NEWS: Fender Yngwie ‘Play Loud’ specs

The specs are now doing the rounds for the Fender Custom Shop Yngwie Malmsteen Tribute Stratocaster Electric Guitar (informally nicknamed the ‘Play Loud’ Strat).

Like the original, it features DiMarzio® HS-3 pickups in the bridge and neck positions and a standard fender ’70s-era middle pickup, with a standard Fender bridge, a large headstock and a battered olympic White finish expertly treated to mirror each of the original guitar’s many battle scars the nicks, dings, scratches, burns and worn finish spots as inflicted by Yngwie on stages all over the world.

Model Name: Custom Shop Yngwie Malmsteen Tribute Stratocaster®
Body: Alder
Neck: Maple, Modern “C” Shape with Machine Screw Mounting Inserts,(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
Fingerboard: Scalloped Maple, 9.5″ Radius (241mm)
No. of Frets: 21
Pickups: 2 Dimarzio® HS-3 (Neck & Bridge), Standard Fender® 70s-era (Middle)
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. No-Load Tone Control (Bridge and Middle Pickups)
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade; Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Middle Pickup; Position 3. Neck Pickup
Bridge: Standard Fender Tremolo
Machine Heads: Fender®/Schaller® Vintage “F” Style Tuning Machines
Hardware: Chrome
Pickguard: 3-Ply White/Black/White
Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)
Width at Nut: Brass Nut, 1.650″ (42 mm)
Unique Features:
New Special Refined ’60’s Shape Neck,
New Machine Screw Neck Mounting Inserts,
New Bullet Truss Rod Nut,
New Deeper Scalloped Fingerboard,
Brass Nut,
Large ’60s Styled Headstock,
With Dunlop 6000 Jumbo Fretwire,
Aged Pickup Covers,
Aged Plastic Parts
Strings: Fender® Super Bullets® 3250L, Nickel Plated Steel, (.009 to .042), p/n 073-3250-003
Accessories: Strap, Cable

Want one? Of course you do. It’ll set ya back $US12,500 though. You can buy one right here right now by clicking this link:

Fender Custom Shop Yngwie Malmsteen Tribute Stratocaster Electric Guitar Olympic White

Or CLICK HERE to buy Yngwie’s new album, Perpetual Flame, for far, far less than $12,500.