I've played for 17 years. I own an ESP vintage plus strat, a Samick Avanti (modified pickups), and an Yairi DY85 acoustic. I have owned a Charvel Fusion and Ibanez RGs. My Amps are Peavey transtube 212efx and a Valveking 112.
If it were stolen, I probably wouldn't look too far for another. There are so many guitars out there to enjoy in the same price range. Then again, maybe I've just not dialed this one in yet.
Also if any of you Stagemaster owners are looking for a cheap but effective modification, Try upgrading your pots to 1 or 2meg. I think they were only $5.00 each. I installed them myself, but it might not cost much to have your local tech do it for you.