Fender Custom built Jimi Hendrix Strat

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  1. Faze

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    This is my Hendrix Strat I built the neck came off of a 1997 Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Stratocaster the pickups are Fender custom shop 69's
    the body has the reverse neck pick up in the bridge. This is my favorite
    axe I own this neck is like butter.
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    Where there's a rig that DOES NOT SUCK....
    Cool

    The only Strat I really jones right now is a Hendrix Tribute. I'm probably gonna part with my Mesa MkIV and find one...

    Cool rig dude

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    I like it :AOK

    I'll bet it sounds killer through that Marshall too!
     
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    Cool rig, faze! :D

    I went down this road, too. I used my Jimmie Vaughan as the base, added a Warmoth reverse slant pickguard (w/8-hole mounting for the JV body) and Chubtone '67 Reverse Stagger pickups. I'd swap the neck for a lefty if I could fine one that had the same feel as the JV neck. Best Strat neck I've ever touched.

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    Cool guitars . I would put a left handed trem arm on each. I added a lefty trem arm to my strat years ago. It's nice.
     
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    Just the trem arm or the whole lefty trem assy?
     
  8. Faze

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    I see them on E-bay all he time I had one in 1997 and ended up selling it
    I was actually going to try to get a Tribute strat off of E-bay myself then I decided to build this one. I still regret selling my Hendrix Tribute:jo
     
  9. Faze

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    Cool axe You can find those lefty necks on e-bay sometimes they are little
    expensive though. The other option you have is you could by a left handed replacement neck and get a Reverse Hendrix Waterslide Decal I found my decal off of Ioffer my headstock had a regular Fender decal but I wanted it to look like the Hendrix Tribute Strat with the left handed reverse decal this is a close up of it.........................
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    They also have all the other regular fender waterslide decals If you don't want to do the reverse I have seen them go on E-bay for up to 25.00 bucks a piece or more.
    I found mine off of Ioffer for like 11.00 bucks!
     
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    It really does I like it better then my Les Paul! I have always
    been a Stratman anyway love the sound of my Fender's
    the Marshall Strat combination is perfect for me.Thanks:)
     
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    Yeah, the decal thing doesn't really interest me. The only way I'd switch necks on mine is if I could find a lefty that has the same profile and my JV's neck. Man, that is a comfortable neck.
     
  13. Faze

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    The reverse is actually the way the neck would look as If it were on a left handed guitar. If you look at pics of Jimi Hendrix playing the right handed guitar he strung lefty the logo looks the same as it does with the reverse decal
    on a left handed neck on a right handed guitar I know this is confusing but It is the only way to really explain it. :NUTS

    It's basically a backwards logo but If you turn that left handed neck to the right
    it is a left handed logo on a left handed guitar that's how they made them back then. The Jimi Hendrix woodstock tribute stratocaster was made that way as well because it is a left handed strat strung righty:)
     

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