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Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar

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USA-made Stratocaster with high-end features and an exclusive finish.

The Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar puts everything you want in an affordable U.S.-made instrument within your reach. Features include an alder body, maple neck with 9.5-radius fingerboard and jumbo frets, American Standard pickups, vintage-style synchronized tremolo and a dealer-exclusive hand-stained honeyburst finish. The American Special Series is a guitar for the times.

You'll get lots of gain and tones galore from the USA Nitro Satin Series guitar's 3 American Standard pickups with the no-load tone pots. Other details include chrome hardware and a large '70s-style headstock and Fender decal. Fender accompanies your USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster guitar with a polishing cloth and a gig bag.

FEATURES
  • Hand-rubbed Honeyburst stain with satin lacquer top coat
  • Contoured alder body
  • Maple neck with modern "C" shape and 22 jumbo frets
  • '70s-style headstock and Fender decal
  • American Standard pickups with the no-load tone pots
  • Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • Includes gig bag

Order an affordable U.S.-made Stratocaster today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • Body: Alder
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster
Neck
  • Neck Shape: Modern "C" Shape
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Jumbo Frets
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Fretboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1cm)
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin Lacquer
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (43mm)
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8cm)
  • Headstock: Large '70s Style
  • Neck Plate: Standard 4 Bolt
  • Truss Rod Nut: 1/8" American Series Nut
Electronics
  • Pickup Configuration: S/S/S
  • Pickups: American Standard pickups with the no-load tone pots
  • 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
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1, Tone 2
Hardware
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
  • Switch Tip: White Switch Tip
  • Tremolo Arm/Handle: Vintage Style Tremolo Arm
Tools
  • Truss Rod Wrench: 1/8" Hex (Allen) Wrench
  • Saddle Height Adjustment Wrench: .050" Hex (Allen) Wrench
Miscellaneous
  • Strings: Fender USA Super Bullets® 3250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
Accessories
  • Included Accessories: Polishing Cloth
  • Straplocks: Vintage Style Strap Buttons
  • Control Knobs: White Plastic Knobs
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FenderUSA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 26 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (23)
  • Good tone (23)
  • Fun to play (21)
  • Solid electronics (21)
  • Good pick up (20)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (18)
  • Jamming (17)
  • Recording (14)
  • Small venues (14)
  • Rock concerts (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (21), Novice (3)

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(11 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

very nice guitar!

By mark warren

from memphis

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

      this is a very nice strat! i have owned two in the past, but this is my favorate! it plays and sounds better than any strat i have ever played! great buy folks!

      (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Relabeled Fender FSR American Special!

      By ChimmyCham

      from Chicago, IL

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      Pros

      • Fretboard
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Neck Pickup
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

      • Middle Pickup

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

        This is actually a Factory Special Run.

        In mid to late 2012, Fender released the FSR American Special Stratocaster MN Satin Hand-Stained Honeyburst.

        This is the exact same thing!

        I have no idea why the name is changed everywhere.

        When I received it in the mail, the tag attached to the headstock/strings reads:
        FSR AM SPEC STRAT MN STN HBST

        This is GREAT!
        This was a special run, and apparently there were some left..

        I love this guitar.
        I am a Strat guy.
        Whenever I go to a guitar store to try out a pedal, an amp, etc.. I pick up a Strat or a Tele.

        I went to GC to buy a pedal, and picked this baby up. I loved it!
        I walked out with a hardshell case for my other Strat.

        When I realized that I did not want the case, I returned it to a different GC, and they kept pushing me to swap it out for something else, so I tried out a good 5 or 6 pedals.

        I picked up this guitar again because I liked the feel the first time.

        After trying out several pedals, it turned out that the guitar is what I wanted.

        This is the best Strat I've ever felt. (And I've played some very expensive ones.. Am. Stds, Am. Dlxs, etc..)

        I came home and ordered it from Musician's Friend (because I wanted an untouched guitar, after the Fender setup).

        Everything about it is great.

        It's got the same pickups that were included in the 2008-2011 American Standard Strats.

        The neck pickup is AMAZING!
        The middle pickup, so far, is the only disappointing aspect of this guitar, but I have no problem switching it out for another.
        The bridge pickup (dialed down to 7ish on the tone pot) is great.

        Overall, especially with the 15% off for Labor Day, this is a STEAL!

        Grab one of these before they're gone forever!

        I believe they stopped producing them in October of 2012.

