2017 Fender Eric Clapton "Blackie" Stratocaster

  • $1,399.00
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Summary: The “Blackie” is one of Fenders most enduring & acclaimed signature series guitars of all time. The Eric Clapton signature guitar entails a classic design with special features & true Fender tone. First introduced in the 1980s, today's Eric Clapton Strat has been updated with three Vintage Noiseless pickups, which work in conjunction with both a powerful active midrange boost and Fender TBX tone circuitry to create one of the most versatile guitars in the Fender catalog.

Body: Alder finished in a Black gloss.

Neck: Maple with a Maple fingerboard, 25.5” scale length, 1 11/16” nut width, 22 frets, black dot inlays, soft “V” shape that gets rounder as you go up the neck.

Pickups/Hardware: Three Noiseless single coil pickups, TBX tone circuit, vintage style tuning keys, five-way pickup selector, white single-ply pickguard, master volume/two tone controls, six-saddle vintage style tremolo system.

Cosmetics: This guitar is very clean with just some light surface scratches on the black finish that can be seen in a reflection.

Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this guitar with a new set of strings. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard with no dead spots or choking out.

Weight: 7.6 lbs.

Case: This guitar ships in the original hard shell case with all of the case candy and hang tags, professionally packaged, and fully insured.