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The Squier Stratocaster is a tried and tested favourite for first-time Electric Guitar players around the world. Much like its Fender counterparts, the Squier Strat features an iconic double-cutaway body, 3 pickups and a host of classic finishes to choose from.
Because if you're a fan of the classic rock ‘n’ roll sound and want to pick up and play, the chances are a good Squier Stratocaster will fit the bill. Famous Stratocaster players from the recent past include Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Jeff Beck, to name just a few from thousands across the globe.
There’s no doubt that the Stratocaster model is an icon of rock ‘n’ roll. Since arriving onto the market in 1954, it’s taken the world of guitar by storm. In addition to some of the names we’ve mentioned already, renowned guitar players such as Buddy Holly, Billy Corgan, Nile Rodgers and many more have used this timeless guitar.
Squier models offer a cheap alternative to the Fender models. This is great for new starters as you get all of the heritage, research and quality of the brand at a fraction of the price. The Squier Strat offers you a chance to pick up one of the world’s most popular and recognisable guitar models without breaking the bank.
The Squier Stratocaster is an ideal choice for new guitarists because of its accessible price point, but also it will help you get maximum enjoyment out of playing electric guitar. Capable of delivering iconic clean rock and roll tones, you should hopefully gain maximum enjoyment from these playing models. Squier can also be a handy touring backup in-case of any technical difficulties, this is ideal if you don’t have much budget for a secondary guitar but need to get the job done.
The Stratocaster vs Telecaster debate can be a common dilemma amongst players looking for their first guitar. It ultimately comes down to personal preference. That’s why we’d encourage you to visit your nearest PMT store and try out a few models to see what your personal preference is. One thing you can be assured by is the fact that both models are revered and celebrated among the worldwide guitar community.
As the UK’s leading Squier dealer, we carry a massive amount of options when it comes to choosing your Squier guitar. Call into your nearest PMT Store or give us a call to speak with one of our friendly experts.