Best Stratocaster Guitars With Dome Knobs in 2024

Here you'll find the best Stratocaster style guitars with Dome knobs.

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 Custom Artisan Koa Dual P90 Strat

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Playability 75
Sound 75
Build quality 73
Value for money 59
Overall Score 74

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Hard (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Sightly unstable (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • From Fender Custom's 2020 Artisan series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Koa top
  • 1-Piece Vintage Michigan Mahogany body
  • 3A Roasted Flame Maple neck
  • Round-Laminated Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop P90 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Hardtail with Pat. Pend. Saddles bridge
  • 1960 Oval C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage Style tuners
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  • From Fender Custom's 2020 Artisan series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Koa top
  • 1-Piece Vintage Michigan Mahogany body
  • 3A Roasted Flame Maple neck
  • Round-Laminated Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Custom Shop P90 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Hardtail with Pat. Pend. Saddles bridge
  • 1960 Oval C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Custom Artisan Koa Dual P90 Strat
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Weight Relief
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Fender Tom Morello Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 84
Build quality 70
Value for money 70
Overall Score 75

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (36 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (35 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (4 votes)
  • Pickups power: Hot (4 votes)
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,259.93 >
  • From Fender's 2020 Artist series
  • Made in Mexico
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Hot Rails Strat SHR-1B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Vintage Noiseless Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Vintage Noiseless Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose FRT-O2000 Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking tuners
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  • 7 Prices - New from $1,259.93 >
  • From Fender's 2020 Artist series
  • Made in Mexico
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" to 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan Hot Rails Strat SHR-1B (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Vintage Noiseless Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Vintage Noiseless Single-Coil Strat (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose FRT-O2000 Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed) bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Tom Morello Stratocaster
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Killswitch Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Compound Radius Fretboard
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Mexico
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. 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 $509.99 >
  • 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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Strengths & Weaknesses
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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4. Kramer Focus VT-211S

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Playability 70
Sound 64
Build quality 50
Value for money 76
Overall Score 61

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (3 votes)
  • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (3 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Sightly unstable (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (2 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (2 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $149 >
  • From Kramer's 2021 Original series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Kramer HB-1 humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Kramer SC-1 single coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Kramer SC-1 single coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Kramer Traditional Tremolo bridge
  • Slim Profile Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kramer Die Cast tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $149 >
  • From Kramer's 2021 Original series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Kramer HB-1 humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Kramer SC-1 single coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Kramer SC-1 single coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Kramer Traditional Tremolo bridge
  • Slim Profile Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kramer Die Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Kramer Focus VT-211S
  • Expensive Wood
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • 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 Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Cort G250

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Playability 67
Sound 66
Build quality 55
Value for money 73
Overall Score 63
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  • From Cort's 2016 G series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Jatoba fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Cort Alnico V Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Cort Alnico V Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Cort Alnico V Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2 Point Tremolo w/ Steel Bent Saddle bridge
  • C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $284.64 >
  • From Cort's 2016 G series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Jatoba fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Cort Alnico V Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Cort Alnico V Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Cort Alnico V Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 2 Point Tremolo w/ Steel Bent Saddle bridge
  • C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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Cort G250
  • Coil Tap Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • 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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