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A solid starter axe with a tremolo bar.

A great beginners guitar with whammy bar.Now anyone can afford Fender quality. Built with a comfortable and lightweight slim basswood body, the Bullet Strat comes loaded with three single-coil Fender pickups for that iconic Strat tone, a fast-action bolt-on maple neck, and 21 medium-jumbo frets on a rosewood fingerboard. The tremolo arm, or whammy bar, enables everything from smooth note bends to crazy divebombs for your sonic experimentation.Use the drop-down menu above and to the right to choose colors and other options.

FEATURES
  • Body: Basswood (42mm)
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood 9.5" Radius (241mm)
  • Frets: 21 Medium Jumbo
  • Pickups: 3 Single-Coil Strat Pickups
  • 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: 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Width at Nut: 1.65" (42 mm)
  • Unique Features: Slim (42mm) Body Profile,
  • Traditional Strat Headstock Shape,
  • White Dot Position Inlays
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SquierBullet Strat with Tremolo
 
4.4

(based on 298 reviews)

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    (193)

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    (63)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 2 Stars

     

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    (11)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (32)
  • Good feel (32)
  • Good tone (27)
  • Solid electronics (23)
  • Good pick up (21)

Cons

  • Fret buzz (4)
  • Poor pick up (3)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (34)
  • Jamming (29)
  • Small venues (16)
  • Recording (14)
  • School bands (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (20), Professional musician (11), Novice (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I would buy this product again and again

I would like to thank Musicians Friend Cooperation for providing affordable guitars and parts that last a long time and for there great service. I have had the Squire Bullet since 3/20/12...Read complete review

I would like to thank Musicians Friend Cooperation for providing affordable guitars and parts that last a long time and for there great service. I have had the Squire Bullet since 3/20/12 and I have been wanting to make some comments here for people who has never had a fender guitar and are thinking about buying one. This guitar comes with 09-042 light string gauges. On the 1st,2nd and 3rd fret there is a little to much area between the strings and the fret board so I sanded down the nut a little bit at a time to bring the strings down closer to the fret board and my open chords play very good as well as up and down all of the frets. I did this because i have a bigger hand than the normal size person and I press down hard on the strings. When your guitar is in tune you can check this with your guitar tuner by pressing down on the string and striking the string with your pick and if your tuner reads sharp then you might want to think about sanding down the nut some. Also when I play the 15th fret down to the 20th fret the back side of my hand rubs up against the guitar so I sanded it down and it fits like a glove. It even looks better. You won't have to do this with a Squire Affinity. Epiphone? I have had the SG with the set neck (glued in neck) and dropped it once and cracked the neck joint and with my arm size and the neck being thin chords were off. I am 6ft tall. I sold it and got the Squire Bullet and I have not had a problem since. I have dropped it several times, toss it into the back cab of my truck without a case when it is time to go practice with the church band. I use 013-046 Rogue Strings now. If your a beginner and when your playing improves, get the Graph Tech Nut and string trees watch you tube videos and do it your self or find someone that will set up your guitar and do it for you Its worth the upgrade. This will help your guitar stay in tune better and using the tremolo bar a lot. I play my bullet 300 days out of the year. It has great tone!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

You pay for what you get..

Let me start this off by saying, For the price tag, It is what it is. I got this guitar in an HH format, With a Black Pickguard, Black Knobs ect. in...Read complete review

Let me start this off by saying, For the price tag, It is what it is. I got this guitar in an HH format, With a Black Pickguard, Black Knobs ect. in the Sunburst. It's absolutely Stunning. It looks amazing. When people look at this guitar they all say "That's a Beautiful Instrument". Unfortunately, They also will then play it. The tuners are complete Trash. The Trem system is Garbage. It's completely unreliable. I would not suggest you buy this if you are gigging(don't worry i'm not that stupid). However. That is not what this guitar was built for. Bedroom Strumming. If your new to playing, The Cons I've listed you probably won't notice. If your an experienced player Particularly a Blues player where String bends and Trem use is Frequent. You will end up setting this down in Frustration. Other then the tuning problems and the Trem. It's actually not a bad guitar to play. When it does manage to maintain tuning. The pickups on a Overdrive channel are hot and Raspy. I was actually quite surprised with that. and when clean they really sing. I was also pleased that it still keeps a very "strat" sound. the neck isn't half bad at all. It's a good guitar to learn on or make a project out of. However like i said. If your Experienced, i would only suggest this small purchase to hold you over while you save your caps to buy a higher end Strat.

