What is a Stratocaster Plus?

Strat Plus Series was introduced by Fender in 1987 and was the highest end production model next to Fender’s Custom Shop guitars. Production was stopped in July of 1998. There was some transitional Strat Plus’ in 1999 that were a mix of the new DX Strat series and the Plus Series.

Do heavier Strats sound better?

A lighter guitar such as the Fender Stratocaster will produce a different sound. However, the choice of wood and its resulting weight is not the primary factor determining the difference in sound between the heavier and lighter guitars; it is the difference in pickups as well as the type of amplifier and effects used.

Where is the player plus Stratocaster made?

The Fender Player Plus Stratocaster is made in Mexico, has a solid alder body, a bolt-on Modern “C” maple neck, maple / pau ferro (HSS) fingerboard, and SSS / HSS pickups.

What is a plus top Fender?

In terms of hardware the Plus Top is definitely a Standard Strat. Three single coil pickups are controlled by a single volume control and a pair of independent tone controls plus a five-way pickup selector. The vibrato works well and the guitar stays in tune unless you get really carried away.

When did Fender start using lace sensors?

The official birth of the first Lace Sensor pickup occurred in 1985 and was then used exclusively by Fender from 1987 to 1996. Initially, there were four varieties of Lace Sensors to choose from: gold, silver, red, and blue.

Do Fender guitars keep their value?

Fender guitars are best if you want to buy a guitar that will keep its value. Given a few years, used Fenders can sell for as much as they sold for new, or even more.

How do you get the Strat sound?

For a Strat to sound its best, the strings must be able to ring cleanly and this is achieved through adjustments to the truss rod tension and saddle heights. Strings vibrate in an arc with minimum displacement near the nut and bridge.

Are Fender player plus guitars good?

Superb playability, suitable for many styles. Clever updates and still accessible price. Noiseless pickups do kill the hum and sound valid. Rolled fingerboard edges.

When did the Fender Player Plus series come out?

Fender has introduced the Player Plus Series, a line-up it describes as “a fresh addition” to the Player Series family. The Player Series was launched in 2018 and became the standard entry-point for Fender guitars, becoming one of the best-selling series in Fender history with over 407,000 units sold.