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Fender Artist Series Eric Clapton Stratocaster Guitar, Pewter, Maple - 0117602843

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Condition: New

SKU: FEN-CLAPTON-STRAT-PTR

In stock

Details

  • Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster 
  • Pewter 
  • Urethane Body Finish 
  • Alder Body 
  • Maple Neck - Satin Finish 
  • Soft "V" neck profile 
  • Maple Fretboard 
  • 9.5" Radius
  • 22 Frets - Vintage Style Frets 
  • Dot Inlays 
  • Scale Length 25 1/2" 
  • 4-Bolt Neck Plate with Micro Tilt 
  • Eric Clapton signature on headstock 
  • Fender Vintage Noiseless Strat Pickups 
  • Five Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickups, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Neck and Middle Pickups, Position 5. Neck Pickup
  • Master Volume, Tone 1. Master Tone Control, Tone 2. Master Active Mid Boost
  • Active Electronics 
  • American Vintage Synchronized Tremelo
  • Fender Staggered Vintage Tuners
  • Chrome Hardware 
  • Weight 8 lbs 
  • Vintage Tweed case
  • Fender Guitar Strap, 1/4" Guitar Cable, Owners Registration
  • Instrument Weight: 7.8 lbs

Player's Perspective

Music Store Live is proud to present this Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster! Guitar God Eric Clapton has affectionately lent his "Slowhand" in creating this amazing instrument. This guitar will scream blues rock from the moment you hit the strings. Demoed through some of our favorite in house tube amps, legendary Clapton tone immediately leaped off this guitar. It covers all the classic strat sounds, and with the custom electronics you get fat, throaty, almost Gibson like sounds. The neck feels rock solid and delivers a snappy but warm tone. This lovely guitar not only pays tribute to one of the greatest blues rockers ever to walk the earth, but it is simply an awesome guitar from top to bottom.

Item Details

This Eric Clapton Stratocaster is a perfect marriage of both vintage style and modern playability. Many of Clapton's favorite and most useful guitar mods have been incorporated into the design. This particular guitar has a great pewter urethane finish. The vintage style tremelo bridge, chrome hardware, and white pickguard keep it true to the stratocaster's origins. Three vintage noiseless strat pickups eliminate single coil buzz on loud stages while retaining that classic stratocaster tone. Other features such as the master tone control and active mid boost circuit control open up a lot of tonal possibilities for the player. In fact, the active mid boost is one of the features of this guitar that sets it apart from any other strat. It can deliver fat crunchy tweed sounds with the turn of a dial. The neck on this guitar is really something special. It is some of the hardest maple we've seen on a Fender guitar making it incredibly fast and responsive to touch. The vintage style frets are not only very comfortable to play on, but they make it very easy for playing up high on the neck.

This Eric Clapton Stratocaster comes in a vintage tweed hard shell case.

Overall Condition

This Fender Eric Clapton stratocaster is in brand new pristine mint condition with absolutely no nicks, scratches, or blemishes of any kind 

Our in house guitar tech has inspected, tested, set up, and cleaned all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.

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At Music Store Live, our goal is to revolutionize the way gear is bought online. It’s not just about videos and know how; it’s about the person on the other end of the line. Whether you are in Tokyo or Toledo, we invite you to experience the reality of a living online music store and help us shape the best buying experience possible. As you'll see in the video below, we're musicians just like you. We strive to offer the best gear, the best online experience, and the best personalized service in the industry. We invite you to get to know our team, and we would love the opportunity to get to know you too!

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At MusicStoreLive.com we are proud to offer free return shipping and a 30-day return policy in the 48 contiguous states on all new* items over $30. It's all part of our mission to bring the guitar shop to your living room. This policy allows you to get your gear hassle-free and try it with your own rig to be sure that it truly fits with your playing style and sound. If it doesn't work the way you had hoped we'll send you a prepaid return label and work up an exchange or issue you a refund once we get the item back in the same condition it was purchased. It's that simple.

Please allow 2-4 business days from the receiving date for returns to be processed.
  • Your order must ship to the billing address associated with your credit card, PayPal, or other method of payment (unless an alternate shipping address has been approved by an MSL Gear Specialist).
  • If you want the shipment to be held at a shipping company hub it is your responsibility to make those arrangements directly with the shipping company.
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  • We do not insure packages valued under $3,000. If you would like to add insurance for delivery or return please request it when requesting your order or initiating your return.
  • All returns are subject to a Tech Check upon arrival. Any instrument that is returned with damage, wear and tear (including pick marks), missing or replaced parts, missing protective or packing materials are not eligible for a full refund.
  • *Used / Vintage / Clearance items carry our same return policy, except with a 3­ day return window.
  • Orders shipped within California will be subject to 7.25% state sales tax.

In most cases we ship same day if your order is placed by 12 p.m. EST Monday thru Friday!

Return Policy Details
Is your instrument just not doing it for you? We understand and we absolutely want you to be thrilled with any gear that you buy from MusicStoreLive.com. If you're not happy with your order, you can return it to us at no charge within 30 days of delivery.

  • Customers outside the continental USA must pay their own return shipping and are responsible for all applicable taxes and fees.
  • The return policy does not apply to custom orders or modifications (pickup installs, etc)
  • Contact MSL at info@musicstorelive.com or (866) 256-5725 to begin the return process. You can request a refund, store credit, or exchange.
  • We'll provide you a return label via email.
  • Ship the item back to us in its original packaging using the provided return label.
  • Customer is responsible for returning the item to Music Store Live in its original condition.
  • A refund or exchange will be issued within 3 business days from our receipt of the returned item.
  • All returns will go through a technical inspection and are subject to a restocking fee if the item is not returned in its original condition. Restocking fee to be determined by MSL.

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Layaways

  • Deposit a non-refundable minimum of 10% down of the purchase price on anything in stock
  • Contact MSL at info@musicstorelive.com or (866) 256-5725 to place your initial deposit.
  • Pay it off at your convenience within 30 days.
  • $100 layaway fee for each additional month over the initial 30 days (on most items).

Financing

  • 6 Month Interest Free Financing is available via Paypal's Bill Me Later Program which is available upon checkout.
  • For a longer financing term, contact your Guitar Specialist at info@musicstorelive.com or (866) 256-5725 and we'll be happy to get you pre-approved for financing terms. Up to 5 year payment terms are available!


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