Dave Murray Stratocaster®


Model #: 0118802806
Dave Murray Stratocaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Black

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Dave Murray, uno de los héroes del metal británico y guitarrista originario de Iron Maiden lleva tocando con Fender desde mediados de los 70. Murray ha unido fuerzas con Fender recientemente para crear un modelo signature inspirado en su propia Stratocaster del 57, que fue propiedad del gran guitarrista de Free Paul Kossoff. La guitarra Stratocaster de Dave Murray cuenta con una configuración HSH (bobina doble, bobina simple, bobina doble), una pastilla de mástil DP103 DiMarzio® PAF® 36 aniversario, una pastilla de puente DP100 DiMarzio® Super Distortion® y una pastilla central Fender estilo vintage. Otras características que incluye es el acabado lacado y un mástil más plano con la parte de atrás en suave forma de V satinada. Se incluye un estuche rígido estilo vintage con revestimiento tweed.

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Instant Maiden, but so much more

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bruceboomstick on May 23, 2014
Blues Rock Classic Rock Heavy Metal

It's probably fair comment to say that this guitar is going to appeal to Maiden fans first and foremost. However I think that build and features mean that it has a lot to offer rock and metal players in general.

What I particularly like is that this strat kind of reflects what a lot of us were doing in the eighties - hot rodding strats to turn them into screaming metal monsters. The DM Strat is basically a '57 re-issue that has been modified to do metal - pickups are the obvious change, but the satin back to the neck and subtle profile change all add speed an playability.

Tonally the DP100 does what you think it should - it's still one of my personal favourites. The DP103 in the neck is quite a contrast - it's thick and fat and gives that classic Murray solo tone. The middle single could should not be overlooked (although I believe that on Dave's original the middle p/up is not connected) it gives a great clean sound - very handy for the quiet bits!

Overall a great guitar - I wonder if the addition of a 5 way switch may have brought a bit more to the party - but that's an easy mod to do if you fancy expanding the switching options.

Build quality is excellent - finish is great solid, case is a nice added touch

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IT"S AWESOME

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rockthis on October 12, 2013 (updated October 14, 2013)
Semi-Professional Blues Funk Rock Classic Rock Heavy Metal

This is the BEST SUPERCHARGED STRAT i have ever owned.......it plays excellent, killer sound, love the feel of the neck, very fast

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Screaming Strat

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Bubbha on February 18, 2013
Amateur Alternative Rock Classic Rock Heavy Metal

I actually won this guitar in an Iron Maiden contest. While I've been a bass player for 30 years, I just started learning to play guitar a few years ago. There is nothing about this guitar that doesn't WOW me. I push this through an OCD pedal and the sound is just crazy. The build on this guitar is tight. As soon as you pick it up, you can feel that you have a quality built instrument in your hands. The signature part makes it even cooler! The best way I can describe how much I like this guitar would be to say even if I hadn't won it and paid full retail for it, I would love it just as much.

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General

General
Model Name: Dave Murray Stratocaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Black
Model Number: 0118802806
Series: Artist
Color: Black

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape: Stratocaster®

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Arce
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish with Satin Finish on Back
Neck Shape: Forma "V" no muy pronunciada
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: Radio 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Médium Jumbo
String Nut: Hueso sintético de cejuela
Nut Width: 1.650” (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Incrustaciones de punto negro
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
Headstock: Firma del artista en la pala
Neck Plate: Placa de anclaje del mástil de 4 tornillos con nº de serie

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Dimarzio® Super Distortion® DP100
Middle Pickup: American Vintage Single-Coil Strat
Neck Pickup: Dimarzio® PAF DP-103
Controls: Volumen Master, Tono 1. (Pastilla del mástil), Tono 2. (Pastillas del puente y central)
Pickup Switching: Selector de 3 posiciones: Posición 1: Pastilla del puente, Posición 2: Pastilla central, Posición 3: Pastilla del mástil
Pickup Configuration: H/S/H

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: Trémolo sincronizado American Vintage
Hardware Finish: Cromo
Tremolo Arm Handle: Palanca de Trémolo American Vintage
Tuning Machines: Clavijeros estilo Vintage
Pickguard: 1-Ply White
Control Knobs: Botones envejecidos en blanco
Switch Tips: Botón interruptor en pergamino

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Tension estándar ST250R NPS, (Calibres.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046)
Unique Features: Chrome Pickup Bezels (Mounted by Pickup Mounting Screws Only, Corner Screw Holes Empty Per Dave Murray's Specifications), Modified Soft "V" Shape Maple Neck, Dave Murray Signature on Back of Headstock, Aged White Plastic Parts with Black Switch Tip, Black Dot Position Inlays, Vintage Styling, Synthetic Bone Nut
Included Accessories: Vintage Tweed Case, Vintage Style Strap, Cable