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Fender Custom Shop Michael Landau Signature 1968 Relic Stratocaster Black

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World-renowned session ace Michael Landau has played on hundreds of albums since the early 1980s, with artists as varied as Joni Mitchell, Seal, Mich...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 06-25-2018

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Based on Landau's 1968 Stratocaster with the pro's favorite neck and hand-wound pickups.

World-renowned session ace Michael Landau has played on hundreds of albums since the early 1980s, with artists as varied as Joni Mitchell, Seal, Michael Jackson, James Taylor, B.B. King, Pink Floyd and Miles Davis, to name only a few. He has also fronted several bands, including the Raging Honkies, Burning Water and, more recently, Renegade Creation with Robben Ford. With his own group, he continues to raise the bar in electric jazz, instrumental and rock guitar.

The Fender Custom Shop Artist Collection Michael Landau Signature 1968 Relic Stratocaster is based on Landau's 1968 Stratocaster, with a hand-selected lightweight alder body, special "custom oval" neck profile, custom hand-wound pickups and wiring, and a worn Black and Bleached Three-color Sunburst nitrocellulose lacquer finishes.

Other features include a round-laminated dark rosewood fingerboard with a 7.25" radius and 6105 frets, period-correct large headstock, five-way pickup switching, and custom vintage-style tremolo bridge. The guitar comes with a case, strap and Fender Custom Shop certificate of authenticity.

FEATURES
Body
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Not applicable
Body wood: Alder
Body finish: Nitrocellulose
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Shape: C custom
Wood: Maple
Joint: Bolt-on
Scale length: 25.5"
Truss rod: Standard
Finish: Nitrocellulose
Fretboard
Material: Rosewood
Radius: 7.25"
Fret size: Narrow jumbo
Number of frets: 21
Inlays: Dot
Nut width: 1.65" (42mm)
Pickups
Configuration: SSS
Neck: Custom Shop Fat '50s
Middle: Custom Shop Fat '50s
Bridge: Custom Shop Fat '50s
Brand: Fender
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Parallel
Piezo: Not applicable
Active EQ: Not applicable
Special electronics: Not applicable
Controls
Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 5-way
Coil tap or split: Not applicable
Kill switch: Not applicable
Hardware
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: Floating vintage tremolo
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Vintage-style
Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: 3-ply mint green pickguard
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: cable, strat, certificate of authenticity
Country of origin: United States

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