I was thinking about a Stratocaster but the guitarshop owner said these were made better, he would know...he makes/repairs guitfiddles. I would definitely buy this guitar again, but I wish it came with the graphite accesories on it. I like all the frets, it helps with solos. Dude, try one out next time you visis the ol' music store!
Price: $374.00 (new)
Where Obtained: Picolata Guitars
This solid Adler axe has 22 frets, six strings and three controls (volume and two tone). It's sunbursted double cutaway body looks sweet. It has nickel locking tuners on a maple neck. It's 3 Alnico single coil pick-ups and Wilkinson Vibrato bridge lets you play even the fanciest of Hendrix tunes.
This guitar has super-low action letting your fingers fly at incredible speeds, really handy when the bpm increases. I'd say it plays better than a Strat.
It works well plugged into amps and computers. It allows me to coax the blues and acid rock out of it. It also has a nice full tone. I am considering changing the saddles on the bridge to graphite as well as the bridge and string hold-downs (This is supposed to contribute to string longevity). It's pretty quiet for a single coil.
As is, it needs more springs to stay in tune, but with five in it stays there. It's tough, unfortunately mine has taken a couple good whacks.