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(24 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Unexpected Pleasure

By Shodai

from Manchester, NH

About Me Experienced

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Pros

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

Cons

  • Fret Buzz
  • Sharp Edges On Frets
  • Weak Tuners

Best Uses

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

Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

To begin with, my Bullet was made in Indonesia. It is my understanding that they are now produced in China, and I have no firsthand knowledge of the Chinese made Bullets.

I was a little apprehensive about buying a Bullet. I have been experimenting with some amature guitar repair and needed a test subject that I didn't need to worry about causing any real harm to. Found the Bullet and figured it would work. I didn't expect what I got.

Aesthetically, this guitar is just beautiful. The finish is flawless. I have the Sunburst, and it is equal to any other fender sunburst finish I have ever seen; consistent coloring and nice wood grain showing through. Very pretty. The body is very light, and a little thinner than other Strat models. This, I think, is actually an advantage, as it is very comfortable to play.

It has a rosewood fret board. The rosewood slab is rather thin by comparison to other strats (Fender and Squier), but it plays nice. No blemishes or distracting features in the neck or fret board, other than the frets themselves, which I will get to in a minute.

The most amazing part of this guitar has to be the sound it makes. All of the pickups sound great. Clean it has very warm, rounded tones. They also sound good when you add a little drive to it. Other than tone it's all about output, and the stock pickups have plenty of it. My plan was to change them, right up to the point that I ran it through an amp. I think the pickups are just fine as is. Electronics are clean, no hiss or pop as adjustments are made.

There are some minor things you may want to address.

The frets have some sharp edges at the edge of the fret board. They will need to be sanded or filed to smooth them out, or they will be very uncomfortable on your hands in a very short time. Also, there are some high spots, which means the strings are set a bit higher than I like on a strat to eliminate the buzzing. A fret leveling and dressing should fix this, and allow a little lower action while eliminating the buzz.

The nut is cut too deep, and can choke the strings at the nut. The height of the cut off the fret board is fine, the strings just sit a little low in the nut. Well, ok, a lot low in the nut. This is common on lower priced guitars, and probably not something a novice would even notice. Fortunately it is something that can be easily fixed with a file, some time, and a little patience.

The tuning machine heads are very sloppy, and don't allow for easy finer tuning. For a beginner it will make getting the guitar in tune harder, and for the more experienced it's still a pain in the butt. I will say that once in tune it stays in tune.

The tremolo system is very stiff, and the tremolo arm is kind of weak. The system can probably be adjusted at the springs. I don't know if the arm is interchangeable with other squire products, but if it is I plan on changing it.

Other than those minor issues, all easy fixes, this is a great instrument.

I started out looking for something I could take apart, rebuild, and experiment on. What I got was an unexpectedly beautiful instrument that has found a permanent home in my collection.

(17 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best fender copy around for the money

By john gilley

from Music City Tn.

Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

I bought this over a year ago to have something different, never had a strat. Got it out of the box and set it up, been playing it ever since. It didnt come with a manual so I down loaded one for a 25th anniversary strat and set it to that. It does every thing the real thing (what ever that is) does. It plays blues,rock and metal just fine all the way up the neck. It fingers fast and slides easy. The tone on this thing is pretty good on any pick up selection. It stays in tune even when diving. I'm playing thru a Fender Front Man, Morley Via Alligator, Fulltone Deluxe Wah and Markley tuner. Some times I use a Digitech RP1 for other effects. No matter what I'm using or playing the Bullet pulls it out. Its made in China but its all CNC machined anyway, It looks as good as my vintage stuff.
Vintage style trem bridge, 3 single coil pick ups, 5 way blade switch and arctic white finish with maple neck and rosewood finger board.
It has great tone, smooth neck, tuners hold tight and move easy, stays in tune even after using the bar. Not to heavy.
Feel I got my moneys worth and more. Finish is holding up great after over a year and a half. No electronic faults.

