Suhr did for a while until they started using their own branded ones, which are pretty damn similar to the Hipshots. And John is picky as hell. Top is a Kluson I took off a LP Traditional, bottom are Hipshots. I agree, with the plate especially they look kind of stupid on the back, but who the hell is staring at the back of the headstock? Geez, Gary Moore put Sperzels on one of the most famous 1959 Les Pauls ever, a holy grail of holy grails. And I have no issues with neck dive.