Are Fender MIM any good?

Are Fender MIM any good?

MIM Fenders are very good instruments and among the best intermediate electric guitars out there.

Who used Olympic White Stratocaster?

So aside from the lack of consistency between Fender US and Fender Japan, there was more than one version of “Vintage White” coming out of Fender USA. The “Vintage White” finish used by Fender Japan on its early ’60s Jazz Bass reissue was as close to the original, “as new” Olympic White as you could get.

Who plays an Olympic White Stratocaster?

Eric Clapton Artist Series Stratocaster at a Glance: Solid alder body with Olympic White polyurethane finish and single-ply white pickguard. Three Vintage Noiseless Strat pickups with special active midrange boost.

Are Mexican Strat pickups any good?

That being said, Mexican Strats are still excellent sounding guitars. They deliver the same versatile range as the American Strats, with that same snappy tone quality. They just don’t have that extra oomph that makes an American Strat an American Strat.

How white is Olympic white?

The so-called Olympic White is a slightly creamier variant of the color. The finish has this slight shade of yellow that adds a different twist to it. It’s somewhat subtle. However, if you compared the instrument’s color to a standard white, you’d notice the difference.

Does white guitars turn yellow?

White guitars turn yellow over time because the finish of the guitars (like nitro and poly) tend to degrade and turn yellow. Guitars turn yellow even faster if they are continuously exposed to sunlight or cigarette smokes.

Is Olympic white the same as Summit white?

To answer your question: Olympic & Summit White are the same color.

Does Fender still make guitars in Mexico?

Dubbed the Player series, these guitars will still be made in Mexico, which is good news for guitar players (I know I love my Mexican Strat). They’ll still boast all those classic Fender body shapes.