Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster, Maple Fingerboard, Black

Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster, Maple Fingerboard, Black

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With great features such as reversed headstock and reversed angle bridge pickup, the new Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster (in Black)  r..

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£738.00
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We were looking to purchase an electronic drum kit for our son. We visited PMT back in September to have a look at the range of items they had. While there an assistant came to offer help and advice on the different sets that were available. My son was also allowed to try them out too. After choosing one he liked we went away to research as it was intended for a Christmas present. On looking the item up it showed that for the same money you could get extra items. We then returned and asked if they would price match as we believe in trying to support the local business, but ultimately things do come down to price and value. To our delight they were happy to price match, and as a result we even upgraded. The service from viewing to purchasing was really good, as these musical instruments are not cheap and you need good honest advice when purchasing. Would totally recommend this company.
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Overview

With great features such as reversed headstock and reversed angle bridge pickup, the new Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster (in Black)  rocks like few other guitars do.

A true legend of Woodstock, re-born for the modern era

A fantastic instrument for the rest of us mortals... this Strat may not make you a rock legend - but sure goes a long way in helping you!

Full of incendiary vintage tone and classic style, this extraordinary instrument features signature touches and unique appointments based on his distinctive “flipped-over” guitars. The foundation of Hendrix’s uniquely personal sound and playing style was his habit of flipping his guitars over and restringing them to accommodate his left-handed playing, resulting in a “reverse” headstock and bridge pickup— features reproduced here in exacting detail.

The “reverse” headstock produces a longer string length for the bass strings, creating a tighter playing feel along with easier bending and vibrato on the treble strings. A trio of unsurpassed American Vintage ’65 single-coil pickups includes a reverse-slant bridge pickup, producing uniquely inspiring tone with tight, warm sound and enhanced upper harmonics and definition.

The highly versatile 9.5”-radius “C”-shaped maple neck with medium jumbo frets offers a flatter playing surface—ideal for chording while simultaneously allowing you to bend notes to the stratosphere without fear of fretting out during scorching solos. Commemorating Hendrix’s unrivaled legacy, the large ’70s-style headstock bears the guitarist’s signature on the rear.

A unique neck plate displays a shoulders-up silhouette of the man himself and the engraved inscription, “Authentic Hendrix,” leaving no doubt as to the inspiration behind this guitar. Available in classic Olympic White or Black, both with chrome hardware, the Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster is your chance to unleash your own “electric sky church” music.

Buy today from the largest authorised UK Fender Dealer - PMT Online. We've got stores nationwide, dedicated Fender experts for advice and stock for you to try at your local branch.

Specifications:

  • Series: Artist Signature
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5" (241 mm) Radius
  • Frets: 21, Medium Jumbo
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
  • String Nut: Micarta, 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: 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)
  • Unique Features: Reverse Headstock, Reverse Angled Bridge Pickup, Jimi Hendrix
  • Neck: Maple, "C" Shape
  • Signature On Back Of Headstock, Engraved Neck Plate With Jimi Hendrix Likeness

Specification

SKU145110
Weight0.0000
Colourblack
Gauge.010 - .046
Scale Length25.5"
Nut Width1.65"
Neck Woodmaple
Pickup Config3 x single coil
Number Of Strings6 string
Right / Left Handedright handed
Fingerboardmaple fingerboard
Guitar Stylestratocaster style
Body Sizefull size
Body Materialalder body

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We were looking to purchase an electronic drum kit for our son. We visited PMT back in September to have a look at the range of items they had. While there an assistant came to offer help and advice on the different sets that were available. My son was also allowed to try them out too. After choosing one he liked we went away to research as it was intended for a Christmas present. On looking the item up it showed that for the same money you could get extra items. We then returned and asked if they would price match as we believe in trying to support the local business, but ultimately things do come down to price and value. To our delight they were happy to price match, and as a result we even upgraded. The service from viewing to purchasing was really good, as these musical instruments are not cheap and you need good honest advice when purchasing. Would totally recommend this company.
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