Just got one of these from Craigslist the other day... Saw them in my local shop, but at $1000+ they were out of my price range by a long shot. Ended up getting the fantasy from an old friend of my dad who was a rep for the company for a while, and long story short, they paid him in guitars. So he sold the fantasy elite for $200... This guitar is awesome.... ebony body and neck(set), 5/8 inch AAAA flame maple top, les Paul neck scale, alnico humbuckers(split coil), and an original, yet classy body style.... really like the bevel edge they put of the bodies of these guitars. Got a chance to play the dynasty model too, and it felt just as good... Check them out and pick one up if you have the chance!