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MF MD HG Accessory Sale 07-18-14

Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar Black Maple Fretboard

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Overview

  • Basswood body
  • Stratocaster body shape
  • Maple, “C” shape neck
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $399.99
  • Your Savings:
    - $150.00
  • Your Price:
    $24999

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A vintage-inspired beauty with sustain to boot.

With a body based off of one of the most notable guitars in history and dressed up in black, the Squier Vintage Modified ‘70s Stratocaster electric guitar looks wonderfully familiar. Squier tweaks the classic to give it a custom look and feel. Modified means adding new twists to familiar designs. Squier's Vintage Modified series excels at just that, imparting hot-output chop-shop sound, feel and value to traditional instrument designs.
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The Vintage Modified Stratocaster electric guitar is constructed of basswood which has excellent sustain and a great resonance at mid and high frequencies. Three Duncan DesignedTM SC-101 single-coil pickups with black covers spruce up the look and sound of the guitar. Squier also included a maple fretboard, five-way pickup switch with black tip, three-ply pickguard, numbered volume and tone control knobs, vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge with vintage-style tremolo arm, vintage-style chrome tuners, chrome hardware and an engraved neck plate.

Features

  • Basswood body
  • Stratocaster body shape
  • Maple, “C” shape neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Chrome hardware
  • Vintage style chrome tuners
  • Vintage style synchronized tremolo
  • Engraved neckplate
  • Dot position inlays
  • Three Duncan DesignedTM SC-101 Single-Coil pickups
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (neck pickup), Tone 2. (middle pickup)
  • Strings: NPS, Gauges: .009, .011, .016, .024, .032, .042
  • Wrenches included: 1.5mm and 4mm
  • Fretboard radius: 9.5”
  • Frets: 21 medium jumbo
  • Scale length: 25.5”
  • Nut width: 1.65”

.At a price like this, today is the day you can finally get that beautiful vintage style!

 
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SquierVintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (15)
  • Fun to play (14)
  • Good tone (13)
  • Good pick up (12)
  • Solid electronics (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (15)
    • Practicing (15)
    • Recording (10)
    • Small venues (10)
    • Rock concerts (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (10), Professional musician (4), Novice (3)

    Reviewed by 22 customers

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    5.0

    Absolutely the Best Bang for your Buck

    By Iamcac08

    from Ohio

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

      I've owned around 15 guitars including American made Fenders and I've got to say this guitar is one of my favorites. The Seymour Duncan pickups cut through the mix very well while still maintaining the strat quack that we all love. I keep looking at the headstock thinking.. This is a Squier? I've retired my custom MIM Strat for this one.

      Comment on this review

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Very good

      By TriNguyen

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

        I use this with my line 6 pod ux1, the fretboard is extremely smooth. there are a fair amount of hum that goes along with the pick ups (which is expected in single coils) all the parts are solidly made. the tone is very bright and crystal clear. overall this is a very nice purchase for the price.

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        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome Strat

        By Tarregoso

        from Villalba,PR

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing

          Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

          The one thing i like the most of this guitar is the maple neck with the big 70s style headstock.It was easy to set up!...and everything in the second position pickups configuration sound great!

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          5.0

          Perfect, Perfect, Perfect.

          By Wojeepster

          from Hendersonvillle, NC

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

              All my friends are musicians and I really can't play at all. This guitar seemed like an excellent value from what others had said. I was not disappointed. Everybody loves it. I have 2 more ordered that I am going to give as gifts!

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              great guitar, no bones about it

