Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child™ Strat® - Journeyman Relic®

Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child Signature Stratocaster® Journeyman Relic®, Maple Fingerboard, Olympic White

Model Number: 1510682805

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Jimi Hendrix was the quintessential innovator of modern music. A left-handed player who wielded a right handed-guitar, he rewrote the vocabulary of contemporary guitarists with the fiery tone of his “upside-down”, reverse-strung instrument. The sounds he created with his Strat® informed his inventive technique—and in turn his songwriting—in a synergistic relationship that birthed a legend. The Voodoo Child Strat is your chance to directly experience the tone and essential configuration of his guitars, recreated for right-handed players by the artisans of the Fender Custom Shop.

The Voodoo Child Strat takes a multi-faceted approach to recreating the elements of Hendrix’s unique configuration, the most obvious being the reversed headstock. Reversing the headstock lengthens the distance between the nut and low-E string for a tighter playing feel, simultaneously shortening the distance between the nut and the high-E for easier bending and vibrato. The trio of left-handed hand-wound Custom Shop ’69 Strat single-coil pickups reverse the pole piece placement, creating inspiring tone with enhanced upper harmonics and definition. Reversing the angle of the bridge pickup gives it the same orientation as a left-handed Strat strung upside down, giving you all the elements of the Hendrix sound and feel for your own.

Other features include a two-piece select alder body, Journeyman Relic nitrocellulose lacquer finish, tinted maple neck with ’65 Strat “Oval C”-shaped profile, 9.5”-radius fingerboard, 21 6105 frets, 5-way switching, vintage wiring, 3-ply Eggshell pickguard, American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo, vintage-style tuning machines with Fender logo, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

  • General
    Model Number 1510682805
    Series Custom Artist
    Color Olympic White
    Orientation Right-Hand
  • Body
    Body Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Body Shape Stratocaster®
    Body Material 2-Piece Select Alder
  • Neck
    Neck Material Maple
    Neck Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Neck Shape 66 Strat Oval "C"
    Fingerboard Radius 9.5" (241 mm)
    Fingerboard Material Maple
    Number of Frets 21
    Fret Size 6105 Narrow Tall
    Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm)
    Position Inlays Black Dot
    Truss Rod Nut Vintage-Style Slotted
    Headstock Large '60s Style
    Neck Plate 4-Bolt Engraved
  • Hardware
    Bridge 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
    Tuning Machines Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
    Pickguard 3-Ply Eggshell
    Control Knobs Vintage White
  • Electronics
    Bridge Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound '69 Strat® Single-Coil
    Neck Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound '69 Strat® Single-Coil
    Controls Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle 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
    Configuration SSS