Yeah, I was just trying to lighten the mood a little, but I pretty much agree with everything that's been said since, including dex's comments, besides "no one can offer..." I think if you already like Jackson's whole package, its true, that's an exceptional value. I hold a pretty tight view that when you're talking about guitars, music, or other art forms, nothing can be the "best." I mean you could take several very similar (almost identical copy) guitars, and maybe come up with a "best in class" but even then someone would disagree. Like back when Kramer, Jackson, and ESP all had basically the same carved top soloists available, you could have a "best" by judging fretwork, pickups, hardware, etc. but a Japanese or USA Jackson against anything Ibanez or Carvin makes can't really produce a winner.