Gilmour bought the guitar, a 1969 model with a touch of maple cap and large e doll in 1970 by Manny in New York, he bought a Few weeks Similar guitar t t replace the stolen had been. The Black Strat was originally a sunburst color, but had black painted Manny. Since then, it has many Ver Changes undergone (see below) and still exists today, widely cited as his favorite guitar. It is still used in the majority of current performance.
In the 1970s, changes between Gilmour and a neck with maple and rosewood fretboards on the Stratocaster. In 1972, Gilmour installed an XLR connector to eliminate the hum of his Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face; However, it was quickly removed. He also replaced the tuners with original Kluson tuners. In 1973, Gibson PAF humbucker one was installed between the bridge and the intermediate positions of the Strat, but it was in the original single coils and put them in the black pickguard sp Ter. In 1976, the original micro-bridge with a DiMarzio FS-1 was replaced. This was in turn replaced by a Seymour Duncan SSL1C. In the 1980s he replaced the bridge with a Kahler tremolo system. He also replaced the original tremolo arm shortened.
1986 Gilmour three guitar candy apple red Stratocaster replaced with EMG pickups for tours and a Stratocaster cream for samples w During the post-Roger Waters era for display at the Hard Rock Cafe retire in Dallas, Texas.
In the 2000s, the Gilmour Black Strat played again, Including Lich of a tour of the island in 2006 and the Pink Floyd reunion at Live 8 in 2005.