I got away from the whole strat thing for a long time but picked up a new american standard a while back. I don't know why something about it is addicting. With some new pups I think she would be rather gig worthy. Before that I was playing super strats and musicman axis guitars. Having the standard made me really want a better quality strat. I've wanted a Suhr for a long time so I set my sights on an S1 but after reading a bunch of threads here there are a lot of members who prefer Fender for the classic look and feel. In that price rage ($1300 - $1600) how does the Am deluxe stack up to the Suhr pro series S1? How about an Am dx with Suhr pups?