Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar

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The Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar delivers traditional Strat tone, feel, and style, without the vintage price tag.

The Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar stays true to many of the original specs that put the Strat on the map in 1954. This Stratocaster features an alder body with the legendary 'comfort contour' design that was way ahead of its time. The body is outfitted with a trio of single-coil pickups that deliver those clear, bell-like, bright Strat tones that were the driving force behind an endless list of guitar legends. A parchment colored pickguard adds an old school vibe to this modern day classic.

This updated Standard Stratocaster is available with a gloss finish maple neck in either a 1-piece solid maple or with a rosewood fingerboard. Standard appointments include 21 medium jumbo frets on a slightly flatter 9.5" fingerboard radius. The flatter radius facilitates easier, cleaner string bending and faster action. A vintage-style synchronized tremolo with a high-mass bridge block for increased tone and sustain completes the package. See for yourself why the Stratocaster is the standard by which all other solidbody electrics are judged by. Case not included.

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Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
Number Of Frets 21
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.650"
Neck Shape Modern "C"
Fingerboard Radius 9.5"
Body Style Double Cutaway
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Maple
Body Wood Alder
Pickup Configuration S-S-S
Bridge Pickup Standard Single-Coil Strat
Neck Pickup Standard Single-Coil Strat
Middle Pickup Standard Single-Coil Strat
Bridge Type 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Tuning Machines Standard Cast/Sealed
Orientation Right-Handed
Other Features Polyester Body Finish

Tinted Satin Neck Finish on Back, Gloss Finish on Headstock Face and Front (On Maple Fingerboard)

Medium-Jumbo Frets

Synthetic Bone Nut

Dot Inlays

Standard Truss Rod

Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)

Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup

3-Ply Parchment Pickguard

White Plastic Control Knobs

Parchment Switch Tip

Chrome Hardware

4-Bolt Standard Neck Plate
Case/Bag Included No
Series Standard
Model Standard Stratocaster

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FenderStandard Stratocaster Electric Guitar
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (8)
  • Good feel (8)
  • Good tone (8)
  • Good pick up (6)
  • Solid electronics (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (7)
  • Jamming (6)
  • Recording (4)
  • Small venues (3)
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5.0

Truly great guitar

By 

from Bradenton, FL

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

      Have owned other more expensive Strats over the years. Been exclusively a Tele player for many years. Got the hots for a Strat, went to Sam Ash and found a Standard in (dark) Midnight Wine. Beautiful guitar with great finish including satin finish on the back of the neck.

      Also played American Standard Strat but liked the Standard just as well. Why pay more than twice the amount. I own it and play it through a 1953 Fender Tweed Deluxe. heaven.

       
      4.0

      Great bang for the buck!

      By 

      from Indianappolis IN

      About Me Experienced

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

      Great price for a solid Stratocaster! These are very well made instruments with the fit and finish being outstanding at this or any price. Great playability and fantastic Strat tones!

       
      4.0

      One of the best for the money

      By 

      from Indianapolis IN

      About Me Experienced

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • School Bands

        Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

        You can't beat these for the price. Really well built and excellent sound quality too. Comparable to instruments at a much higher price point as well. I am a Sam Ash reviewer.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        MIM Strat outdoes my custom shop Strat

        By 

        from Seattle

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

          I bought this MIM Stratocaster to take to my condo in Mexico and leave it there. Imagine my surprise when I found that I like playing this guitar more than my custom shop Strat? In fact I told my wife, I'll have to bring this guitar back. I like it too much to leave it for months. And now I'm wondering why keep the custom shop at all. Hard to admit, but it's true -- and maybe I should be happy. Ok, I am happy. And - -Sam Ash is fabulous. Great prices, great service and easy to work with. I first bought a Les Paul I didn't like and they took it back without a whimper. I'll be back as soon as I decide what I want next.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Rock-and-roll Music

          By 

          from New York, NY

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Tone

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

            This guitar is used by lots of rock-and-roll singers, like Buddy Holly, Dick Dale, Mark Knophler, David Gilmour, and Jimi Hendrix.

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Guitar

            By 

            from Richmond, VA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

              This was my first guitar when I began my journey with the guitar an it still sounds as good as it was when it was purchased brand new. It carry's a bright sound an fits every genre of music. It has a great feel an easy to move up and down the neck.

              (0 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              ):-0

              By 

              from NH

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

                Cons

                • Flat Sound
                • Fret Buzz
                • Poor Pick Up
                • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                  HORRIBLE

                   
                  4.0

                  returning

                  By 

                  from Newark,NJ

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel
                  • Good Pick Up
                  • Good Tone
                  • Solid Electronics

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                    First the pros: great sound,nice feel,easy for soloing and bending..cons:the low E string tend to get stuck in the middle frets and the low notes do not sound very clear..but all in all it's a great guitar and i would recomend it to anyone

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Guitar

                    By 

                    from Cincinnati

                    About Me Novice

                    Pros

                    • Fun To Play
                    • Good Craftsmanship
                    • Good Feel
                    • Good Pick Up
                    • Good Tone
                    • Solid Electronics

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Jamming
                      • Practicing
                      • Recording
                      • Small Venues

                      Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                      I have been playing guitar for 5 years now, and this was my first big name guitar, i love it. it has great sound and plays even better distorted. it has single coils so dont expect a deep humbucking sound, if you want that buy a Blacktop H/H strat, a H/S/S Strat, or a Blacktop Jag. overall theres nothing bad i can say about this guitar

                      (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      By 

                      from Undisclosed

                      Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                      "fenders are great guitars i have one my self and love it, i would advise beginners to buy the squire strat set."

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                      Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar

                      Fender Musical Instruments Corporation warrants this Fender brand instrument to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser, except that pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, pickguards, plated surfaces, gig bags, cases and case hardware are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.

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