Fender manufactures the most versatile guitars in the market. From Strats and Teles to Jaguars and Jazzmasters--there's nothing a Fender can't do better than a Gibson!
For one, Fender has an unmatched quality for a much lower price than all other decent products. In order to purchase a decent Gibson SG, you'll need to spend at least $2,000. For a decent Fender Strat, you'll only need to spend about $400.
Here's a true story: A few years back, I played a Gibson SG at a local store and it was priced at somewhere around $2,000. I noticed that, after purchasing my Fender Strat that was only $350 back then, Fender was a much better brand.
You get twice as much for half the price and, in many cases, less than half the price when you buy a Fender!
I don't need a Gibson Les Paul or SG--I got me a Fender! group forum