Fender Custom Shop Stevie Ray Vaughan NOS Strat 3 Tone Sunburst
Includes Hard Case
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Manufacturer's ID: 9235000863
If there were a Mount Rushmore of Stratocaster Masters, Stevie Ray Vaughan would be one of the greats enshrined there. Almost single-handedly responsible for the electric blues revival of the '80s and '90s, he used his beloved Strat®, to blaze his way to the top of the charts. Only the artisans at the Custom Shop could craft this guitar that Vaughan co-designed with us before his untimely passing. It’s one of the most revered guitars in the world, and we’re proud to make it a permanent addition to the Custom Artist Collection.
SRV heavily modified his Strat to match his energetic, yet controlled, playing style. We included a trio of hot, high-output Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special pickups for fiery, authentically Fender tone that’s as big as the Lone Star state. As an homage to his personal hero, Jimi Hendrix (who’s also been known to pick up a Strat) SRV used a left-handed vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge on his guitar, allowing him to work the tremolo arm with his elbow—a modification we cheerfully recreated. The two-piece body is crafted from alder selected for its weight and grain, and its NOS lacquer finish will age and wear in a distinctly personal way, just like the original. The tinted riftsawn maple neck has an “Oval C” profile that’s slightly thinner on the treble side, making it easier to bend those strings into the stratosphere—a precise recreation of his favorite guitar’s neck profile.
|Body Material:||2-Piece Select Alder|
|Neck Material:||Rift Sawn Maple|
|Neck Shape:||Special SRV Oval "C"|
|Scale Length:||25.5" (648 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||12" (305 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||21|
|Nut Width:||1.650" (42 mm)|
|Neck Finish:||Tinted Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Position Inlays:||Micarta White|
|Pickups:||Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat®|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)|
|Pickup Switching:||5-Position Blade|
|Bridge:||Left Handed American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo|
|Control Knobs:||Vintage White|
|Switch Tips:||Vintage White|