Squier’s Strat-O-Sonic apparently uses an Epiphone bridge and we don’t know what’s up or down anymore

The Squier Strat-O-Sonic with an Epiphone bridge – and an Epiphone Les Paul Special
(Image credit: Squier / Epiphone)

Squier’s Paranormal range follows in the footsteps of big brother Fender’s Parallel Universe series, releasing bizarre and brilliant combination builds in limited runs. However, the recently-announced Strat-O-Sonic truly lives up to the name – utilizing an Epiphone bridge on a Squier. 

The revelation came in a review of the electric guitar posted by YouTuber Landon Bailey (below), who appears to remove the wraparound-style bridge as part of his breakdown [approx. 4.40] – and show-off the clear Epiphone branding on the reverse of the hardware. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.