Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster (Pao Ferro with Case)

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Recreate Stevie's Texas blues tone with this reproduction of his Sunburst Strat -- featuring a unique "oval" neck and 3 smoking-hot Texas Special pickups.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Pau Ferro fretboard Delivers strong midrange presence and punch
Texas Special pickups Delivers snappy and hot midrange; great for blues
Deep "oval" neck profile Larger, comfortable rounded shape for vintage feel
Gold hardware Enhances beauty of hardware complement
With elegant and accurate design, pickups that can sound anywhere from buttery to raunchy, and a robust neck, Fender's Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster is a fitting tribute to a guitarist gone long before his time. Get tone as big as Texas with this SRV signature Strat!

Get the Feel of the Blues: Thick Oval Neck Profile

True to Fender Form, the Stevie Ray Vaughan Strat starts with an Adler body that most Fender fans will find comfortable and familiar. The maple neck is carved in an early '60s thick oval profile, perfect for players who like to feel a bit of chunk as they grab the neck and bend strings. The neck is topped with a Pao Ferro fretboard. Similar to rosewood, Pao Ferro is known for its crisp high end and percussive sound.

Sound Like Stevie: 3 Texas Special Single-Coil Pickups

Blues guitarists can instantly recognize Stevie Ray Vaughan's signature guitar sound from hearing just a few notes. Fender has loaded this Strat with three Texas Special single-coil pickups to put that rich sound in your hands. The single-coil twang is intact, but play this guitar through a hot tube amp and you'll reach blues-rock heaven. The neck pickup delivers fat, rounded tone while the bridge pickup snarls and has plenty of bite. Placing the pickup selector between the middle and neck pickups will give you that lush, slightly out-of-phase sound that's perfect for clean rhythms.

Hardware to Honor SRV: Down to the Left-Handed Tremolo

Being a signature model, the Stevie Ray read more Vaughan Strat pays tribute to the legendary guitarist right down to the details. Gold-plated vintage hardware on the tuners, bridge, input jack, and strap buttons recall the look of the guitars Stevie Ray played onstage. The tremolo even has a left-handed orientation, just like on the original. To cap it off, the "SRV" initials are inscribed into the black pick guard.

Features:

- Adler body
- Maple neck in thick oval profile
- Pao Ferro fretboard
- 21 Dunlop 6105 jumbo frets
- Three Texas Special single-coil pickups
- Five-position pickup selector switch
- Master volume, neck tone, and middle tone knobs
- 3-ply black pickguard
- Gold-plated vintage hardware
- Left-handed tremolo bar slot
- "SRV" inscribed on pick guard
- Hardshell case, strap, and cable included

Few guitars embody the spirit and sound of the blues like a Fender Stratocaster -- and few musicians have influenced the sound of the Texas blues like Stevie Ray Vaughan. This guitar's unique "oval" neck and pao ferro fretboard will have you feeling each note you pull from the smoldering Fender Texas Special single-coil pickups. Topped off with an "SRV"-engraved pickguard, gold-plated hardware, and a left-handed tremolo just like Stevie Ray's, this is the perfect axe to channel your bluesiest riffs.
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Body: Alder

Neck: Maple

Fingerboard: Pao Ferro (12 in. Radius/305 mm)

Scale Length: 25.5 in. (648 mm)

No. of Frets: 21 (Dunlop 6105 Jumbo Frets)

Width @ Nut: 1.650 in. (42 mm)

Machine Heads: Gold-plated Fender/Gotoh vintage tuning machines

Pickups: 3-Texas special single coils

Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade

Controls: Master Volume, Tone (Neck), Tone (Middle)

Pickguard: 3-Ply Black (B/W/B)

Bridge: Gold-plated, left-handed "Original" vintage tremolo

Unique Features: Engraved SRV on Pickguard, Deep Oval Shape Neck, gold-plated vintage hardware

Strings: Fender Super 250R's (.010 to .046) Nickel-plated steel pn# 073-0250-006

Accessories: Hardshell case, strap, cable, saddle height adjustment wrench #0018531000 (.050 in. Hex)

Don't forget to send in the warranty registration card to Fender to receive maximum benefits.

Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster

The Stevie Ray Vaughan Signature model respectfully replicates Stevie's favorite guitar. Pure Texas blues -- Stevie style! Unique features include a special "oval" neck shape, Pao Ferro fingerboard, 3 Fender Texas Special single-coil pickups, gold-plated vintage hardware with left-handed tremolo, and a special engraved pickguard.
(148 ratings)
Submitted April 9, 2014 by Chris P in Ft Worth, TX
"Finally after all these years...."
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Ive been a fan of Stevies since my teens. Ive had Bullseyes, Nuno's,Jacksons and Studios. But just never could take the dive and spend the cash for my dream guitar. Well after convincing my Girlfriend and myself I opted for the payment plan to purchase it. Thanks ZZounds. Well she os a beautiful peice. The sound nailed his tone. Ive had Texas pups before but I guess its the wood combo cuz holy jeeze!!!! My bro was jelous and the band was really happy.
Musical Background:
20 years
Musical Style:
Shredder metal, amd of course Blues rock
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