The inspiring sound of a Stratocaster is one of the foundations of Fender. Featuring this classic sound—bell-like high end, punchy mids and robust low end, combined with crystal-clear articulation—the Player Stratocaster is packed with authentic Fender feel and style. It’s ready to serve your musical vision, it’s versatile enough to handle any style of music and it’s the perfect platform for creating your own sound.
This Fender Player Stratocaster, the 2018 version of the Made in Mexico Standard Strat, is finish in the new color Polar White. It has a fast playing, Modern C Shape neck made from Maple. The fretboard is carved to a 9.5" radius, topped with 22 medium jumbo frets, and sports a nut width of 1.650" which provides a fast feeling neck, easy to chord and play lead guitar on in all positions. The pickups are a set of the new Player Series Alnico 5 Single Coils tied to a Master Volume, 2 tone controls and a 5 way switch. This time tested configuration allows for access to all the quintessential Strat tones. Great Spank, Sparkle, and Bite from these pickups. It has a 2 point tremolo for smoother action but the tonal benefits of the Vintage Styled Bent Steel Saddles.
The Stratocaster is arguably the most culturally iconic and familiar electric guitar of all time. This instrument, in all it's forms, has left a distinguished mark on the world recording, finding it's way on to 100's of thousand's of songs and into the hands of practically every professional musician at some point in their career.
For decades we have loved the Made in Mexico Standard Strats and Tele's and this new Player's Series from Fender continues on with that legacy with a handful of notable improvements. We've got Player Series Strat's and Tele's in stock at all times so stop by and see what The Fender Factory in Ensenada is capable of!