I have been on a major hunt for a first gen Mark Hoppus bass lately (ebay, craigslist, etc.) but man are those things hard to find in good shape . I have found a modern one faily cheap however, but I'm not sure how much I like the idea of the reversed pickups. I was just wondering if anyone who has played/owned one would chime in and say which bass is best for playing music from Dude Ranch - Take off your pants and jacket? As far as I know his 1st gen was based off that tone, and his modern one is for more of a +44 tone, but I could be wrong. Let me know what you guys know! Thank you very much .