Fender Stratocaster Daphne Blue Review — The Iconic Electric Guitar

My friend called his son “Fender”. My father, the moment i was born, thopught of the same idea, he said. And you know, I do understand why it happens.

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1Squier by Fender Deluxe Stratocaster Daphne Blue Daphne BlueBasswood1

2Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster BlackSolid wood4

3 Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster Mercedes BlueSelect alder2

4Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster, Journeyman Relic Aged White BlondeSolid wood3

Squier by Fender Deluxe Stratocaster Daphne Blue
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Body materialBasswood
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Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster
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Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster
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Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster, Journeyman Relic
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Become the owner of the classic rock dream without robbing the bank!

The Squier by Fender Stratocaster Deluxe Electric Guitar is an iconic guitar which combines a classic design with all vintage rock-and-roll features.

This budget option comes with the price of 260$ and will necessarily conquer the amateurs of crystal clear sound and excellent sustain.

Fender is beloved by Rock Star musicians

  • Fender guitars are highly estimated among a lot of famous musicians and have been popularized by lots of them, and the Stratocaster is one of the most recognizable.
  • The perfect, iconic body shape gives Daphne Blue Fender Stratocaster Guitar the very special, individual style.
  • Stratocaster family of iconic musical instruments helped to define rock-and-roll in the fifties, sixties, and seventies.

Features

The Fender Stratocaster Deluxe Electric Guitar is presented in tender heavenly color called “Daphne Blue”.

The creators have never stopped improving as the technology moves forward. A basswood body, a white pickguard and a maple neck are the main features of Fender Stratocaster Daphne Blue. This American guitar also has a single-coil bridge pickup, the body has curved front sections that are created by the cutaways. Due to this, the access to the guitar neck bottom has become more available.

The guitar features synchronous twin-pivot tremolo, volume master, 2 tone controls and a 5-position selector switch. The easy and comfy access to the lower fingerboard is the classical feature of the Squier Stratocaster Guitar.

Playing experience

A warm tone is provided by the Duncan designed pickups. The smooth playing experience is achieved by means of the classic 22-fret scale based on the C-shape maple neck with 9.5 in radius.

You can use the guitar in all modern ways as it features 1/4-inch phone plug output to connect to pedal accessories and amps. This output also provides direct connection to many recording accessories.

Guitar configuration gives a good attack and an excellent sustenance, which allows you to use the guitar in a variety of styles except the heaviest.

Remember:The period of use depends on your attitude. If you will take care, the guitar will serve you for a long time.

Reviews

The feedback from professionals and amateurs suggests that Indonesian assembly is the best option currently available.

The reviews also affirm that the combo amplifier “Mustang” by Fender sounds great, and has good sustenance. The guitar is very good for sound experiments. It is distinguished by the characteristic sound with the middle density.

Pros
Is very good for sound experiments
Good characteristic sound with the middle density
Excellent design
Cons
The sound is hardly suitable for metal

Alternatives

A fairy tale for guitar amateurs starts here. This phrase is not just a genius slogan created by the marketers. This is a reflection of the philosophy of several thousands of people who work in numerous divisions of the Fender Company at various levels. If a guitarist has a dream, it’s only necessary to come to the place called Fender Custom Shop. And the dream becomes the guitar.

  • The Fender Stratocaster Guitars come in a wide range of colors and configurations.
  • They have been designed in collaboration with many famous artists and rock stars. Eric Johnson, Eric Clapton, The Edge and others popularized Stratocaster guitars.
  • Many Custom Shop Fender Startocaster Deluxe guitars feature upgrades, such as a hand-selected alder body, maple top with satin finish, birds-eye maple neck, 10/56 large V neck shape.
  • Among Fender Stratocaster Deluxe electric guitars there also are left-handed models.

Fender Stratocaster Limited Edition

This Stratocaster is made for Eric Clapton by his official craftsman Todd Krause. This is the exact same guitar that Clapton uses. Guitar even has a plastic still on the pick guard.

Instrument Features:

  • Hand sculpted “V” neck
  • Noiseless pickups
  • AAA flamed neck
  • Mid-boost and TBX Control
  • 22 vintage frets
  • 9.5″ radius. 25.5″ scale length.
Pros
Vintage style frets and neck make a great combo
The noiseless pickups are perfect
Excellent sound
Is well balanced and easy to play
Cons
Some users complain about the sound too thin

Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Stratocaster

All guitars are produced in the Fender Custom Shop and are issued in different editions.The Fender Custom Shop has been building dream guitars for the cream of the guitar crop for nearly 20 years. From faithful reproductions of classic axes of the past to fully tweaked customs made to an individual’s personal specs, few instruments command the level of respect afforded Fender Custom Shop models.

There are degrees of Fender Custom Shop models: Stock Team-built and Team-built Custom. A select few instruments are handbuilt by the Master Luthiers, the same luthiers that build custom instruments for the likes of Eric Clapton, Kieth Richards, and Merle Haggard.

This is the Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster. It has the following features:

  • Body: Select Alder.
  • Color: Mercedes Blue.
  • Neck: 1-Piece Maple, Soft “V” Shape, (Satin Polyurethane Finish)
  • Fingerboard: Maple, 9.5″ Radius.
  • No. of Frets: 22 Vintage Style Frets.
  • Pickups: 3 Vintage Noiseless Pickups (Neck, Middle, Bridge)
Pros
String action is set very low — so bends are super easy to voice and control
The soft “V” neck makes it easy to play
Good build quality
Cons
No cons, only positive feedback

Fender Custom Shop Signature Stratocaster Journeyman Relic

Eric Clapton Journeyman Relic Signature Stratocaster with Maple Fingerboard Aged White Blonde. Mirroring Eric Clapton’s personal specs, the original Eric Clapton Signature model born in the Fender Custom Shop just got cooler with a new Journeyman Relic finish. The new finish lets the two-piece select ash’s figure show through while feeling like it’s seen countless gigs.

Offering a special soft V-shaped maple neck, three Vintage Noiseless pickups, blocked tremolo and Clapton’s signature on the headstock—along with the smooth feel and authentic sound of the original—the Journeyman Relic Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster is one of Fender’s finest creations.

  • Body: shape – Double cutaway, material – Solid wood, finish- Nitrocellulose
  • Neck: shape – V soft Neck, wood – riff sawn Maple, Joint – Bolt-on, Scale length – 25.5 in
  • Orientation: Right handed
Pros
Rich sound
Excellent finish
Comfortable play
Cons
No cons, only positive feedback

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