Originally Posted by davenumber2
I would think if you bought a used MIM reissue Custom or Deluxe and put some aftermarket pups in it from Lollar, Telenator, etc you would have a guitar that is just as good or better at a cheaper price. Just my 2 cents.
Retrofit the tuners to Gotoh splits (TK 0880) and you got it. You might could even keep an eye open for some original Seth WRHBs with the saved money.
FMIC "fixed" all the wrong things with this model. Not too happy, me.