Just a quick word of introduction. I've been lurking for a while and really like the place, so I thought, hey, time to write something. I fell in love with strats back in the late 70's early 80's when I watched/listened to Ritchie Blackmore and Deep Purple. Fast forward 40 years into the future and I am still fascinated by strats and playing hard rock, jazz and what not. I guess some things never change.