Me either! I do wipe and clean the fretboard when I see "fingerprints" where my fingers have rubbed the wood clean making the dirt on the fingerboard more noticeable. You can tell a rhythm guitarist from a lead player by the fingerprints. I have an old guitar or two that show exactly where...
I have a 100 watt Fender Mustang III...great amp ...choose from many settings of model variations...tube sound...built-in echo, reverb, vibrato...I find #87 best for blues/rock/country with clean sound if you play easy and a little distortion if you "whip it good, real good"...TWANG!!
Mocha Strats pictued in this thread are fine instruments. They sizzle through a 100 Watt rig.
My first experience came from a Musicman 410 when overtones and harmonics were sustained with control. Whip it good !!
I would try setting your bass, mid and treble with the amp volume at 5 and your guitar volume less than half and tone controls all clockwise as a starting point.
Adjust the middle tone on the amp to less than full and hear what happens from there.
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There's a difference between hex core and round core, solid nickle, tension differences depending on neck length and more...the best strings for me ...Stringjoy.com
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