What year?

My 1984 MIJ Strat is amazing and can hold its own against new MIA Strats but doesn't compare to vintage 50's, 60's, and 70's Strats.
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MIJ Strats are great, and so are MIA ones, but for value for money, Jap Strats win.

And yea, it depends on the year they're made, older MIJ Strats beat recent MIA Strats, but don't beat like....50's/60's Strats.
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well Jap strats are much better value for money but the american is a little bit better

and like the other ppl said an older jap strat isn't as good as an older american,
but better than a modern american strat
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