Fender SRV Strat Specs Guitar

Well you’ve heard about love givin’ sight to the blind / My baby’s lovin’ cause the sun to shine / She’s my sweet little thang, she’s my pride and joy.

Number One ( Also known as the first wife of Vaughan) was a Fender SRV Strat Specs Guitar¬†from 1962 to 1963 used by Vaughan for most of his career; it was “rebuilt many times that the custom Chevy.” Vaughan has always said it was a 1959 model, since that date was written on the back of pick-up; Rene Martinez, who kept the guitar since 1980, saw 1963 stamped in the body and 1962 on the neck. After purchasing the instrument in 1973 from Ray Henning Heart of Texas music store in Austin, Texas, it was his main companion and efficient instrument. Vaughan used the guitar on his five studio albums and the family style.

“One Number” was a relief of the neck 012 ‘and the seventh ninth fret, and stabilized by the remainder of the key. The -radius when new would like all 7.25 inch Wings curve but key pre CBS guitar SRV finished after many refrets pon and lacing of the key 10 “and used Dunlop 6100 fretwire. string height was measured at 5/64 “on the chain not high E and 7/64” on the low E string. Each chain did three full wind for the best angle to the bone nut.

Yellow was a 1959 Stratocaster formerly owned by Vanilla Fudge guitarist Vince Martell, who sold it to Charley Wirz. The body was dug to make way for “a shitload of humbuckers,” but Wirz fa Oned a new pickguard in which he placed a simple micro Fender Strat in the neck position and painted yellow body. Wirz gave the guitar to Vaughan in 1983 or 1984; it is the guitar with the letters “SRV” on the pickguard in the string.This was supposedly played guitar on the album “Honey Bee” and “Tell Me” versions. Yellow was stolen in 1985 from the Albany International Airport in New York, but was later recovered and is now on display in the Las Vegas Hard Rock Cafe.¬†

 

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