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The Squire Bullet HHS Strat with tremolo is a simple, affordable and practical electric guitar designed for beginners and students. The Bullet HSS Stratocaster has classic styling and includes the added benefit of the combination of one humbucking pickup in the bridge position and two single-coil pickups in the neck and middle positions. Other features on the Squire Bullet guitar include 5-way switching, synchronous tremolo, and a maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard and 21 frets.

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  • Series: Bullet Series
  • Body: Basswood
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: rosewood, 9-1/2" radius (241 mm)
  • No. of Frets: 21 medium jumbo
  • Pickups: 2 single-coil Strat pickups (middle & bridge), and one humbucking pickup (bridge)
  • Controls: Master volume, tone, tone
  • 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 with cast saddles
  • Machine heads: Covered tuners
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Pickguard: 1-ply white
  • Scale length: 25-1/2" (648 mm)
  • Width at nut: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Strings: Fender super 250l, (.009 to .042) nickel-plated steel
  • Unique features:
  • Slim (42 mm) body profile
  • Traditional Strat headstock shape
  • White dot position inlays
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SquierBullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo
 
4.6

(based on 32 reviews)

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Workhorse of Inexpensive Guitars

For the price, this Fender sounds and behaves brilliantly. The humbucker has a rich tone and the combination of all elements present allow the playing of a wide range of genres. Highly recommended...Read complete review

For the price, this Fender sounds and behaves brilliantly. The humbucker has a rich tone and the combination of all elements present allow the playing of a wide range of genres. Highly recommended as a first guitar. I added one to my collection just for fun but find myself using it often.

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not so good out of the box

I went to guitar center to try out a few guitars and ended up purchasing this one. its nice and light...the sunburst color is awesome. i played it in the store and...Read complete review

I went to guitar center to try out a few guitars and ended up purchasing this one. its nice and light...the sunburst color is awesome. i played it in the store and the sound was great. i got one out of the box since i didnt want to take one of the ones that were on the floor since other people have played them...i was so happy to get home and play my new guitar...i unboxed it and right off the bat i noticed the back had a scratch on it..the the tuners are popping out of the guitar...paint is chipped near the neck...this isnt the first fender product i purchased that had an issue right out of the box...my epiphone sg i purchased a few years ago was flawless when i unboxed it...ill be taking this back to exchange for another one...

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best buy for the money, great guitar for beginner!

By BBB

from Sun City West,AZ.

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

Plays with ease, beautiful guitar, I couldn't be happier. Love it!

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Great,Great Starter Guitar

By Jonathan

from Macon, GA

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Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

I bought this guitar about a year ago, it was my first Electric, and I must say its taken me a long way. The pickups are ok... my neck pickup barely gives off any signal, and the humbucker is a very loud, gainy, sort of thing that doesn't sound very thick. And really there's no difference in sound with both the middle and humbucker or just the middle, same with the neck and middle. Those might just have been problems with mine. I would more prefer one from the Affinity series, or Classic Vibe. in conclusion buy this guitar if your in a strict budget, if not go for something higher.

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(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Guitar In Price Range By Far

By Jake Kassuba

from Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

I have owned this guitar for over a year now and I can still say that I am very impressed with this axe. For the guitarist on the budget, this is definitely the best in the price range. Of course having it being licensed by Fender, I expected this Squier guitar to have great quality and it lived up to that standard. This guitar feels absolutely great. Sitting down since it has the classic strat body, it feels very comfortable. As for the actual feel on the guitar, I was once again blown away. The weight is just right and even though this was crafted in Indonesia, it does not effect the quality whatsoever. Of course your axe needs to look sweet and this guitar certainly does. I personally have the brown sunburst and it looks very great. It doesn't scratch easy and it cleans up very nice. When a friend of mine looks at the guitar on first sight without looking at the head, they mistake it for an official Fender Strat which I find pretty sweet! Now on to what really matters, the sound. Right when I first picked this up in my local Guitar Center I was utterly impressed by the sound that it has. I was looking for a guitar that I could emulate a lot of different playstyles and music genres on and this is the absolute perfect guitar in this price range to do so. It can pump out any classic guitar riff and it can tackle some metal because of the humbucker. I play Chili Peppers, Modest Mouse, Pink Floyd, and Metallica on this and it tackles all different styles great. After a year of owning it, it has shown no signs of lost quality. My only complainant with this guitar is after playing very aggressive for around 20 minutes, it does slowly start to phase out of tune. It is no reason the knock off a star though because for one, the price and two, it is a very easy fix. After owning the guitar for around 3 months I purchased some new Fender tuners for it and now it stays in tune great. To anyone that wants to add an electric to their collection or anyone that just wants a quality guitar to play on a budget, this is definitely for you.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing Sound for the price!

