Well what did you all do to yours so far?
I put on a set of Grovers, cleaned up the nut and a few rough fret edges, sanded the board smooth (400/600/0000), put on gold knobs and dropped in a Hot Rails. What a difference - a very cool little guitar is now a Rock n Roll killing machine.
I think I am going to score another guard somewhere and wire up the original pup so I can swap in it and out when I want. It did take a little effort to get the Hot Rails in. I had to open up the guard a bit to fit the shoulders of the HR and I had to notch the body to fit the the lead wire coming out of the pup, a bit of a pain but no biggie I used a Dremel and was done pretty quickly.
Note to SD, make a replacement pup line for the MM's with the lead wire coming out the bottom Matter of fact make a whole prewired pickguard assembly that just drops in and sell it with a quick disconnect for the ground. I'd have a few guards with different pups for mine in no time.