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


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

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