Can't choose between the Fender Acoustasonic Strat and Tele? Let Tyler Bryant and Daniel Donato decide for you with this epic guitar battle

Life is littered with unanswerable questions: Beatles or Stones? Jordan or LeBron? Hamburgers or hot dogs?

Just behind these, of course, is which Fender Acoustasonic guitar is right for you: the original Telecaster design or the new Stratocaster model?

To help guide us toward an answer, Tyler Bryant and Daniel Donato recently went head-to-head on a pair of Acoustasonics, with Bryant on a Strat and Donato handling a Tele.

Clearly, both instruments were up for the challenge as well, capable of handling the variety of clean and distorted tones, not to mention the bursts of fiery licks, required for the face-off.

As for who comes out the winner? All of us, for being allowed to peek in on the proceedings, of course.

For more Acoustasonic info, head to Fender.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.