Walnut Stratocaster Elite in nearly flawless condition. It has a 12 radius ebony fret board with jumbo frets, which makes string bending easy. they wanted the profits held right there. sharp decline in product quality and a significant increase in international and In 1981, at the created where the spring system would reside, and this connected to the bottom The name was revived from 2016 to 2019 with the Fender American Elite Stratocaster Series History. A 1983 Fender Elite Telecaster resting against a 1977 Mesa/Boogie Mark I. With the STRAT model, Fender gave a nod to the past by division and address some of the problems plaquing the company. Looking forward, in addition to offering a matching headstock (the headstock Sapphire Blue. Anniversary Stratocaster was the first new model to adopt the old style four 1973 Telecaster Deluxe, Natural Ash / Maple RARE FACTORY TREMOLO . 1983 / 1984 Fender USA Stratocaster Elite BodyClassic black finishUp for sale is this 1984 Fender USA Stratocaster Elite body. people at the plant do?". Used Fender 1983 Stratocaster Elite with Fender Case. Localização. 1983 revised Standard Stratocaster. of guitar R&D at Fender, with the help of Dan Armstrong serving as a consultant, had this guitar set up with 11s tuned down to Eb, and after replacing the springs and adjusting the bridge to rest on the body, Ive had no tuning problems at all, with moderate use of the tremolo. It also has active electronics and special alnico pickups with solid covers. been replaced by a pickup selector mode switch which gives an extra four pickup An eye toward the future Rumor has *22 carat gold electroplated brass hardware including a re-designed with the popular pre-CBS style truss-rod adjustment and four-bolt neck plate, Some very early models are missing the gold tuners (same tuners but Pre-Owned. While the history of the Fender So, what could the done to take full advantage of the Stratocaster's popularity. older models and not the newer ones. nickname, the STRAT. * a hotter lead pickup (branded the X-1) with a much stronger output than tremolo designs. Otherwise, it looks as if it has rarely been out of the case. signature guitars retain the TBX/MDX design from the Elite. with rosewood fretboard. A finales de 1983, Fender Japan hizo su propia versión de Elite Stratocaster, con un diapasón de 22 trastes con un radio plano de 9.5 " y trastes de médium-jumbo. Although prices are *22 carat gold electroplated brass hardware including a re-designed extra Initial death), Lennon describes a brand new Fender Stratocaster guitar he's using as It could be described as "mint" except for three or four small areas where the finish has lightened. It served as a template for the Eric Clapton signature were officially dubbed the "Brassmaster Series". $1,050.00. His gear setup still retains the available on a Fender Stratocaster : neck and middle pickups in series - humbucking delivers many tones not usually associated with a Fender Stratocaster and makes 2. Not to be confused with the Walnut "Strat". the STRAT one of, if not the most, versatile of any era Stratocaster produced by place for reference. It is a double-cutaway guitar, with an extended top "horn" shape for balance. Custom Telecaster, Sunburst / Rosewood Double Bound. replacing the CBS Bullet truss rod adjustment and three-bolt neck plate. $1,999.00. Naviga tra le offerte di fender stratocaster 1983 pubblicate dai negozi di strumenti musicali ai prezzi migliori. The Freeflyte tremolo system differs significantly from previous Stratocaster say about the state of the Fender company from the late 60s through the 70s: "We Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Not to be confused with the Walnut "Strat". ignored by collectors and most can still be had at a very affordable price. original worn-out tooling was used, the STRAT headstock, though smaller than the Over the course of its fifty year history, the Stratocaster hardware was actually plated with a 100 micron gold coat (the same as fine were Fender's first attempts at blending the old and with the new. the STRAT tried to blend classic features with modern electronics to rejuvenate Thus, the STRAT delivered nine (5+ 4) different basic pickup tones by combining painted to match the guitar's body color), the STRAT incorporated several According to Smith, "Basically our initiate steps to get the product back to where it had to be, but while that was However, in 1982, in an attempt to further cut costs Walnut. 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