Summary: There is no doubt that Jimi Hendrix had a lot to do with the popularity of the Stratocaster and Fender has honored Jimi with this wonderful reverse headstock Stratocaster based on the various Stratocasters he played in his career. With the reverse headstock, vintage style appointments, ’65 reverse mounted pickups and reverse tilt bridge pickup we a glimpse of that famous Hendrix tone! This one is in near new condition with the plastic film still on the pickguard and back-plate. This Hendrix Stratocaster has just been setup and restrung by our in house guitar tech and it plays and sounds fabulously.
From the Fender Website:
Honoring the electrifying "Voodoo Chile" who popularized the Stratocaster guitar and its tremendous sonic flexibility, the Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster gives you the same fiery tone and playing feel to wield as your own. Full of incendiary vintage tone and classic style, this extraordinary instrument features signature touches and unique appointments based on his distinctive "flipped-over" guitars.
Body: Olympic white Stratocaster solid body with 3 ply w/b/w pickguard.
Neck: 9.5”-radius fingerboard radius, “C”-shaped maple neck with medium jumbo frets, reverse headstock, 25 ½” scale length and 1 5/8” nut width.
Pickups/Hardware: 3 Reverse mounted single coil pickups, bridge pickup is reverse tilt, one volume, two tones, nickel hardware, synchronized tremolo with 6 bent steel saddles.
Cosmetics: This Strat is in superb shape with no major wear to mention. The plastic is still on the pickguard and back plate!
Playability: Our in-house luthier has just inspected, set up and restrung this guitar with a new set of 10s and it is playing beautifully with low action and a straight neck. The frets are in great shape with no grooves or divots.
Weight: 7 lbs, 10 oz.
Case: This guitar comes with a hard-shell case & we will ship it professionally packed and fully insured!
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