Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Feature: What it does:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
Maple neck and fretboard Bright, even tone with long sustain
American Vintage '65 Strat pickups Period-correct pickups for even feel and tone
Vintage-style synchronized tremolo Vintage-accurate string spacing, fully adjustable
- Series: Artist Signature
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Neck: Maple, "C" Shape
- Neck Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5" (241 mm) Radius
- Position Inlays: Black Dot
- Frets: 21, Medium Jumbo
- Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.650" (42 mm)
- Pickups: American Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat (Bridge, Middle and Neck)
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
- Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
- Tuning Keys: Vintage-Style
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
- Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
- Pickguard: 3-Ply White
- Strings: Fender USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
- Bag: Fender Deluxe Gig Bag
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
3-Color Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 13 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0145802300
Olympic White
Shipping Weight: 13.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 43 x 16 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0145802305
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
(7 ratings)
Submitted February 5, 2017 by Jim S in JIM THORPE, PA
"Great guitar"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
I always think that if you're going to buy a signature series guitar that you should buy it not because of the artist's name on it but because it's what you're looking for in a guitar. With that being said it's always nice when both are present. The Hendrix signature on the headstock is just too cool, the likeness of him on the neck plate and reverse headstock also equally cool. This guitar however has enough going for it to stand on it's own. First off I purchased the olympic white which is aged along with the pick up covers, and knobs.Its kind of a yellowish creme color that's really vintage looking. The neck is a soft C and easy to play and also aged, it is however heavily urethaned and not real fast out of the box but I adjusted to it real quickly.The reverse head stock also takes a bit of getting used to but again you'll adjust to it. The pick ups I really like, the tone is old school. They remind me of my first Strat say 1979, they have the right amount of power and tone,they're not thick like Texas Specials, and also not thin like regular single coils.The neck adjustment was easy and when set up a bit it plays like butter. I think this is about my 10th purchase from zZounds and as always I received it in 2 days.Bottom line a great guitar regardless of Jimi on it or not.
Musical Background:
Playing 37 years and over 3000 gigs in my life
Musical Style:
A mix of classic rock,blues and country
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