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Also make sure that the neck wood and lacquer is smooth and not braking and limiting your bend moves when in contact with your fingers.A guitar set up for SRV is not easy to master for entry-level players that favor easy-played low-action guitars with thin strings.Stevie Let there be no doubt – the most significant factor to his tone is the man himself, his playing style and his passion.Broken down even more – it’s what he plays, how he plays it and what equipment he used to support him, that produced his overall SRV signature style and tone.Another good example of how powerful string control makes great tone is Kirk Fletcher.He does great things with great tone and rather light gauge (010, if we remember correctly from a You Tube clip from D’addario).Do not worry that you had to give up the 013 strings. Guitar setup and frets You need a high string action to allow big strings to vibrate freely without buzzing.Tall and large frets will make it easier for you to bend and shake, since your fingertips are raised from the fretboard and thus reducing friction.
A good, fat/big neck will enhance sustain, punch, harmonics and richness in your tone, which is you want when going for the SRV tone.
A valid question is if the audience can tell if you have a small or big amp when they hear the guitar and amp through a PA? You can nail the SRV tone with small Fender amps too.