Best Stratocaster Style Guitars With 1.685" (42.8mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Stratocaster style guitars with 1.685" (42.8mm) 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. Fender American Ultra Luxe Stratocaster Floyd Rose HSS

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Playability 70
Sound 84
Build quality 82
Value for money 69
Overall Score 79

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  • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (7 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (6 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (5 votes)
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  • From Fender's 2021 American Ultra series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Ultra Double Tap Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless™ Hot Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless™ Hot Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Original Double-Locking 2-Point Tremolo bridge
  • Augmented “D” Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking tuners
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  • From Fender's 2021 American Ultra series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Ultra Double Tap Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless™ Hot Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless™ Hot Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Original Double-Locking 2-Point Tremolo bridge
  • Augmented “D” Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender American Ultra Luxe Stratocaster Floyd Rose HSS
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • S-1 Switch Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Retainer Bar
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Fender Juanes Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 79
Value for money 66
Overall Score 76

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  • Neck profile shape: C (10 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (6 votes)
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  • From Fender's 2023 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Juanes Alnico II Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Juanes Ultra Noiseless Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Juanes Ultra Noiseless Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm and Cold-Rolled Steel Block bridge
  • Deep C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Fender Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $2,299.98 >
  • From Fender's 2023 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Juanes Alnico II Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Custom Juanes Ultra Noiseless Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Custom Juanes Ultra Noiseless Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm and Cold-Rolled Steel Block bridge
  • Deep C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Fender Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Juanes Stratocaster
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • S-1 Switch Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Fender Lincoln Brewster Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 77
Build quality 74
Value for money 64
Overall Score 74
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  • From Fender's 2024 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Ash body
  • 1-Piece Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Area 61 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: DiMarzio Area 58 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Area 58 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles and Pop-In Tremolo Arm bridge
  • Soft "V" Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage-Style Locking tuners
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  • 6 Prices - New from $2,199 >
  • From Fender's 2024 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Ash body
  • 1-Piece Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Area 61 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: DiMarzio Area 58 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Area 58 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles and Pop-In Tremolo Arm bridge
  • Soft "V" Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage-Style Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Lincoln Brewster Stratocaster
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • 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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4. Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Stratocaster HSS

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Playability 70
Sound 77
Build quality 74
Value for money 64
Overall Score 74
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  • 5 Prices - New from $2,499.98 >
  • From Fender's 2024 70th Anniversary Stratocaster Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Quadra Tap Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Noiseless Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Noiseless Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm bridge
  • Modern "D" Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts) tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $2,499.98 >
  • From Fender's 2024 70th Anniversary Stratocaster Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Quadra Tap Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Noiseless Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Noiseless Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm bridge
  • Modern "D" Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts) tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Stratocaster HSS
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Expensive Woods
  • 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. Fender American Ultra Stratocaster HSS

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 74
Value for money 69
Overall Score 74

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (2 votes)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (5 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (5 votes)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (3 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: D (5 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (7 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (6 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (5 votes)
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,799.99 >
  • From Fender's 2019 American Ultra series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Ultra Double Tap Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Hot Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Hot Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm bridge
  • Ultra Modern D Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts) tuners
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,799.99 >
  • From Fender's 2019 American Ultra series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Ultra Double Tap Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Hot Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Hot Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm bridge
  • Ultra Modern D Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts) tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender American Ultra Stratocaster HSS
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Coil Split Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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6. Fender American Ultra Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 74
Value for money 69
Overall Score 74

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (2 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (2 votes)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: D (5 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (7 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (8 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (5 votes)
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  • 8 Prices - New from $849.99 >
  • From Fender's 2019 American Ultra series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm bridge
  • Ultra Modern D Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 8 Prices - New from $849.99 >
  • From Fender's 2019 American Ultra series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm bridge
  • Ultra Modern D Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender American Ultra Stratocaster
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • S-1 Switch Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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7. Fender 70th Anniversary American Professional II Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 69
Value for money 68
Overall Score 73
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  • 6 Prices - New from $1,799.99 >
  • From Fender's 2024 70th Anniversary Stratocaster Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm and Cold-Rolled Steel Block bridge
  • Deep "C" Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts) tuners
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  • 6 Prices - New from $1,799.99 >
  • From Fender's 2024 70th Anniversary Stratocaster Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender 70th Anniversary V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm and Cold-Rolled Steel Block bridge
  • Deep "C" Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts) tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender 70th Anniversary American Professional II Stratocaster
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • 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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8. Fender American Professional II Stratocaster HSS

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 70
Value for money 68
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (3 votes)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (3 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (4 votes)
  • Weight: Lightweight (3 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (10 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (6 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (4 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • From Fender's 2020 American Professional II series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Roasted Pine body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender V-Mod II Double Tap Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender V-Mod Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm and Cold-Rolled Steel Block bridge
  • Deep C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered tuners
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,749.99 >
  • From Fender's 2020 American Professional II series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Roasted Pine body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender V-Mod II Double Tap Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender V-Mod Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm and Cold-Rolled Steel Block bridge
  • Deep C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender American Professional II Stratocaster HSS
  • Made in United States
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • S-1 Switch Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • 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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9. Fender American Professional II Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 70
Value for money 68
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (2 votes)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (3 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Sightly unstable (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (3 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (10 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (6 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,199 >
  • From Fender's 2020 American Professional II series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm and Cold-Rolled Steel Block bridge
  • Deep C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered tuners
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,199 >
  • From Fender's 2020 American Professional II series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm and Cold-Rolled Steel Block bridge
  • Deep C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender American Professional II Stratocaster
  • Made in United States
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • S-1 Switch Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • 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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10. Fender American Performer Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 79
Build quality 69
Value for money 73
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (36 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (35 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,217.24 >
  • From Fender's 2019 American Performer series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Yosemite Single-Coil Stratocaster (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Yosemite Single-Coil Stratocaster (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Yosemite Single-Coil Stratocaster (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
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Fender ClassicGear tuners
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  • From Fender's 2019 American Performer series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Yosemite Single-Coil Stratocaster (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Yosemite Single-Coil Stratocaster (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Yosemite Single-Coil Stratocaster (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
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Fender ClassicGear tuners
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Fender American Performer Stratocaster
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • S-1 Switch Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • 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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