Squier Contemporary Stratocaster HSS Electric Guitar - Ocean Blue Metallic

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  • Top quality yet affordable Strat, ideal for beginners and students
  • Solid, lightweight basswood body with iconic double cutaway
  • Smooth maple neck shaped to a comfortable "C" profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard features 22 medium jumbo frets
  • Benefits from HSS pickup configuration and 5-way switching
  • 6-saddle vintage-style synchronised tremolo bridge
  • Fitted with reliable standard die-cast tuners
  • 1-ply protective pickguard and white plastic control knobs


The Stratocaster is one of the most revered electric guitars on the market, and for young guitarists and beginners it can often be hard to afford one. However the Squier Contemporary Stratocaster has been designed with beginners and students in mind, retaining all the main qualities while also making it affordable. If you're looking to brush up on your playing skills, the Contemporary Stratocaster is an excellent choice.

Classic Strat Design

Hailing from the Squier Contemporary series, this Strat still has that all-important double cutaway shape. Constructed entirely from basswood, this solid tonewood has a comfortable, lightweight feel that is perfect for beginners and young guitarists. The body is given a polyurethane finish to protect its colour.

Comfortable neck

A 25.5 inch scale length maple neck is firmly joined by a 4-bolt neck plate to the basswood body and shaped to a "C" profile. The neck is topped with 22 medium jumbo frets on a sumptuous 12 inch radius rosewood fingerboard. The frets are adorned with pearloid white dot inlays that act as a dependable guide as you transition from one fret to the next.

Capable Electronics

The Squier Contemporary Strat has been kitted out with three brilliant pickups; a Zebra Humbucking pickup sits in the bridge position, while Standard Single-Coil Strat pickups are placed in the neck and middle positions. By employing a humbucker instead of a third single-coil pickup, Squier provide you with access to a higher sound output with thicker, fatter tone but without compromising on the quintessential single-coil Strat sound.

Tweaking your sound is made simple thanks to a 5-way pickup switch, Master Volume and two tone controls.


The Contemporary Strat features a 6-saddle vintage-style synchronised tremolo bridge. This is a classic feature on many Stratocasters, with a whammy bar allowing you to create diving and wailing tones like all the best rock stars from over the years.

At the opposite end of the guitar, the typical Strat-shaped headstock is fitted with very reliable standard die-cast tuners to uphold tuning integrity with each string.

The polyurethane finish of the Contemporary body is protected by a 1-ply pickguard, while the white plastic control knobs add a neat visual aesthetic to this model.

ModelContemporary Stratocaster Electric Guitar
Body MaterialBasswood
Neck MaterialMaple
Fingerboard MaterialRosewood
Pickup ConfigurationHSS
Neck Profile“C”
No. of Frets22
Position InlaysPearloid Dot
Pickguard1-ply White
TunersStandard Die-Cast
Bridge/Tailpiece6-saddle vintage-style synchronised tremolo bridge
Pickups Bridge: Zebra Humbucking
Middle: Ceramic Single-Coil Strat
Neck: Ceramic Single-Coil Strat
Pickup Switching 5-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup,
Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickups,
Position 3. Middle Pickup,
Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickups,
Position 5. Neck Pickup
Controls Master Volume, Tone 1 (neck pickup), Tone 2 (Middle pickup)

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