Fender CS '51 Nocaster Journeyman Blonde #R16112 - Used  From Fender

2017 Limited Edition NAMM Nocaster Journeyman from Fender's Custom Shop, in Butterscotch Blonde!


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Condition: Used, Excellent

Based on the infamous, transitional Nocaster design, this guitar is plucked right out of Fender history and dropped right into your lap. Loud and responsive with the tell-tale '50s "U" neck, this Journeyman piece from the Custom Shop feels lovingly broken in and sounds fantastic!

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Manufacturer's Description from Fender

Your dreams are what make the Fender Custom Shop the reality that it is today. From its inception in 1987, the Custom Shop has grown from two builders to today’s more than 50 artisans—a veteran band of builders, each a specialist dedicated to their own area of expertise—working together to build your ideal Fender to your exact specifications. From neck shaping and fretwork to finishing and aging—every step of creation—each Custom Shop craftsperson brings years of hard-earned skill and dedication to bear on your custom-built guitar with one goal in mind—to create an instrument and playing experience that can only come from the Fender Custom Shop.


About Manufacturer

With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, Fender has touched and transformed music worldwide and in nearly every genre: rock ‘n’ roll, country and western, jazz, rhythm and blues and many others. Everyone from beginners and hobbyists to the world’s most acclaimed artists and performers have used Fender instruments and amps, in the process making the company not only a revered music industry name, but also a cultural icon. It is our vision to continue championing THE SPIRIT OF ROCK-N-ROLL® throughout the world and our mission to exceed the expectations of music enthusiasts worldwide.


Model: Custom Shop '51 Nocaster Journeyman

Weight: 7.4 lbs

Year: 2017

Serial #: R16112

Body Material: Ash

Color: Butterscotch Blonde

Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Material: Maple

Neck Shape: Nocaster "U"

Scale Length: 25.5"

Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"

Number of Frets: 21

Fret Size: Vintage

Nut Material: Micarta

Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Fingerboard: 1-Piece

Position Inlays: Black Micarta - Wide Spacing

Neck Pickup: Custom Shop 1951 Nocaster

Middle Pickup:

Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop 1951 Nocaster

Controls: Volume, Tone

Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade

Bridge: Vintage with Brass Saddles

Tuning Machines: Fender Gotoh Vintage

Hardware Finish: Nickel / Chrome

Pickguard: 1-Ply Black

Knobs: Knurled Chrome

Case: Hardshell