Fender Custom Shop

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When it comes to signature guitars, the Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Stratocaster sets a new standard. Every detail—from the alder body to the soft V-shaped maple neck—has been meticulously reproduced from Clapton's iconic "Blackie" guitar. Even the most discerning Slowhand fan will appreciate the craftsmanship and attention to detail in this limited-edition masterpiece.

Clapton's Iconic Tone Captured in Three Noiseless Pickups

At the heart of this signature Strat lie three Vintage Noiseless single-coil pickups that authentically replicate the tone that made Clapton a legend. The bridge pickup delivers his trademark "woman tone" with bell-like chime and sustain for miles. The neck pickup serves up thick, vocal-like lead tones ideal for Clapton's emotive solos and fills. And the versatile middle pickup provides the perfect blend when combined with the other two. From blues licks to arena anthems, you'll have Clapton's entire tonal palette at your fingertips.

Infinite Tonal Shaping With the TBX Tone Circuit

While vintage-style Strats have their charms, this signature model takes tonal flexibility to new heights. The innovative TBX tone control allows you to gradually roll off highs without losing lows and mids—perfect for dialing in just the right amount of warmth. An active mid-boost circuit (0—25dB) provides exceptional presence and punch when you need to cut through a dense mix. With the 5-way blade switch, you can explore an infinite array of pickup combinations for any musical situation.

Built for a Lifetime of Rocking

Like Clapton's original "Blackie" Strat, this signature model has been engineered for serious professional use. The blocked tremolo increases tuning stability when you're really digging in. Vintage-style appointments such as a synthetic bone nut, '60s-style logo and nickel/chrome hardware will have you feeling like you've stepped into a time machine. And thanks to premium materials like the select alder body and satin-finished maple neck, you can expect resonant, sustain-for-days tone on every note.

Premium Accessories Fit for a Guitar Legend

Rounding out the package are several premium accessories befitting an instrument of this caliber. A deluxe hardshell tweed case keeps your prized Clapton Strat safe on the road. An embroidered strap and certificate of authenticity add an extra touch of class. Whether you're a Clapton devotee or simply demand the finest playing experience, this signature Stratocaster delivers in spades.

Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster NOS Electric Guitar Midnight Blue
Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster NOS Electric Guitar Midnight Blue
Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster NOS Electric Guitar Midnight Blue

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  • Select alder body, soft V-shaped maple neck
  • Three Vintage Noiseless single-coil pickups, TBX tone circuit, mid-boost
  • Blocked tremolo, vintage-style appointments, synthetic bone nut
  • Includes deluxe hardshell tweed case, embroidered strap, certificate of authenticity

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  • Body type: Double cutaway
  • Top wood: Select alder
  • Body wood: Select alder
  • Body finish: Urethane
  • Neck shape: Soft V
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck finish: Satin urethane
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Vintage-style
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Black dot
  • Nut width/material: 1.65" (42 mm) synthetic bone
  • Configuration: SSS
  • Neck: Proprietary single coil
  • Middle: Proprietary single coil
  • Bridge: Proprietary single coil
  • Control layout: Master volume, Individual tone, Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Special electronics: Active mid-boost circuit
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
  • Number of strings: 6 string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Country of origin: United States

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