For no good reason I avoided getting a Fender. One of my dumber moves. Finally I couldn't resist and ordered a Modern Player Jazz V two weeks ago. Today I got the call I've been anticipating--the new bass was in. It's all I expected and more. Love the flexibility the pickup combination give me and the fit and finish is outstanding. Got it from my local family-owned store and the service was exceptional. Can't wait to get to practice tomorrow evening and hearing it in the mix.