Fender Custom Shop builds Jason Momoa a replica of Buddy Guy’s “holy grail” Strat – with Buddy Guy’s blessing

Jason Momoa and Buddy Guy Fender Stratocaster
(Image credit: Jason Momoa / Hugo Vera Solari/Vincent Van Trigt via Instagram)

Fender Custom Shop Master Builder Vincent Van Trigt has shared a snap of his latest creation – a true-to-life replica of Buddy Guy’s “holy grail” polka dot Fender Stratocaster, which he built for full-time actor, part-time rocker Jason Momoa.

In a post on Instagram, Van Trigt offered a close-up look at the electric guitar, along with a cryptic caption that read, “One of my favorite badasses (on land and sea) reached out and told me he’s a BIG Buddy Guy fan, and asked if we could build his holy grail guitar.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.