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Fender Custom Rory Gallagher Stratocaster with Case

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Product Description

The Fender Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Stratocaster Electric Guitar recreates every detail of this legendary instrument.
Fender Custom Shop designers met Donal Gallagher, brother of the late, great Rory Gallagher, in 1997 at Los Angeles International Airport and received a gig bag holding one of the most coveted guitars of all time—Rory’s worn-to-the-wood 1961 Stratocaster guitar. Fender initially built 40 clones for the European market, and was subsequently besieged with requests for more.

The Rory Gallagher Tribute Stratocaster guitar is an exact replica of that revered instrument, right down to the extremely worn 3-Color Sunburst alder body, maple neck and rosewood fingerboard. Fender has even included five Sperzel tuners and one Gotoh tuner, and they’ve replaced the 12th-fret dot marker with white plastic instead of the original clay. It also features three custom-wound ’60s single-coil pickups, aged chrome hardware, 21 jumbo frets and a bone nut. Fender's homage to a true and truly missed master.

Fender Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Unique Features

  • Aged White Plastic Parts
  • Original Dot Spacing
  • One Mis-matched Sperzel Tuning Machine
  • Clay Dots with One Mis-matched White Plastic Dot at the 12th Fret
  • Slot-Head Mounting Screws in Selector Switch
  • Heavily Worn and Distressed with Most of the Paint Missing
  • Replicates the Wear Patterns of Rory’s Original Guitar

Product Specifications
Fender Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Stratocaster Electric Guitar
  • Body: Select Alder
  • Neck: Maple, Early ‘60s C Shape, (Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood, 9.5 inch Radius (241mm)
  • No. of Frets: 21 Medium Jumbo Frets
  • Pickups: 3 Custom ‘60s Single-Coil Strat Pickups
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone (Neck), Tone (Middle)
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade
  • Bridge: American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
  • Machine Heads: 5 Sperzel Die-Cast Machines with 1 Mis-Matched Gotoh Tuner
  • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Scale Length: 25.5 inches (648 mm)
  • Width at Nut:1.650 inches (42 mm)
  • Strings: Fender Super 250R, (.010 to .046) Nickel Plated Steel
  • Accessories: Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case, Strap, Cable


Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  (480) 596-9690 Warranty:  Instruments: Limited Lifetime; Electronic Products (amps): Transferrable 5 Year Limited; Accessories: 1 Year Limited
Billio from Knox, Tn, wktucker98@yahoo.com
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A true legend!
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I absolutely love this guitar--everything about it except the price. Seems guitars in general are getting outrageously expensive. I've noted the same with Gibson to be fair. In defense, I must say (I could be wrong)there are most likely a lot of man hours spent on each of these instruments--so the price is what it is I suppose.
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