        (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I am now a believer

        By Shrubble

        from Baltimore

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Any

          Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

          You know, it's funny. I'm a child of the 80's. I guess I always liked Fenders and Gibsons, but I was caught up in that whole metal thing. I had played a ton of strats/strat copies/strat clones, etc... and they were "ok", but to me, happiness was a Charvel/Jackson or Ibanez.

          It's a genre thing I guess, whatever.

          As I've gotten older though, and the metal thing has piped down, I find myself revisiting a lot of the classics. I love Gibsons, Gretsch, Ricks, etc... and recently I found myself wanting to own a strat, something I could play good old rock-n-roll with.

          Fender has always irked with the way they have to offer a guitar at every price point, for every style, all the time. It makes it very difficult to navigate through the muck to find something that will actually suit you, that doesn't cost a fortune.

          I knew exactly what I wanted, and was shocked when I saw this strat being offered on sale for FAR less than I thought I would have to spend for this type of strat. I ordered it,even though it was backordered, and waited like a kid at Christmas until it showed up a month or so later.

          All I can say is this; I owe you strat-heads out there an apology. I flippin' LOVE this guitar. The other reviews have done a great job and covering the fit and finish and the tone. I could see getting better tuners and MAYBE some different pups (probably not though), but besides that I wouldn't change a single thing. Not one thing.

          The setup was awesome right out of the box, the gig bag is nicer than most, and I just have to say that I have never... N-E-V-E-R had a guitar feel so natural in my hands so quickly. It took literally an hour for the guitar to feel like I've been playing it for years. I am impressed.

          So, if you can't tell, I'm a big fan of this axe!

          (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Smokin

          By Marco

          from Baltimore

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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 USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

            If you know what makes a great playing, looking, strat theres not much to say. This guitar felt right-on from the moment I picked it up. Its a lot like the Highway One strats, which were decent US made guitars, but this one is better. The pickups are far and away better sounding - not the over brite sound of the Highway One. Also the wood is slightly heavier than the HWY 1, but not too heavy and not neck heavy. Workmanship is equal to any American Standard. I encountered this guitar a week ago at GC and fell in love with it right off. I bought it yesterday. I haven't felt this great about a new guitar since I bought my First Gibson Les Paul Standard a long time ago (I still have it). I can see my keeping this one for a very long time.

            (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best American made Strat yet!

            By 1Mylo

            from New Jersey

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            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

              If you only get to own one electric guitar in your life, buy this one. Nobody but nobody builds a better guitar for the money than Fender and this one sits alone at the top of the heap!

              (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I Love this guitar

              By Yonko17

              from Northeast Pennsylvania

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Tone
              • Perfect Size

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                I've been a "Gibson Man" most of my life, but I always wanted a Strat. After buying this guitar, I don't pick up my Gibsons so much anymore. I absolutely love the feel of this instrument. Lovely neck, great action, and it's the perfect size for me. It is now my go to guitar. I was reluctant to buy a guitar online without taking it for a test spin first. But when I did get my hands on it I was very pleasantly surprised. I really like the oversized headstock too. All in all I am very pleased with both the quality and price of this model.

                (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                had to return first one

                By chango

                from dunn,nc

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                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel
                • Good Tone

                Cons

                • Flat Sound
                • Fret Buzz
                • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                I had problems with the first one i recieved and had to return it. When i went to adjust the bridge screw for the 5th string it just stripped out on me . then the 6th string did the same thing. looked like the screw was ok but the hole was machined too big or something. any way i went to adjust the truss rod and set the string height but never could get it correct with the specs in the manual. just a lot of fret buzz.very dissapointed. also noticed the body made from 3 pieces of wood. not impressed for a usa made guitar.expected more for the price. the strings were the worst i've ever played. lucky for me the people at musician's friend sent out another one which i found to be much better. got the guitar neck,string height,and intonation set up very quickly, and this has very little fret buzz,plays great, great action, great sound although there is some hum in the electronics. also noticed that this one is made from only 2 pieces of wood. so far this guitar has been great.It plays easily and the clean sound is awesome! thanks musicians friend

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great guitar, great price

                By Joseph Prodorutti

                from NC

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                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Feel

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                  I've had this guitar for 4 months and it is now my go to guitar. The feel of the neck is amazing. The pickups have a great sound but I can't stand stage noise so, I put in Dimarzio Area's. To have a noiseless American Strat for under a grand is a bargain.

                  (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  High Quality Guitar

                  By Mike

                  from TN.