              By Graybeard19

              from saint joseph, MO

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Great Guitar Features

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

              I started with a FENDER 61 candy apple red strat, great guitar and let it slip on by...stupid me. WELL, this guitar plays as well and then some. MINE....well it is a bit different than those sold here. OLDER...by a few yrs. Mine made in INDIA...Indian Cedar body...great tone. like a cross between mahogany and ash....great. neck with rosewood fingerboard..same duncan pickups...super pups. very responsive. good fret work on necks. I think all the tone pots and whammy bars same same as MEX fenders?? tuners same too. all in all...why pay so much more for a name? If you are ERIC CLAPTON and have $1200 to spend ok, if not, why pay it? I sure do not have it. MINE>...well here we go...vintage red burst finish, rosewood fret wood, smaller style headstock....glossy neck finish....superb workmanship. Dont know squat about the basswood. I have seen squier strats with basswood, played em at local store here in St Joseph MO...had a orange brown finish...not sure of paint name...butterscotch?? had a tortoisshell pickguard..nice guitar, almost got it, but got this one instead. Mine has a tiger maple top on the indian cedar....really classy look...here is what I think, been playing FIFTY YRS NOW...NOT A PRO, BUT FOOL AROUND ALOT....BUY this guitar if you want a great guitar...if you find an older one with the indian cedar body I would suggest that first...also they have the tiger maple top on them even the black ones...owned a HSS version of that too..great tone there as well....for the money,,,get this over a MEX fender...nuff said...but get the one made in INDIA...you wont be sorry, trust me on this one ok?

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              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              good player

              By Mondo Charlie

              from Bar Harbor Maine

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Tremelo

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

              I have played a 1994 PRS EG3 for 20 years and have some minor electronic and other minor issue to resolve. I play out and needed a stop gap guitar to play and seen this one and got it. Passed all the test needed to use this instrument and a couple gigs I will add to the mix and look to get another Strat.

              Comment on this review

              (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Vintage Modified 70's Strat

              By JD Picker 59

              from Shreveport, Louisiana

              About Me Experienced

              Ask me a question

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

                I love the late 60's and 70's strats. My first pro guitar was a 68 strat, and I have always loved them. I came upon these here at MF and loved the look of them, and watched some reviews on you tube. So after all that I ordered one. I was more than surprised at the playability of this guitar...pretty amazing if you ask me. Everything works great, the fit and finish is close to perfect. I ordered the black one because that was the color of my 68.I'm gonna replace the pickguard and knobs and pu covers with white ones then it will look like my first one, but if you looking for an affordable strat that plays and sounds great, you owe it to yourself to go try one out.

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great guitar for the money

                By papadewman

                from Mich

                About Me Experienced

                Ask me a question

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

                  I bought my first brand new guitar in high school, a 1964 Jaguar so I've been playing for a while. I have a lot of high end axes PRS Gibson American strats etc. I got this guitar to take to jam sessions and have a cheap guitar for a beater. I got the black on black. Sound was pretty good, but I installed a Dimarzio fastrac prewired pickguard because I like high gain QUIET pups. Wow, what a difference. This "beater" is now my main go to guitar. The maple neck is smooth and fast. I bought a Jimmy Vaughn MIM strat and used it for 2 hours and never got it out again. This guitar blows my MIM away big time. Great sustain and tone. I play thru a Blackstar soloist 60. This is the best bang for the buck out there bar none. Do not hesitate get this!

                  Comment on this review

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  No Bad Reviews?

                  By Rexx Velvet

                  from Huntsville, AR

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

                    The reason there are no bad reviews is there is nothing bad to say about this guitar. I have been playing all my life and have played just about every kind of guitar made. This one is the best Stratocaster I've owned and that is saying a whole lot. I put vintage cream knobs, pickups etc. to give it the Gilmourish look. The vintage "string in" tuners should be on all guitars!

                    Comment on this review

                    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Best bang for the buck out there

                    By papadewman

                    from Mich

                    About Me Experienced

                    Ask me a question

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Squier Vintage Modified Stratocaster '70s Electric Guitar:

                      The first guitar I ever bought was a 1964 Fender Jaguar. I bought it brand new. Been Playing for awhile. Have many guitars Fender, Gibson, PRS, etc. I wanted to get a beater that sounds decent and not have to worry about something happening to it. Picked up this black beauty, did a setup and replaced the pups with a Dimarzio prewired fast trac pickguard. Totally noise free and believe it or not, this is now my primary go to. It does everything you want it to do. Stays in tune, even when divebombing Great clean tones and the neck is a dream and very fast. Well built light and just a joy to play...
                      Definately get this axe. Forget the MIM's

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