One of Billy Corgan's Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness era guitars is a blue 1974 Fender Stratocaster, fitted with Billy Corgan DiMarzio pickups. "It's got a heavier weight to it than most Strats that I like. Generally speaking that means the tone is not going to be very good, but for whatever reason this one works," Corgan said at (9:40). "I talked to somebody once who said the weight has everything to do with where they take the wood in the tree...the deeper in, the heavier the wood, because of the water..."more
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