Tag Archives: Fender Stratocaster
The company began as Fender's Radio Service in late 1938 in Fullerton, California and produced the Telecaster (originally named the 'Broadcaster) as well as the first mass-produced electric bass, the Precision Bass and the popular Stratocaster (Strat) guitar.

SMG Poll: Which is Your Favorite Fender Electric Guitar?

The company began as Fender’s Radio Service in late 1938 in Fullerton, California and produced the Telecaster (originally named the ‘Broadcaster) as well as the first mass-produced electric bass, the Precision Bass and the popular Stratocaster (Strat) guitar.

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Iconic guitars, played by legends of rock-n-roll over the course of many decades has brought a half dozen guitars to the forefront of all others...

SMG Poll: Which Vintage Guitar is Best?

Iconic guitars, played by legends of rock-n-roll over the course of many decades has brought a half dozen guitars to the forefront of all others…

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The modern day electric guitar has it roots in the 50's with many innovations that are still popular today... which do you dig the most?

SMG Poll: What is Your Favorite Electric Guitar from the 1950’s?

The modern day electric guitar has it roots in the 50’s with many innovations that are still popular today… which do you dig the most?

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EMG is recognized as an innovator in the guitar industry, having designed the first active pickups. Rob Turner, who ignited his brainchild in high school by experimenting with passive pickups and preamps, is the company's founder. Interestingly, Rob started his music career as a drummer.

SMG REVIEW: EMG’s DG20 Prewired Pickguard

EMG is recognized as an innovator in the guitar industry, having designed the first active pickups. Rob Turner, who ignited his brainchild in high school by experimenting with passive pickups and preamps, is the company’s founder. Interestingly, Rob started his music career as a drummer.

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Originally when it hit the scene, the Stratocaster was released in a 2-color sunburst finish on a solid, deeply contoured ash body, a one-piece maple neck with 21 frets, black dot inlays, and Kluson machine heads, until 1956, when Fender started making bodies made from solid alder.

SMG Review: Fender American Standard Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Originally when it hit the scene, the Stratocaster was released in a 2-color sunburst finish on a solid, deeply contoured ash body, a one-piece maple neck with 21 frets, black dot inlays, and Kluson machine heads, until 1956, when Fender started making bodies made from solid alder.

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