Are Fender Stratocasters Made in Japan good?
Japan is notorious for manufacturing high quality products and a reasonable price, which equates to a product that offers a lot of value. The materials used are not necessarily premium or fancy, but, the craftsmanship and quality control meets and exceeds what you’ll find MIA and MIM Fender guitars from specific years.
When were Strats Made in Japan?
In 1983, the Made in Japan Squire/Fender guitars hit the market place, in the form of the Squire Strat, Squire Tele, and Squire Bullet bass.
Are Japanese Made guitars good?
Cheap Japanese made guitars, at least after the mid-Seventies, are still really well made. They tend to have good solid wood, great weight and sustain and an amazing quality feel to them. The best guitars I have are all made in Japan around 1980, that seems to be the height of Japanese guitar manufacturing.
Are Japanese Fenders better?
Does Fender still make guitars in Japan?
Now, Fender exists in Japan through a different company named Fender Music Corporation (Japan) and since this change, the Japanese-made Fender guitars now being sold by FMC (Japan) have been labeled under the “Japan Exclusive” series.
What country makes the best Fenders?
General consensus is that the Fenders made in Japan are EXCELLENT quality, and of equal or better quality than USA made (Custom Shop excepted of course). General consensus is that the Fenders made in Japan are EXCELLENT quality, and of equal or better quality than USA made (Custom Shop excepted of course).
Why is the Fender Stratocaster so popular?
Designed with the Player in Mind.
What is the average cost of a Fender Stratocaster?
As expected, the price varies considerably for both brands, although over the years it has been markedly reduced. The new Squier Stratocaster Classic Vibe are around EUR 370/380 in Spain and USD 400 in the United States. On the side of the Fender Stratocaster Player Series MIM, a new round of EUR 630/650 in Spain and USD 700 in the United States.
Does PRs make better Strats than fender?
The trem and the prs pickups give it the edge over the best Fender has to offer, and the sustain was much better. Can’t believe PRS actually makes a better Strat than Fender. PRS’s are very well made guitars but they lack mojo.
How much for a Fender Stratocaster?
You can get a pre made team built for $3500-$4000…close to double that plus a long wait for a Master Built Strat. Yeah.. then you see them on Fleabay for half of that after the old ‘buyers remorse’ has kicked in.