Your Chance to Play John Mayer's Signature Axe!
The old-school blues guitar gets a new voice! Pick up the John Mayer Signature Stratocaster and you immediately know you're holding a very special Strat. This is no off-the-shelf instrument with a signature attached; the John Mayer Strat is built to the Grammy-winning artist's personal specs. You get a unique, slightly bigger C-shaped neck profile and a trio of Big Dipper single-coil Strat pickups (with a special "scooped" midrange voicing), for starters. Five tremolo springs are installed at the factory, and the string tree is a bit further from the nut than it would be on a standard Strat. Grab the John Mayer Signature Stratocaster and you know you're playing a modern blues-rock tone machine!Fender John Mayer Signature Stratocaster Unique Features:
- Satin Urethane on neck with buffed headstock and vintage '50s decal
- "Big Dipper" single-coil Stratocaster pickups with special "scooped" midrange voicing to meet John Mayer's specifications
- 3-ply Brown Shell pickguard
- 5 tremolo springs installed at factory
- No back plate
- String tree slightly further from the nut
- Color: 3-color Sunburst
- Neck wood: Maple
- Neck shape: Slightly bigger "C"-shape, satin urethane on neck with buffed headstock and vintage '50s decal
- Machine heads: Fender/Gotoh vintage style
- Body wood: Solid alder
- Fingerboard: African rosewood fingerboard, 9-1/2" radius
- No. of frets: 21 Dunlop 6105 frets
- Pickguard: 3-ply Brown Shell
- Pickups: Big Dipper single-coil Stratocaster pickups with special "scooped" midrange voicing to meet John Mayer's specifications
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1= neck pickup, Tone 2= bridge/middle pickup
- Bridge/tailpiece: American vintage synchronized tremolo.
- Pickup switching: 5-way switch
- Case: Hardshell case
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"blond" 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 astronomic prices, the company now has the widest range of quality instruments in the world, along with the highest profile players like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan, all of whom are legendary.
NOTE: This product is available in the United States only - no international sales.