Robert Cray Stratocaster®

Advertised Price
$899.99

Model #: 0139100300

Robert Cray Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst $899.99

0139100300

Robert Cray Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Inca Silver $899.99

0139100324

Robert Cray Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Violet $899.99

0139100326
Robert Cray Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst

More about Robert Cray Stratocaster®

Una guitarra persuasiva y definidora de estilo, la Cray Signature Strat®, captura el estilo y tono distintivos de Robert. Equipada con pastillas Custom Shop, esta guitarra es verdaderamente única. ¡Toca a través de un amplificador Vibro-King o Super Reverb para que logres su sonido!

OVERALL RATING:

5.0 out of 5 5 Based on 2 reviews

5 Star
(2)
4 Star
(0)
3 Star
(0)
2 Star
(0)
1 Star
(0)
Features
Design
Playability
Tone
Value

You are welcome to praise or criticize the products you have purchased. However, please be specific in your comments as to why you like or dislike a product, so that it’s helpful to others in their decision-making process. All reviews will be monitored, and normally posted within 1-2 business days. Please refrain from including phone numbers, addresses or URLs in your review. Also, we ask that you please do not post promotional content such as advertisements of any kind (including “for sale” ads), links to your music page or music video, or repeated posts that make the same point excessively. Fender reserves the right to reject publication, without notice, of any review due to content, language or other issues.

Note: currently we are only approving reviews written in English.

How do you rate this item?


Do you own this item?
How many Fender products do you own?


Rate the features of this item:

  • Poor
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Excellent

Rate the design of this item:

  • Poor
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Excellent

Rate the playability of this item:

  • Poor
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Excellent

Rate the tone of this item:

  • Poor
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Excellent

Rate the value of this item:

  • Poor
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Excellent

Enter a title for your review:

Review this item:

What is your musical ability?

Style of music you play:

By submitting this review you agree to our Customer Reviews Policies

Thank you for reviewing this item

Your review is in queue for moderation and will be made available soon. Please do not re-submit your review.

(0.0)
on August 28, 2014

owns this item

owns Fender product(s)

FEATURES
DESIGN
PLAYABILITY
TONE
VALUE
Return to Reviews

All Hail this Mighty HardTail

(5.0)
AZBluesman on February 18, 2014
Amateur Blues R&B Jazz Alternative Rock Classic Rock Country Reggae / Ska Punk

This is one of the best Stratocasters I've ever experienced.

The guitar has an early 1960s feel. The glossy neck isn't too thick or too thin. The vintage style bridge intonates well; it also works well for palm muting.

After being strung with medium gauge strings(.11 - .49) this guitar sings through my Blues Junior III. The pickups are great. I will put them against boutique vintage-style Stratocaster pups.

I am a proponent of hard-tail Stratocasters. Not having a wang-bar reduces weight; it also improves sustain and tuning stability.

I would like to see Fender continue this model. I would also like to see more hard-tail Strats, like the Big Apple Stratocaster from the mid 1990s. Not everybody enjoys the vibrato arm.

AZBluesman owns this item

Was this review helpful? Flag Review
Features
Design
Playability
Tone
Value

Fantastic value

(5.0)
BlueCajun on August 22, 2013
Semi-Professional Blues R&B Funk Alternative Rock Classic Rock Folk

This is the second "high-end" MIM Fender I own (the other being a Classic Player 50s Strat). I also own an American Standard Strat. I think this guitar is every bit as good as the others. I love the fat neck. The 9.5" radius and medium-jumbo frets make it very easy to play without fretting out. For whatever reason, the design of this guitar makes it feel like you are playing strings one gauge lower. I have 10's on mine but they feel like 9's.

Many people will be scared away by the hard-tail. But if, like me, you don't use the trem, this is so much better. The guitar stays in tune better. If you break a string, the tuning of the others won't go out of whack. And it actually reduces the weight. My Cray Strat is fairly light-weight (between 7 and 7.5 lbs).

The pickups sound great, especially the in-between settings. Lots of quack. I don't plan to ever change them. And this is coming from someone who almost always changes stock pickups.

Finally, the finish (Inca Silver) is absolutely beautiful. It has a bit of sparkle to it. Pictures really don't do it justice. And it looks great with the mint pickguard.

Overall, this is a really solid Strat. And I'm really just having a blast playing it.

BlueCajun owns this item

Was this review helpful? Flag Review
Features
Design
Playability
Tone
Value

Specs

General

General
Model Name: Robert Cray Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst
Model Number: 0139100300
Series: Artist
Advertised Price: $899.99
Color: 3-Color Sunburst

Body

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

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Arce
Neck Finish: Urethane
Neck Shape: Forma "C" años 60s
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
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 posición de punto blanco
Truss Rods: Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
Neck Plate: Estilo Vintage de 4 tornillos

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Pastilla de puente Strat® de bobina simple estilo Vintage
Middle Pickup: Pastilla central Strat® de bobina simple estilo Vintage
Neck Pickup: Pastilla de mástil Strat® de bobina simple estilo Vintage
Controls: Volumen Master, Tono 1. (Pastilla del mástil), Tono 2. (Pastilla central)
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: S/S/S

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: Puente fijo American Vintage
Hardware Finish: Cromo
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
Control Knobs: Botones plásticos negros
Switch Tips: Botón de interruptor blanco

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Super 250R, NPS, (Calibres.010-.046)
Unique Features: Robert Cray Signature on Headstock, Hard-Tail Bridge, White Plastic Parts, '61 "C" Shape Neck, 9.5" Fingerboard Radius, White Dot Position Inlays
Included Accessories: Deluxe Gig Bag
  • Robert Cray Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst

    #0139100300

    $899.99

  • Robert Cray Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Inca Silver

    #0139100324

    $899.99

  • Robert Cray Stratocaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Violet

    #0139100326

    $899.99