Updated: more Strat models, more influential players, more pages!
This book should be issued with every new Strat®! Not only beautifully photographed, it's a great guide to buying, maintaining, setting up, troubleshooting and modifying the instrument. Ten different models are examined in detail, from Vintage to American Series to the imports, with setup tips for making each one play its best. Wiring options, shielding, and finish repairs are here, too. 200 pages, hardcover.
Paul Balmer’s authoritative hardcover guides are the definitive owner’s manuals. Colorfully designed, filled with practical information and highly recommended!
Contents in brief: • What to consider when buying a Strat • Vintage vs. American Series Strats • Setup and tuning procedures • Repairs, maintenance and adjustments • Ten different Strat models examined in detail • Key Strat players and their guitars • Technical specifications and serial number chronology