I've wanted to try out a Tom Anderson guitar for years and I finally got a chance: I'm a big Suhr fan, so there are a lot of Andersons I'm not interested in as they would be redundant with my Suhrs. Suhr doesn't make shortscale bolt-ons though, so I've had my eye out for a Cobra S. This one came with the H1/H3 combo, which were both nice pickups, but very different from the Suhr pickups in all my other guitars. I replaced them with the HF1/HF2 combo and these are a much better fit with my other pickups, while still having their own flavor. Great pickups The main thing I was surprised by was how immediately great the guitar felt to play. I was not expecting to like the wider neck or smaller heavy frets (all my other guitars have Suhr jumbo or medium frets) but I don't have to make any adjustment at all going from my other guitars to the Cobra. And it's light. A little bit less than 7 1/2 lbs, a tad heavier than my freakishly light Suhr Standard (which has the same wood composition) Finally the guitar didn't come with a plastic tip for the trem arm and the ones I have floating around in my parts drawer didn't fit. I sent Anderson customer service an email to find out the dimensions so I could buy one and Tom Anderson himself replied to me and sent one out for free. All said, very happy with my first Anderson!