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      Squier Affinity Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar (502564)
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A starter guitar with a humbucker and two single-coil pickups.

The Squier Affinity Strat HSS is an entry-level electric guitar that will surprise you all of it's great features including a lightweight alder body, bolt-on maple neck, and a rosewood fingerboard. It is equipped with two single-coil pickups and one humbucking pickup, which are controlled with a 5-way blade switch, a master volume and two tone controls. All hardware is chrome, including die-cast tuners, and a synchronous tremolo bridge. A large '60s style headstock adds a classic style to this affordable guitar.

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Squier Affinity Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar Features:

  • Model Name: Fat Strat HSS
    Series: Affinity Series
    Body: Alder
    Neck: Maple, "C" shape, (polyurethane finish)
    Fingerboard: rosewood, 9.5" radius (241 mm)
    No. of Frets: 21 medium jumbo
    Pickups: 2 single-coil pickups (neck/mid), 1 humbucking pickup (bridge)
    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

    Bridge: Synchronous tremolo
    Machine heads: Standard die-cast tuners
    Hardware: Chrome
    Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
    Width at Nut: 1.61" (40.9 mm)
    Unique features: Large '60s-style headstock, white plastic parts, black silkscreen logo, dot position inlays
    Strings: Fender Super 250L, (.009 to .042) Nickel Plated Steel




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  • amazing!!!

    As reviewed by Vishwanath on 4/2/2010

    kk...i read a lot of reviews of this guitar before thinking of getting it... i think this one product that is very underrated...but let me tell you, this is a great guitar..seriously AMAZING! hmm..people say that squiers are of low quality and it can be used only as a beginner guitar and so on...but thats all bullcrap..no problem at all... i tried playing on an ibanez 170dx also, and i had my eyes on that since people told me that strats aren't good for metal...but once i played on this...i just fell in love with it..!!! i play it with a LaneyLX35d amplifier and i can easily cover for metallica,maiden,megadeth and so on..!! i like the trem system too...probably goes out of tune a bit..but i dont mind tuning it again!! this is a great guitar and good for almost any kind of player.!!! get it NOW!!!! 5stars!

    18 of 18 people found this review helpful.
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  • Awsome Fat Strat

    As reviewed by Mark Rogers on 8/9/2010

    This guitar has awsome pickups and great action. There are some small issues to work out so get a Pro Set-up. The truss rod needed adjusting to keep the guitar from going out of tune. Also, the action was high for my playing style so I had the intination set and the strings lowered. But since I have all my guitars set-up these issues are minor. Once set up plays just like a Fender Strat with humbucker pickup about 6 ohms thats real hot for metal and rock. I put some Ernie Ball Super slinkies on her and this Guitar Rocks. Great guitar for a beginner. This is my every day guitar to give my Jag a break. I would reccomend this guitar!! Just have it set up and you won't be dissapointed!!

    16 of 16 people found this review helpful.
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  • No way this is a Squier

    As reviewed by JTR on 5/23/2010

    This is not a squier. My american fender dosnt even sound this good. The tone is so amazing on this thing. When i played this i was so shocked i could not even believe it could make that good of a sound! Squier has got me hooked now..Im thinking bout takeing that squier from my drummers brother hehe

    13 of 13 people found this review helpful.
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