Thought by many to be one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the 20th Century, Jimi Hendrix left behind an incredible legacy, despite only being in the limelight for approximately four years. It was during these four years that Jimi showed the world just what a Fender Stratocaster guitar was capable of, and helped to cement the guitar in the annals of rock and roll history for many decades to come.
Less a Guitar, More a Force of Nature
Renowned for playing a right-handed Fender Stratocaster reversed (as he was left-handed), Jimi developed his unique sound thanks to this state of affairs. Not only was the tension on his strings different to what you'd get on a normal Stratocaster, allowing for more outrageous bends on the upper strings and, but the bridge pickup was also angled in a way that would make the lower strings more articulate than usual, giving rise to his incredible trademark rhythm playing.
All New Jimi Hendrix Tribute Strat
With the new Fender Jimi Hendrix Strat you get a stunning right-handed Stratocaster, with a reversed headstock, and reversed bridge pickup, finished (in this case) with a 3 Tone Sunburst gloss coating. This stunning guitar is a fitting tribute to one of the quintissential musicians of the 20th Century.
Pure Vintage Pickup Power
This Fender Jimi Hendrix Strat comes equipped with a tro of Pure Vintage '65 Grey-Bottomed Single Coil pickups, helping you to recreate those classic mid-60's Strat tones. These pickups are reverse-mounted, and the bridge pickup is even at a reversed angle to usual, perfectly recreating the same kind of conditions as Jimi experienced in playing an "upside down" right-handed model.
As a fitting tribute to Jimi's penchant for playing right-handed guitars "flipped over", the new Fender Jimi Hendrix Strat features a reversed '70s-style headstock. This not only looks cool, but alters the relative length of the strings - giving you a unique playing feel, whilst adding more snap to the treble strings.
In addition to this, there's even a Jimi Hendrix signature on the back of the headstock, helping to commemorate Hendrix's venerable legacy.
Order your Fender Jimi Hendrix Strat Today
If you have any queries regardining the availability of the Fender Jimi Hendrix Strat in 3 Tone Sunburst, then please don't hesitate to contact our online sales team directly. Alternatively, order this guitar online or in-store today, and make use of our fantastic range of in-store pickup and home-delivery services!
Fender Jimi Hendrix Strat Highlights
- Fender Artist Series Jimi Hendrix Tribute Stratocaster in a 3-Tone Sunburst Finish
- â€œReverse" Headstock offers a fitting tribute to the famously left-handed player
- Reversed pickup mounting and Reverse Bridge Pickup for those authentic Hendrix tones
- Headstock Signature and Engraved Neck Plate add the finishing touches to this gorgeous guitar
- Ships with a deluxe Fender padded gig bag
- 0% Finance and Free Delivery available
Fender Jimi Hendrix Strat Technical Specs
- Body Shape: Stratocaster
- Orientation: Right-Hand
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Finish: Three Tone Sunburst
- Fret Type: Medium Jumbo
- Fingerboard Material: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Neck Fixture: 4-Bolt
- Neck Profile: "C" Shape
- Frets: 21
- Nut Type: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Pickup Configuration: SSS
- Neck Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
- Middle Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
- Bridge Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
- Strings: Fender USA 250R NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
- Pickup Selector: 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
- Tremolo Type: Vintage-Style Tremolo Arm
- Truss Rod: Standard
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
- Accessories Included: Deluxe Gig Bag
|Case Included||gig bag|
|Neck Wood||maple neck|
|Pickup Config||3 x single coil|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||stratocaster style|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||alder body|
November 14, 2017Read Article
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