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Light Ash Fender Strat+Warmoth Option+Re-Issue Neck+SRV Pickups+Under 5-1/2 lbs.
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Haywire Custom Guitars offers “Pro” high-end custom guitar mods. Our customized Strats, Teles and

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Seller notes: Haywire Custom Guitars offers “Pro” high-end custom guitar mods. Our customized Strats, Teles and Haywire series guitars and basses are true players instruments that put decades of the best technology from the past mixed down and tempered with quality parts, knowledge, experience, skill and innovative building techniques of the present. We then condense and distill it into a pure guitar on an outstandingly appointed instrument that is Gig-Ready! We added some reliced pickup covers to give it an aged look. The rest of the parts are new upgraded and new parts.
Brand: Fender-Stratocaster Custom Series: Standard Updated Hot Rod Strat
Body Type: Solid Ash Type: Haywire Custom Shop modified fender strat upgrade
String Configuration: 6 String Hand: Right
Body Color: Clear Haywire Custom Guitars: Haywire Custom Shop Guitar Services
Body Material: Ash, Solid Wood Haywire Stratocaster Customs:
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States Upgrade, prep+repair guitars: Guitar Custom Shop-Fender Vintage Re-Issue Neck
Country of Manufacture: USA Dexterity: Right-Handed
Style: Fender Stratocaster updated Hot Rodded

Guitar Description:

EXTRA-Light guitar-Total finished Weight 5 lbs 8oz.

"Natural Ash" USA Custom Shop Strat Body 

 Modified with NEW

 Fender Vintage Re-Issue Maple Neck + Vintage Kluson Tuners 


Custom wound SRV Pickups 

5 Way Switching includes-3 Single Coil and 2 Humbucking Modes

and Treble Bleed Circuit!

1952 – Ceramic Magnets Were Introduced by:

J.J. Went, G.W. Rathenan, E.W. Gorter, and G.W. Van Oosterhout from the Phillips Company

They developed the first commercial ceramic magnets based on barium, strontium, and lead-iron oxides.

Ceramic magnets are completely neutral and add no coloration to the tone.
They are great magnets for high output applications. 

Ceramic work great for crunch and distortion. The SRV pickups in this guitar contain ceramics and are high output pickups that deliver all the aggression

you need and can be used from blues to jazz to metal. 

Non-metallic magnets such as the ceramic variety do not change the inductance of a pickup coil.

The tone of these  pickups is often described as “aggressive” with

moderate to high output which can overdrive an amplifier. 

Ceramic magnets have lower force on the strings than alnico magnets. 

Very strong magnets (typically the alnico magnets) exert a

strong pull on the strings of the instrument and 

can reduce sustain and pull strings,"out of tune"

These Custom Stratocaster Vintage HOT SRV Pickups added give it a Stevie Ray signature sound in any amp!

Check out  other Guitars!!

Pix, info, custom work, artwork, setup and Design by:

Haywire Custom Guitars


USA Custom Shop Axes-without the Custom Shop Prices! 

Haywire Guitar Custom Guitars-Home of the "Gig Ready" Guitar!

This Haywire Guitar comes with one year warranty on our workmanship from Haywire Custom Guitars.

Call or write with any questions you may have call Rick:

 Haywire Custom Guitars

 email:  Haywire

We Ship World Wide!

This Lightweight  "Natural " Ash Stratocaster guitar weighs less than 5-1/2 lbs. total

Installed is a very comfortable Fender New Re-Issue Maple 21 Fret Neck


Custom wound SRV Hot Noiseless Pickups


New Vintage Kluson Tuners

Extra Light weight (under 5-1/2 lbs.) total weight

 set-up is designed for Low Action in mind

It weighs in at under 6 lbs!

Instruments for Professionals


Custom Strat X-Light-weight body with 

Vintage SRV Pickups and....Professional Setup for a working musician 

Dialed-in intonation and  LOW-LOW Action
This Haywire Guitar comes with one year warranty on our workmanship from Haywire Custom Guitars.

Newly re-finished Ash body for a lightweight application.  

The Stratocaster Extremely Light weight -very dry Ash body with NEW 

Vintage "C" Profile Vintage Radius 

"C" profile maple neck with 1-11/16 inch nut New Frets includes a: 

9.5" radius fret board 


Hardware, New Kluson Tuners + Noiseless SRV Pickups

  Three-Ply Tortoise Pick guard, Jack, Strings, Knobs + new electronics

  It's in perfect shape -this guitar weighs in at under 6 lbs total 

New from the Haywire Custom Guitars-Custom Shop

This Custom X-Light weight Stratocaster with Vintage SRV  Noiseless Pickups 

is a dream to play all night long. 

