Fender Eric Johnson Stratocaster RW (Tropical Turquoise)Item ID: StratEJRWTQ
Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and Three Custom-wound Single-coil Pickups - Tropical Turquoise
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Play Eric Johnson's Tone Machine of Choice!The FENDER® Eric Johnson Stratocaster® RW solidbody electric guitar brings you an instrument fit for a guitar tone master! Eric is also known for his perfectionism and dedicated search for an "ultimate" guitar. The brainchild of Johnson himself, the Eric Johnson Stratocaster RW is designed with Eric's own personal features and preferences, and it is made possible because of his expressed desire to give something back to the collectors, players and, especially, the fans who have supported him throughout his career. Call your Sweetwater Sales Engineer today and start making your own tonal magic with the fantastic Eric Johnson RW!
Fender Eric Johnson Stratocaster RW at a Glance:
Made with the finest woods available
The Eric Johnson Stratocaster RW guitar is built from some of the finest materials available. The light 2-piece alder body is dressed in a very thin nitro cellulose lacquer finish; the quartersawn maple neck is paired with a rosewood fingerboard with a 12" radius and 21 highly polished frets.
Custom pickups wound to Eric's specifications
Additional features on the Eric Johnson Strat® include staggered vintage style machine heads, thus eliminating the need for a string tree, custom pickups with countersink screws and wound to Eric's specifications, and highly contoured body and neck.
Vintage tremolo and '57-style features
The Eric Johnson Stratocaster RW comes with a parchment '57 style pickguard, 5-way pickup switch, master volume, neck tone and bridge tone controls, and a Vintage tremolo with a silver painted block and '57 style string recess with no paint between base plate and the block.
Fender Eric Johnson Stratocaster RW Features:
You could easily make the case that Fender electric guitars were responsible - at least in great part - for the birth of modern rock 'n' roll. Originally designed to be easier to build, and thus more affordable, Leo Fender's masterpieces, which include classics like the Stratocaster (is there a more distinctive guitar shape in the world?), the Telecaster® and the original Precision Bass®, were at the core of a musical revolution that spawned everything from surf to country to punk!
In the 1960s, when Fender guitars first hit bandstands and stages all around the country, it was astonishing to see that trademark Fender maple neck and fingerboard. Though the company eventually offered rosewood fingerboards as standard or optional on its entire line of instruments, those first"blonde" necks really shook things up. Others have picked up on the maple neck theme, but it's clearly yet another of Leo Fender's "firsts."
Today, no other manufacturer can match Fender for the sheer number of options available throughout its entire line. While vintage Fenders can command astronomical prices, the company now has the widest range of quality instruments in the world. Fender instruments have been played and prized by some of the highest-profile players in music, including such luminaries as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, and Stevie Ray Vaughan - to name a just a few.
NOTE: This product is available in the United States only - no international sales.
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Robert, Chester, VA
Reviewsbased on 3 reviews
One amazing tone machine..
by Rich Park from Horseheads, NY USAThis thing is amazing. I was blown away by the tones coming out of this beast. The craftmanship is top notch as well. I have a custom shop 55 soft shoulder Gibson Les Paul that cost about three tim... read more [+]es as much and this Strat is right on par with it. My first choice was a Fender deluxe, but after comparing it with the Eric Johnson model, the deluxe sounded so lifeless and dull. I made the right choice. My first one that I ordered arrived with a few scratches, but Sweetwater took care of me right away. I notified them and within the same day a new one was on the way. The second model was even better than the first one I ordered. Thank you Sweetwater and thank you Eric for creating a tonal monster that truly is an affordable custom shop model...... close [-]
September 10, 2012
Music Background: Hobbyist
Eric Johnson Strat
by Bill Baltezor from St Joseph, Mo. usaThis is the third Fender Strat I have purchased. The previous were SVR and the Clapton Strat. The tone in the Eric Johnson exceeds both. If your looking for to buy the American standard think about sp... read more [+]ending a little moe for the Eric Johnson . Money well spent ! close [-]
August 18, 2011
Music Background: collector
PRS Quailty Fender EJ strat
by Ace Palacio from N.O. LA. USAFinally a Fender Quality strat at a Prs rating.I own 7 PRS'S and nothing short of picking one out anywhere and are playable gig wise immediate.
December 23, 2010
Music Background: Pro Musician
The Ej strat met those,the quailty,tone ,playabli... read more [+]ty out of the box was up to standard with a PRS. for a production style guitar.It's been quite some time I played a good new strat.Fender and EJ put some time in this guitar.
The only remark is that the tremolo is set up tight.Don't expect to do any big dives and pull ups on the bar.Mine was set,like it was concreted to the body and wouldn't move.Perhaps the EJ set up,5 springs,10'sand bridge flushed to body,it does he job in keeping it in tune.Other than that,I extremly happy with the guitar and Sweetwater's service.I'll be doing more with Sweetwater in the future.
Thanks Sweetwater close [-]
Fender Eric Johnson Stratocaster RW (Tropical Turquoise)
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