Our Buyer’s guide to vintage Fender amps explains in detail how you can date your amp by looking at serial numbers, tube charts, transformer codes, speaker codes, Fender logo, etc.
For those searching for a beginner electric guitar, it’s not uncommon for that search to begin with the Stratocaster.
Few artists have been so widely discussed among guitar players in terms of tone influence.
We will shed some new light on the case “How to achieve the SRV tone” – but not by listing all of Cezar Diaz’ amp mods.
Neither will we dive into pickup specs and things that are just distracting details.
Your guitar was made at the Fender Plant in Corona, California in 2000 or 2001.
I believe that kcbuck can provide a valuation for you, if you can better describe the guitar.i.e.; What model is it, what features, and in what condition is it?
Players around the entire world have tried to replicate Stevie Ray Vaughan’s licks and tone, and it sure as hell is not easily done.
After having listened to and played his music for some decades we are amused with how most players focus on all the minor details and tend to overlook the big important factors.
Another example; A guy wants to know what his 1972 Olds Cutlass is worth.
It's hard to answer that question, unless you know whether the car is a Cutlass hard top, and that it looks like this: Or whether it is a Cutlass Supreme rag-top, and looks like this: Make sense, sir? I can't tell you what kind of wood or anything like that. As for the condition, other than the strings needing to be replaced, it only has a small ding on the back of the neck. Sparky gave you in the earlier post that you didn't bother to look at your Stratocaster is valued at between 5.00 (80%) to (85%) USD.
You may compare these with your own speakers to determine what you have.