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You can get some unique tones out of this, but overall, it's a starter guitar. You're better off with the bullet strat by Squier. Honestly, it does sound like a strat. But yeah. If you might be looking to get into guitar. Get this. So that if it turns out you don't like the guitar, than you didn't waste very much money, or you can sell it to someone who might actually get into the guitar.