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                  Pros

                  • Good Pick Up
                  • Good Tone
                  • Solid Electronics

                  Cons

                  • High Action Needed

                  Best Uses

                  • Gig Road Worthy
                  • Recording
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                  High Quality, great looking, great fret work and just all-around well built US made guitar. Fender uses the older style trem system (6 screws) instead of their newer (2 screw) system, in which I would prefer. If you are used to a Les Paul neck, it's very similar to feel and playability except for bending. The 9.5 Radius neck will not allow you to get those deep bends while maintaining a lower action without fretting out. The fix, raise the action. But, for the money, I hate to say but I feel that the Fender beats Gibson's lower line US models. If it had a 12 Radius neck, It would have gotting a Five Star Rating.

                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  USA SATIN SERIES STRAT

                  By Tony Razor

                  from F.L.

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing
                    • Recording

                    Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                    I Must Say This Series Strat Is Amazing, I Plugged The Strat into my Marshall Tube Amp And Took This Axe For Test Drive, and Tried All The positions with the pick ups , And Then Starting To Bend The Strings To My Will ,The Fender Large Head Stock Adds A lot Extra Sound That Is For Sure. The Neck Is A Silky Satin And Feels Very Comfy, Super Nice Finish In This Honey Burst, I am Very Glad I Own One.

                    (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great guitar, great price!

                    By Brian O

                    from Pennsylvania

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                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                        Well like somebody also mentioned, I too waited quite a while to purchase a Strat. All my other electrics are those pointy headstock models from the 80s...haha. I have been playing for about 25 years and as I got older, I have always planned on purchasing a Strat but haven't found one that felt right for me until I tried this one. I went to GC to help out a friend pick out his first electric and stumbled across this gem and decided to buy it for my self as well. So we both got em from MF! For the price, build & American made, you cant beat it. Its a good looking unit. I'm using it mainly for blues and it certainly gives you the classic Strat sound for that! The only negative comment...and it's a very minor one that I found quite amusing is that the little ducumentation that was included with the guitar was printed in Spanish only. Hmmm...American made guitar without directions in English! Go figure. In any event, great American made guitar for an outstanding price....and dont wait as long as I did to grab an American icon!!! Enjoy!

                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Beautiful Amer Strat at a great price

                        By Joey

                        from Arkansas

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                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                            Love the guitar - beautiful to look at and the tone selection is pure vintage Stratocaster. It seems to go out of tune at times so I plan to install locking tuners and block the tremolo (which I don't use) - then I think it will be perfect.

                            (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            USA MADE RULES

                            By Richard Ell

                            from Colorado Springs CO

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                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                            • Not One

                            Best Uses

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

                            Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                            I took the Plunge. Received mine last night. It is everything I had hoped it would be. USA-made Stratocaster, sweet sound from the 3 Standard Single Coil pickups. No Hum that I can detect, and I even TRIED to cause it. The 9.5 radius neck really helps with the Barre Cords. With this guitar, I can EASILY do Barres that were very difficult for me on my other guitars. I have to get used to the "10s" strings (I was using 9s for a long time), but it handles real well. I did a lot of Bending, from the Nut to the 12th fret, and NO fretting out or buzzing. This guitar behaves like a favorite old dog.

                            LOVE the RANGE you get, with the 5-way PU Selector. I use an El Cheapo clip-on Tuner...once it's tuned, it STAYS in tune.

                            Guitar came perfectly set-up, Intonation and all is perfect, or at least as perfect as I can tell. Needs NO setup work. Take it out of the box, tune it up a half-step or so, and away you go. Packing was excellent - very well protected.

                            The finish is BEAUTIFUL. NO flaws in the wood or the finish. The natural wood, through the Satin stain, is clean and clear. No knots, spots or cracks.

                            No Whammy bar, but I didn't want one anyway. Rigid bridge, but I expect that will help it stay in tune. Love the headstock and Logo. Clear-stained Maple neck & fretboard, Jumbo frets...everything I always wanted in a Stratocaster.

                            AT THIS PRICE, I'd say: GRAB IT. Don't even consider a MIM - not to knock them, but - get THIS one instead. You'll be very happy you did. My two other guitars are going to get very Jealous, very soon. I am very happy I bought this. I recommend it, with no reservations.

                            P.S.: Comes with a decent padded Gig bag, which is nice, but - spring for a Fender Hardshell case. I did.

                            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            This ax is Doo-ing it right!!!

