Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster Electric Guitar with Gig Bag

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Honoring the electrifying ‘Voodoo Chile’ who popularized the Stratocaster guitar and its tremendous sonic flexibility, the Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster gives you the same fiery tone and playing feel to wield as your own. Full of incendiary vintage tone and classic style, this extraordinary instrument features signature touches and unique appointments based on his distinctive ‘flipped-over’ guitars.

The foundation of Hendrix’s uniquely personal sound and playing style was his habit of flipping his guitars over and restringing them to accommodate his left-handed playing, resulting in a ‘reverse’ headstock and bridge pickup—features reproduced here in exacting detail. The ‘reverse’ headstock produces a longer string length for the bass strings, creating a tighter playing feel along with easier bending and vibrato on the treble strings.

A trio of unsurpassed American Vintage ’65 single-coil pickups includes a reverse-slant bridge pickup, producing uniquely inspiring tone with tight, warm sound and enhanced upper harmonics and definition. The highly versatile 9.5 inch-radius ‘C’-shaped maple neck with medium jumbo frets offers a flatter playing surface—ideal for chording while simultaneously allowing you to bend notes to the stratosphere without fear of fretting out during scorching solos.

Commemorating Hendrix’s unrivaled legacy, the large ’70s-style headstock bears the guitarist’s signature on the rear. A unique neck plate displays a shoulders-up silhouette of the man himself and the engraved inscription, ‘Authentic Hendrix,’ leaving no doubt as to the inspiration behind this guitar.

Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster Features

  • Alder Body
  • Maple Neck with Maple Fingerboard and Reverse Headstock
  • American Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat Pickups
  • Reverse Angled Bridge Pickup
  • Jimi Hendrix Signature on Back of Headstock
  • Engraved Neck Plate with Jimi Hendrix Likeness
  • Includes gig bag

Product Specifications
Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster Specifications
  • Series: Artist Signature
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Neck: Maple, ‘C’ Shape
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5 inches (241 mm) Radius
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Frets: 21, Medium Jumbo
  • Scale Length: 25.5 inches (64.8 cm)
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone, 1.650 inch (42 mm)
  • Pickups: American Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat (Bridge, Middle and Neck)
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup 
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
  • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Keys: Vintage-Style
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply White
  • Strings: Fender USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Gig Bag: Included
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  (800) 856-9801 Warranty:  Custom Shop: Limited 2 Years; Stringed Instruments: Limited 2 Years; Electronic Products: Limited 2 Years; Fortis: 5 Year Limited, Transferable; Accessories: 1 Year Limited; IEM: Limited 1 Year; Vacuum Tubes: 90 Days
Jthomas annillo Submitted: 9/5/2018
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The only Jimi artist guitar worth buying
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What is your opinion of this product?
This guitar delivers on the hype. The pickups and the reverse headstock bring you back to the setup that Jimi might have had on his guitars. In case you are wondering the answer is "yes", the longer scale for the low E and A strings (via the reverse head stock) do make a huge difference. It is just the way jimi would have had. I could go on and on but I can just assure you that you won't regret this purchase. AMS makes it super easy with their payment plans. Put some 11-56 strings like I have or some 10-52 strings and listen to the low E punch you in the face.
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Pete T Submitted: 8/10/2018
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Great Guitar, AMS delivers.
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I have 10 guitars this by far is my favorite. Plays like a dream and the reverse head stock gives it a different feel and tone than my other strats. AMS delivered it fast and before I knew it I was in heaven. Great company great guitar. I will be ordering more from them again. soon
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Jennifer A. Submitted: 8/10/2018
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My son’s dream guitar!
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I bought this for my son for his 17th bday. He’s a Hendrix enthusiast and this did not disappoint! Love the unique headstock, and plays great!
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Douglas Submitted: 7/23/2018
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All I can say is "Wow!" I am usually a tele fanatic but this Jimi strat is Great!
What is your opinion of this product?
Picked this stratocaster up from AMS and while it is a Mexican made strat the quality and feel are great. I did purchase the Seymour Duncan strat set and it sent this thing into the stratosphere (pun intended) as far as playability and sound quality. The tight radius fingerboard I was leary of at first but now I love the ease of chording and bending on this thing, all in all a great "keeper" guitar modeled after a true genius and legends' original.
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JnjMaf Submitted: 7/22/2018
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Amazing!!!!!!
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Jimmy would be proud ... Fender out did itself beautifully feel ,sound ,tone Absolute fantastic guitar.....
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Dale Vorhies Submitted: 7/21/2018
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Great Fender guitar
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The Jimi Hendrix guitar is a really nice player guitar that I bought 10 months ago. Goes along with any amp and gives a variety of different sounds that a fender guitar does with ease. Plays very good to the fingers and I play for hours when I do. This guitar might be made in Mexico but you would not no it if blind folded. Well worth the bucks. And the people are friendly at American music I don’t shop any where else. Thankz
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Paula Submitted: 6/29/2016
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Very nice for price
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Once you get this setup (the factory setup is horrible), this thing plays great! I love the sound of the pickups. The next has a nice contour. I did sand the neck with 1500 grit sand paper to thin out the neck finish. The tuners are junk! Plan to replace them if you buy this, or your guitar will not stay in tune I replaced them with Schaller locking tuners. I also replaced the nut with a LSR nut. I also plan to replace the bridge. I realize that is sounds like I basically replaced every part, but you have to keep in mind this is an import model. They put cheaper parts on these. However, the overall guitar is definitely worth the money. The upgrades I have done have made huge improvements to this guitar. It was a great buy!
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Terry Rasor jr Submitted: 2/25/2016
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WAY better than expected!
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My hopes were high, it's a Hendrix signature after all.... Far surpassed what I was expecting! Tone tone tone! String tension and reverse bridge pickup... Unreal!
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LAWRENCE J BENDER Submitted: 2/8/2016
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NICE GUITAR, LOVE IT
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I had to fix the plug to be able to keep the guitar cord in place, t was easy as can be. The factory does not do a good job setting up the guitar, but I always take guitars in for the setup anyway. Sorry but I hate fabric guitar cases, they don't protect anything.
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tony bo Submitted: 1/11/2016
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jimi would have loved this!!!
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well build,,smooth easy playing,,made like the use to!!but you could have thrown in a hardcase!!!
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