Summary: A true to spec replica of Clapton’s personal guitar, made by the same team that builds them for Slowhand himself. Features soft V neck shape, noiseless pickups, blocked original vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, active mid-boost circuitry, and master TBX tone control.
Body: Select Alder double cutaway with body contours. Mercedes Blue finish.
Neck: One-piece maple with maple fingerboard. Clapton Special soft V neck shape. 9.5” radius. 25 ½” scale length.
Pickups/Hardware: Three vintage noiseless single coil pickups. 5-position blade pickup selector. Master Volume, Master TBX tone control, Master Active Mid-Boost (0-25dB). Nickel/chrome hardware. Blocked American vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge (can be unblocked for normal trem use). Fender Gotoh vintage-style tuners.
Cosmetics: This guitar is in excellent condition. The custom finish is a handsome dark blue with subtle sparkle. It’s super clean and looks to have hardly been played.
Playability: Playability is excellent on the fast, comfortable soft V neck. Action is low and notes pop off the maple board with no buzz or dead spots. Frets are big and have lots of life. The noiseless pickups have all the glassiness and snap you want from a Strat with none of the hum, and the onboard boost provides ample kick when you need it.
Mods/Repairs: Strap pins changed to strap locks. Originals in case.
Weight:8 lbs, 7 oz.
Case: Original hard shell tweed case with COA, documentation, trem arm, bridge cover and original strap pins.

Empire Guitars RI

Empire Guitars RI

Mercedes Blue
Original Hard
Empire Guitars RI
Empire Guitars
Providence, RI
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