(16 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

A Must have

By Jeffrey Jordan

from Augusta, GA

Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

Id play this guitar on stage anyday and watch the snobs weep silently.
Every student and serious player alike should own this instrument and at the price theres no reason not to. Anyone considering a first guitar should definetely skip the high dollar guitars, get over your pride and pick up a bullet strat, its full of personality and will be better than your ability plus it and will leave you with extra cash to buy a good amp, cables and some effects. Quit being snobs and experience the quality of this great instrument and just make music.
Very well built with all of the features of a strat and with a little extra money you can install a seymour duncan or two if you choose to do so and end up with a monster still well under the price of a standard strat.
No better value exists.

(13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

One of the best-valued Strats out there.

By Naroon

from Louisiana

About Me Experienced

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

    I bought this thing about eight months ago. Everytime I see it, I just feel like picking it up and playing it. Stuff like this is just proof that price and what you see on the headstock don't always match up with what you're buying.

    First off, the guitar finish was perfect. I got the Fiesta Red model and there wasn't a single flaw on it. The 1-ply pickguard literally looked a little rough around the edges, but that's only noticeable if you're looking at it and it obviously doesn't affect the tone at all, so no biggie. Also a very easy fix if you wanna swap the pickguard out.

    The neck feels great, very fast and easy to play. The neck itself is fairly thin, typical of a lot of Fender guitars, so it feels great for me. The neck's finish seems to have a very thin layer of polyurethane, so it's not glossy or anything, almost feels "unfinished", so keep that in mind if you love the feel of glossy necks. To me, once again, it feels great.

    On to the other stuff... The tuners are decent. Nothing special, but they get the job done. They aren't locking, so if you want that, it's a very cheap and easy upgrade anyway.

    The electronics are all good as well. The pickups are surprisningly high-output, and for whatever reason, mine have 500k pots, not typical for single-coils! All three pups sound great, I don't even feel like changing them out for anything else. The wiring was also done well.

    Like the vintage Strats and most modern ones, the two tone knobs affect only the neck and middle pups, respectively, so no tone control on the bridge unless you modify the wiring yourself. The switches and knobs are all very responsive.

    All in all, this is just a great Strat. They market it as a beginner's guitar or whatever, but that's really just a load of bologna. Price and what you see on the headstock don't always determine quality. This thing's construction, finish, and electronics are all grade-A quality.

    I dunno, maybe I just lucked up and got a great one, but I love this thing. I recommend it to anyone looking for an inexpensive Strat to add to their collection. I'm probably gonna buy one of the HSS ones next.

    (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    "It's a Strat!"

    By JMBW Vintage

    from MN

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    Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

    This is a very good strat. I got mine in Fiesta Red which is really a reddish-orange- still beautiful though. For all levels of play. Hook it up to an effects pedal and put on decent strings and it sounds even better. I love my new Strat! Squire is underrated!
    This strat is made of sturdy construction. Well-dressed frets. No sharp edges. Very good tone. Good stock strings and pickups. Stays in tune. Sounds like 3-4x the price. Smooth neck. Plays effortlessly up and down the neck. Great blues guitar.
    Great guitar. Great value.

    (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    oops!

    By gary farrell

    from green bay wi

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    Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

    I bought this guitar by accident. I was looking for an inexpensive strat but I had written off the Bullet Strat because that would just be silly(must be junk). My plan was to find a halfway decent Squier. Dead on my feet and without my glasses, I played a Bullet and liked the sound. Figuring that I'd gotten a really good deal, I bought it. When I looked at it with my glasses(after some sleep) I read the headstock and sure enough. I purchased the one guitar I had told myself to avoid.

    You certainly could beat this guitar but it would be hard to beat it for the price. It is true to the strat sound that my Fenders had(that I sold). I keep it in an open G tuning when I want to hack at some bare bones blues.

