I've got one of the 4-string versions. IMO, they are a pretty nice bass for the price. The picups are pretty weak sounding, but if you crank the bass and trelble, it sounds a lot better.
Does anyone know what the string spacing is on the 5-string model? It looks tight (~17mm), but I'm really hoping it's 19mm. http://www.epiphone.com/Products/Bas...-Deluxe-V.aspx
A 2+3 headstock would have been nice (for me anyway!), but that's probably asking too much. Good thing I'm handy enough that if I end up picking one up I can "modify" it to suit