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Replace it with a Callaham Vintage S system for better stability and more sustain.To take the guitar up to a pro level, replace the pickups with some Fender Custom Shop 69s or Fat 50s. From being the black sheep of the catalogue, the MIMs has gotten a thorough face-lift and are now great alternatives to the much more expensive US counterparts.Body: alder Neck: modern C-shape maple (50s) and rosewood fretboard (60s) Pickups: vintage style single coils “based on” respectively 50s and 60s tones Pros: light weight and easy to play, classic looks and tone Cons: hardware and electronics are more or less just for show and should be replaced Considering the Classic Vibe?
Swamp ash, or southern ash, is considered as the most musical wood and it’s often preferred by the more demanding players.
Its high density makes it a bright sounding wood with a strong punch and rich sustain.
Basswood was often used for Japanese Fenders in the 80s and 90s.
Depending on the radius, thickness and contour of the neck, maples are generally brighter sounding with a bit more top and less mid range.
Rosewood necks (or rosewood fretboard) has a slightly warmer tone with more mid range and perhaps an overall more balanced character.