Superb color between Torino and Fiesta Red with matching head,
Sounds great strat ’, a thin and very comfortable handle. About 40mm at the nut.
Low action and in very good condition. About 3.7 kgs.
It is from the period when Léo Fender and Georges Fullerton were still present and active at G&L.
The vibrato fine tuners is rather rare (two entries for arm, either right-handed or L/H Steve ray Vaughan style)
The Skyhawk was one of the first "S-style" models to switch from ebony to rosewood fingerboards by mid 1987.
The Skyhawk shown here has the rosewood board, typical ash body, and is fitted with the optional Le 1er Leo Fender style Fine tuner Vibrato and Graph-Tech locking nut. Very few Skyhawks were fitted with this tailpiece.
Body: Solid; 2-piece ash
Finish: between Torino and Fiesta Red, nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck: 2-piece maple, bolt-on
Fingerboard: Rosewood; white pearloid dot markers
Number of Frets: 22
Pickguard: Black-white-black plastic laminate with black crinkle powder coated steel control plate
Bridge: G&L Leo Fender Fine Tuner Vibrato fine tuning , chrome
Nut: Plastic with G&L Graph-Tec locking nut
Tuners: G&L/Schaller, sealed, chrome
Pickups: Three, G&L Magnetic Field Design single coil with adjustable pole pieces (Magnetic Field Design (MFD) pickups
Controls: Master volume, Tone, 5-way pickup selector
Scale Length: 25 1/2 inches
Neck Width at Nut: 1 5/8 inches
Body Width at Lower Bout: 12 7/8 inches
Body Depth: 1 5/8 inches
Weight: 8.7 lb