Item Reviews for: Fender Modern Player Starcaster Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar  -  FEN 0243102 LIST

I love it
By: Ramko      Submitted: 12/8/2017
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Product Rating Product Review I love this guitar. If you’ve been thinking about buying it, and you haven’t yet....you’re blowing it.
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Fabulous Guitar With a Unique Visual Appearance
By: John Z      Submitted: 5/28/2017
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Product Review Been playing over 50 years and have had a lot of guitars! The Starcaster ads caught my attention, and I fell in love with its looks. I owned a Fender Coronado in the 1970's, and along with other Fenders felt it was safe to buy without first playing one. Ordered it from AMS - 2 day delivery and great packaging. The guitar's finish is perfect (I got the natural finish). Absolutely no flaws anywhere. The neck is a dream to play - very fast, comfortable, and easy access all the way up to the 22nd fret. The edges of the frets are smooth. The controls are well positioned for easy access to volume, tone and pickup changes. You can get a lot of nice tones through the pickups - I am still exploring all the possibilities. Finally, it is comfortable play for extended periods of time. I bought a Gator GC-335 ABS case and the Starcaster fits perfectly. Why 4 stars and not 5? The setup was not correct - action too high and excessive bow in the neck. Was able to fix these issues.
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A beautiful looking, and sounding reissue of a lost classic guitar.
By: Guitarmageddon from Long Island NY      Submitted: 6/10/2014
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Better than I had expected.
By: Ken      Submitted: 1/3/2014
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Product Review The Starcaster is an excellent choice for someone wanting something other than a 335/dot semi-hollow. The looks may be a sticking point for some. My son doesn't really like the appearance. The overall quality seems to be above average for a Far Eastern instrument. It is well balanced. The neck has a 70's Strat feel. The action is low and it intones well. The frets are polished and seem to be evenly set. It is a bit brighter than a 335. Some may say a bit "jangly", but hey it's a Fender. The pick-ups are responsive to volume pot changes without much tone roll-off. The fit and finish is above average, but the pick guard is a bit cheap and seems a bit flimsy. The holes around the screws are rough and will require a touch-up. Well I got what I was expecting. This guitar is near the top of the modern player line and is priced accordingly. Compared to the 3000-5000 price of an original, it is a steal. I've wanted one since I saw an ad back in the 70's when I was in High School. Now I have one. I like my action low. In fact, some people comment that they can't play my guitars because the action is so low. My son said the action was perfect for him and he wouldn't touch it. I lowered it by dropping the T.O.M. style bridge a bit. I may take it a bit lower. Out of the box it wasn't bad but not low enough for me.
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