Re: Hot? Or Not? (Caution: Contains Guitar Porn)
I get that that is the perception today but when Strats first came out working men couldn't really afford Gibson or Martin and most couldn't afford Fender either as a guitar from one of them was usually about a full months' paycheck at the median wage.
Originally Posted by jrgtr42
Today an equivalent guitar, not at inflation adjusted dollars but as a percent of the median income, would be more than 4500 dollars, or the price of a Gibson R8.