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Fender Starcaster Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Fender recreates the sound and feel of the legendary Stratocaster in the super-affordable Starcaster, from the three single-coils to the rosewood fretboard. (4) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

With over 70 years of experience as the industry leader in electric guitars, Fender takes pride in offering a multitude of options for players of all skill levels without ever compromising its commitment to quality and playability. It's this commitment to quality that makes the Fender Starcaster Stratocaster the go-to guitar for beginning guitar players. The Fender Starcaster has the same time tested and craftsmanship and components as any other Fender instrument, at a price that is perfect for the beginner or intermediate guitarist.

Fender Quality for The Beginner

The Fender Starcaster Stratocaster has all the same features as its bigger, more expensive Stratocaster brothers, but at an entry-level price. With a synchronized tremolo bridge, three single-coil pickups connected to a 5-way switch, and a fast maple neck with a comfortable rosewood fretboard, the Starcaster Stratocaster offers everything that has made the Stratocaster a legend. It's this kind of attention to detail that makes the Starcaster Stratocaster a high-quality electric guitar that will help you play and sound just like your heroes.

A Tradition of Exceptional Guitars

The sound of the Fender Stratocaster is etched into the history of popular music. That's because the comfortable neck and brilliantly voiced single-coil pickups are inspiring and versatile, allowing those who play the Stratocaster a greater degree of artistic freedom and expression in their playing. The Fender Starcaster Stratocaster will offer you that same kind of freedom and flexibility. It's no secret that to sound the best, you have to play the best. Get a head start on your journey to guitar glory and pick up the Fender Starcaster Stratocaster.

Features:

- Three Fender single-coil pickups
- Synchronous tremolo bridge with tremolo bar
- Basswood body
- 22-fret maple neck with rosewood fretboard
- Sealed die-cast tuners
- 5-way pickup selector
- Three-ply white pickguard

Shopping for your first electric guitar is something to get excited about. You might have played around on a few acoustic guitars, or jammed on your friend's brother's beat-up, out-of-tune electric guitar -- but this time, you're about to own and play an electric guitar that is all your own. If there is one thing that will ruin this moment, it's purchasing a cheap guitar. Since a poorly constructed guitar is harder to play and will often sound weak and thin, it's likely to cost more money over time as you attempt to make repairs just to get your guitar to stay in tune, or to sound "normal." Thankfully, Fender doesn't want your fun to be spoiled by purchasing a low-quality guitar. The Fender Starcaster Stratocaster delivers Fender quality at a price that won't deflate your wallet -- and an electric guitar you won't be able to put down.

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- Three Fender single-coil pickups
- Synchronous tremolo bridge with tremolo bar
- Basswood body
- 22-fret maple neck with rosewood fretboard
- Sealed die-cast tuners
- 5-way pickup selector
- Three-ply white pickguard
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818

Product Description

The highly versatile Fender Starcaster Stratocaster guitar offers legendary Fender tone combined with classic styling, and it's suited for all styles of music. It features a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position inlays, three single-coil pickups with 5-way switching for the Strat's trademark tonal variety, sealed die-cast tuners for consistent tuning stability, chrome hardware and a three-ply white pickguard. The synchronous tremolo bridge can be used for subtle shimmery manipulation of chords or hard-core whammy-bar excursions. You'll also get a wide range of tones from the single volume and dual tone controls.
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"I got the Fender Starcaster Strat in color red"
Overall: great bolt on neck guitar.... set up out of the box and ready to rock... quick low action on the fretboard enables anyone a shot at soloing!! made in china but made very well
Style of Music: Grew up in the 70's so im blues rooted hard rock in the line of the great Michael Schenker, also heavily influenced by Alex Life
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"WOW"
Sound: The sound is... just wow. for a guitar this cheap you cant get any better. I play in a band, and we play any thing for green day, to skillet, to bon jovi, to nirvana, to marilyn mansen. I also take this to my guitar lessens sometimes, where I mainly play blues, and stuff like "free fallen" and this guitar handles it all. I mainly use this guitar for stuff like skillet or bvb where i have to tune down to drop c or c# because i put 11 gage strings on it by mistake and it handles that well. Feature: the tuners are great for a guitar of this price, the stay in tune pretty well, I haven't use the trem much because that would most certainly knock me out of tune, for stock pick ups you cant complain, there decent and I like them, might switch them out for some emg sa set in the future because I mainly use this guitar for heavy stuff. Ease of Use: Very easy to get a good sound out of this, especially if you already have a rig you like and you plug this into it. the neck is a little on the thick side, but you get used to it after a little bit of playing. its probably my second or third favorite of my five guitars, behind my les paul jr special humbucker or my s420 Quality: like I said the tuners are nice for the price, the stock pick ups are not bad, but i might replace them Value: A Great value, probably better then most $300-$400 guitars. Manufacturer Support: idk haven't had to deal with them The Wow Factor: I have it in red, and the finish is beautiful, it can also take a beating (but I wouldn't test that) Overall: WOW, my dad got me this guitar as a graduation present of another website for free, he thought he was getting me a real strat that was worth like $500-$700, so we where both kinda bumed out when that's not what I got, we went back to complain only to find out we had misread, but after taking it to the local music shop and having it adjusted Its a dream.
Style of Music: rock, punk, grunge, pop rock, blues (a little),
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