i need to make others that play the 1,200.00 fender guitars,UNDERSTAND that the MIA strat is made by FENDER,ok with me so far?i HAPPEN to have a SQUIER AFFINITY SERIES STRAT,that i compare to the MIM,MIA,MIJ.my guitar with no mods,other than a new set of martin strings,and a strap lock kit.i'm an experienced player,and i have other musicians who've played my guitar,and quite frankly,their BLOWN-AWAY!and this is with all the factory components on the guitar.i can't understand this need to PUT DOWN anothers guitar.i sure don't want to FREAK EVERYBODY OUT cause,my SQUIER is as much a FENDER INSTRUMENT,as the rest of the FENDER LINE.you have as many DOGS with high-end GUITARS,as you do with the SQUIER LINE.so UNLESS your signing AUTOGRAPHS,don't get so PISSY,when commenting and reviewing GUITARS that sell forWAY LESS.don't you get FOOLED in to thinking "JUST CAUSE" it's a SQUIER,it MUST PLAY LIKE CRAP,and a WASTE OF MONEY.right-on my FENDER BROTHERS and SISTERS.
I think there's something wrong with your caps lock button.
Also, I would never knock a Squier, they're solid guitars. But in my experience they do have the common flaws you expect from low-priced instruments. And I can pretty objectively say that my Korean Tele easily outplays and outperforms any Squier I've played, with better build quality and overall components. I still love my Squiers (I own 2), but the Fender is miles better
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I've got a squier standard Telecaster and i think it sounds brilliant, the only change I made was to add a killswitch. I've got a Fender Jaguar and I still find myself picking up me tele all the time. I really like the kinda gritty and twangy sound that the cheep pickups put out, great for lo fi garage songs. I can honestly say that I like it equally as much as teh American Teles that I've played
took a deep breath, still happy with my Fender, would never put down a guitar I've never played.
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Squires are fine. Not bad at all especially considering the price - I would rather play a Squire than most other guitars in the price range because I know they are pretty solid guitars.

That being said, as good as they do sound and play, most of the time they can't stack up to the higher end models. It's not just a price tag, but better electronics, better hardware, better finishes, better fretwork and better wood. Just better quality control and build quality all around.

And I can say this because I have owned both a Squire Strat (my first guitar that I learned to play on) and now a Fender American Strat. They are very similar guitars, but I can say my American strat lasted much longer (and sounds) much better than my Squire ever did.

If you are as experienced as you claim to be, you would know that the name on the headstock and where it was made doesn't matter. What matters is that it plays and sounds good. If you are contempt with a $200 guitar, THAT'S AWESOME. If you only play $6,000 handmade custom guitars, THAT'S AWESOME TOO.

The brand wars need to stop. All that matters is how the guitar plays and sounds to you. That's all.
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there are just as many dogs with expensive guitars as with cheap ones? really? REALLY?

'cos, you know, that sounds made up.

I doubt there are too many huber or tyler dogs doing the rounds. Could be wrong.

don't get me wrong- plenty of cheaper guitars are nice instruments. and if you take your time and make sure you don't get a dog you can get a nice instrument for not too much money.

but let's not make stuff up, ok?
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This guy is so butthurt because someone said his Squier sucks.
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your squire sucks.

who cares about a 1200 mia fender.

try comparing to a 3500 suhr.

k bye.
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