1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish
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1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish 1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish 1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish 1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish 1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish 1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish 1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish 1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish

1974 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, Natural Finish

Fender

31G00787

This is a very special Stratocaster, a 1974 with a hardtail bridge and natural lacquered finish. Traditionally sporting a tremolo bridge, a few Strats out there find themselves with a hardtail bridge. Aside from the obvious simplicity and tuning stability, the lack a back cavity gives these instruments a different tone that’s is a bit tighter. Perhaps the most famous player of a hardtail Strat would be Billy Gibbons, who famously played one on the solo for “La Grange”. This piece is very much a no-nonsense Strat, with a natural finish that matches the maple fretboard for a sleek look. It has also had its volume pot and pick-up switcher replaced, along with its tuners. There is also quite a few bumps and nicks the body finish along with some peeling on the back and sides, but this just adds to the vintage look of the instrument. The instrument has a great twangy sound, everything you could want out of a Strat. There is a little buzz on the low strings from fret-wear, but with a little distortion and reverb, this guitar will sing like a bird. This guitar is a power house of a Strat; a real player's guitar through in through. Ships in its original hardshell case.

Weight: 7 lbs. 8 oz.
Nut Width: 1 ⅝”

7/10 (very good condition) 1974 Made in the USA

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Type: Solid Body


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