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Description

When Albert Hammond Jr needs to lay down tracks, either for The Strokes or for his solo work, the guitar he chooses is a customized 1985 reissue of the classic '72 Stratocaster. With a personalized pickup switching system that provides the neck/bridge combination by reversing the usual 1 and 3 switch positions, a decked tremolo bridge and all the proper vintage appointments, it's a truly individual instrument. This Custom Shop signature model carries all those features, plus the artist's signature on the headstock.
Features
  • Gloss-finish solid alder body
  • 25.5"-scale maple neck, 21-fret, 7.25"-radius rosewood fingerboard
  • Custom-sound ceramic single coil pickups, custom 5-way pickup switching
  • Vintage-style 6-saddle synchronized tremolo, F-stamped vintage-style tuners
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood:
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: C modern
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Fingerboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 7.25 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width/material 1.65 in. (42 mm) Synthetic Bone
Pickups
  • Configuration: SSS
  • Neck: Single-coil Ceramic
  • Middle: Single-coil Ceramic
  • Bridge: Single-coil Ceramic
  • Brand: Fender Custom shop
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Custom pickup switching
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: 6-saddle vintage-style synchronized tremolo
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Vintage F stamped
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Signature model
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: Mexico

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