How could The Who afford to constantly smash their equipment? - Roger clarified the confusion. We had thought that the equipment was given to them. However, Roger informed me that this wasn’t the case at all. “We just use one set of instruments,” he explained,”and buy new equipment when the old is blown. We glue the guitars back together unless the neck is broken. Once the neck’s broken, the guitar is useless.
Pictures: Pete repairing his broken Fender Telecaster fitted with a Stratocaster neck