Fender Squier Stagemaster Reviews
I purchased this item on Ebay. Most people may be slightly worried about purchasing on Ebay but as long as you buy from a respectble company, you cant go wrong.
The company i bought it off of was Oasis Musical Instruments..or vaguely similar..i was paying more attention to the guitar, and if you decide to keep reading, you'll see how.
I bought this guitar due to 3 main reasons. I saw the look of it, and it struck me, an amazing WOW factor because it looked like it was so clean and crisp to play and had a proffessional quality image it. Another reason was the Floyd Rose locking mechanism, i couldnt resist the possibility of no longer having to awkwardly retune strings on my guitar cos someone decided to play with the machine heads. The final main reason was familiarity with the company - Fender, a very good make in my opinon and the image associated with it, eg like Matt Bellamy of Muse sort of but still with an original quality to it.
I purchased this item on Ebay. Most people may be slightly worried about purchasing on Ebay, perhaps your thinking you'd be better off buying it off the back of a lorry, but as long as you buy from a respectable company, you cant go wrong.
The company i bought it off of was Oasis Musical Instruments..or vaguely similar..i was paying more attention to the guitar to be honest, and if you decide to keep reading, you'll see how.
I bought this guitar due to 3 main reasons. Appearance, Sound, and Playability.
I saw the look of it, and it struck me, an amazing WOW factor (excuse the cornyness) because it looked like it was so clean and crisp to play and had a proffessional quality image it. Another reason was the Floyd Rose locking mechanism, i couldnt resist the possibility of no longer having to awkwardly retune strings on my guitar because some curious little git decided to play with the machine heads..not many people can say thats never happened lol.
The final main reason was familiarity with the company - Fender, a very good make in my opinon..stop laughing...it may have squier in the name but its too superior to be compared to the original cheapo fender squier which doesnt even deserve to be called a guitar (no offence to people who have one). Also the image associated with it, e.g like Matt Bellamy of Muse sort of but still with an original quality to it.
I paid around £230 for this guitar, when it usually costs around £350 appox. So the deal just swayed me. Also the night before i bought it, i went to a local music shop and played a lower model, and it was the best guitar id ever played..until i recieved this one of course. Id recommend trying one out, even if your not going to buy it (just dont tell them that, *wink wink, nudge nudge*)
I've said pretty much everything you need to know about the guitar. Your probably thinking, yeah its another guy who knows nothing, bragging about his guitar wanting to believe its great because its all he could afford. This couldnt be more far from the truth. I love going to various shops trying out guitars i might one day get, and i have to say this is so much better than ones ive tried out that are more well known and cost much more. They dont have the factor where you pick up the guitar and immediately think..hang on..this is something special. If you have read this review and you're intrigued just think..you've not even played it yet probably or maybe not even seen it and if your already impressed then take the opportunity to try one out for yourself, i strongly recommend it. Im not writing this purely out of personal gain, look at all ive written to give you a great insight to this guitar and all this shows how much i love it. This is my first review because out of many..this is the first guitar worthy of being reviewed and thought about. Even if you dont buy it or cant afford it..go down your local music shop and have a play, you cant condemn this guitar. I believe many guitars need to refect your own preferences, but this is not specific in that way, it can suit so many players and genres of music. I hope this has interested you, please have a look and perhaps a play, you may agree or disagree but just give it a chance before just ignoring this review. I apologise its so long, lol..i couldnt help myself, but here is a great guitar at a cheap price, its a bargain and especially being christmas time...i emphasise even more how important an opportunity is to buy a product like this. (btw this guitar may also be called a showmaster in some cases). If you dont buy this guitar you'll soon regret it when you see me standing on the stage playing the best music you've ever heard..*cough*...well..you'll regret it at least. Thanks for reading my review ;)Dan Pebody rated this unit on 2003-12-10.
I had 'GAS' (gear acquisition syndrome)one day and decided to peruse a well known 'carry everything music store'.I really hadn't planned on 'buying'anything but was simply being a professional 'LOOKY LOU'.I had been eyeing a certain amplifier the last few months and thought I'd give it a go.The nice thing about large chain music stores is they let you play the more expensive quality instruments of your choice.I played your PRS and your Gibson Les Pauls and just havin a good ol time,when I picked up a Squier Stagemaster.I had heard people talk about how they just happpened to play an inexpensive instrument and loved it.There was no price tag on this beauty so while playing it I thought it was about 3-5 hundred bucks.I put it down and was getting ready to leave when I asked the guy how much it was was.....$119....I'm thinking that if I don't buy it I will be up all night wondering if it got sold before I could back.If I did buy it,I'd have it and be glad I did,but with questions.What,me the Grand POO-Ba of electric guitar knowledge, buy a cheap guitar.Well,I played an inexpensive guitar and yep....just loved it.......Sam Ash and me....we be buds.
While walking out of the shop I was experiencing mixed emotions of why I had a cheap guitar in my hand while I could afford any guitar in the store.I was happy yet perplexed why this appealed and played so well for me.Shouldn't I have bought that PRS or Les Paul because they were played by succesful musicians and built with better materials and more expensive?I let my heart lead me and not get swayed by the emotional madness of 'GAS'.......and will remember to never say never.Ken rated this unit on 2001-07-15.
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