IMHO Strats are comfortable because of the 3/8" edge bevel around the body. Jackson's have a 1/8" edge bevel.strats only have one good feature and that´s ergonomics.
Yeah, 8 or 11 holes, Squier, Japanese…Different years had different holes placements and some that are the same "year" reproductions can be off by a few millimeters.
I had to for oddball pickups.Many Strat guys just make their own.
I don’t know if I agree with that.
There are some pretty badass Strat-slingers out there, there’s been plenty of them throughout history.
One of my Strats is a hardtail, and I’m building a second.
As far as “sleeper” features go, I don’t have anything to hide.
In various Stratocasters, I have had any number of pickups.
Different types of humbuckers, the P-90s I posted upthread, and going on the shortlist now is a set of Filtertron’s from TV Jones.