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Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar Candy Apple Red Gloss Maple Fretboard

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Overview
  • Select alder body
  • Modern, C-shaped gloss maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
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Setting the standard for electric guitars.

The Fender Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar is the guitar design that changed the world. Includes select alder body, 21-fret gloss maple neck with a maple fretboard, 2 single-coil pickups and a humbucker bridge pickup, a vintage-style tremolo, and die-cast tuning keys. At this low price, why play anything but the real thing?

Features
  • Select alder body
  • Modern, C-shaped gloss maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • 21 medium jumbo frets
  • Vintage-style tremolo
  • Die-cast tuning keys
  • 2 Standard single-coil pickups with ceramic magnets
  • Humbucker bridge pickup
  • Chrome hardware

The Fender Strat is made with the perfect blend of ingredients to help you take your music to the top. Call or click to order now!

 
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FenderStandard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (10)
  • Fun to play (8)
  • Good tone (8)
  • Good pick up (7)
  • Solid electronics (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (8)
    • Practicing (7)
    • Recording (5)
    • School bands (5)
    • Small venues (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (6), Novice (4)

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    4.0

    Great guitar

    By Drew

    from Flower Town

    About Me Experienced

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    Pros

    • Good Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

        Okay, out of the box this was, as my luthier neighbor said, "unplayable". Action sky high and a couple other issues he mentioned. Once he dialed it in for me, it has been fantastic. So I recommend getting a professional setup.

        Neck is fast and easy to shred on, body is nice and light, strats are maybe the most comfortable guitars to play.

        Sound is where I took off a star. The single coils give that strat quack. The hum bucker is nice and thick. But the two don't seem to go together well if that makes any sense. Switch to the hum bucker and it sounds like a completely different guitar. Not really in a good way, it's kind of jarring, especially the volume change as the hum bucker is MUCH louder.

        Had it two years now and thanks to a proper setup I have only done one or two minor adjustments. It has played like a dream the entire time.

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        5.0

        Geat Guitar

        By funmusic3

        from Texas

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

            This is a great quality guitar for my son to learn on for a low price. He's had 2 other guitars and this one is his favorite. He plays rock and blues. Sounds great to me. But, the best part of getting this guitar was dealing with Musician Friend's customer service. They are professionals and make sure that you have a good buying experience. It came packaged well and perfectly in tune to play out of the box. Will change out strings later. For the cost of this guitar and the quality of the customer service, we give it 5 stars.

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            5.0

            Cool guitar!

            By Jwanyc

            from Gainesville, GA.

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

            This is my first Fender, I have 22 years playing guitar and I used other brands. For the price this HSS has a great sound, nice body and color, and you can play any style with this guitar. Just one thing, needs 24 frets, but, I love it!!!

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            5.0

            Great

            By Z

            from Bay City, MI

            About Me Novice

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing

              Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

              First electric guitar and I love it.

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              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              FANTASTIC INSTRUMENT

              By BOB

              from NILES OH.

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

                REALLY LIKE MY NEW STRAT,ONLY PROBLEM IS I WILL HAVE TO TAKE IT TO A SHOP AND GET IT "SET UP",OTHER THEN THAT IT IS BEAUTIFUL. AGAIN MONEY WELL SPENT,IT'S MY FIRST STRAT ALWAYS PLAYED TELECASTERS,THIS DEAL CAME UP AND COULD NOT PASS IT UP.THANK YOU MUSICIANS FRIEND,THEY HAVE ALWAYS TREATED ME "OK"

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing Guitar

                By Pa Aung

                from Chicago

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Flat Sound
                • Fret Buzz

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording

                Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

                this is my fouth guitar and I owen as first Fender guitar. I like everything I have no complain at all thank you Fender and, Musician Friend.. I'll buy more.

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                (4 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great guitar, okay pickups.

                By Jakedub97

                from Mandeville, LA

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Poor Pick Up

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

                This guitar is great! Fender through and through, minus the pickups. I got a special edition MIM Strat, and I must say, I love it. Although I prefer the American made strats, the Mexican ones are stil phenomenal. It really is kind of hard to get a bad strat(unless it's a Squire). I am definitely going to change the pickups though, because the neck pickup gives off quite a bit of static when you turn the tone up, the middle pickup is really quiet, and I mean REALLY quiet, and the humbucker is harsh on the ears. Also, you do have to intonate the strings a little bit. If you like the classic strat sound, get the standard SSS, not the humbucker. I learned my lesson on that one. I'm going to change out the pickups with '69 vintage custom pickups. In conclusion, this is an amazing guitar with great action and a smooth feel without any buzzing frets.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Guitar!!!

                By jesse89

                from philadelphia, pa

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

                  For the money this guitar is great! I got the lake placid blue color. It looks great and sounds even better. I play mostly alternative rock, this guitar will be perfect for that genre. I'm very happy with my order, and musicians friend! This Fender rocks.

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                  (7 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing guitar

                  By Devinhullphoto

                  from Norwalk, Ohio

                  About Me Novice

                  Pros

                  • Amazing quality
                  • Good Feel
                  • Good Pick Up
                  • Good Tone
                  • Solid Electronics

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming

                    Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

                    About a week ago my wife's grandma sold her house and split the money up with her kids and grandkids. With my portion of the funds, I wanted a new guitar. My previous guitar was a Squier Tele Custom. I was looking to get the Squier 50's Vibe Strat. Ive often payed them and it had everything I wanted in a guitar and at a great price. When I got to the store my wife suggested I get a real Fender instead of a Squier (I wasn't gonna argue that) and so I saw this guitar. It wasn't too much more than the 50's Vibe.

                    The quality is outstanding. I got the brown sunburst with the maple neck. I was looking for a SSS strat, but I like a little distortion and I thought the humbucker wouldn't hurt. I was already used to the neck because it is pretty similar to my Tele, however this neck has an awesome finish and the back is so soft and smooth. No fret buzz or problems anywhere on the neck.

                    When I got to an amp at home, I used a small GDec amp that came with my brothers Squier Strat combo thing. I was surprised at the amp itself. The sound of the guitar was just like I wanted. It has those classic Strat tones I was looking for but can also handle some distortion. I used to own a strat and the pickups buzzed alot, with this guitar they don't buzz at all even with high gain. The tremolo is nice, and stays in tune pretty well except for the D string, so I just widened the nut slot for the D and its perfect.

                    Overall, I would recommend this guitar to anyone, even if you are new or experienced. its a very affordable Fender with the same Quality as American Strats I've played.

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                    (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great Fender at reasonable proce

                    By Kashmir

                    from Puerto Rico

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable size
                    • Fun To Play
                    • Good Feel
                    • Good Tone

                    Cons

                    • Annoying 60s cycle hum
                    • Poor Pick Up

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing
                    • School Bands
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar:

                    This guitar is great, i still cant believe its a Fender, the guitar feels great, plays great and has a great tone to boot. My only griped with this guitar are its weak pick ups and annoying 60s cycle hum, other than that the guitar sounds great and everybody in my class think its an american when they hear and then i have to tell then its an MIM.

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