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The pack to make the leap from the game to real music.
The Fender Starcaster Strat Rock Band Electric Guitar Value Pack delivers a great-sounding, sleek-looking Stratocaster guitar paired with essential accessories like a Rock Band strap, picks, and a Hal Leonard Rock Band Songbook.
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I don't own this exact package, but I do have one of the starcasters, and let me tell you, that is the best dang thing you will ever buy at sam's club. It is of course, incredibly cheap, and this shows, my whammy bar broke off in the bridge after a few months, the little plastic tips to the whammy bar and pickup selectors fell off all the time, and the pick-ups aren't very good. (Some of these other people are totally delusional, while the single coils are okay, the humbucker is pretty sloppy, and it sounds really, really bad live.) All that aside though, this played accousticly is one of the best guitars I've ever heard, meaning it has the potential for really good tone. I've also really gotten to love the feel of the neck and body, but perhaps I'm just biased. The action on mine was a little high, well still is, but I tightened the bridge down a little and its quite playable now. Anyways, this is a great beginner guitar, and would sound amazing with better pickups.
I've been playing professionally since the mid 60's. I KNOW a good Guitar when I meet one. This is a real Guitar! I bought it for my girl friends kid for the Holidays. I of course put it through the paces. I worked it hard for a couple of hours. It has an incredible sound and stays in tune with heavy use of the "gear shift". I love the humbucker at the bridge. I can put it head to head with the Strat I bought new in 1966! Using the bridge humbucker however, it takes off and screams where my 1966 Strat just spins it wheels. The action, feel and balance of this Starcaster along with the sound is just amazing at any price. I even ordered one for myself just to get that humbucker at the bridge. I'll probably switch out the pick guard to one in black pearl on mine when it arrives.
Of the best Strats I have played over 40 years. Great quack in positions 2 & 4. Workmanship superb. Finished frets, slick neck and monster Blues tone. Mine made in Indonesia and unknown if all consistent but my was a shocker. Comparable to my AM Strats. Nails smooth Jazz tones too. Incredible buy at the price. Try it.
Dont assume that this guitar is bad just because of its price. I played it for hours and had no problems with it. the sound is great. Its chime is so beautiful. I actually perfer it over my Fender Telecaster. The body is rock solid and very durable, and the pick-ups are way better than the stratocasters because of the humbuckers added at the bottom. Its common sense people, the better the pick-ups, the better the sound.
I got this guitar for Christmas and it is a terrible guitar! the frets stick out so badly, that they cut you if you try to slide. You also get bad fret buzz, even with the most experienced musicians. the point is, don't buy this guitar.
I got this guitar a little over a week ago. It's pretty sturdy, but it gets out of tune pretty frequently. I have to tune it usually at least once a day depending on how much I play it. Also, I had to adjust the action on the low e string because it was way too close to the fretboard and everytime I strummed it would hit the frets and make a loud metallic buzzing noise. It sounds okay too, not great though. But for the price, it is an okay starter guitar, but their are definitely better ones out there.