It appears Hagstrom have recently brought back the Viking bass. Its cool because its a hollowbody shorty for less than £500 GBP here. I don't see Hagsrom mentioned much on this forum, so any guesses as to if this bass is good? It seems to have similar switching to the Beluga in terms of coil splits and stuff. I never fancied the styling of the Beluga but I played one and it sounded ok.