By jody anderson

from Bridgeton, NJ

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

I have been playing guitar for about 20 years. just recently my Fender Jaguar fell off of its stand and cracked by the neck. Until I get it fixed, needed a backup guitar. Got this bad boy on an impulse buy, while it was on sale for $89.00. Tried in store, and it sounded pretty decent. Brought her home and plugged into my half stack, and all I can say is WOW! No way did I ever imagine it would sound anything like it does. Humbucker is all right, will probably replace with something better, but the single coils blew my mind. Very warm yet twangy sound, and sounds awesome on a clean channel. If you're tight on cash, this one is def. worth every penny. Very impressed.

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Service

By Mike Trethowan

from Escondido, California

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

My order of the Squier Bullet Stratocaster arrived on time as promised and in perfect condition.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo

By Karla Boulanger

from Waterbury CT

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

This Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo is a well crafted guitar.I have always wanted A Fender guitar and with my budget this Squire is the one I could afford.I will tell you for A $130 guitar thing sounds awesome the Humbucker pick ups make it worth it. People who say you can't get A metal sound out of A Squire are wrong.I would tell anyone to buy it.

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5.0

Great Starter Guitar

By Jeremy DeBose

from Louisiana

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

The only guitar I'd owned was a cheap one from the Superstore, and it was nothing special. I decided to finally upgrade without spending hundreds of dollars, and I am 100% sure I made the right choice. The price was great for a great looking and great sounding guitar that didn't need much setting up. It keeps tune pretty well considering I've got the bridge floating. The factory strings were actually good and it took some serious bending to finally make the high E break(purposely, to add new strings). It sounds great, even hooked up to a cheap amp. I feel like I can be David Gilmour in no time!

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

nice strat

By James Redick

from West Sunbury Pa.

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

I've wanted a strotocaster for a long time, but could'nt afford it. I always felt that Squier was to generic, not a real " strat ". But the more I looked at the picture, and thought, Boy it looks like a fender, I know Fender makes squire, but it says Squire not Fender on the headstock,and for the price, what the heck, not alot. When it came,I checked it over , nice and shiny no scratches (brown sunburst, pretty) a little bump on the back of the neck up at the top, not perfectly glass smooth but i'll fix that, the action looked good, so I plugged her in. Felt and sounded great. Recommend it, yea, good strat.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome Strat for the Price!

By Jordan Mills

from Lenexa, Ks

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

Im 13 years old, but I'm in love with music. i play tons of instruments, and I'm in a band that plays gigs all the time. So far, probably my best guitar is a Martin DC Aura. I purchased this guitar, because I already Had/have a Les Paul and a Tele, but i didn't have anything real good for blues like SRV. I looked around for a good Strat, and this is what I came across. I was a little bit worried about this guitar, that it wouldn't be great, but this guitar is awesome! I must say that I was very pleasantly surprised with the tone and quality of this guitar! I found a sunburst model with an ebony neck, and it's visuals are absolutely stunning. The pickups aren't the world's best, but I have some EMG's I'm gonna replace them with, or get some 50th anniversary pickups. I play through a Mesa-Boogie F50 (and sometimes a Fender Deville) and my custom pedal board. It sounds great with all these little effects i can add, but even just straight through the amp, you have a great tone to play some SRV or Eric Clapton or some John Mayer! I HIGHLY recommend this stratocaster!

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Wow!

By brian nelson

from coloma Mi.

Comments about Squier Bullet Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar with Tremolo:

I bought this guitar as a back-up guitar, but when i set it up and played it I found that is plays just as good as my Squier Standard! And it sounds BETTER! I don't know if it was a fluke or what but these pick-ups are H-O-T! The neck feels great and the finish is beautiful. For an inexpensive guitar it's amazing. The only complaint I have is the lack of the 22nd fret that I'm used to, but i think i'll be able to get past that.

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