It includes  a.....Professional Setup for a working musician

  This is a beautifully finished Fender Ash body with a SMOOTH FRESH Gloss finished Re-Issue Fender neck 

A "NEW" One Piece-ALL Maple  21 fret Fender Neck added  with NEW frets completely leveled with "New" gloss finish and rolled edges

  PLUS!  A Full  Haywire 8 Point Gig-Ready Set-Up  has already been completed on this guitar! 

For Your Audiosyncrasies.........

Haywire Custom Guitar instruments feature a number of deluxe electronic configurations, from

guitars with distinctive switching and control options to powerful, tonally versatile pickup configurations by a variety of some of the best Pickup Makers in the U.S.A.

A “pickup” is a key part of an electric guitar that affects the sound. Pickups are located under the strings, between the bridge and the neck.

They capture, or pick up, string vibrations and convert them into an electronic signal that is sent to the amplifier.

5 Way Switching includes-3 Single Coil and 2 Humbucking Modes!

The pick ups are specially made HOT  SRV's over-wound about 10% as follows:

For Pick-Ups the ohms are:


Special Strat Bridge Pickup:
DC Resistance: 8.10K - 8.23K

Special Strat RWRP Middle Pickup:
DC Resistance: 7.58K

Special Strat Neck Pickup:
DC Resistance: 7.04K

 If you like Stevie Ray's Sound-You'll love these HOT Vintage Pick ups! 

These Custom Stratocaster Vintage HOT SRV Pick ups added give it a Stevie Ray signature sound in any amp!

Pix, info, custom work, artwork, setup and Design by:

Haywire Custom Guitars

"Building satisfied players one Haywire Custom guitar at a time!"

* Great Tone and Sustain

*Gloss Finish

*  Vintage Tint Maple Neck!

* Heel Adjuster for neck truss rod

* Black Face & Side dots

1-11/16" Nut Width

* Vintage 9.5" radius fret board 

* 25-1/2"  Scale 

* "C" Back Profile

 Fender Reissue Maple- Stratocaster Neck with Vintage Tuners

21 Frets- includes Vintage Tuning Pegs- Genuine Fender

A Treble Bleed modification ADDED 

It allows you allows you to roll off your volume without losing the highs.

Would you like being able to use the volume control... without sacrificing tone?

Now You Can... with a Treble Bleed Circuit Mod added on this guitar!


As you turn your guitar's volume down, the pot allows some of the current to go to ground as opposed to the output.

The frequencies that leave first are the highs, which leave the tone muddy and obscured without a 

clean "edge" on it to a discerning ear. 

 to Avoid this we have installed a :

Haywire Treble Bleed Custom Mod Circuit 


It prevents the treble frequencies from bleeding off when you lower your guitar's volume

It allows the treble frequencies to be re-introduced into the output for clarity and improved timbre.

At Haywire we simply install a TB Circuit capacitor.

 We build them in our custom guitars for a 

better Low and High sound spectrum:

1-Error-correction of signals with enhanced clarity

2- Will preserve high end frequencies

3-Gives greatly improved taper when rolling back your volume control

Hand-soldered here in our shop: it's placed between the input and output lugs of 

your guitar volume control pot, to smooth out treble bleed. 

Get more uniform tone from 10  all the way down to 1 and a more crisp sound at low volume.

Treble Bleed Circuit Mod  added

More about this on the Haywire Website

Haywire Custom Guitars Inc.

 OPTIONAL-Add a NEW Finished Warmoth Neck- just $285

Your specs as well as super wide and fat guitar necks to thin and slim!
Choose your neck specs from a super wide and fat guitar neck to thin and slim or anything in between. It's your neck-it's your choice!
Wood and Finish
 Maple-Satin Nitro Lacquer finished
OrientationRight Handed with standard Strat or Telecaster Headstock-your choice!
Nut WidthYour Choice
NutWhite Corian or Black tusq-your choice!
Back ContourStandard thin or your choice
Frets6105 Stainless Steel Frets or your choice
Radius10-16" Compound
InlayBlack Face Dots
Scale25-1/2 or 24-3/4"

We are experts in the area of Custom Guitar setup, installation, repair, neck fretting, neck refinishing, neck fitting, alignment, and action adjustment and neck design. 

