Hey, I forgot about the EB3, there's a thread about that here right? Keep us updated!
Mr. Burns, I think the Yggdrasil name has more to do with the tree as a mythological character than a real symbol of the tree (mahogany and not ash). The huge universe-shaking notes Jack made with it have always had me convinced!
I'm glad it's MIK, the Epiphones I've played always felt good enough for me. Still curious about the pickup, though.