So, no longer Fender-less... That didn't last long. However, I doubt the Bass VI would be considered a "Fender Bass" in the studio.
This is a stock photo from the store I bought my VI from: http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attach...1&d=1379457840
I'll get time to photograph mine soon...
Just installed a set of La Bella VI flats, and letting it settle for a couple of days. Intonation seems fine. But the "fat E" has a ghost note that is annoying. This ghost note gets louder and softer depending upon where it is fretted, but doesn't change in pitch.
I'm also planning to swap the bridge saddles for the adjustable type, and possibly adding a "Parchment" colored guard (just to change the look occasionally).
The other new (to me) bass is a 4003S - likely from a member here. http://www.talkbass.com/forum/attach...1&d=1379458191
Although I LOVE the neck, this one is likely only temporary until my refin is finished. The refin is taking too long, and I miss playing a Rick!
I'm a very happy camper today!!!