The Tremolo and
Low-Low Action Set-Up!

The Tremolo is Decked.
The electric guitar ‘Floating” tremolo or  "trem"  bridge is only Decked when the screws are tightened
under the tremolo cover plate in the back of the guitar body. Reasons to deck: 

1- Better tuning stability
                2-Lower action can be achieved 
                3-Consistent action everywhere 
 If done properly the springs will be so tight that the tremolo will not move thereby rendering it blocked.
 The re-sale value is much better if you don’t physically change anything that can’t be reversed since lots of players still want a trem or whammy bar on their guitars. Fortunately there is another benefit.
There is more sustain without the floating tremolo. If it’s blocked and it stays in perfect tune and it’s not permanent or invasive to your instrument and it’s completely reversible-then 
what’s not to like about that?


The neck is a Custom Maple Neck with a great feel and Tone a width of 1-11/16" at the nut and a "C" Vintage profile.

The fast radius playing surface is very comfortable.

   With a Haywire professional set-up already completed on this guitar, it plays exceptionally well

You'll be pleasantly surprised!


It has a great feel for your fingers and/or slide playing. It is as factory fresh as they come with NEW dressed and leveled frets.

The resonance is great on this guitar

This Guitar Neck
Fingerboard Radius is 9.5"

The fingerboard, or playing surface of the guitar neck, is usually curved or radiused across its width. The purpose of this radius is to accommodate the natural ergonomic shape of your fingers when they are in playing position. Comfort is certainly a major factor in selecting a fingerboard radius but it is not the only factor. Musical Style... the fingerboard radius must also allow you to play the style of music you prefer.


This is a Light Custom Shop SRV Special... Our new Light weight solid Stratocaster classic guitar is very sweet!  It is a very "live" sounding body. Light-weight bodies to help you when you're playing all night long, because it's easier on the back and shoulder muscles.

The pick-guard is a heavy 3 ply "Tortoise"

 All controls and pots, switches are new with **NEW Hardware**. The SRV pick ups are built for tone and longevity. They are slightly hotter than stock.They are similar to Fender stock pick ups but wound hotter for better sustain and they are quiet. For our European Players-These Pick Ups are RoHS Compliant.They have even pole pieces for great tone.

     Installed are NEW Kluson Strat  tuners. They are very fine quality, accurate and precise. *New* String tree for a smooth path to the nut for more accurate tuning. All of the hardware, screws, neck bolts and plate, knobs, are all **NEW**

The Set-Up

A Full Haywire 8 Point Gig-Ready Set-Up completed on this guitar!

 There is no need to alter your technique as you move around on this guitar. The Pro neck set-up feels great and is consistent all the way up the neck. You can't get the same set-up when you buy off the rack in a music store.

This is a **Custom** set up like you've never played and always wanted to. The Haywire Custom Shop takes pride in the set up work we do and I'm sure you'll be very pleased and surprised with the feel, action and performance of this very fine instrument. We encourage you to write us and let us know what you think.


   The guitar is set up, intoned perfectly so any note or chord is in tune anywhere on the neck. The FRETS feel smooth, silky and they have a great tone. They have been leveled, re-crowned and polishedInstalled are a new set of  Ernie Ball Super Slinky strings 10-46 gauge for a great feel, good sustain and a great tone. This guitar has been played and thoroughly tested at Haywire Custom Shop.

 There is no need to alter your technique as you move around on this guitar. The neck set up feels great and is consistent all the way up the neck. You can't get the same set-up when you buy off the rack in a music store. This is a **Custom** set up like you've never played and always wanted to. The Haywire Custom Shop takes pride in the set up work we do and I'm sure you'll be very pleased and surprised with the feel, action and performance of this very fine instrument. We encourage you to write us and let us know what you think. 

This is an excellent instrument.... for a serious player. 

If you take your playing seriously then take a great guitar to the gig with you. 

This instrument is very sweet and will serve you, the professional player, for many years to come.

 You practice hard and you work hard on your playing!  So... get a great tool to work with! 

No roadblocks to your success as a guitarist!