                            By Dudley Doo-Right

                            from Lincoln, California

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                            Pros

                            • Good Feel
                            • Good Tone
                            • Solid Electronics

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

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

                              Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                              Ol' St. Nick brought this for me (wink! wink!) and so far, she is a beauty! Can't wait to put her on a stage and show her off!!!

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              The tone reinvigorated my desire to play

                              By stoveotis

                              from north idaho

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                              Pros

                              • Fun To Play
                              • Good Feel
                              • Good intonation
                              • Good Pick Up
                              • Good Tone
                              • Great Action
                              • Solid Electronics
                              • Stays in tune

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Jamming
                                • Practicing
                                • Recording
                                • Small Venues

                                Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                                Tone is fantastic! love the no load tone pot. and the neck. I actually love the satin finish, easy to play and has no problems when sweaty. Muscians Friend treated me great and the price for an American made Strat was extraordinary! I have been playing neckthru active pickup guitars with my band and grew tired of the muddy sound. When i played this the first night at practive, my band mates said this was the best sounding guitar i own( i own 7) I love it! get your self one today before they are gone.

                                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                I bought a PERFECT Level 2 Honeyburst!

                                By Lunk

                                from Colorado Springs CO

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                                Pros

                                • Fun To Play
                                • Good Feel
                                • Good Pick Up
                                • Good Tone
                                • Great Fret Job
                                • Great Rubbed Finish
                                • Great sustain
                                • Perfect Setup
                                • Smooth Fast Neck
                                • Solid Electronics

                                Cons

                                • None

                                Best Uses

                                • Clean Rhythm
                                • Great Disco Guitar
                                • Great With Pedals
                                • Great With Ss Amps
                                • Jamming
                                • Practicing
                                • Recording
                                • Rock Concerts
                                • School Bands
                                • Small Venues

                                Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                                This was a total bargain, pretty much am American Standard. I still can't believe what I got it before. Not only was it better than a Level 2, it was better than a Level 1 Mint! If you want a working Stratocaster, BUY THIS NOW! You would be a fool to let this deal go! Incredible and smooth, great fingerboard and fretwork. The tome with this finish is magically delicious! I may change to hotter pups, MAYBE, but I already ordered Fender locking tuners for it, also at a discount! Buy this ax or lose a huge opportunity! BUY IT USED IF UOU HAVE TOO!

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Fantastic Guitar!

                                By guitarman01

                                from America

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                                Pros

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

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                                    I absolutely love this Guitar! It is really well worth the price you pay. I've played numerous higher price American made strats and this one definitely holds it's on. I bought this guitar with the intent of possible upgrading the pickups, but when it came in I plugged it up and immediately fell in love with the sound. Fantastic finish as well!

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Excellent Guitar

                                    By JP

                                    from IL

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                                    Pros

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

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

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

                                      Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                                      Been playing for 33+ years and have owned many guitars. This is the best American-made Fender Strat for the money. Love playing this guitar. Plays great, sounds great. No problems what-so-ever. Buy this guitar if you get a chance.

                                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      A great alternative to the glossy Strats

                                      By onecuwldood

                                      from Southern, Ky

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                                      Pros

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

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Jamming
                                        • Practicing
                                        • Rock Concerts

                                        Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                                        I bought this to replace an American Standard Strat I had that someone wanted really bad. Personally I love the color and the satin finish. As with most any guitars you get, it did need a little set up, but not much. Out of the box I was getting some fret buzz and the intonation was off a little. It really didn't take long to set it up correctly though. I got this one to play with modding a little too. While I really do like everything about it stock I just want to play with modding some. Already have a leather pick guard on the way. The electronics and hardware are what you expect from an American Strat and I don't plan on changing any of that just yet. Maybe I'll try to come back a attach a photo after the new pick guard.

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Almost perfect

                                        By Dewman

                                        from Detroit Mich

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                                        Pros

                                        • Fun To Play
                                        • Good Feel

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Jamming
                                          • Practicing
                                          • Recording

                                          Comments about Fender USA Nitro Satin Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar:

                                          I bought this guitar because it was a great deal. The feel when playing this guitar is like butter. Really smooth. It has a fast neck too. I replaced the stock pups whth Dimarzio Areas because I hate the 60 cycle hum of the stock pups, and replaced the saddles with Graphtecs. Other than that this thing is near perfect. The only complaint is that the trem hole is at a wierd angle is the arm is hard to screw in. The fit and finish is as good as it gets, no complaints, frets are smooth and not rough at all. All in all, great bang for the buck. If it ever got stolen, I'd get another.

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