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All the best Strat features with an alder body, 3 single-coil pickups and vintage-style tremolo.

The Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar is the guitar design that changed the world. This model offers legendary Fender tone with classic styling for those on a budget. It has an alder body that's contoured to be comfortable during long sessions, whether you're standing or sitting. Its maple neck is super-comfy with a modern C shape.

This Fender Strat come with a long list of standard features including three single-coil pickups, synchronized tremolo with high-mass bridge block, tinted neck, shielded body cavities, medium jumbo frets, parchment pickguard, die-cast tuners and '70s-style headstock logo.

Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fretboard Features:

  • Traditional alder body for classic Strat tone
    Comfortable C-shaped gloss maple neck with maple fretboard
    3 Standard single-coil pickups with ceramic magnets
    Stable vintage-style tremolo with high-mass bridge


Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar with Maple Fretboard Specifications:

  • Body
    Body Material: Alder
    Body Finish: Polyester
    Body Shape: Stratocaster®
    Neck
    Neck Material: Maple
    Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck, Gloss Finish on the Face of the Headstock
    Neck Shape: Modern "C"
    Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
    Fingerboard: Maple
    Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
    Number of Frets: 21
    Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
    String Nut: Synthetic Bone
    Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
    Position Inlays: Black or White Dot
    Truss Rod Nut: 3/16" Hex Adjustment
    Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Standard
    Electronics
    Bridge Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Strat®
    Middle Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Strat®
    Neck Pickup: Standard Single-Coil Strat®
    Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
    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
    Pickup Configuration: SSS
    Hardware
    Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
    Hardware Finish: Chrome
    Tremolo Arm Handle: Vintage-Style Tremolo Arm
    Tuning Machines: Standard Cast/Sealed
    Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
    Control Knobs: Parchment Plastic
    Switch Tips: Parchment
    Miscellaneous
    Strings: Fender® USA Bullets® 3250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)


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  • Great for Intermediate players and great for the price

    As reviewed by ANTHONY seangdara on 2/1/2012

    I bought the Arctic White Stratocaster last month. I am personally a huge fan of the maple fretboards. They look nice and its easier for me to see the strings when I play. The frets are kind of thin so its easy for me to play since my hands are small. This guitar is really great for beginner's and intermediate players. Obviously it won't sound as good as good as the American made one, but overall the Fender brands are no jokes.

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  • Mostly happy

    As reviewed by David Henrich on 5/7/2013

    This is my first purchase from Guitar Center. I wanted to buy a Mexican made Strat, because I can't afford an American made. After surfing the net for the best buy, I came across Guitar Center's ad that had them for $400. When I clicked on the one I wanted, (3 tone sunburst) the price was changed to $500. I called and asked what is going on here? The gal said that the sale price was earlier $400 but was now back up to $500 and the price wasn't changed on the computer ad. Strike one, GC. However, she said that she would give me a price break of $25 off. ($475). I ordered. The guitar came, but it had two very noticeable scratches on the top of the upper cutaway, so I sent it back and later cancelled my order. Strike two GC. I decided to call back to give GC one more chance. The young lady told me she would have one of the guys inspect the new guitar. It came with no scratches. I am mostly satisfied with this guitar. I had to do some tweaking to get the action right, and now it plays well. I play exclusively on the bridge pickup and noticed that the first string is slightly quieter than the others, so I adjusted that pickup a little more toward the string. It still is a little bit quieter than I think it should be, but overall, the guitar sounds great. I am very impressed with the tremolo (vibrato) arm setup. It plays like a dream. I was just very happy that it was not screwed down flat, but was about the right distance off of the body, and required absolutely no adjustment. I play some Hank Marvin tunes, so I use the trem all the time. This guitar is very nice, and I feel like I got my $500 worth. The only complaint I have about the way it looks is that the wood grain on the headstock is not very attractive but that's the chance we take when we order online. My first experience with GC was a disappointment because of the first guitar with scratches, and I truly believe it did not happen during shipping, so to GC I would say hire only people who treat instruments with the greatest of respect and care. Will I order from GC again? Maybe

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  • Great for the $$$

    As reviewed by Colin Thiesfeld on 11/11/2011

    The other guy states in his review that the strat does not have a gloss fretboard, hes wrong. They do on the new series, he must have played older series ones. The pickups aren't bad. I own an american standard strat and the new mexi versions aren't far off, and for half the price this guitar would make a great beginner, moderate or backup guitar

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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