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Squier Affinity Series Stratocaster Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$249.99
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The Squier Affinity Series Stratocaster is a beginner's guitar with room to grow. It's also a solid backup for more advanced players, and an excellent platform for DIY mods. Loaded with three single-coil pickups, the Squier Strat offers classic sounds for any genre of music. Available now at Guitar Center, the Affinity Series Stratocaster is an aff...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
$249.99
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Overview

The Squier Affinity Series Stratocaster is a beginner's guitar with room to grow. It's also a solid backup for more advanced players, and an excellent platform for DIY mods. Loaded with three single-coil pickups, the Squier Strat offers classic sounds for any genre of music. Available now at Guitar Center, the Affinity Series Stratocaster is an affordable ticket into the Fender family that punches well above its weight.

Squier Affinity Series Stratocaster Main Features

  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck with slim C profile, maple fretboard
  • Three Affinity Series single-coil pickups, 5-way switch
  • 2-point tremolo, sealed split-shaft tuners

Classic Body Style

This Squier has the same double-cutaway body style that Fender made famous in the ’50s. It's made of poplar, a balanced tonewood that allows the pickups to shine.

Easy-to-Play Neck

The Affinity Stratocaster has a maple neck with thin C profile. It's a comfortable fit for the fingers, making it easier to form chords and solo with single notes. The maple fretboard adds extra snap to eat note. Check out that headstock logo, too—the chunky block text is straight from the ’70s.

Classic Single-Coil Pickups

The Squier Strat is loaded with three single-coil pickups, a classic Stratocaster configuration. Each has a clear, cutting tone that stands out. Ride the bridge pickup for a twangier sound, or employ the neck single coil for fluid and smooth rhythms and leads. The middle pickup fattens the sound when used in combination with either.

Updated, Fail-Safe Hardware

The Strat has updated hardware that makes it easier for beginners to play. The tremolo unit mounts to the body in two points, rather than the traditional six. This creates less friction for more tuning stability. Thanks to their split-shaft design, it's a cinch to change strings—just thread each through the body of the guitar, insert the loose end into the tuners and turn to tighten. Unlike other guitars, this design eliminates sharp string ends that can poke fingers and damage gig bags.

A case for the Squier Affinity Stratocaster is available separately.

Features

  • Thin and lightweight body
  • Three Squier single-coil pickups
  • 2-point tremolo bridge
  • Slim and comfortable “C” neck profile
  • Sealed die-cast tuning machines with split shafts
Specifications
Body
  • Body Type: Double Cutaway Solid Body
Neck
  • Neck shape: Slim C
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
Fingerboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
Electronics
  • Configuration: SSS
  • Neck: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Middle: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Bridge: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Control layout: Master volume, Individual tone, Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 5-Way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: 2-point Fulcrum tremolo
  • Tuning machines: Sealed Die-cast
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
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  • Free transfer of coverage to a new owner
  • Repair costs covered for up to five years from date of purchase
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