Experience the peerless Strat style of Slowhand himself with the Eric Clapton Stratocaster, one of Fenders most acclaimed and enduring artist signature models. With classic design and special features that give it exceptional tonal versatility and effortless feel worthy of one of the world’s greatest names in rock and blues, it puts pure Clapton Stratocaster tone and feel straight into your hands.
The first tone control knob operates this guitar’s TBX (Treble Bass Expander) tone circuitry. The knob has a detent at the center position (5) and works like a normal tone control from zero to the detent. Turning the knob clockwise from the detent adds presence and brightness; turning it counterclockwise from the detent rolls off high frequencies.
The second tone control knob functions as an active mid-boost control. Turning it clockwise boosts mid and bass frequencies while decreasing treble frequencies.
- Alder Body
- Soft V neck profile with 25.5″ scale length
- Maple 22 fret fingerboard with 9.5″ radius
- 1.650″ Synthetic bone nut
- Comes equipped with Vintage noiseless single coil Strat
- Instrument weighs just about 8 lbs.
- Original Fender Tweed case
Functionally, this guitar is perfect. The original tuning machines are tight and hold tune properly. The action is low and fast and the truss rod as plenty of adjustment in both directions. All of the additional electronics work perfectly, and the switch and knobs move with no stickiness or scratchiness.
Aesthetically, this guitar is in great shape with very little wear. There are no nicks or ding on the edge or faces of the headstock, and all of the original chrome hardware is shiny with no signs of rust or corrosion. The frets are near perfect with only minor signs of wear on the lower frets, and there are no marks on the back of the neck. There are no major nicks, dings, or discernible scratches on the body, and there are no signs of discoloration from age. The plastic on the pickguard has been peeled away, but the original stickers have been replaced. The original case is included, and is in just as good of condition with no rips, tears, stains or funny smells.
Overall this Clapton Strat has hardly been touched and would make a great addition for a musician looking for a strat with some extra power. Don’t let this one get away!