I have been playing my P-bass in CGCF for a while now, I had it set up properly by a trusted luthier, but I am coming to face the reality that my P-bass just does not like it. For one, the pickups are not really digging that low C and its a pain to maintain proper intonation on the low C, its actually a B from a 5 string set, but the tension is just not there. It seems that most 5 strings are of the 35" scale, longer neck for the appropriate tension on the B. So then, are there 35" 4 string basses? If not what would be a good recomendation for this low of tuning? I know the first recomendation is to just switch to a 5, but honestly I don't think I have the skill to make it work in my current band set up. And besides I like playing on a 4. I have been thinking of switching over to a J or Stingray sometime soon, but I really don't want to have the same issues. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks everybody.