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Fender Custom Shop Master Built Custom Dual P90 Stratocaster Journeyman Relic – TV Yellow #022 / 2022 Winter Custom Shop Event

Serial Number: AH0112
Weight: 6 lbs 12 oz

Andy Hicks grew up in a household filled with music lovers. He received his first guitar on his 11th birthday – a gorgeous 3-tone burst Fender Stratocaster. Andy spent his teenage years playing along with his favorite Nirvana, Black Sabbath and Metallica records. He played in local rock bands and by his early 20s he became increasingly interested in experimenting with guitars by modifying pickups and wiring.

In 2009, Andy decided to take this passion for guitar building seriously by enrolling in the Guitar Craft Academy in Hollywood, a 6-month program focused on electric guitars. Within a week of graduating, he started working at Fender in the Jackson Custom Shop dressing frets. From 2013 to 2018, he worked as an assistant to Gretsch Custom Shop Senior Master Builder, Steve Stern. Andy worked with various artists during this period and is very proud of his involvement with the Malcolm Young “Salute” Jet. In 2018, Andy seized the opportunity to become the lead builder and production manager for a high-end boutique guitar company and was subsequently recruited by James Tyler to oversee production for his shop in the San Fernando Valley.

On his return to Fender, Hicks said, “coming back to Fender, becoming part of the most prestigious custom shop in the industry, and being around so many talented builders is incredibly exciting and humbling. It also feels like I have returned home.”

When it comes to guitars, Andy incorporates his two passions: playing and building guitars. He firmly believes that these two passions are deeply connected, uniting Andy’s core approach to creating guitars. “I love interacting with guitarists,” Hicks said. “Bridging the gap between builder and player, listening to their desires and implementing them into my builds is incredibly rewarding,” and to create such guitars in the Fender Custom Shop, “nothing could be better,” he added.

When not building guitars, Andy plays in an epic doom metal band, Stygian Crown, enjoys playing Dungeons and Dragons and goes on incredible Disneyland trips with his wife and 3 boys.

This particular guitar was on display at the 2022 Winter Fender Custom Shop Event. We were lucky enough to acquire this show piece for Eddie’s Guitars.

Other features include:

  • Manufacturer Part # 9216095369
  • Display # 022
  • Journeyman Relic® Lacquer Finish
  • 1-Piece Vintage Michigan Mahogany Body
  • Maple Roasted Birdseye 3A Neck
  • ’60 Style Oval “C” Back-Shape
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • 12″ Radius
  • Jumbo (6100) Frets
  • Fender Custom P90 Pickups
  • Fat 50s Dual P90 Wiring
  • 3-Way Switch
  • Single Ply Pickguard
  • Vintage Style Hardtail Bridge
  • Vintage-Style Tuning Machines
  • Bone Nut
  • Wing String Tree with Tall Metal Spacer
  • Deluxe Hardshell Case; Strap; Certificate of Authenticity.
  • Master Built By Andy Hicks
  • 6 lbs 12 oz
  • #AH0112

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$9,400.00

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