Owning a Fender Stratocaster

Fender Stratocaster pic
Fender Stratocaster
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Patrick Borchard has served as a finance executive for a number of companies, including the Chicago-based privately held real estate investment trust Pangea Properties. Beyond his professional commitments, Patrick Borchard finds time to make music with his Fender Stratocaster.

Fender Stratocaster is one of the most recognizable names in the electric guitar market. First introduced in 1954, it has been used in countless performances and recordings across a gamut of popular genres.

Apart from its popularity, why should an aspiring guitarist choose the Fender Stratocaster over other similar brands? First off, it is smooth and comfortable to use owing to its iconic body and neck contour. However, one of its main advantages is its deep cutaway design, which also allows the guitar player full access to the fretboard.

Other than that, the Fender Stratocaster’s three-pickup array and five-way selector switch which give guitarists the flexibility to experiment with the sound and gain access to a wide range of tonal colors.