Made in India, seriously well-appointed Strat copy. Ash body, Canadian Rock Maple Neck, Indian Rosewood fingerboard, Don Lace Pickups, Wilkinson Tremelo, Grover Tuners. Mine is the VS2, transparent black finish, amazing player, exceptional quality materials and craftsmanship from budget maker. A short lived Indian made production line from Encore. Knocks Equivalent Fender guitars out of the stadium!