Best Stratocaster Style Guitars With 1.654" (42mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Stratocaster style guitars with 1.654" (42mm) nut width.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Schecter Jack Fowler Traditional

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Playability 73
Sound 80
Build quality 65
Value for money 73
Overall Score 73

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  • Neck profile shape: C (46 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (41 votes)
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  • From Schecter's 2021 Artist series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Schecter USA Pasadena Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Schecter USA Pasadena (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Diamond Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $1,049 >
  • From Schecter's 2021 Artist series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Schecter USA Pasadena Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Schecter USA Pasadena (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Diamond Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Jack Fowler Traditional
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Coil Split Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Fender Kenny Wayne Shepherd Stratocaster

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Playability 73
Sound 77
Build quality 69
Value for money 63
Overall Score 73

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  • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (2 votes)
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  • From Fender's 2020 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 7.25" Fretboard Radius
  • Chambered Ash body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom-Voiced Kenny Wayne Shepherd Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom-Voiced Kenny Wayne Shepherd Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom-Voiced Kenny Wayne Shepherd Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo with Graph Tech Saddles bridge
  • 60s C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Jumbo frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • From Fender's 2020 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 7.25" Fretboard Radius
  • Chambered Ash body
  • Quartersawn Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom-Voiced Kenny Wayne Shepherd Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom-Voiced Kenny Wayne Shepherd Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom-Voiced Kenny Wayne Shepherd Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo with Graph Tech Saddles bridge
  • 60s C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Jumbo frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Kenny Wayne Shepherd Stratocaster
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Weight Relief
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Harley Benton ST-57DG

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Playability 70
Sound 74
Build quality 57
Value for money 77
Overall Score 67

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Not bad (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (21 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (18 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • From Harley Benton's 2017 Tribute series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell SK52 True Vintage Staggered Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Roswell SK52 True Vintage Staggered Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Roswell SK52 True Vintage Staggered Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Harley Benton Tremolo bridge
  • Harley Benton C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kluson Style Machine Heads tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from €189 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2017 Tribute series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell SK52 True Vintage Staggered Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Roswell SK52 True Vintage Staggered Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Roswell SK52 True Vintage Staggered Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Harley Benton Tremolo bridge
  • Harley Benton C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kluson Style Machine Heads tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton ST-57DG
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Cort G280 Select

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Playability 70
Sound 66
Build quality 63
Value for money 71
Overall Score 66

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Slightly chunky (1 vote)
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  • From Cort's 2021 G series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Alder body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Cort Voiced Tone VTH-77 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Cort Voiced Tone VTS-63 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Cort Voiced Tone VTS-63 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Cort CFA-III Tremolo bridge
  • Ergo-V Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Cort Staggered Locking tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $539 >
  • From Cort's 2021 G series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" to 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Alder body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Cort Voiced Tone VTH-77 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Cort Voiced Tone VTS-63 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Cort Voiced Tone VTS-63 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Cort CFA-III Tremolo bridge
  • Ergo-V Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Cort Staggered Locking tuners
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Cort G280 Select
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Sire Larry Carlton S7 Vintage

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Playability 67
Sound 69
Build quality 62
Value for money 71
Overall Score 66

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Won't get out of tune (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (18 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (9 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • From Sire's 2020 S7 series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Hard Maple neck
  • Roasted Hard Maple(Rolled Edges) fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sire LC Super-V (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Sire LC Super-V (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sire LC Super-V (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • S7V 2-post Bridge(Steel Block and Steel Bent Saddle) bridge
  • C-Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Sire Premium Locking Tuner tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $641 >
  • From Sire's 2020 S7 series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Hard Maple neck
  • Roasted Hard Maple(Rolled Edges) fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sire LC Super-V (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Sire LC Super-V (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sire LC Super-V (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • S7V 2-post Bridge(Steel Block and Steel Bent Saddle) bridge
  • C-Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Sire Premium Locking Tuner tuners
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Sire Larry Carlton S7 Vintage
  • Locking Tuners
  • Bone Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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6. Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70s Stratocaster HSS

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Playability 70
Sound 69
Build quality 57
Value for money 75
Overall Score 65

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  • Neck profile shape: C (32 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (27 votes)
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  • 8 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2019 Classic Vibe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 8 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2019 Classic Vibe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70s Stratocaster HSS
  • Bone Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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7. Fender EOB Sustainer Stratocaster

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Playability 73
Sound 83
Build quality 62
Value for money 73
Overall Score 73
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,260.24 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Artist series
  • Made in Mexico
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan JB Jr. SJBJ-1B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainer Driver (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • 10/56 V Back-Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • From Fender's 2018 Artist series
  • Made in Mexico
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan JB Jr. SJBJ-1B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainer Driver (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • 10/56 V Back-Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Fender EOB Sustainer Stratocaster
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Sustainer Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Mexico
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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8. Fender Yngwie Malmsteen Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 75
Build quality 69
Value for money 61
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Fret edges: Very sharp (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (36 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (35 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $2,299.98 >
  • From Fender's 2011 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan YJM Fury Strat STK-S10B (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Seymour Duncan YJM Fury Strat STK-S10N (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan YJM Fury Strat STK-S10N (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 XL Jumbo frets
  • Fender Vintage F Stamped tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $2,299.98 >
  • From Fender's 2011 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan YJM Fury Strat STK-S10B (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Seymour Duncan YJM Fury Strat STK-S10N (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan YJM Fury Strat STK-S10N (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 XL Jumbo frets
  • Fender Vintage F Stamped tuners
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  • Made in United States
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Strap Lock
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio

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9. Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster

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Playability 73
Sound 77
Build quality 67
Value for money 62
Overall Score 72
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  • 6 Prices - New from $2,149.98 >
  • From Fender's 1992 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • SRV Thick Oval Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • 6-in-Line American Vintage tuners
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  • From Fender's 1992 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • SRV Thick Oval Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • 6-in-Line American Vintage tuners
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Fender Stevie Ray Vaughan Stratocaster
  • Made in United States
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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10. Schecter Nick Johnston Traditional HSS

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Playability 73
Sound 74
Build quality 64
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (46 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (41 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 6 Prices - New from $809 >
  • From Schecter's 2020 Artist series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Schecter Diamond 78 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Schecter Diamond Nick Johnston Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Schecter Diamond Nick Johnston Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Diamond Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners
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  • 6 Prices - New from $809 >
  • From Schecter's 2020 Artist series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Schecter Diamond 78 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Schecter Diamond Nick Johnston Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Schecter Diamond Nick Johnston Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Diamond Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Nick Johnston Traditional HSS
  • Locking Tuners
  • Black Tusq XL Nut
  • Coil Split Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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