From what I understand the old Burns Guitars nwere much better instruments before Brian May bought the company. I hope that helps
Gibson Les Paul Classic
Fender Stratocaster (Mexican)
Hagstrom Ultra Swede
Music Man Axis Sport
The original Guild Red Special was a fine guitar, but you had to really want a Red Special to go for one.
"Maybe this world is another planet's hell?" - Aldous Huxley
This guitar was handcrafted in the USA by RS Custom Guitars in Nashville Tn.
if you go to www.rscustomguitars there is video about the story and the guitars from Namm 2008 with Premiere Guitar Magazine.

These are made from the original plans from 1962.