Best Fender Custom Electric Guitars With D Neck Profile in 2024

Here are the top Fender Custom electric guitars with D neck profile. It's similar to a C shape, and it's one of the most common shapes right now. It's a bit flatter and thinner, even though sometimes it has a bit more shoulders. It's a fast type of neck that is comfortable, and shredders love it.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Fender Custom Postmodern Strat Journeyman Relic Rosewood

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Playability 73
Sound 79
Build quality 74
Value for money 60
Overall Score 75
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,750 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2019 Postmodern series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Alder body
  • Rift Sawn Maple neck
  • Round-Laminated Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound RWRP Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Custom Shop Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,750 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2019 Postmodern series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Alder body
  • Rift Sawn Maple neck
  • Round-Laminated Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound RWRP Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Custom Shop Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Fender Custom Postmodern Strat Journeyman Relic Rosewood
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Parallel Split Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Fender Custom Postmodern Strat Journeyman Relic Maple

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Playability 73
Sound 76
Build quality 72
Value for money 59
Overall Score 74
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,850 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2015 Postmodern series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Ash body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Round-Laminated Quartersawn Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound RWRP Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Custom Shop Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,850 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2015 Postmodern series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Ash body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Round-Laminated Quartersawn Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound RWRP Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Dual-Mag II Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Custom Shop Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Custom Postmodern Strat Journeyman Relic Maple
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Fender Custom Vintage Custom '59 Hardtail Strat

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Playability 72
Sound 74
Build quality 70
Value for money 57
Overall Score 72
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  • 1 Prices - New from $3,900 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2019 Vintage Custom series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 7.25" to 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Alder body
  • Rift Sawn Maple neck
  • Flat-Laminated Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound '59 Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound '59 Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound '59 Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Hardtail with Pat. Pend. Saddles bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 1 Prices - New from $3,900 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2019 Vintage Custom series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 7.25" to 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Alder body
  • Rift Sawn Maple neck
  • Flat-Laminated Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound '59 Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound '59 Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound '59 Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Hardtail with Pat. Pend. Saddles bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Custom Vintage Custom '59 Hardtail Strat
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Fender Custom Vintage Custom '59 Esquire

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Playability 72
Sound 71
Build quality 70
Value for money 56
Overall Score 71
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,400 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2018 Vintage Custom series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 7.25" to 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Ash body
  • 1-Piece Rift Sawn Maple neck
  • 1-Piece Maple Neck fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound '58 Single-Coil Tele (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 3-Saddle Vintage Style Tele with Threaded Steel Saddles bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $4,400 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2018 Vintage Custom series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 7.25" to 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Ash body
  • 1-Piece Rift Sawn Maple neck
  • 1-Piece Maple Neck fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound '58 Single-Coil Tele (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 3-Saddle Vintage Style Tele with Threaded Steel Saddles bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Fender Custom Vintage Custom '59 Esquire
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Fender Custom '59 Tele Custom Relic Maple

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Playability 72
Sound 75
Build quality 67
Value for money 56
Overall Score 71
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  • 4 Prices - New from $4,450 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2017 Time Machine series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Ash body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • 1-Piece Maple Neck fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special Tele Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special Single-Coil Tele (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele with Compensated Brass Barrel Saddles bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage Style tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $4,450 >
  • From Fender Custom's 2017 Time Machine series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Select Ash body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • 1-Piece Maple Neck fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special Tele Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special Single-Coil Tele (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele with Compensated Brass Barrel Saddles bridge
  • 1959 D Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage Style tuners
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Fender Custom '59 Tele Custom Relic Maple
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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