I’ve had this G&L ASAT since it was a baby. For almost a decade it was my only electric guitar. I probably would have died happy had I not started experimenting with other guitars. Now that I have a full stable, it has gone from my number one that I would never sell to my least favorite SOUNDING guitar that I would never sell. The reason is the pickups. Here they are. Leo’s MFD’s. Only place that makes a drop in humbucker replacement is Rio Grande. The cost is $335 for the set. Easily the most I’ve ever paid for a set of pickups. I would never pay that much for standard humbuckers or single coils, but since they had me over the barrel, I bought them. Base plate is cool.