On a HSS strat, how does the bridge humbucker compare to a humbucker (BB Pro) in a Gibson Les Paul? I've been using my LP for my cover band because it gives me the tone I'd like for the majority of the songs we do. One thing I'm realizing is that I really don't like the sound of the bridge pickup on my LP with no gain. There are times though that I'd like a clean tone that isn't fat sounding like I get from the neck pickup. So this got me thinking that perhaps a HSS strat would give me the best of both worlds...I could use the bridge 'bucker for my heaving distorted tones and the neck single coil for my smooth thick tones. For the brighter clean tones I can't get from the bridge 'bucker, I could use the middle pickup. I'm trying to avoid changing guitars. Another option is my G&L ASAT (Tele), which I'll be bringing to rehearsal next week to see how it does. In the meantime I thought I'd explore the HSS strat.