Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Stratocaster NOS Black
About This Guitar
David Gilmour and the Fender Custom Shop are extremely proud to offer the David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster®.
David Gilmour's famous "Black Strat®" guitar was a cornerstone of the Pink Floyd sound; featured extensively on The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and his critically acclaimed 2006 solo effort, On an Island.
The Fender Custom Shop worked closely with Gilmour and his longtime guitar technician, Phil Taylor, to create his signature model, a reproduction of the Black Strat complete with its unmistakable look, sound and feel.
Featuring a black nitrocellulose lacquer finish, alder body with black pickguard, one-piece maple neck, custom pickups, and Gilmour's own distinctive electronics and shortened vintage tremolo arm.
Features & Specifications
- Series - Custom Artist
- Origin - Made in USA
- Color - Black
- Body - Select Alder, Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Neck - Maple, Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Neck Shape - 1983 Thin-Shouldered "C" (.790" to .870" Taper)
- Scale - 25.5" (648 mm)
- Fingerboard - Maple, 7.25" (184.1 mm)
- Frets - 21, Vintage Style
- Nut - Bone, 1.675" (42.5 mm)
- Bridge Pickup - Seymour Duncan® SSL-5 Single-Coil Strat®
- Middle Pickup - Custom-Wound Single-Coil Strat®
- Neck Pickup - Custom Shop Fat '50s Single-Coil Strat®
- Controls - Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
- Bridge - American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo with Custom Beveled Tremolo Block and Shortened Tremolo Arm
- Tuning Machines - Vintage-Style
- Strings - Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
- Unique Features - Thin-Shouldered "C" Neck Shape Duplicated from David's 1983 U.S. Vintage '57 Strat® Neck, Custom Shortened Tremolo Arm, Custom Beveled Tremolo Block, No Back Tremolo Cover Plate, Black Dot Position Inlays (Narrow Spacing), Aged White Pickup Covers, and Aged Parchment Control Knobs.
- Accessories - Hardshell Case, Evidence Audio™ High-End Guitar Cable, Custom Leather Strap, GHS® DG Boomers Strings, David Gilmour’s “Live at Pompeii” Blu-ray.