Gentleman of the Blues: Buddy Guy

A favourite of mine, Buddy Guy, a legend of Blues music for decades has had his own signature Stratocaster from Fender for many years. Like Buddy there are no signs of stopping it either.

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Check out this great article from Vintage Guitar magazine featuring Buddy.

Model Name: Buddy Guy Standard Stratocaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Polka Dot Finish
Model Number: 0138802306
Series: Artist
Advertised Price: $869.99
Color: Polka Dot Finish

 

Body

Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Polyester
Body Shape: Stratocaster®

 

Neck

Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
Neck Shape: Soft “V”
Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5″ (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Truss Rod Nut: 3/16″ Hex Adjustment
Headstock: Artist Signature on Headstock
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Vintage-Style

 

Electronics

Bridge Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Strat
Middle Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Strat
Neck Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Strat
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: SSS

 

Hardware

Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tremolo Arm Handle: Vintage-Style Tremolo Arm
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
Control Knobs: Black Plastic
Switch Tips: Black

 

Miscellaneous

Strings: Fender® USA Bullets® 3250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
Unique Features: Polka Dot Finish, Soft “V” Shape Neck, Vintage Styling
Included Accessories: Deluxe Gig Bag