Squier Classic Vibe '60s Stratocaster Electric Guitar

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The Squier Classic Vibe '60s Stratocaster brings you back to an adventurous decade of music. With retro looks and sound, the Classic Vibe '60s Strat rocks.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Alder body Light weight with a wide tonal range
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Vintage-style single-coil alnico pickups Classic Fender tone and versatility
The rough-and-tumble Classic Vibe Stratocaster '60s evokes that musically adventurous decade, with a few modern features added. The alder body has a three-color Sunburst finish, the '60s vintage-tint gloss-maple neck has a rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium-jumbo frets and a modern 9.5-inch radius. The thick tone comes from the alnico V single-coil pickups -- quick attack with a bit more midrange force and a knockout bridge pickup. Custom staggered polepieces provide improved string-to-string balance.
Model Number: 030-3010-(500)

Series: Classic Vibe Series

Colors: (500) 3-Color Sunburst, (Gloss Polyester Finish)

Body: Alder

Neck: 1-Piece Maple, Modern "C" Shape, (Gloss Polyester Finish)

Fingerboard: Rosewood, 9.5"

No. of Frets: 21 Medium Jumbo Frets

Pickups: 3 Custom Vintage Style Single-Coil Strat(R) Pickups with Staggered, AlNiCo 5 Magnet Pole Pieces and Aged White Covers

Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)

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: Vintage Style Synchronized Tremolo

Machine Heads: Vintage Style Tuning Machines

Hardware: Chrome

Pickguard: 3-Ply Tortoise Shell

Scale Length: 25.5"

Width at Nut: 1.650"

Unique Features: Aged White Knobs, Pickup Covers and Switch Tip, Vintage Tinted Neck, White Dot Position Inlays, Vintage Styling, Synthetic Bone Nut

Strings: Fender Super 250L, (.009 to .042) Nickel Plated Steel p/n 073-0250-003

Notice: Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 480-596-7195
(23 ratings)
Submitted July 23, 2012 by Brian M in Lancaster, PA
"Super Value, super tone"
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Over the years I've owned a Fender Tele 62 reissue, two MIJ Strats, a MIM Strat, a LP and a hand full of Carvins. Honestly, the Squire Classic Vibe '60s easily holds it's own with them for a fraction of the price. Mine looks like it came straight from the factory with no second party setup. But that was no problem - action was butter smooth. After a couple of days I had to adjust the truss as the guitar settled into my heat and humidity.The build is top notch - finish is flawless, very nice fret work (no sharp ends), nice rosewood. And the tone - oh man, that tone is marvelous. I'm not one for the brittle brightness that some Strats can have on the bridge PU. This one has nice gutsy bright tones that are quite usable. And the warmer clean tones with the center and neck PUs are vintage 60's Strat all the way. Add a little distortion into the mix and you have some really satisfying blues, rock and fusion - an extremely wide range of sounds to work with.All the positive reviews are not hype - this is a tremendous guitar, and an absolute steal for $355. I'd buy another in a second if I lost this one.
Musical Background:
Amateur, jam at home and with friends. Also play mandolin, ukulele, banjo...
Musical Style:
Blues, rock, classical, Celtic and world
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