This is my first Squier, and has become a favorite. Bought on Ebay for $350 last month, but it arrived damaged due to inadequate padding - otherwise it was in excellent condition. I played it for a week while waiting for the damage claim to go through, and really liked it, so the seller refunded half the price and I kept it to repair. I'd been considering a MIM Fender special edition for $800 (their rarity makes them a bit pricey?) but read that the necks on these Indo ones are a bit smaller, and they have the same Fidelitron pickups. Love the neck on this one - straight, smooth, and low action. The seller had stacked tone/volume pots installed, and the tops of those and the switch took a hit and cracked the top of the electronics cavity below. I decided to cover the cracks with a new pickguard, to save the original finish, which was real clean. Stabilized the crack with a bit of thin cyanoacrylate. There were two ways to do this and I chose the easier, which turned out well I think. Used 1-ply peel and stick material that cuts with scissors. This stuff is only 1 mm thick, which is all that the short threaded part of the pots would allow. Added the black stainless bridge saddles too, which didn't seem to change the sound. The other way to do this would be to make the pickguard out of 3 or 4-ply, cut an opening in the roof of the electronics cavity to allow the pots to sit higher, and mount them to the guard, like on a Thinline.