The Squier Affinity Series Stratocaster in 3-Color Sunburst is the perfect guitar for any player to get started with. Affordable enough, certainly playable enough, and enough Stratocaster for anybody looking to get going or to expand their collection without breaking the bank.
Why buy a Squier from The Music Gallery instead of Amazon? Because we add value to them via our World-Class Luthiers and Techs who have seen, set-up, and worked on 100s of thousands of guitars over the last 50 years. Import guitars require considerably more up-keep, routine work, and a massive initial set-up that allows them to play easily in tune. That's part of why Squier Guitars are affordable in the 1st place: they skip many of the expensive, labor-intensive steps that make a guitar play above average. One chord on a Squier from The Music Gallery and you'll understand just how good our Tech's are!
A superb gateway into the time-honored Fender® family, the Squier® Affinity Series™ Stratocaster® delivers legendary design and quintessential tone for today’s aspiring guitar hero.
This Strat® features several player-friendly refinements such as a slim and comfortable “C”-shaped neck profile. Made from Maple and topped with an Indian Laurel Fingerboard that carries a 9.5" fingerboard radius, this is one comfortable neck! Other amenities include a vintage-style tremolo bridge for expressive string-bending effects and sealed die-cast tuning machines for smooth, accurate tuning.
Loaded with a trio of Squier single-coil Strat pickups with 5-way switching for genre-defying sonic variety, this model is ready to accompany any player at any stage.
Squier Guitars has long been considered an entry-level instrument and for decades, that's all that they were. Nowadays, thanks to CNC Machines, better-trained employees, and simple finishing techniques, we are seeing the level of quality raising across the globe. Squiers are made in China and Indonesia these days are they shockingly fine players. While it is true, the metals on these instruments aren't as nice as the American Made counterparts. For beginners, this is not much of an issue. And for more experienced players, these guitars are a perfect way to incorporate an inexpensive version when you need something for maybe just a couple of songs. Also the best choice for modification due to the wealth of after-market parts available these days. Stop by the shop today and compare practically the entire Fender Guitar Line!