Thanks! I appreciate it.
Since I just had a baby I have temporarily stopped buying guitars. I feel lucky that my last purchase for now turned out great.
As an update, I still really like it, still no flaws. I am considering swapping the bridge pickup, though - it's good for light stuff but...
Sorry for your (potential) loss.
Honestly I don't know, but I do know wood glue is powerful stuff and that guitar bodies are almost always 2-3 pieces glued together. Why can't they glue a crack together? I am not a luthier, just a guy that plays guitar, drinks whisky, and stays up late getting...
Wait are you saying a company put out a cheap looking plastic guitar gadget for profit rather than as a way to help us guitarists totally enhance the whole guitar experience and make us question how any pro could have lived without it?
I love superstrats. Absolutely adore them.
I thought this was a cool guitar like 15 years ago.
Then I started buying high-end guitars.
Now this guitar looks so cheap to me. Like who is it trying to fool?
If this is his first guitar, he will probably play on it exclusively for a little while. If he plays any rock, I really recommend going HSS. Hard to beat, really. I love my SSS BUT I have an HSS that is definitely my most versatile guitar.
I also would say that of course playing each guitar...
Had moderns and classics, not open core.
Got tired of the tones before long. Same with EMGs. Passives just sound richer to my ears. Nothing wrong with them for certain applications and probably in a mix they would rock. But for playing alone...I couldn't keep them.