A Signature Strat from the Sultan of Swing!
All right, you've wanted it and Sweetwater has it! The FENDER® Artist Series Mark Knopfler Stratocaster® joins other Artist Series guitars, and it delivers that trademark Knopfler sound, classic good looks, and great playing feel. This Hot Rod Red axe features vintage body styling and pickups for an authentic Strat® experience.Fender Artist Series Mark Knopfler Stratocaster guitar at a glance:
- Comfort Contoured '57 Strat ash body with vintage tinted '62 maple neck
- Texas Special pickups with 5-way switching for signature tone
Comfort Contoured '57 Strat ash body with vintage tinted '62 maple neck
The Mark Knopfler Strat features a '57 Strat guitar body with Fender's Comfort Contoured design. The ash body offers a lightweight feel with a singing sustain. It's joined to a vintage tinted '62 "C"-shape maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard.
Texas Special pickups with 5-way switching for a signature tone
The unmistakable tone of the Fender Mark Knopfler Stratocaster comes from three Texas Special™ single-coil pickups and a five-way switch. Fender/Gotoh vintage tuners and an American vintage tremolo system round out this sultan of swing.
- Model Name - Mark Knopfler Stratocaster
- Model Number - 011-7800-815
- Series - Artist Series
- Color - Hot Rod Red (nitro-cellulose lacquer finish)
- Body - Comfort contoured '57 lightweight ash body
- Neck - Vintage tinted '62 maple neck, "C" shape (nitrocellulose lacquer finish)
- Fingerboard - Rosewood (7.25" radius)
- No. of Frets - 21 Medium Jumbo nickel silver frets
- Pickups - 3 Texas Special single-coil strat pickups
- Controls - Master Volume, Tone 1 (neck pickup), Tone 2 (middle pickup)
- Pickup Switching - 5-Position Blade
- Bridge - American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
- Machine heads - Fender/Gotoh Vintage Style tuning machines
- Hardware - Chrome
- Pickguard - 3-ply, 11-hole, Mint Green
- Scale length - 25.5"
- Width at nut - 1.625"
- Unique Features - Dot inlays, transitional decal, Mark Knopfler signature on ball of headstock
- Strings - Fender Super 250R, (.010 to .046) nickel plated steel
- Case - Deluxe brown hardshell case