I agree with this. My Acoustic Variax is better than the GP-10 & electric Variaxes in getting a great acoustic sound. It sounds better than most (save the most expensive) actual acoustic guitars into a PA. But I am terrified that something will happen to the electronics and I won't be able to fix it.Oh also, remarkably, the Acoustic Variax 700 is still my favorite for acoustic sounds (besides micing a real acoustic). I treat mine with kid gloves.
Acoustic Variax 700 with a GK3 on it driving a Helix and an Sy1000 (3 separate modeling pathways) is kind of bananas, but lots of fun.