David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster Guitar Fender Custom Shop has an alder body, black or black and tri-color Sunburst finish, a black pickguard, one-piece handle directly over maple, microphones custom and Gilmour now-famous electronics and shortened vintage tremolo arm.
The foundation for his revolution Re incomparably Pink Floyd, Gilmour Black Strat is also largely of Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and his critically acclaimed 2006 solo on a it. The Fender Custom Shop worked hand in hand with Gilmour and his langj Year’s guitar technician, Phil Taylor, to create this signature model instrument, detailed reproduction of the Black Strata complete in its unmistakable look, sound and feel.
The custom-made Cornish pedalboard is tube-buffered, and it houses an Electr Harmonix Big Muff, a Chandler Tube Driver, two custom Pete Cornish overdrives, an MXR Dyna Comp, a custom-made graphic EQ, and a Boss CE-2 chorus, compressor, and DD-2 delay — which has been modified with a tone control that darkens the sound of the repeats.
The Strat David Gilmour Guitar Series comes with a custom case, a high-end guitar cable proof discs Live in Gdansk three game CD / DVD Gilmour and Phil Taylor’s 2007 book about the history of guitar, The Black Strat.
Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck: one-piece maple, reissue C-shaped, .790″ to .870″ taper
Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25″ radius
Frets: 21, vintage
Scale Length: 25.5″
Tuning Keys: Vintage
Bridge: Vintage StratocasterÂ® with Custom shortened vintage tremelo arm
Pickguard: .120″ one-ply black acrylic pickguard (exclusive to Gilmour model)
Neck: Custom Hand-Wound Fat ’50s StratÂ®
Middle: Custom Wound StratÂ®
Bridge: Seymour DuncanÂ® SSL-5
Pickup Switching: StartocasterÂ® five-way switch with two-way toggle that adds activates
neck pickup to the middle and bridge positions
Controls: Standard StratocasterÂ®
Volume, Tone, Tone arrangement
Strings: GHSÂ® David Gilmour Signature Set
Case: Special center pocket black tolex case with crushed
green lining, “David Gilmour” embroidered on interior
Accessories: Evidence Audioâ¢ guitar cable
Unique Features: Special three-beveled vintage tremolo block, custom
shortened vintage tremolo arm. Two-way toggle activates
neck pickup in the middle and bridge positions.