I looked at johnson,flithill and others.
the one thing i like about the dean is it has a cutaway.
i would buy this one again if it werte stolen.
Model Year: 1998
Price: $365.00 (new)
Where Obtained: musicmailhouse.com
Korean made,22frets,nateral finish,buicut bridge(resonator)grover tuners.
No flaws that i can see or tell.
Plays silde,blues and bluegrass well.
only mod. it will get is a quarterman cone upgrade.
It will stand up to live playing
has'nt been adjusted as of yet.