This set features a great-sounding, sweet-looking and easy-playing Squier® Affinity Strat HSS guitar with a humbucking bridge pickup. Plug it right into the included 15-watt G-DEC® Junior amp with loads of amp types, effects, backing loops, auxiliary input, headphone jack and many other cool features. Accessories include a guitar strap, gig bag, guitar cable and pick sampler-everything you need to Stop Dreaming and Start Playing!™
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Purchased on 2012-06-14. On 2014-07-14 the g-dec junior amp has died. Love the Affinity HSS Strat, and have loved the g-dec junior amp up to this point. Sadly in the UK there is only a 2-year warranty on Fender stuff.
Turn amp on and it plays for about 30 secs then cuts out. if you carry on strumming it will cut in and out a couple of times then nothing. Try changing to a different amp setting and the red light blinks on and off for w while then shows solid again. turn off the amp for an hour or so and you get a repeat of the above.
No problem with the usability or features, just the fact that it has not lasted.
If it had lasted it would earn 5 stars....
mealina owns this item
I can never let go of this set. On practice or in a small crowd it does the job.
mondsterbatz owns this item
I absolutely love this guitar! It was my first guitar, and I've played it so much since then I can't even tell you! The amp is okay, but if you're any higher than a beginner, get a better amp (I prefer the Mustangs). The G-DEC busted out on me, and I replaced it with a Mustang Mini. But the guitar, you can get a classic fender honky clean out of the middle, smooth solos from the neck, and awesome punk rock out of the 'bucker. I got to try a few different guitars while I've played, and this one's just more comfortable than the custom shop ones I got to mess with. Once you play it for a while the neck gets smooth with your finger oil (it's natural for it to do it) and it's just become a part of me. I love it! I've gigged with this guitar, and it hasn't let me down!
jbot owns this item
I picked up the GDEC-Junior used on Craigslist to use with my Affinity Telecaster. This is a great little practice amp. It has several amp models and a few effects such as reverb or tremelo. It also has some built in backing beats with temp adjust as well as an input jack so you can play along to music on a cd-player, computer or iPod.
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|Model Name:||Affinity Strat® HSS with G-DEC® Junior Amp, Metallic Blue, 120V|
|Neck Shape:||"C" Shape|
|Scale Length:||25.5" (648 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5" (241 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||22|
|Fret Size:||Medium Jumbo|
|String Nut:||Synthetic Bone|
|Nut Width:||1.6” (40.6 mm)|
|Position Inlays:||White Dot|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Standard|
|Bridge Pickup:||Standard Humbucking|
|Middle Pickup:||Standard Single-Coil Strat|
|Neck Pickup:||Standard Single-Coil Strat|
|Controls:||Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)|
|Pickup Switching:||5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup|
|Bridge:||6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo|
|Tremolo Arm Handle:||Standard Tremolo Arm|
|Tuning Machines:||Standard Die-Cast|
|Control Knobs:||White Plastic|
|Strings:||Fender® USA 250L, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||Built-in E-tuner with LED Indicator. 15 watts, 8" Special Design speaker, 16 amp types recreate the tones needed to play any style of music, 15 special effects presets, 15 drum/bass/accompaniment loops, including metronome, Key selector knob allows 14 different keys; "Bass Off" may be selected to allow only the drum sounds to be activated, Tempo knob allows settings from 30 to 240 bpm, Separate controls for guitar volume and backing loop volume, MIDI connector allows streaming files from a computer and future software upgrades, 1/8" AUX in allows jam-along capability with external CD or mp3 player, Headphone jack doubles as line output to recording gear or further amplification.|
|Included Accessories:||Strap, Gig Bag, Cable, Pick Sampler|
|Picks:||Includes Starter Pick Pack|
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