Fender Eric Johnson Thinline Stratocaster, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst

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Stratocaster Thinline
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Bringing to life the vision of one of the most respected guitarists in the world, the Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline is the perfect marriage between a semi-hollow body and a traditional Stratocaster. Johnson is famous in guitar circles for questing for his ideal tone—liquid and articulate, it perfectly complements the playing style that earned his place in the modern guitar pantheon. In 2015 he approached us to co-design a lightweight, resonant instrument that combines the tones of his favorite semi-hollowbody guitars and his Stratocaster. Two years later, we hit the formula for tonal nirvana with the Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline.

We finished the custom-chambered body with nitrocellulose lacquer, allowing the wood to “breathe” with character. The three single-coil Stratocaster pickups were specially voiced to meet Johnson’s specifications, and are mounted to the semi-hollow, two-piece alder body with countersunk screws for even more vibration transfer. The comfortable “’57 Soft V”-shaped quartersawn maple neck bears a 12”-radius maple fingerboard and 21 medium-jumbo frets for enhanced playability.

Other custom features include a vintage-style tremolo with silver-painted block, ’57-style string recesses, thin headstock with vintage-style staggered tuning machines, ’57-style parchment pickguard and “ashtray” bridge cover.

An R&D tour de force, the Eric Johnson Stratocaster Thinline is the first semi-hollow Strat that combines custom chambers with traditional Stratocaster arm and body contours.

Product Specs

Model Name  Eric Johnson Thinline Stratocaster®, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst
Model #  0113602741
Series  Artist
Color  Vintage White
Body  Semi-Hollow Alder
Body Finish  Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape  Stratocaster®
Neck Material  Maple
Neck Finish  Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape  Soft "V"
Scale Length  25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard  Maple
Fingerboard Radius  12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets  21
Frets Size  Medium Jumbo
String Nut  Bone
Nut Width  1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays  Black Dots
Truss Rods  Vintage-Style
Bridge Pickup  Specially Voiced Eric Johnson Single-Coil with Countersunk Mounting Screws
Middle Pickup  Specially Voiced Eric Johnson Single-Coil with Countersunk Mounting Screws
Neck Pickup  Specially Voiced Eric Johnson Single-Coil with Countersunk Mounting Screws
Controls  Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge 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
Bridge  6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Hardware Finish  Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines  Vintage-Style Staggered
Pickguard  1-Ply Parchment
Control Knobs  Aged White
Strings  Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Dimensions  6.4x17.5x43.8 IN
Weight  23.8 LB