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Fender John Mayer Stratocaster with Case

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Product Description

The Fender John Mayer guitar is a Signature Stratocaster resulting from a collaboration between the world-famous guitar builder and the Grammy award-winning recording artist.
The John Mayer Signature Stratocaster is Fender’s next must have signature model. Features include an alder body, a maple neck with a slightly bigger C shape, and an African rosewood fingerboard. The pickups are Big Dipper single coils with special scooped mid range voicing to meet John Mayer’s specifications.

Another customized feature is the back plate, or lack thereof, sort of. A hardshell case is included.

John Mayer Unique Features

  • Thick C-Shape Neck
  • Vintage Hardware
  • Five Tremolo Springs installed at the factory
  • Back tremolo cover plate is not installed nor included per Artist's request
  • String tree is farther from the nut
  • 3 Big Dipper single coil Strat pickups with special Scooped mid-range voicing
  • '50s Spaghetti logo decal
  • Satin urethane finish on back of neck, gloss finish on the face of the headstock

About Fender
Founded in 1946, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has been an American icon for over 50 years. In that time, Fender’s contribution to the evolving sound of contemporary music has been global and continuous. By introducing the first commercially viable solidbody electric guitar, the first electric bass and countless classic amplifiers, Fender musical instruments have left their mark on jazz, blues, country, rock and many other styles of popular music.

Product Specifications

Fender John Mayer Signature Stratocaster Specifications

  • Body: Select Alder
  • Neck: Maple, thick C shape; satin urethane on back of neck, gloss finish on the face of the headstock.
  • Fingerboard: African rosewood, 9.5-inch radius
  • Number of Frets: 21 Dunlop 6105 Narrow Jumbo
  • Machine Heads: Fender/Gotoh vintage-style tuning machines
  • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
  • Bridge: American vintage synchronized tremolo
  • Pickguard: 4-ply Tortise shell
  • Pickups: 3 Big Dipper single-coil Stratocaster pickups with special scooped mid range voicing to meet John Mayer’s specifications
  • Pickup Switching: 5-position Blade:
    • Position 1: Bridge
    • Position 2: Bridge and Middle
    • Position 3: Middle
    • Position 4: Middle and Neck
    • Position 5: Neck
  • Controls:
    • Master Volume
    • Tone 1: Neck pickup
    • Tone 2: Bridge and Middle pickup
  • Scale Length: 25.5 inches
  • Back Plate: NOT installed on guitar per Artist's request
  • Includes: Case, strap and a cable
  • Strings: Fender Super ST250R (NPS: .010 , .013, .017, .026, .036, .046)


Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  (480) 596-9690 Warranty:  Instruments: Limited Lifetime; Electronic Products (amps): Transferrable 5 Year Limited; Accessories: 1 Year Limited
Blaine from San Francisco
Overall Rating
More than I expected
What is your overall opinion of this product?
I've read allot of reviews and YouTube videos of the JM Strat. All of which were stellar and I was not dispointed. The build and quality are amazing for the price. I like the new website where you can select by serial the exact guitar. I am picky about weight and fingerboard color. So, when it came it was stellar. I really like that a hard case is shipped now with the JM Strats as its more appealing and useful for me. I like my action a little lower - so I did adjust the string height, but that only took a few minutes and I typically end up doing this on any instruement. This is guitar is amazing to look at and plays superb. Not much to not like here - I guess I would have liked the little allen wrench in its own little pouch. Its tiny so I had to search a little for it with the case candy.
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