    (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    new Daphne Blue

    By Andrew Jones

    from DC

    Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

    I give her a ten. Why you ask? She has all the bang for the buck, and then some.Heck I'm afraid to ding her up..ouch. She looks that good..
    Sexy looks.the color is right on.I'm not color blind, I once owned a sea foam green guitar. This is not a sea foam green,its a nice daphne blue I'll even go as far as saying it's "beautiful".
    The quality is definitely there.Neck feels great.Took her out of the box, tuned her up and the rest is history.

    (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good Guitar

    By Keith Bingham

    from Texas

    Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

    While the Squier Bullet Strat doesn't come close to an American Made Strat, for the price it is a good guitar. If your on a budget I would recommend it.
    The neck feels nice, there are no sharp fret edges. You can move around on the neck easily. The body has a nice finish. The pickups are fine, not great but neither are that bad.

    The quality does not extend to the pickupguard or tuners.

    The pickup card is a single ply and appears to pickup static. If if moved my finger across the pickupguard just beneath the pickups it would product static through the amp, I replaced the pickupguard with a normal 3-ply one and the static went away.

    The tuners are subpar, they are not sealed tuners but rather open tuners with a cover. They slip and catch like crazy. I have a set of WD sealed tuners sitting on my desk ready to be installed.
    The the price this guitar is a great value, while some of the hardware is subpar the quality of the body and neck more than make up for it.

    (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    One man's backup is another man's main

    By Dennisio

    from Summerhill, PA

    About Me Experienced

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Tone
    • Great All Around Electric
    • Great Value

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Backup Unit
    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

    My Squier strat was bought used and set up by an expert. It feels, plays and looks like instruments three or four times its price. It sounds nice on any effects unit or amp I plug it into.

    This is a great student or intermediate guitar. There also seems to be a lot of pro players that use them as a backup or main guitar.

    At the time of this writing the Squier strat was still one of those great things in life that did not break the bank but provided so much joy.

    I buy and sell guitars frequently and I still enjoy playing my Squiers.

    Oh, did I forget to say you should get one?..... You should get one!

    (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This Fender is Great!

    By GK

    from San Antonio, Texas

    About Me Professional Musician

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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
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

      I purchased this Fender and held my breath! The other reviews had mixed opinions! However, I'm NOT sorry! Question: WHY? Of course it need to be set-up. So adjust the neck, the saddle bridge, and height of the strings. Than play it! Readjust the unit all over again! It took three time, but it is as good as any other Fender! The intonation is the BEST! I tuned it with my Tascam tuner in open position, than played the harmonic in 12th position. That's were the saddle bridge proves if it set accuately! Re-tune, and re-check! If it seems that a lot of time goes into the set-up, well than a Fender manufactured in the USA is probablily the way you need to go. Last thought, the parts can be interchanged with the Mexico units. Enjoy!

      (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Solid, and Versatile guitar!

      By Josiah Dunham

      from Somewhere in Montana

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      Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

      I hate it when people write sparkling, "this-guitar-is-incredible" reviews on their guitar like 2 days after they buy the guitar and then a few years later when it's falling apart they go... "Oh I guess that review I wrote before I had even played the guitar was misrepresenting this product." This is not one of those reviews. I've had this guitar for 2 years now and it has blown me away. It doesn't have the 3 thousand dollar pickups and robo tuners and all that super advanced technology crap Gibson is coming out with. It's a SOLID guitar. You obviously want to treat this baby with love but when I use this guitar what always amazes me is that you can beat the crud out of it and it never breaks! I've dropped this thing on hard wood floors,tripped and fell on it while playing on stage... all sorts of stuff and it just keeps on working. It's like the difference between a garden tool you have to be worried about breaking and a construction worker's tools which you can abuse and they just keep coming back reliable. The pickups sound fine. I may upgrade them someday, but they are good pickups. The neck is amazingly fast and smooth. Also, might just be me, but this guitar came set up perfectly. I mean really. The action was perfect, the frets were perfect. I was blown away. My only complaint is that within the first 2 months the guitar jack's nut kept coming loose which made it twist, which made the hot and ground touch each other. When I fixed that though it's worked like a champ. I don't have a lot of money so this guitar is perfect for people like me who are broke but can still get a gig quality guitar. It's amazing... really!

