Thank you for the responses. I definitely want Fender Custom Shop (I'm ready :P). Stores in my area don't carry many, but the ones I've tried feel much better when compared to regular USA shop (I own an American Vintage Telecaster. Great instrument!). I have my eyes on a 2012 on Reverb, but I'm...
I'm new to the Stratocaster world, currently looking for a reissue from the Fender Custom Shop with a rosewood fretboard. I have my eyes on a specimen from 2012. Anything I should be concerned about regarding that production year?
That's strange. I have a '18 R6, and the neck is very Carmelita like. Very comfortable (frets are indeed different, though. I like them). I do not have calipers, so couldn't measure the neck for ya. But it feels very similar to my R9s.
Wrong section of the forum. You’re probably looking for the Gibson Les Pauls section (http://www.mylespaul.com/forum/gibson-les-pauls.2/), and not Historics & Reissues (Gibson Custom Shop).
But just in case: no, you won’t find a gold top historic reissue with a slim neck. Though you can...