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Open Box 50% OFF Sale!

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We have accumulated 3 years worth of open box (mint condition) parts for this one time sales blowout! This is an incredible opportunity to score amazing deals on industry standard electronics & hardware. 

Save 50% here (discount applied at checkout) 

Fender Neck Profiles Explained

Customers often ask for recommendations on which neck profile is the best fit for their hands and playing style. Below is a list of the 3 most popular profiles we offer including key Fender models that each can be found on. It's time to bolt on your next dream neck!Modern “C” Shape: Thin profile, easy/fast playing, usually 9.5” radius, [...]

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FrankenTeles: See the Creations

We are constantly blown away with stories from our customers on how they were able to craft the guitar they had imagined. We can't thank everyone who supports The STRATosphere enough and truly believe all of your creations should be seen by as many guitar enthusiasts as possible. Here are a few stories we have [...]

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New Seymour Duncan Sets!

We have always been putting together custom pickup sets for our customers since we became Seymour Duncan dealers. Duncan has now taken out much of the guesswork by offering this incredible line of new pickup sets suitable for every genre- from country to jazz to rock to metal. These also happen to be some of [...]

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CruzTOOLS- Tools for Musicians

Guitar players may know a little about truss rods and action, but few actually attempt adjustment. That’s a shame, because a good setup will improve your performance. CruzTOOLS provides everything you need to work on your guitar or bass, plus an Easy Setup Guide that takes the mystery out of the process. Below is a list [...]

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The Quiet Giant Heard Around The World

The Quiet Giant Heard Around The World Occasionally, the world produces one of those rare thinkers [...]

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Fender Transitions to Pau Ferro

Machaerium spp. (Machaerium scleroxylon), aka: Pau Ferro. Primary Origin: Tropical South America (Brazil and Bolivia)Fender Musical Instruments is officially moving away from using rosewood fingerboards in the manufacturing of its Mexican made instruments due to the recent CITES regulations (see our previous post on CITES here). What this means to the player: starting early summer [...]

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10 Ways to Improve the Tone of a Fender Stratocaster

You have probably read more than a few tips over the years about how one can achieve "perfect guitar tone". We personally believe it is a journey rather than a destination- not unlike your playing. There is really no such thing as perfection no matter how much you chase it. However, there are some important [...]

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Regulations For Rosewood Species

Starting today January 2, 2017 we will no longer be able to sell rosewood necks outside of the United States (unless you want to wait 60-90 days per order for a re-export certificate). New regulation has taken effect that calls for documentation when shipping instruments internationally that contain any amount of any kind of rosewood [...]

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Limited Edition Matching Headstock Fender American Standard Telecaster

Fender has just released a gorgeous limited edition lineup of American Standard Telecasters with matching headstock as part of its 2016 "Magnificent 7" event. Colors include seafoam green, ice blue metallic and olympic white. Some other features unique to this release include Vintage '58 alnico single coil pickups, limited edition engraved neck plate and 60s [...]

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