Summary: When i received this guitar, it was the most comfortable guitar i have ever played. It sounds awesome, and all of the pick-up's sound great. It is mexican made, which shouldn't matter because it plays just as well or even better than any american strat. There is no downside to this guitar!
Summary: I'd been searching for a guitar with a broad range. I wanted super thin tele twang that would get fat. I wanted good mids and bass tone. I wanted clean like a saint and dirty distorted like a devil that I could whammy. My work was cut out for me. I have owned a Fender American Deluxe and have played other mexicans and even the new highway one. One day, I was online searching thru some spec sheets and there it was: the Fender Classic Player 50's strat!
Summary: This was my first Stratocaster. I did the research and this particular model has had great reviews all over the internet from both owners and professionals. Sure it's a Made in Mexico guitar, but don't let that put you off, it's a high quality instrument that plays VERY well. Setup out of the box wasn't ideal, I had to tinker a fair bit to get it playing the way I like, that included putting two more springs to hold the bridge down as I'm not interested in using the...
Summary: I bought this Strat during the Fender Spring Sale so got £40.00 off, so things started really well. The finish on this guitar is very very good. No sharp frets, everything works perfectly. I had the tiniest white dot in the poly, I really have to look hard to find it. Setup out of the box wasn't right for me. It came with the tremolo floating so I have to get a couple more springs in the back as I don't use the trem on guitars and like to have them decked.