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From: ai45–(at)–fn.ysu.edu (Paul S. Troutman)
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Subject: Re: Mexican Squire
Date: 31 Jan 1994 05:40:01 GMT
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Here is a list of the technical data that I found for the Squire Strats, and
the American Standard, for comparison.

Fender Mexican Squire Stratocaster (Part No. 033-7102)
Korean Squire Stratocaster (Part No. 033-6102):

Body: Hardwood Laminate
Neck: Maple
Machine Heads: Standard
Fretboard: Maple
Number of Frets: 21
Pickups: 3 single coil
Controls: Master volume, Tone (neck), Tone (mid)
Bridge/Tremolo: Standard
Pickup Switching: 5-position Blade
Scale Length: 25.5″ (648mm)
Nech Width–(at)–Nut: 1.650″ (42mm)
Availble Colors: Black, Torino Red, Pacific Blue, Arctic White

Korean model does not come in the Pacific Blue color…

Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Part No. 010-7402):

Body: Alder or Poplar
Neck: Maple (Bolt-on)
Machine Heads: Fender Standard (Cast/Sealed)
Fretboard: Maple (9.5″ Radius/241mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Pickups: American Standard Strat (Neck/Mid/Bridge)
Controls: Master Volume, Tone (Neck), TBX (Bridge and Mid)
Bridge/Tremolo: American Standard
Pickup Switching: 5 position Blade
Scale Length: 25.5″ (648mm)
Neck Width–(at)–Nut: 1.6875″ (43mm)
Availble Colors: Black, Brown Sunburst, Pewter, Gun Metal Blue, Midnight Blue,
Midnight Wine, Frost Red, Arctic White

I see the difference alright, I can’t get my Mexistrat in Pewter 🙁


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