The Fender Custom Shop is basically the place where guitarist's wildest dreams become reality. Found in the Fender headquarters in Corona California, the Fender Custom Shop produces some of the rarest and most powerful guitars the world has ever seen. Because of this, many of the world's most legendary guitarists have clamored to collaborate with the shop on developing truly special instruments. The results of these collaborations can be found in the line of Fender Custom Shop signature model electric guitars. Simply put, these guitars are among the greatest the world has ever seen. Choosing one of these guitars can be a big decision, but one of the easiest ways you can narrow down your options is simply by asking yourself who is your favorite guitarist is. If you're a fan of the unmistakeable sound of blues-rock legend Rory Gallagher, you'll no doubt want to check out the Rory Gallagher Signature Electric Guitar. This guitar is an exact replica of Gallagher's battle ready 1961 Stratocaster. Every last detail is recreated with this guitar, allowing you to channel the tone that made Rory Gallagher's music so special. On the other hand, maybe the rugged sounds of the king of outlaw country Merle Haggard are more your thing? Then have a look at the Shop Artist Series Merle Haggard Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar. This semi-hollow Tele features a Texas Special neck pickup and custom wiring of a 4-way pickup switch, which has become a staple of Merle's sound. With a timeless, road-ready look, this Tele will change the way you play as soon as you plug it in.
Maybe Slowhand is your guitar hero? Then look no further than the Artist Series Eric Clapton Stratocaster Electric Guitar. This guitar is actually built by the same craftsmen who built Clapton's now legendary Strat. From the Noiseless pickups, to the blocked original vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, this is an exact replica of the guitar Clapton plays every night, making it a perfect tribute to the master.
The Fender Custom Shop line of signature model electric guitars is truly revered, and for good reason. Owning a guitar as special as the ones available here is like owning a piece of history, and a true testament to your dedication to the craft.