David Gilmour White Stratocaster


The Black Strat – current specs

– Fender 1969 alder body with black finish repainted over the original sunburst finish.
– Fender 1983 ‘57 reissue C shape maple neck with maple 7.25″ radius fingerboard and 21 vintage style frets.
– Fender/Gotho vintage style tuning machines.
– 1-ply .120” beveled black acrylic, 11 hole pickguard.
– Fender neck and middle pickups dated 1971 (installed the whole pickguard assembly from a ‘71 bullet truss rod Strat in June 1973) and a Seymour Duncan custom wound SSL-1C bridge pickup (installed late 1979).
– Fender synchronized tremolo bridge (the original bridge re-fitted in 1997).
– 5-way pickup selector (replacing the original 3-way in 1985).
– Custom mini-toggle switch on the pickguard for neck/bridge combo.

– Shortened tremolo arm to 4.25″.

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