Dating fender stratocaster mim
The Neck: When I pick up a guitar, this is the first thing I go for.
I wrap my left hand around the neck and feel the profile.
The Body: The Alder thing is an interesting subject.
Most of Fender’s guitars are made out of Alder with a few exceptions.
This is a modern C, which means it’s a nice C shaped curve which is thinner.
Satin poly finish on the neck, so it’ll last awhile. I’m trying to limit myself here considering there isn’t much about the strat people don’t know.
Thus begins the task of writing about what is probably the most purchased guitar in the last 10 years.