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Lowest Price Fender Genuine Bodies and Necks?


 It All Depends On What You Need

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July 12, 2013
Fender recently announced factory direct order Genuine Fender Necks & Bodies. Currently they offer 4 Stratocaster necks (2 USA and 2 MIM in 1 maple/ 1 rosewood each). All modern "C", 9.5" radius.

Current price:
USA *$499.99 ($699.99 msrp) - Tuners/string trees not included.
MIM *$199

Fender's Stratocaster bodies come in a variety of finish colors (all urethane). All bodies are alder, except for Sienna Sunburst finish in ash. Most are USA produced, with a few Mexico bodies in certain finishes.

Current pricing: (finished bodies blank - hardware not included)

Sienna Burst - *$449.99
All other USA bodies - *$399.99
MIM bodies - *$169.99

Besides Fender direct, Fender dealers may have new bodies, necks and hardware items available, depending on what you need. And there are also after market brands & suppliers.

The STRATosphere eBay Store is a huge supplier of genuine Fender components. They're kind of like an outlet store, in that inventory constantly varies in availability, price and date of production. But quality is always very good to mint & NOS condition. You just need to browse around.

They only sell on eBay, and provide a better than typical navigation menu, as well as a large FAQ section. The STRATOsphere has "Top Rated Plus" status, a 10 year seller with 99.7 Positive Feedback (currently), and a 200k+ feedback score. All this means is they're legit and taking good care of customers. And they stock a ton!

Right now, they list over 600 necks & 1000+ bodies. Prices and models range from Squier to Fender Custom Shop certed components. Body & Neck configurations vary from blank/minus hardware to all hardware included. Even factory loaded pickguards are offered. It all depends on what you need.

Below are examples we found listed today. They are typical, but not guaranteed regular items. Remember, it's like an outlet mall. So, shop and compare.

Description: Official Deluxe Player's Fender Stratocaster Neck w/ Gold Tuners- Deluxe Player's Fender Stratocaster- Maple- Modern "C" Shape- 12" Radius (305mm)- 21 Medium Jumbo Frets- 25.5" (648mm) Scale Length- 1 11/16" (43mm) Width at Nut- Genuine Fender

Condition: Mint
Year: 2013
Serial #: MX12123224 (Made in Mexico) - $279.99*

Current listing item: The STRATosphere eBay Store

Description: Official Fender Deluxe Lonestar Stratocaster Body complete with Hardware- Alder- 5 lbs, 6 oz- includes all original Vintage Synchronized Tremolo w/ Full Block and Fender stamped saddles, Output Jack, Neck Plate, Whammy Bar, Tremolo Cover, & Strap Knobs- Genuine Fender

Color: Arctic White
Condition: Mint
Year: 2013 (Feb. 2012 stamp) Made in Mexico - $179.99*

Current Listing Item: The STRATosphere eBay Store

*All published pricing as of 7/12/13, and subject to change.



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