May as well post this here - Area 67/61 and Fast Track 1 comparison
Long story short, I loved the Cruiser's tone, but it just didn't have enough output. I'm pretty sure it was actually WEAKER than a normal singlecoil, unless it was set pretty close to the strings at which point the attack got weird. I jumped around for a while and eventually settled on an Area 67 neck and 61 middle set, but after reading a bit that the Fast Track 1 was supposed to basically be a hotter Cruiser, figured I'd give a pair a try.
Jury's still out - it's hotter but not as glassy. They're good sounding pickups but I haven't decided if I prefer them to the Areas yet. Certainly, they lend themselves well to fast alternate picking...