Fender MIA, MIM, Squier / EBMM, SBMM, SBMM SUB
They can't all be great and comparable. Avoiding "for the money" if possible...
Budget bass + great rig = great sound? Conversely?
Budget both + pedal board = great sound?
Budget everything + great FOH?
Is it just GAS?
Fender Deluxe P Bass Special, Ibanez RB800 & Ibanez PL5050