Aerodyne Japan Exclusive

Bill Alston


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Aerodyne Japan Exclusive Series


SSh in gunmetal blue

In 2016 or so Fender Japan launched the Japan Exclusive Range. This seems like a bit of marketing hype, in that the models are alledged to be produced for the domestic market only, but strangely lots of western dealers have some. This series includes some Aerodyne strats the standard scale models retailing at around £770. There appear to be 4 models the SSS and HSS and medium scale M versions of both of them.
The specs are the same for all models other than pickup configuration variations and some measurements length on the Ms, they are:

SERIES: Japan Exclusive
COLOURS: Black Vintage White or Gun Metal Blue
BODY MATERIAL: Basswood
BODY FINISH: Polyester
NECK MATERIAL: Maple
NECK SHAPE: Slim "C"
SCALE LENGTH: 25.5" 648mms or the M series 24.72" 628mms
FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 7.25" 184mms 250mms about 9.8" on the Ms
NUMBER OF FRETS: 22
FRET SIZE: Vintage
NUT WIDTH: 1.650" 42mms 40mms on the Ms
NECK FINISH: Polyester
FINGERBOARD: Rosewood
PICKUPS: Standard single coil strat Ceramics HSS version has dragster BB Humbucker
BRIDGE: 6-Saddle Vintage Style trem
TUNING MACHINES: Gotoh cast sealed
PICKGUARD: 3-Ply perloid black
CONTROL KNOBS and PICKUPS: Black

Some Pictures
 
Gun Metal Blue again


A vintage white HSS


A Black SSS

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