      (7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Recommended

      By dman_chief

      from DC

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        I wanted a strat, and I'm not made of money, so I picked up the black with white pickguard at Guitar Center. This guitar is so fine, I'm using it in blues recordings, and the tone is great. My biggest complaint would be the tuners. Before you even play, I'd recommend dive-bombing with the whammy bar a couple of times so the strings can settle in. Then tune the guitar by going below the pitch and rising up to the correct pitch. Do this, and (if yours is like mine), the instrument will stay in tune, even using the tremolo bar. For the price, you simply CANNOT beat it. Highly recommended.

        (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Daphne blue bullet strat

        By Carl Brodeur

        from Ma

        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        To anyone who wants to start playing guitar i would deffnately recommend this guitar. This guitar is great for everystlye metal, rock, jazz, and country. even if you have played guitar all your life i would reccommend this guitar.
        i would rate this guitar a 8.5, 9
        for the money that you pay this guitar is well worth it. the sound and quality is deffiantly worth the price. Also the body and color are beautiful. the color is really nice and clean and the body is obiviousy good.

        (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        You pay for what you get..

        By burns

        from Portland, OR

        About Me Professional Musician

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        Pros

        • Good Pick Up

        Cons

        • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        Let me start this off by saying, For the price tag, It is what it is. I got this guitar in an HH format, With a Black Pickguard, Black Knobs ect. in the Sunburst. It's absolutely Stunning. It looks amazing. When people look at this guitar they all say "That's a Beautiful Instrument". Unfortunately, They also will then play it. The tuners are complete Trash. The Trem system is Garbage. It's completely unreliable. I would not suggest you buy this if you are gigging(don't worry i'm not that stupid). However. That is not what this guitar was built for. Bedroom Strumming. If your new to playing, The Cons I've listed you probably won't notice. If your an experienced player Particularly a Blues player where String bends and Trem use is Frequent. You will end up setting this down in Frustration. Other then the tuning problems and the Trem. It's actually not a bad guitar to play. When it does manage to maintain tuning. The pickups on a Overdrive channel are hot and Raspy. I was actually quite surprised with that. and when clean they really sing. I was also pleased that it still keeps a very "strat" sound. the neck isn't half bad at all. It's a good guitar to learn on or make a project out of. However like i said. If your Experienced, i would only suggest this small purchase to hold you over while you save your caps to buy a higher end Strat.

        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Oh! the Bullet

        By wes

        from Venice, CA

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        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        I purchased the Bullet in Daphne Green for my wife who mainly has played classical guitar. It was made in China and it arrived in perfect shape, the neck was straight, the hardware was pristine, and the finish was perfect. If you know Strats, then you understand the playing field, but if not, know that this is a light, slim guitar, contured to fit your body. It has three single coil pickups that sound clear as a bell. These can be adjusted in 5 different combinations which, with two tone controls and volume, give you a choice of many sounds. I never saw a problem with hum in my environment. the neck is thin enough and the action is low enough that it is a breeze to play. The intonation and string height were fine, but both are easy as pie to adjust with a couple of Allen-hex wrenches and directions you can download from the internet.

        My big surprise was when I played the guitar in my wife's absence. It sounded great--much mellower and smoother than my Gibson SGs and Fender Tele's. The tone was darker without the muddiness you get from humbucking pickups. There was plenty of sustain. And it was easy to play, with its shaped body, big frets, and low action. I was so impressed that I recommend it to everyone who is interested in getting a new guitar.

