I have a midnight blue, ser. I can also play to a very decent standard. The maple fingerboard will sound brighter where the rosewood will round the tones off a bit. I set them both up exactly the same way floating bridge, three springs. You know Fender is among the.
For the neck and fingerboard you have a choice between one-piece maple, or maple with a rosewood fretboard. Noiseless pickups, locking tuners, two point bridge and a push button to combine pickups. Sorry to have to say this but that has been my experience. The Squier Standard Stratocaster, as all the Squier Series use Agathis as the tonewood for the body and the neck is made of maple and a choice of maple or rosewood fretboard. Mexican Strats are so well made that one blindfolded could not tell the difference from an American Strat. So do I put good pick up on this China special or just keep as a novelty. Take a handful of identical guitars straight out of the box and there are always a few that will sound better, for whatever reason.
Conclusion This guitar is a good guitar for beginners, and I highly recommend this as a beginner guitar. I use it when I gig as much as my American Strat. The guitar also has medium jumbo frets, parchment pickguard, and 1970s-style Fender headstock logo. I have tried to set their guitars up but could not get them to stay in tune or Intonat properly. I change pickups to suit my mood and available time and extra pickups I have sitting around. They are gifts, beginner guitars, backups, projects, parts, and played until the strings dissolve. According to many players, not as much as you might think.
So Fender gives us the Standard Stratocaster, a made-in-Mexico version of this iconic guitar. Add in a good, inexpensive amp and you can replace your whole rig if need be for less than the cost of an American Strat. All bought for the same reasons. But if you didn't know where either guitar was made, I think the Mexican standard would give the American some competition even at similar price points. You'll find variations of these models at every price point, from Squier and Mexican-made Stratocasters all the way up to expensive American-made Stats. It is a fantastic instrument.
So, expect to pick up the odd radio station or electric signal hum. Does this mean if I try to replace the hardware, are there any special considerations for this? To think you can get to 2 guitars with that quality, really fore the price of one. We go to Guitar Center almost every saturday and play with all the toys. But what about the student, hobby guitarist or working musician? These things came about a decade ago and have gradually vanished, having been replaced by the American Special Series. I think that since there are so many companies making strats and the Chinese are making such good cheap ones, that the Mexican guys are trying to up their game. A Fender rep once told me that the Mexican facility uses the old Fender manufacturing equipment that was used in the 1960s.
I would have no problem buying another. For example, why not put a humbucker in the bridge position like Adrian Smith from Iron Maiden? The interesting thing is, even with these pickup changes, to me a Strat still sounds like a Strat. You could blow on that string and the note would go sharp. And, of course, they sound fantastic. The Standard Telecaster is simply not that kind of guitar. Thanks for the comments, Den Nice review of the Squier Standard Stratocaster. Fenders are really cool i love it.
I have matched up wood for years. Shame that Gibson seem to be unable to reverse their on-going slow decline in a similar way. Judge for yourself, I think satin feels great play wise, but there is a certain feeling you get on a tinted poly finish. But the guitar as an entity runs on pedigree, not on quality. The alder my be soft one side and hard the other…there are lots of variants from the efficient to the inefficient. Feel of the Neck The other main reason I tend not to favour Fender guitars is the feel of the neck.
Squier series guitars are the entry level guitars of Fender. I wish I had kept the Japanese Strat as they are actually collectable now! I have finally quit my job in Aviation as my online business is giving me financial freedom. Some alder will had large open cells and some small…. The Fender Standard Stratocaster is really one hell of a guitar! Honestly, if you are liking the guitar I wouldn't worry about it too much, though I understand there is a need to know what's going on with your instrument. The Plus Top is an all-round performer offering all the flexibility that helped establish the Strat as one of the standards against which all other electric guitars are judged.
Combined with the three decent single-coil pickups, the sound is balanced and clear, with good resonance and fantastic sustain, whether using it cleanly or with a good dose of overdrive. It had a Squier Series decal on the ball of the headstock. Its impossible to imagine how it managed to suck water into it. It is so cheap it does not even have a skunk stripe. However, here the two finishes work well together; the board is fast and snappy and the neck has a mellow, played-in feel. Obviously the easiest thing to do is just talk to the former owner if you can.