#1
I'm looking to buy a Squier Telecaster because they look cool and are cheap. Is it safe to assume I will get a decent sound out of it as long as I have a decent amp? (Fender Stage 1600). And if not will a change of pick-ups remedy this easily enough or is there more to the sound than that?
#2
I don't know anything about the amp you're using but it is definitely true that 90% of the quality of your tone comes from the amp rather than the guitar.
R.I.P. My Signature. Lost to us in the great Signature Massacre of 2014.

Quote by Master Foo
“A man who mistakes secrets for knowledge is like a man who, seeking light, hugs a candle so closely that he smothers it and burns his hand.”


Album.
Legion.