WHAT IS A GUITAR CUSTOM SHOP?  It occurred to us that guitar players really have very little understanding of the scope and purpose of a custom guitar shop. We discovered this quite accidentally by listening closely to some of the questions received over the last few years. For example, one question that still comes up often is, “Nice guitar-but how does it play"?  That question always puzzles us. Why?  Because it is our job as a #Custom Guitar Shop to simply make the #guitar play -how the player wants it to play. That is as good as it gets but guitar players are so accustomed to traveling from store to store looking for the right instrument rather than just making a decision then turning it over to us to make it right. A custom guitar facility is a smarter way to get what you need because we are the experts. It's not a players responsibility to get the guitar right-it's ours. After we make the necessary adjustments, tweaks, intonation checks, action and electronics changes, neck modifications and proper string adjustments-you have a great playing guitar that plays EXACTLY how you need it to play as a guitarist. What could be simpler?

Haywire Custom Guitars

"Building satisfied players one Haywire Custom guitar at a time!"

* Great Tone and Sustain

write or call with any questions you may have call Rick:

Phone: 1-843-347-5742

email:  Haywire
We Ship World Wide!

Haywire Custom Guitars 8-point gig ready guitar process...

1. The 4-axis Alignment of the guitar neck. Each guitar neck is checked and adjusted to insure that it is true and straight to insure proper alignment on all axis. This step insures proper action and allows for more accurate and easier guitar tuning, playing and set-up in the following steps. 

2. Inspect and Lube the guitar tuning gears. Before installing the guitar tuning gears, each one is checked thoroughly. Each tuning gear is adjusted-there is no play in the mechanism. They are then lubricated to insure smooth and even movement to make your guitar tune accurately.                   

3. Potting the guitar pickups-We dip the pickups in hot wax to reduce squeal and unwanted guitar feedback 

4. Prep the guitar body-Before installing the guitar electronic components, great care is taken to insure that all wires are properly routed, spaced, and grounded to insure years of trouble free service with your guitar 

5. Level and polish the frets-This insures that all of the guitar frets are level, eliminating any possibility of fret buzz due to unevenness. 

6. Radius the guitar strings-Most guitar necks have a contour over the top of the neck. We adjust the strings to make sure that height of each string follows the contour of the guitar neck.

7. Adjusting the overall guitar string height and the action.Once we set the contour and radius of the guitar strings, then to adjust the overall height of the strings from the top of the frets to the bottom of the strings. 

8. Set the guitar intonation-This step is done twice. The intonation is set two times with a 24 hour seat-in period in between to allow the guitar to properly re-seat to the new adjustments. 

