I had to fix them, tell me about it. Their customer service even to techs tasked with fixing them was atrocious. I think they're junk, but ugly & unreliable. The nice thing about the VG is, it's a Strat. If everything else goes to crap, it's a strat. Connect it to any Roland synth of VG & you...
MI, MII etc. It stands for Maverick. The only thing I don't like is the trem they (and Jackson) used in those days. Fender owned the FR patent for a while in the early 90's & no one could use one without paying Fender. FR's were going out of favor at the time as well.
I saw his HM Strat ages ago at a show in NYC. He drilled the holes for the Floyd Rose too far forward & to get the intonation right, he slotted out the knife edges in the bridge to move it forward. It was a mess. How it stayed in tune, I'll never know.
No model seems to be better that the other in terms of quality, I have seen bad examples of each. I would play every LP they have without looking at the price. The cheapest one may sound best to you. But don't buy one you can't play first.
Better yet, look at used ones.
I missed this show. But I saw them here at the HOB a few years ago. They played for 3 1/2 hrs. The sound was incredible. It was a real suprise of a show. I never expected them to play a small place, yet put so much into it.