The DII neck pup sounds great when split, so says me.
Wow, that's beautiful! I generally like the less figured tops on the CEs more than what you'd find on a Custom. That one is perfect! The color is fantastic too.
I also like D2 neck pickups. It was the 1st neck humbucker I ever liked.
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05 Custom 22 / 07 Mira / 08 Baritone SE / 03 Santana SE
I think you made the right trade. That's a really sweet CE!