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Squier Affinity Stratocaster Black Overview by GAK

Squier Affinity Series guitars are some of the best value electric guitars on the market. The Affinity Series Stratocaster delivers solid sound and style, and some great new classic Fender finishes. Other features include three single-coil pickups with five-way switching, smooth-playing Laurel fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets, synchronous tremolo bridge and large '60s-style headstock. This model is completed with a neutral Black finish. 

Best Beginning. The best value available today in electric guitar design, Squier Affinity Series guitars deliver solid sound with slick style. The Affinity Series Stratocaster combines the classic features that made the Stratocaster a rock 'n' roll favorite: sonic flexibility, authentic Fender sound, vintage style and eye-catching finishes.

Featuring a Maple neck with “large” headstock, 21-fret maple or Laurel fingerboard, Three single-coil Stratocaster pickups with five-way switching, Vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge. The stylish chrome hardware on this model resists tarnishing.

The comfortable "C"-shaped neck profile of this instrument (the shape of the neck in cross section) is sculpted to impart a vintage-style playing feel. The most prevalent neck profile shape, it’s remarkably comfortable and is ideal for all playing styles.

The elegant gold and black two-color headstock logo lends a touch of class to this instrument.

  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Polyurethane
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Polyurethane
  • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material: Laurel or Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.6" (40.6 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Dot
  • Headstock: Large '60s Style
  • Pickups: Three Squier Standard Single-Coil Strat®
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade:
  • -Position 1. Bridge Pickup
  • -Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup
  • -Position 3. Middle Pickup
  • -Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup
  • -Position 5. Neck Pickup
  • Controls:
  • -Master Volume
  • -Tone 1. (Neck Pickup)
  • -Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • Tremolo Arm: Standard Tremolo Arm
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Die-Cast
  • Switch Tips: White
  • Pickguard: Either 3-Ply White, 1-Ply White, 3-Ply White or 1-Ply White
  • Control Knobs: White Plastic
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Standard
  • Strings: Fender® USA Super 250L, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)