Hi there, I'd like to buy a Strat (or similar) shaped guitar for my heavier sounding needs. I checked out both Ibanez AZ2402 and Ibanez MM1, and even though they are exceptional guitars, their sound is pretty reminiscent to a Strat on steroids. You can clearly hear that mid-range focused sound. I don't want that, since I already have that kind of sound (more or less) on my AmDeluxe HSS. I'd like something that, just to make the simplest possible example, sounds more like a Les Paul than a Strat. Fuller, bigger, more ballsy. I have tried an Ibanez Jem and that thing sounds incredibly HUGE and monstruous, but I hate both Floyd Roses and Wizard necks. Does anyone have a suggestion? To recap: - strat-like body - HH - full, huge sound like a Jem - no ultra thin necks - no floyd rose. best of all if hardtail So far I only found a possible candidate: the ESP Horizon III Thanks!