2020 Fender players series strat

2020 Fender Players series strat

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2020 players series Strat. Made in Mexico. Case sold separately.

C shaped neck, with a 9.5 inch radius (feels smaller). Maple neck, Maple fretboard. 4 screws attach it to the body. 2 point tremolo. Some say this is more desirable then the 6 point. Have no idea, really. Really not much of a Strat guy.
Alnico 5 pick ups, Ash body. The screw in Tremolo is set for raising and diving. Have not used it a lot, nor will I, just for a little 'shimmer' here and there. Very bright sounding, but the tone knobs take care of that. Very responsive. This is a Sweetwater exclusive.
Came set up a little high, with 9's. My first impression, was, while gorgeous looking, it was ok. Played nice enough......I then took it to my tech, who set it up with my favorites, D addario 10's. Lowered the action, and I have not put it down. This plays as good as it looks, and sounds even better. I am trying to attach some clips......please be patient.
I also noticed......Sweetwater has sold a good amount of these the last week....they have one left. I'd highly recommend grabbing it.
Bottom line......I love it. Every Strat I've owned, I have sold, including a very nice made in USA, for twice the price of this ($825). This is a keeper.
It does not come with a case, or a gig bag, which is a little disappointing, but i brought a nice fender tweed case, and it is of very good quality ($199).
Hopefully I can get sound sound clips up.

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Pros: Great neck profile, looks and plays fantastic. love the 2 and 4 position, Not really a 1 3 5 guy. Workable knobs to get a good sound out of any position though. Has the Strat quack. Feels real solid. Comparing it to other Strats i have owned, this one sounds better, feels better, and plays better. I've had some nice made in USA ones, but they never did it for me (well, maybe one did, but this still feels better)
Cons: Fret edges are a little sharp, my tech thinks it is not so bad, and will get better as the wood spreads out. Not a real issue, as i really never notice it, but it is the first thing i check for. Really wish it had the big headstock. Main issue, is no case. or gig bag. At this price point, i would expect a case. If it came with a bag at least, it is a 5 star guitar.
They always seem to ask......So yes, if someone stole this, i would buy another. Unless i could find the person that stole it, and beat them senseless with it. This seems well built enough to take the beating.
I would recommend this to anyone, who, like myself, isn't really a Strat guy, but would like one in their arsenal to play around with. At this price point, you can't go wrong. I love the wood grain. It is damn near perfect.
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Nice review!
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