...and sometimes simple is definately NOT a bad thing. I've had great experiences with Lo-Pro's, but I have to admit, changing the strings on them (and stretching and getting the knife edges parallel, etc) can be kind of a chore... sometimes a chore I'd rather not deal with. But the guits I have with the Lo-Pro's sound so good, there's no way I'm getting rid of them (RGT3120, JEM77BFP). Comparatively, changing strings on the PGM10th is a breeze and I can pull alternate tunings whenever I want!
Actually, I'm getting a Carvin TL60 on Thursday that is a hardtail / string-through. Really really basic guitar w/ single-coils. I'm looking forward to having a good playing, in-tune-staying, low-maintenance beater guitar!