Haywire Custom Guitars is a unique Custom Shop of craftsman where we modify guitars from many manufacturers. We alter instruments to individual or personal specifications and offer the resulting upgraded instruments for sale. We are not a Gibson, Epiphone, Washburn, Wilkinson, Parker, Carvin, BC Rich USA, Jackson, PRS, Ernie Ball, Warmoth or Fender dealer nor are we affiliated with any of these companies. We do however buy used guitars from various manufacturers, new and used instruments from private individuals that we re-build, re-shape, re-sand, re-finish, re-top and customize ourselves for customers upon request. We upgrade electronics, necks, hardware and finishes and offer the finished products for sale. While there are no manufacturer warranties on the instruments we sell. We do however offer our own warranty for one year on our hand crafted finished products and craftsmanship on our finishing, customization and 8 point "Gig Ready" Haywire set-up processes. Fender, Stratocaster, Telecaster and Gibson, Les Paul, Buzz Feiten and related marks are trademarks of Fender Musical Instruments, Gibson, Buzz Feiten respectively and/or their affiliates. All other trademarks or registered trademarks referenced in this site are the property of their respective owners. Products offered via the Website are subject solely to their manufacturer's limited warranty, without additional warranty from Haywire Custom Guitars, and are protected by a variety of patents and trademarks. The guitars we specialize in rebuilding, changing, refurbishing and setting up are instruments with replaceable necks and bodies because we have more requests to add, change and modify these instruments more than any others. We do not build Fender guitars we add value to them in our "8 Point Gig Ready Process" or other modifications requested by our customers from time to time. We do however, replace and upgrade parts as required. We buy guitars from ALL manufacturers used and new and alter and modify them. As noted above several examples include: Gibson, PRS, Jackson, Bigsby®, G&L, The Bigsby® mark and Bigsby tailpiece designs are registered trademarks of Fred W. Gretsch Enterprises, Ltd. and many other brands as noted above and alter these and re-sell them as refurbished instruments. We change necks from one guitar to another to find the best combination. We buy guitars that are distressed and bring them back to a playable state and offer the resulting instrument for sale. We do not and will not copy or build knock -off products of other companies. We do not do anything that would dilute the brand of these manufacturers. The guitars simply leave circulation for a while for upgrading, neck straightening fret leveling and/or replacement, neck replacement, pick up replacement, refinishing, hardware replacement , a set up then re-enter circulation as a better and renewed instrument. We re-furbish, replace, renew, refinish and otherwise repair the guitars we purchase from manufacturers or private individuals for repair and/or restoration by adding new bodies and necks etc. You may also visit our eBay store. Calling or emailing us directly about a purchase of an item stocked in our eBay store constitutes doing business from our website. That purchase is subject to our rules and not eBay rules. However, please be aware that asking to purchase an item "off eBay" may constitute a contract breach with eBay. We want to maintain a good and honest relationship with eBay, compliance with eBay policies and integrity with all whom we do business. Therefore, in the event that occurs, we reserve the right to use a "substitute item". If you ask us to breach our agreement and bypass eBay and sell something from our eBay store directly to you we may instead send a product from our Haywire Custom Guitars website. The item we can substitute will be comparable and of like kind, quality and and/or in many cases, greater value. In this way we can leave our listing intact and eBay will benefit from a direct sale. Last point we'd like to make is; sometimes it is difficult to determine the origin of a part however we try our best to buy carefully and check the parts but if they have no serial numbers it can perhaps in some cases be impossible. Since we do not manufacture signature brand items we rely on the descriptions provided by our suppliers. Sometimes things may get by us or were not identified properly by a seller or supplier. In some situations it can be beyond our control but be aware we stand with our customers to make sure they are happy and satisfied with either the purchase or return and make it right to their satisfaction. We will be glad to refund any money for mistakes that can occur occasionally under those circumstances. We will not knowing sell the wrong products or parts. Returns will not be accepted however on guitars tampered with, opened, changed, modified, liquids spilled on and otherwise missing parts or purchased simply for perusal by competitors to disassemble and return. With prior approval and acceptance of item, returns must be sent immediately within the policy period for returns and specified days in listing. We are selling our set up skills, modification skills, our ability to identify which parts make the best fit, action set, finishing skills, restoration and design skills, and honor the custom requests from individuals who have their own guitars they would like modified. The photos on The Haywire Custom Guitars website are taken by us and are all types of guitars that have passed through the Haywire Custom shop at one time or another for service and/or modification as requested by the original owner or as determined to be necessary to bring the instrument up to an extremely comfortable and playable state as well as intoned as necessary. If you are unhappy with any experience you have had with Haywire Custom Shop please try and work it out with us before considering leaving negative feedback and I'm sure you'll be glad you did. We promise!

Haywire Custom Guitars

"Building satisfied players one Haywire Custom guitar at a time!"

* Great Tone and Sustain

This Haywire Guitar comes with one year warranty on our workmanship from Haywire Custom Guitars.

write with any questions you may have:

email:  Haywire Custom
Instruments for Professionals
We Ship World Wide!

One of the main functions of a Custom Guitar Shop should be to hit the target the first time by building as close to a perfect instrument as possible!

At Haywire our aim is getting better every day! The job is only complete when you are completely happy with your guitar because you'll use it every day. It needs to be comfortable and light-weight enough to play for hours at a time in any situation without fatigue.

The sound has to be clear and tone-great. It has to be built to withstand the rigors of being on the road whether touring or playing in local venues. It has to feel good to you when you play it.

The action and feel need to be consistent all the way down the neck so you won't be forced to alter your playing technique as you travel around on the fret board. A guitar players instrument needs to be in tune on every fret so we pay careful attention to the intonation settings.

It has to look good for you and represent your sense of style. The finish has to last for a long time to protect the wood from absorbing moisture from the atmosphere as well as sweat from direct contact with hard working hands.

The neck needs to have a truss rod that is easy to adjust for seasonal variations in temperature as well as the ability to transmit sound and add extra sustain for players. Strings added need to be a comfortable gauge without too much resistance thus making it easier to push down to the crown of the frets.

These are just some of the things that we think about every day to make sure we get it exactly right for guitar players who need a great instrument for their passion-PLAYING GUITAR!! We're building satisfied players..... One Haywire Guitar at a time!!

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