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again and again

        By Squire Bullet Fan

        from TEXAS

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Play this guitar anywhere.
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • I have no Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        I would like to thank Musicians Friend Cooperation for providing affordable guitars and parts that last a long time and for there great service. I have had the Squire Bullet since 3/20/12 and I have been wanting to make some comments here for people who has never had a fender guitar and are thinking about buying one. This guitar comes with 09-042 light string gauges. On the 1st,2nd and 3rd fret there is a little to much area between the strings and the fret board so I sanded down the nut a little bit at a time to bring the strings down closer to the fret board and my open chords play very good as well as up and down all of the frets. I did this because i have a bigger hand than the normal size person and I press down hard on the strings. When your guitar is in tune you can check this with your guitar tuner by pressing down on the string and striking the string with your pick and if your tuner reads sharp then you might want to think about sanding down the nut some. Also when I play the 15th fret down to the 20th fret the back side of my hand rubs up against the guitar so I sanded it down and it fits like a glove. It even looks better. You won't have to do this with a Squire Affinity. Epiphone? I have had the SG with the set neck (glued in neck) and dropped it once and cracked the neck joint and with my arm size and the neck being thin chords were off. I am 6ft tall. I sold it and got the Squire Bullet and I have not had a problem since. I have dropped it several times, toss it into the back cab of my truck without a case when it is time to go practice with the church band. I use 013-046 Rogue Strings now. If your a beginner and when your playing improves, get the Graph Tech Nut and string trees watch you tube videos and do it your self or find someone that will set up your guitar and do it for you Its worth the upgrade. This will help your guitar stay in tune better and using the tremolo bar a lot. I play my bullet 300 days out of the year. It has great tone!

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Guitar, best one for low cost

        By GJC

        from Laf, la

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Feels Like Original
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone
        • Great fret work
        • I Own 2
        • Own A Strat
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • Lower Tone At Mid
        • None found

        Best Uses

        • Backup guitar
        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording

        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        I have a Stratocaster standard, there is very little difference between the two except for slightly higher tone in the Full strat. This guitar has exact same feel and is perfect for practice also just adjusting midrange on amp a little boom. no difference

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Potential for upgrade

        By Basement Blues

        from Chicago

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        Pros

        • Good Feel
        • Good price

        Cons

        • Rough Fret

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        I have two of these. Both are somewhat modified. It seems like specification/quality defer from one production lot to the other. Like One has skunk and others doesn't. Sounds decent as is. To me, quality is better than MIM but its components are cheaper. I am not a tremolo user and my bridge is fixed (so I cannot comment). Fret is rather rough but other than that it has a good potential for upgrade. If you are handy man and can use basic tools, and with some upgrade components, you can make this entry-level guitar look/sound like $$$ guitar.

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome beginner guitar

        By Vincent Krestalude

        from Port St. Lucie, FL.

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        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        The Squier Bullet Strat is awesome! You simply cannot beat the price of this guitar. Shipping was very fast, and the guitar arrived ready to play. I would definitely recommend this guitar to any level of player. The color is dead on. At least mine was. I ordered the brown sunburst, and it looks just like John Mayer's Fender Strat.This guitar makes a real nice bluesy sound.
        The quality of this instrument is outstanding. Only needed minor tuning adjustments and plays like a dream.
        Simply put. You cannot beat the value of this guitar.

        (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        New Bullet Daphne Blue

        By Nonurbusiness

        from Nebraska

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        Comments about Squier Bullet Strat with Tremolo:

        I recomnd this guitar to anyone. If your just starting out or want a project strat to mod. A great guitar for the money but dont expect it to be a Fender.
        3 single pickups 5 way switch single ply pickguard. overall a pertty decent guitar for the money
        I just got this one today and it is made in Indonesia. I have an 2008 model the one that was daphne blue that looks like surf green and it was made in china and I have to say that the 08 model is a lot better made then this new one. The body shape on the new one is off and not really right for a strat and the pickup jack is loose so im gonna have to put new screws in to hold it down. I do like the neck on my new one it has a skunk strip down the back and and its really smooth the only thing i dont like about it is the rosewood fretboard is really thin compared to the 08 chinese one. Overall I would still buy another one of these!
        This is a great guitar for the price it sounds pretty good and is a great guitar if you want a strat and dont want to break the bank. The colors are really awesome. Like i said the older daphne blue models tend to be surf green but this new one is right on daphne blue.

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