Squier Contemporary Stratocaster Special HT in Sunset Metallic
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The Squier Contemporary Stratocaster Special HT brings modern features and bold aesthetics to an iconic Fender platform to satisfy today's most discerning and daring players. At the heart of this guitar is a set of Squier SQR alnico single-coil pickups positioned in a "special" configuration with the middle pickup near the bridge pickup for a unique variety of dynamically responsive settings. The roasted maple neck was chosen for its optimal tone and stability, and a sculpted heel design allows for improved access all the way to the 22nd fret. High-performance components round out the feature list and include a string-through-body hardtail bridge for ideal body resonance, and a set of sealed-gear tuning machines with split shafts for smooth tuning action and easy restringing. Eye-catching styling cues include stealthy black hardware and a sleek painted headstock with chrome logos for a premium look.
- Squier SQR alnico single-coil pickups
- String-through-body hardtail bridge with block saddles
- Roasted maple neck
- Sculpted neck heel
- Painted headstock with chrome logos
SQUIER SQR ALNICO SINGLE-COIL PICKUPS
These Squier single-coil pickups produce crisp, articulate tone for a wide variety of styles.
ROASTED MAPLE NECK
With an articulate tone, optimal stability and a deep, rich color, roasted maple is a premium neck material.
SEALED DIE-CAST TUNING MACHINES WITH SPLIT SHAFTS
Sealed die-cast tuning machines have a smooth action for accurate tuning, and the split shafts make changing strings a breeze.
STRING-THROUGH-BODY HARDTAIL BRIDGE
A string-through-body bridge improves string resonance through the instrument for optimal tone, even in drop tunings.
SCULPTED NECK HEEL
This guitar is designed with a sculpted neck heel for improved access to the upper frets.
12" FINGERBOARD RADIUS
This fingerboard radius allows for low action and is especially well-suited to bending notes and soloing.
- Body Material: Poplar
- Body Shape: Stratocaster
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
- Neck Material: Roasted Maple
- Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
- Neck Shape: "C" Shape
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648mm)
- Fingerboard Material: Indian Laurel
- Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305mm)
- Number of Frets: 22
- Fret Size: Jumbo
- Nut Material: Graphite
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42mm)
- Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
- Truss Rod: Head Adjust
- Bridge Pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil
- Middle Pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil
- Neck Pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Switching: 5-Position Blade, Special Switching: Position 1. Bridge and Middle (Series, Hum-Cancelling), 2. Middle, 3. Middle and Neck (Parallel), 4. Bridge, Middle and Neck, 5. Neck
- Configuration: SSS
- Bridge: 6-Saddle String-Through-Body Hardtail with Block Saddles
- Hardware Finish: Black
- Tuning Machines: Sealed Die-Cast with Split Shafts
- Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
- Control Knobs: White Plastic
- Switch Tip: White
- Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Squier Asymmetrical
- Strings: .009-.042 Gauge
- Case/Gig Bag: None