Description
Did you ever wonder what happens around here when a goofy story just won't come to mind? Oh, it's bad- if I can't come up with a cat lady tale or something really off the chain, I get the stink eye from the One Who Walks in the Night. That would be Lee and because he ain't here as of this writing, I'm just gonna be me and do it my way today.

If you lean this relic Strat up in the corner of the room, it looks like exactly that- an old Strat. Whomever relic'd this guitar was on his "A" game that day and I can certainly appreciate the dedication to craft. The Dakota Red color is strong and very vintage-looking. One of Fender's better custom colors, in my opinion. This one weighs in at a stunning and quite back-friendly 7 lbs, 7 oz., so we've both hit the weight lottery right there. Anything in the 7's is great for a Strat, especially a Custom Shop version. You can get a bowling ball on occasion- trust me we've had a few over the years. The tone's all there if you can pull it out- after all, it's all in the hands, man. The neck has a nice, substantial heft- not the "thin C" you're apt to find in any big box store across the land. Next, let me top all of this off with a full and complete package. Voila! You are looking at exactly what we're world-famous for: the best available, backed by the best service to be found on your planet. I know that wasn't exactly "Moby Dick," but I think the pertinents are there and sometimes, it can be enough. Especially if you're on the go. Now that this is done, maybe it's time to either catch a nap or work on an old classic. "Call me Ismael..."

Year Condition Color Case
2013 Near Mint Dakota Red Original Hard

$2,695

GrinningElk Music Company
Lee Jackson- Ray Mauldin
678-557-5641 / 404-895-3459
Douglasville, GA
1:52 AM
24/7, just like a couple of mad doctors!

We accept all major credit cards, Paypal, personal checks (please allow 3 working days to clear), cashier's checks, bank wire transfers and money orders. We cannot place an item "on hold" until a 20%, non- refundable deposit has been placed on that item. This is to ensure that your order can be held for you and no other offers entertained on that piece. Layaways: 20% non-refundable down payment is due at the beginning of the layaway. 3 equal payments of 25% are due 30/60/90 days from the start of the layaway. Unscheduled payments may be made at anytime during the layaway. The balance may be paid in full before 90 days and the item will ship immediately. The total balance is due before the item will ship. No returns on layaways.

All items are shipped via Fedex inside the US. All International shipments are via Fedex or USPS unless otherwise specified. We do not, under any circumstances declare false or lower values on items that are shipped internationally.

Every one of our customers get a 48- hour approval period on all items, including amps. We provide an iron- clad, 100% "you will be satisfied" guarantee. If you buy something from us and there is a problem, don't stress- pick up a telephone and watch the situation get handled with the quickness. All Georgia sales must add 6% sales tax.