Yes. The Fender Standard Stratocaster is now discontinued. The Standard Series was replaced early in 2018 by the Fender Player Stratocaster. The Standard Series discontinuation, also affects Telecaster, Jazz Bass and Precision Bass shape guitars and basses also. Did you know that Rich Tone Music bought the entire remaining UK stock of the Fender Standard […]
An HSS Fender Stratocaster refers to the pick up combination fitted to the guitar. In this case HSS means Humbucker, Single Coil, Single Coil. The humbucker being in the bridge position, the two single coils being middle and neck pick ups respectively. In basic terms, Fender HSS Stratocaster Electric Guitars are often considered to be […]
Fender Stratocaster guitars are supplied with a range of fretboard/fingerboard wood options. This link will show you which Fender Stratocaster have Ebony Fretboards fitted.
A Fender Telecaster Guitar is known as the first solid-body electric guitar that was commercially successful, designed and made for mass production by Leo Fender. The design originated in 1950 but finally went to market as the “Telecaster” in the Autumn of 1951. It is often referred to as musicians as “Tele” for short.
A Fender Telecaster MIM refers to one Made in Mexico, in the Ensenada Fender factory. There are currently several series of Telecaster made in the Mexican Fender factory. Currently this series list is: Fender Standard Telecaster Fender Classic Series Telecaster Fender Classic Player Telecaster Fender Deluxe Series Telecaster Fender Roadworn Series Telecaster Mexican made Fender […]
Not all Fender Stratocasters come with Hard Cases are Bags as standard. These Fender Stratocaster Guitars come with hard case included in the sale price. These Stratocaster Guitars come with Gig Bag. Specifications correct at time of writing and are subject to change from Fender.
A Fender Strat, is the short name for Stratocaster and is shape of Fender Electric Guitar that was first designed in 1954.
A Hardtail Fender Stratocaster is a model that does not feature a Fender Tremolo system, rather has a fixed bridge (‘Hard Tail”). A fixed bridge/Hard Tail assembly is often regarded to have superior sustain and resonance qualities, but does therefore lack the musical flexibility of a Tremolo system, to alter the pitch of the guitar […]
A Fender Stratocaster HSS is a guitar with Humbucker, Single Coil, Single Coil pick up configuration. Traditionally, Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitars would be fitted with 3 x Single Coil pick ups – sometimes referred to as “SSS” configuration. The benefits of having a Humbucker in the bridge position is a higher output pick up, making […]
Yes. As of January 2018, the Fender American Vintage range of electric guitar is discontinued. Replaced by the Fender American Original series.
You can buy official Fender Stratocaster Necks from our selection here.
In simple terms yes. It will fit, work and intonate correctly. However, a Fender Telecaster Neck pocket has a squared heel shape. Whereas a Fender Stratocaster heel is rounded. So expect small gaps in the corners of the neck pocket if you decide on retrofitting this configuration yourself.
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