I know only I can decide but.... I'd love your input. You know... perceived value, resale, versatility Just picked up this 50's Hot Rod.... and I'm wondering if it should replace my American Deluxe.. I probably shouldn't keep both I thought the American Deluxe was going to check all the 'Vintage but Modern' desires, but lately I feel like its kind of redundant to my main axe a white American Standard with Lollars that I will never sell (also pictured below) They both have rosewood necks, while the Hot Rod has maple (my only one) Also.. I hate the silver Fender logo but have lived with it. It's lightweight, and the contoured back is very comfy... but I feel it loses a little of the Mojo a fully bound body provides. I did get it for a steal so I would make money selling it The 50's Hot Rod provides a completely different tonal pallet with the Humbucker and 4-Way switch It has so many Modern features that are completely hidden... Locking Tuners, Micro-Adjustable staggered brass saddles, Compound Neck Heavier than the deluxe, but its perfect intonation and bell-like tones make it closer to Custom Shops I've played than the Deluxe Though the deluxe does play like butter and could probably benefit from an expert setup. It's tough though because that sunburst bound top is gorgeous... What would you do?