Fender Player Stratocaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Tidepool
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.
The original Stratocaster was first introduced more than 60 years ago, it's unquestionably more popular now than ever. The Player Series Stratocaster combines the guitar's sleek, elegant lines with the perfect blend of vintage and modern features. that include 22 fret necks, upgraded bridges for better sustain, and new Alnico 5 pickups that crank out legendary Fender tone by the boatload.
You start with the classic comfort-contoured alder body with a gloss polyester finish, then add a 3-ply parchment pickguard, a trio of Player Series Alnico 5 Strat single-coil pickups and the Strat's original master volume plus two tone pot configuration. Tone 1 operates on both the neck and middle pickups, while Tone 2 is dedicated to the bridge pickup.