VERY cool little travel guitar! The built-in amp sounds just like the little Pignose 7-100 we all know and love, and this guitar will even feedback on itself, like playing in front of a tube amp! Also has a headphone jack and can be played normally though an external amp. The stock HB pup reminds me of my stock Squier '51 HB. Nice mid-rangy tone. Got it from Bruce at Aamp's guitars in Lake Arrowhead, who I highly recommend! I ordered it on a Wednesday, and received it on Friday, with only standard shipping (came directly from Pignose HQ in Las Vegas). http://www.aampselectricguitarstore.com/pignose/pignose_mini_electric.html However... the guitar had a bunch of issues, including a badly buzzing logo and metal speaker grill, horrible fret sprout, and a bad neck overall (no action even with a loose truss, and funky grain). But this is why I'm recommending Aamp's guitars (he also carries all kinds of neck and bodies etc.)... I emailed Friday evening about the issues, and before 8:00 AM the following Monday (yesterday) he replied that he's contacting Pignose to resolve this, and an hour later emailed that a new guitar was being shipped. In fact they overnighted it, and it arrived at my door today!(Tuesday). YOU CAN'T BEAT THAT for customer service And that goes for Pignose as well, which didn't hesitate to ship a new one. This one has no issues, sounds better (amp is louder, clearer and punchier) and I love it! Oh, and Pignose said to just keep the other one for parts... Can you believe it? So if you decide to order one, or anything from Bruce at Aamps, no worries. He will make it right if a problem arises, and so will Pignose.