The Fender Stratocaster is one of the most important guitars ever put into production. Unveiled back in 1954 it is still a go to for players all over, its versatility and ergonomic design making it a real favourite.
In this video, we stack up 5 of the very best modern boutique alternatives to the classic S shape. With offerings from Xotic, PRS, Knaggs, Schecter Custom Shop and Suhr, they all bring a slightly different flavour to the table.
Check out Jack putting each guitar through its paces and let us know which one was your favourite in the comments below!
Jump to 18:14 for a direct, back-to-back tone comparison of each guitar.
Fender Custom Shop ’61 Strat - https://goo.gl/jscjvM
PRS John Mayer Silver Sky - https://goo.gl/oPmvR5
Knaggs Chesapeake Severn X - https://goo.gl/F29YCp
Schecter Custom Wembley II - https://goo.gl/X2G8wU
Suhr Classic Antique - https://goo.gl/wa5soV
Xotic XSC-1 - https://goo.gl/VQMoZ1